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UX/UI Designer & Developer
Ref No.: 18-05048
Location: Houston, Texas
Start Date / End Date: 10/19/2018 to 09/19/2019
UX/UI Designer & Developer

Accountabilities:
  • Develop mobile and cross-browser compatible responsive front-end interfaces using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and JQuery as well as frameworks like bootstrap or Foundation.
  • Hands on experience with AngularJS, Node.js, AJAX, REST, JSON, and XML.
  • Good understanding of page speed optimization principles and tools.
  • Extensive experience in using UX best practices to design and develop solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • As project evolves, the UX Designer/Developer will design, code the markup, conduct user testing, and perform other user-facing activities to validate the design, and interaction.
  • Lead new user interface designs through the full design and development cycle (including concepts, information architecture, visual design and interaction design) Design and prototype interfaces for iOS and Android.
  • Provide guidance on incorporating user research methodologies into the product design and development lifecycles
  • Conceptualize new design solutions - bringing them to life through wireframes, rapid prototypes, and final designs and templates.
  • Create and apply brand frameworks within product lines and across the entire portfolio, ensuring a cohesive brand experience for customers.
  • Create, maintain and improve a Standard Style guide and interaction pattern library for the team.
  • Know your way around project management, including juggling multiple parts of a project and keeping up to date with all the moving parts.
  • Collaborate with teams across the organization and the company to ensure we maintain industry leadership, and deliver innovative and exciting designs that meet Company's business goals.
  • Ensure site architecture and site optimization strategy keep pace with evolving practices

Competencies:
  • Expert literacy in front end development (particularly around responsive design, designing across multiple channels and browser types) is preferred.
  • Strong vision for mobile Internet consumer products, clear understanding of usability, user-centered design, accessibility and web standards.
  • Writing standards-compliant front-end code for websites, web applications, and mobile solutions using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Practical exposure and/or experience with AngularJS, jQuery, JSON, AJAX.
  • Familiarity with code versioning systems (SVN, GIT)
  • Familiarity with agile methodology and Scrum.
  • Solid understanding of user-centered design principles.
  • Expertise with cross-browser, cross-platform, and design constraints on the web. Excellent communication skills (you should be able to clearly articulate your design/coding decisions).
  • Experience designing wireframes, developing user cases and mapping user flows.
  • Experience with best practices in Web design.
  • Experience working in cross functional teams.
  • Experience presenting UX recommendations.

Education:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in related field

Work Experience:
Strong portfolio of work (at least 3 years) showing experience developing standards-compliant front-end code for marketing websites, web applications, and/or mobile experiences