24 days old
2017-10-272017-11-24

Sr. UI Designer

Philadelphia, PA 19130
  • Job Code
    584801

Job Purpose:


- Designs, architects and evaluates company products that provide elegant solutions for end users, with some direction from others.


- Under direction, collaborate closely with user experience engineers, product managers, and technical project teams to conceptualize, design and implement highly usable and technically feasible interface designs.


- Please note the primary purpose of this role is to be the interpreter between the UX/Design vision and development implementation. A strong eye for design, layout and modern styling techniques is a must!


Duties/Responsibilities:


- Participates in user experience (UX) project work, typically up to moderate complexity.


- Creates, evaluates and modifies prototypes to support evolving software application development.


- May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations.


- Develops and applies software design/usability processes in the investigation of technical problems.


- Collaborates with software developers in a development environment to style and design interfaces for complex applications.


- Provides UI expertise and mentoring to team members and stakeholders in established design patterns and UI best practices.


- May produce specifications describing user requirements and internal structures for assigned product in development.


Scope & Impact:


- Works independently within defined parameters, with guidance, taking ownership of problems within own area of knowledge.


- Key responsibility areas are reviewed.


- Decisions are made within guidelines set by others.


- Accountable for the quality of own work, delivered within agreed procedures and timeframes, and focused on internal and/or external customer needs.


- Impact is within the immediate project / product team.


Technical / Professional Skills & Competencies:


- Strong user-focused design skills


- Some working knowledge in using UI engineering principles, standards, and tools.


- Works with more experienced staff to develop working knowledge of products and business area, and further technical UI knowledge.


- Good written and oral communication skills


- Good problem solving capabilities.


- Works effectively in a dynamic environment, adapts quickly and demonstrates good judgment in making decisions with limited information


- Ability to effectively balance multiple priorities.


- Basic presentation skills.


- Good understanding of customer needs.


- Prefer experience working with agile methodologies a bonus but not required.


Certifications / Education:


- Four year degree in computer science, information science, information design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or related technical degree or equivalent work experience.


Professional Experience:


- 5+ years of experience in Front-end web development (CSS/LESS/SASS, JavaScript, HTML5), including JQuery and modern JS Frameworks such as AngularJS.


- Strong development experience with D3.js or RaphaelJS, including animated and interactive visualizations


- Fluent in at least one server-side language: Java, PHP, Python, Ruby, or Perl


- Successful track record in creating appealing visualizations containing large and complex data sets


- Portfolio samples may be requested to interview

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  • Information Technology

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