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UI/UX Technical Developer – Application Development (Contract-to-Perm Position) Norfolk Southern
Ref No.: 17-00037
Location: atlanta, Georgia
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 02/08/2017
 Norfolk Southern Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, seeks a talented UI/UX Designer to create amazing user experiences.  The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UI skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts.  The ideal candidate will have a technical background to ensure his or her designs are transformed into intuitive, industry leading, technically feasible, and functional user interfaces.
The candidate must have a high level of experience in user interface / user experience design and web application product development. This will include business analysis and requirements gathering and documentation from all business stakeholders and internal/external clients, wireframing, prototyping, and coordination of project development using agile methodology with multiple teams to deliver products to spec and on time. An amazing level of attention to detail is a must. Someone who knows best practices, can document them, and insure all UI/UX design follows those detailed specifications.
Location:
Midtown Atlanta, just across from Colony Square next to the Arts Center with easy access to MARTA Train & Bus Service, and interstate access
Education: 
4-yr College Degree required in Information Systems, Computer Science, Engineering or related field
Responsibilities:
  • Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate business partners' visions by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital products.
  • Initiate, suggest, and spearhead major UI re-factorings for a more intuitive user-experience.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related new functions and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Take smart risks and champion new ideas.
Skills:
Required:
  • 3+ years of UI/UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex enterprise solutions for complete digital footprint.  
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions and a deep understanding of mobile and responsive design.
  • Experience with web site creation using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/ JQuery.
  • Experience with responsive UI design/ mobile design.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Knowledge with agile SCRUM methodology.
  • Open to receive feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Passionate about all things UI/UX and other areas of design and innovation. 
  • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry's latest trends.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with solid teamwork ethic and customer focus.
  • Portfolio showing your UI and UX skills is required.
 
Preferred:  
  • Previous development experience with Sencha and Ext JS.