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Front End Developer/Designer (XD)

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Front End Developer/Designer (Hybrid) XD

Experience Design (XD) Prototypers are the synthesis of design and development.

This TOP Fortune 500 Company, known for the tax & small business software and head-quartered in Mountain View, Ca, with offices in Plano, TX is seeking a Front End Developer/Designer (XD) hybrid to join their team.

This person will take QB's most innovative product concepts and bring them to life in an effort to push the boundaries of user interface design. The QuickBooks experience is created through highly innovative design concepts, with a foundation of complex technical layers. In a XD Prototyper job, you'll need the skills to develop the next generation of products, balancing both Design and Technical. You'll partner with Researchers, Product Managers and Designers to define and deliver new features, test new concepts and assist with final implementation. Details are critical as you iterate on complex interactions, animations and pixel-perfect visual designs.
 
You have a passion for design and innovation. You understand how to communicate concepts by rapidly prototyping delightful customer experiences. You work independently on many projects, but also incorporate feedback from team members across the organization. You will use your experience to drive medium to large-sized tasks and projects while exercising considerable independent judgment and discretion. 

Responsibilities

 Deliver innovative, engaging prototypes using the latest in front end technologies.

 Advise, collaborate with, and synthesize feedback from designers, researchers, developers, and product managers.

 Fulfill several project requests simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines.

 Serve as an example of high quality craft in both Design and Technical skills.

 Assist front-end engineers with final development of QuickBooks products.

 BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience.

 4 years developing clean, valid, and compatible websites and applications, with an emphasis on rapid development.

 Deep knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

 Experience with development on mobile platforms.

 Expertise in quickly translating design vision (ex: Adobe illustrator files, PDFs, PNGs, etc.) in to working code.

 Excellent leadership, communication, project management, and organizational skills: Ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.


Preferred qualifications:

 Experience with standard prototyping tools (ex: Axure, Omnigraffle, Invision, FramerJS, etc.).

 Experience in standard design software packages (ex: Creative Cloud, Sketch, Keynote, etc.).

 Experience with modern JavaScript libraries (e.g. jQuery, Bootstrap, AngularJS or other frameworks).

 Experience developing animations and transitions using CSS3, JavaScript, or other programming languages.

 Fluency in object-oriented programming concepts.

 Strong knowledge of business logic and dependencies between design and the application layer.

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