User Experience (UX) Developer

Clear Lake, TX
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Michelle Yelverton

Job Description:

We are seeking a User Experience Developer for a permanent opportunity with one of our valued clients in the Manufacturing industry. 

Our client is a commercial leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research and manufacturing, and they are looking for out-of-this-world talent to join their mission. As a User Experience Developer at their company, you would not just be working on one application or webpage, but will instead be truly helping design the entire experience of space travel - from the interfaces used to control on-board services (such as lighting, AC, etc) to the applications/software being used by their mission control on the ground.

If you are a UX Developer who is passionate about improving experiences on earth, imagine the work you can do by helping design experiences for those traveling in space!

** The candidate will be required to work onsite in our client's Clear Lake office. **


• Writes applications with current frontend programming languages including JavaScript frameworks.

• Produces, maintains, and modifies user interfaces in accordance with user and system requirements.

• Ensures delivered applications are accessible across many platforms and operating systems.

• Writes applications that are compliant with ADA requirements (Section 508 and WCAG accessibility standards).

• Works within the Agile process.

• Works with engineers to provide guidance and recommendations on design for manufacturability.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education & Experience

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Management Information Systems, or related field required

• 5+ years’ experience in frontend programming, web application development, or similar role

• 4+ years developing modular and maintainable code

• 4+ years working with CSS pre-processor such as SASS or LESS

• 4+ years working with web standards, CSS-driven layouts, and a good understanding of the DOM

• Experience with source/version control like BitBucket, Github, or AzureDevOps

• Prior experience working in an agile environment is a plus

• Hands-on experience working with high-fidelity designs, wireframes, and clickable prototypes a plus

• URL samples and/or a web project portfolio explaining your role in the projects

Essential Functions

Work Environment: Generally, an office environment, but can involve inside or outside work depending on the task.


• Must be able to complete a U.S. government background investigation.

• Proof of U.S. Citizenship or US Permanent Residency is a requirement for this position.


• Expert knowledge in developing rich applications with JavaScript frameworks such as React, Angular and/or Vue, HTML5 and CSS3

• Understanding of design for scalability, performance, and reliability

• Skills in translating functional requirement documents into UI coded applications

• Eye for intelligent UIUX design, passion for clean code development with notation

• Highly organized and detail oriented; able to juggle, prioritize, and keep track of multiple tasks and projects.

• Ability to multi-task, work independently with minimal supervision, and make and communicate the rationale behind key decisions in a constantly evolving fast-pace work environment.

• Strong project and time management skills with a high level of intuition and judgment.

• Must have a “can do” attitude – no job is too big or small, problem solver.

• Ability to take on ownership of projects ad hoc and drive them from beginning to end.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Self-motivated and proactive; creative mind with an ability to suggest improvements.

• Self-assured and energetic self-starter; proactive about learning and motivated to take on additional responsibilities over time.

•Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to integrate quickly into a small team and represent the company with integrity.

• Professional, confident, driven, and dynamic.

• Passionate about creating an inclusive workplace where people from different backgrounds can succeed.

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

• Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values

• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics

• Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity

• Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods

• Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources

• Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment

Physical Requirements

• Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods (90% of the time). May require lifting and carrying up to 25 lbs. (5% of the time).

• Equipment and Machines

• Standard office equipment (PC, telephone, printer, etc.).