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Senior UX | UI Professional Opening

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Great company in Northbrook, IL is seeking a talented UI professional!

The Sr. UI Engineer partners closely with team members and independently leads the creation of prototypes and production-ready user interface code for moderate to complex level projects.
• Enable the implementation of aesthetically pleasing designs through knowledge of front end code (including knowledge of graphic design principles, typography, iconography, web fonts and icon font tools).
• Create production-ready HTML, CSS, and JavaScript code that is standards compliant and enhances usability/performance
• Create re-useable code and templates in support of digital style guides/brand standards and prototypes
• Create prototypes in support of various forms of user research studies (e.g. usability testing, eye-tracking, mock-up interviews, mobile testing)
• Create iterative responsive prototypes in support of responsive delivery projects; Provide direction for proper levels of prototyping and production needs on projects
• Establish and adhere to process and engagement models for interacting with delivery partners (technology and business teams) as well as, User Experience and Design Team members
• Research and share industry standards related to but not limited to: web-development, user-experience, design, awareness of new coding frameworks (e.g. jQuery, new responsive framework versions, angular.js, polymer.js).
• Create standards for code quality, accessibility, and system performance
• Guide delivery teams on UI code best practices
• Create and oversee a governance model for code implementation
• Document design deliverables that can be shared and reused across software programs
• Provide/Confirm detailed estimates for assigned work
• Manage your work. Meet established project timelines and estimates; effectively communicate deviations, risks or issues that hinder progress
• Possess the necessary technical and leadership skills to be able to share ideas and guide other front-end developers in managing projects.
• Instill “best-practice” methods


• Act as a Lead for UI Engineers and lead efforts to deliver design solutions on complex projects
• Give constructive feedback and ensure feedback is implemented

Qualifications
• Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science or related discipline
• 6+ years of UI Development experience in delivering enterprise web-based solutions
• Experience coding websites that adhere to Web Accessibility standards and are compatible across major browser versions
• Advanced working experience with HTML, CSS, and Javascript; Some experience in AJAX techniques
o Proficient working with JavaScript frameworks (jQuery, jQuery Mobile, Angular.js etc.) to create rich interactive content
o Proficient implementing websites with responsive frameworks such as Twitter Bootstrap and Zurb Foundation
• Experience developing mobile first responsive web-sites and major responsive design frameworks (e.g. bootstrap, zurb foundation)
• Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator) for accurate implementation of visual designs
• Proficient integrating with server-side code to produce dynamic pages
• Proficient with a CSS preprocessor such as SASS or LESS
• Knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of with MVC/MVVM design patterns
• Knowledge of Mobile Native Platforms (iOS/Android) and Hybrid UI
• Ability to solve problems and adapt when issues arise
• Ability to collaborate on efforts and apply good communication skills
• Familiarity with .NET and Visual Studio

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