UI Designer/Developer

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Our client in Cambridge, MA is looking for a UI Designer/Developer! They're looking for someone with strong UI graphic skills who can also code out the solutions. Designs should be compatible with sites such as LinkedIn and Facebook. Strong HTML, CSS3, JavaScript skills are required. You'll be working with a team of other UI Designers and UI Developers. This is a year long contract and it starts immediately!
Full Job Description:

User Experience Developer

We are currently engaged in a project that requires a UX Developer on a very long term consulting basis.

In this role, the UX Developer will:
• Work closely with product management, programmers and other designers to translate product requirements into highly usable web applications using cutting edge technology;
• Identify the needs of an application's users and translate that knowledge into the creation of workflows and experiences with special emphasis on usability.
• Plan, design, code and test user workflows, behaviors and interfaces of web-based applications in a JavaScript, jQuery CSS2 environment.
• Develop conceptual models, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, prototypes, detailed UI design requirements and interface designs.
• Build and write design deliverables to effectively communicate functional behavior to stakeholders.
• Create, run and analyze usability tests to measure effectiveness of UI solutions; incorporate results into overall UX design through assessment and prioritization of business, technical and user constraints.
The appropriate individual will have demonstrated experience in the following:
• Development of Web based applications or highly interactive web sites and the design of significantly complex UI designs for web applications.
• User Experience (UX) Design principles, User Interface (UI), or Human Factors, Human and User-Centered Design Processes, or Interaction Design guidelines,
• In-depth experience with skinning, UI customization, and workflow design.
• JavaScript, jQuery.
• In-depth knowledge of and ability to code clean, valid, lightweight JavaScript;
• Familiarity with best design practices and patterns for Web 2.0 workflows. Expert-level CSS2 skills.
• Knowledge of Usability Testing Methodologies, web-industry standards and trends, platform standards, software development process, and prototyping/design.
• Design tools such as OmniGrafffle, Photoshop, Illustrator, and BBEdit.
• Code in HTML, XHTML and CSS; advocate web standards, cross-browser compatibility and semantic mark-up; hold basic understanding of Javascript/AJAX.