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UX Developer

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A lead user experience developer has a proven ability to build interfaces for rich web

applications, as well as mobile applications. The ideal candidate is passionate about

finding the right modern tools to quickly prototype user experiences crafted by the

creative team. The candidate will also have extensive experience in a fast­paced and

innovative development environment. Transforming visual designs into “real” work

interactive demonstrations to allow others to touch, feel, and react to user experience

proposals is a must.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Helping drive team building and collaboration

Help the creative team share, and integrate with development teams executing on

production logic needed to bring a product to life

Drive prototyping exercises and deliverables based on user experience artifacts, and

visual design artifacts provides by the creative team

Ensures a clear understanding of interaction design, use of animation, and style guides

are evolving, thus maintaining a consistent user experience

Decides on use modern technology, frameworks, and best practices to deliver the

interactive prototype needed to express the desired user experience

Ensures the presentation layers can be harvested by development teams, allowing the

creative team to focus on form, while development teams focus on functionality

Assist in debugging and troubleshooting issues in development environments

Development effort level scoping (landscape, scope, complexity)

Contributing to internal and external relationships as needed per project need

Collaborating on user experience planning with members of the creative team

Consulting with product and technical leads to understand constraints, limitations, and

ability to challenge boudaries

Researching & applying technology trends

Performing other duties as assigned

Perform in an Agile / SCRUM environment, with proven ability to problem solve

DESIRED SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS

8+ of development experience for software, web and mobile applications which leverage

emergent technologies

Demonstrates strong front­end development skills especially concerning accessibility,

extensibility, client­side computing, object­oriented design patterns, and object­oriented

CSS.

Expert / working knowledge of JavaScript programming, and Javscript driven

frameworks.

Expert knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, and JQuery, as well as a basic understanding of

older technologies used for front end development.

Experience consuming services (XML, JSON, SOAP)

Experience with AngularJS, D3, and ChartJS

Proficient with Twitter Bootstrap 2, 3+ and other responsive frameworks

Understanding / working experience with LESS, and SASS

Understanding / working experience with SVN, GIT, and other code repositories

Willing to take risk and provide innovative / creative solutions

Willing to fail, but ability to learn and move quickly to gain traction towards the ideal

product solution(s)

Excellent communication skills

Possess excellent organizational skills with the ability to manage several projects at the

same time

Ability to give / accept feedback and come up with solutions to solve design and usability

issues

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to craft responsive design logic needed to ensure the optimal user experience

across devices

Understanding of web standards and best practices

Understanding of common software project management practices

Understanding of common software development practices

Understanding / Practices Agile & SCRUM methodologies

Proficient knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks and associated

design tools

Experience with current versions of Adobe Creative Suite and design tools used to

extract visual assets

Proficient with Microsoft Office

Good professional work habits ­ show’s up on time, communicates well, sense of

acceptability for your work is a must

Strong development portfolio is required

ADDITIONAL

Familiar with backend / server­side languages such as .NET, PHP, and Java

Familiar with Axure, Balsamic, FramerJS and various rapid prototyping tools needed for

story telling

Agency background, and understanding of product marketing is a plus

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in arts, design, computer science, new media design or

related design field

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