Hybrid Designer / Developer

Manhattan, NYC
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Gavin Freeman

Job Description:

We're looking for a strong hybrid UI/UX Designer-Developer who will work closely with a number of popular Media brands owned by our client, in order to deliver elegant, effective applications for their web and mobile properties as well as for the company’s suite of in-house digital tools.

You should be a generalist versed in both UX and UI design, passionate about people and with keen interest in the media space. You are as comfortable designing a film website, as you are a mobile application, or designing a complex application software system based upon user data. 

• Ensure measurably effective user experience and interface design for suite of internal and customer facing products

• Comfortable with multiple design disciplines, including web and mobile applications, and UX for media and transactional websites

• Advocate for the customer and user-centered design throughout the organization

• Understand and distill complex problems and propose simple, elegant solutions

• Have the ability to quickly understand the business needs of any of our distinct brands, and create compelling, effective UX designs

• Develop high level and/or detailed wireframes, mockups, clickable coded prototypes, and designs to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

• Assess the usability of new and existing products and make constructive suggestions for change

• Work collaboratively with product and development teams

• Participate in user testing and synthesis sessions

• Leverage insights like market analysis, customer feedback, site metrics, and usability findings. Media or enterprise software design / development experience


Bachelors Degree required. Preference in HCI or Computer Science Qualifications

• Must be extremely proficient in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

• Strong understanding and passion for front-end development

• Ability to design in the browser with code

• Extensive experience using HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, LESS and Sass

• Experience in Interface Design, Interaction Design, or UX Design

• Expert knowledge of Adobe CS

•A strong portfolio demonstrating past work experience and relevant, user-centered design solutions

• Ability to generate multiple UX solutions for a given problem within technology constraints

• Proficient in wire-framing, as well as developing a clickable fully coded prototypes

• A clean sense of design aesthetics, and a natural propensity towards simplification over complication

• Experience with designing end-user, digital applications with a strong awareness of common usability methods and principles

• Ability to recognize global patterns for reuse, and structuring them accordingly to implement them anywhere with little additional code

• Understanding CSS3 features and fallbacks when necessary

• Experience using GIT as a version control system

• Ability to communicate your ideas to a wide variety of key stakeholders

• Self-motivated, detail-oriented, strong organizational skills, with a positive approach to all tasks