The Impact: You will be a change agent responsible for helping to shape a culture of innovation within the company. This is your opportunity to help build the client's Rating's Innovation Lab. You will work with technologists, financial analysts and product specialists to be a core contributor in the rapid development of products that help generate top-line revenue.
The Career Opportunity: This is an opportunity to work within an Innovation Lab that will be the incubator for all market-facing product ideas. You will have the opportunity to work with leading technologist and analysts to help develop products that facilitate liquidity and the proper functioning of the global capital markets by leveraging our data and analytical insights.
The Team / The Business: The team is composed of self-sufficient senior technologists who are capable of rapidly prototyping and developing ideas. The team is also interested in finance and understanding what the story is behind the numbers. The team will adopt principles of visual story-telling to create products that are impactful and novel. The team will leverage principles adopted from the Lean Startup methodology to constantly iterate on product ideas and pivot as required.
Responsible for the design, development and production support of user interfaces and interactive data visualizations for the Product Development group.
Create novel user interfaces that are easy to use and engage our customers.
Work with the UX Designer to direct the visual appearance of all new features and enhancements for our web-based product offering.
Assist the UX Designer with rapid prototyping and proofs-of-concept.
Initiate, suggest and lead all user interface development work to create a more intuitive and novel user experience.
Act as a “go to” visualization resource with in-depth knowledge of user interface best practices and standards. Use research-related services, theories and methods to support your recommendations.
5+ years of visualization development for software applications which leverage various channels including; web, mobile, tablet. Bachelors/Master's in Computer Science or related engineering field.
Hands-on experience with the following is REQUIRED:
designing with advanced visualization technologies such as D3.js or Processing.js
client-side frameworks such as Angular or Ember
Experience with the following is desired:
server-side programming (JSON/REST, SOAP, Web Services, Asynchronous
Messaging, basic Java server-side development)
developing on portal platforms such as Liferay Portal
at least one UX design tool such as Axure, PhotoShop, Illustrator or Fireworks
Experience with the implementation of Responsive Web Design (RWD) solutions.
Familiar with Lean Startup methodology, A/B testing and Cohort Testing and how to create a closed feedback loop within a user-interface (e.g. Google Analytics).