WEB DESIGNER & DEVELOPER (UI/UX/FRONT-END)

NeoHire South - Santa Monica, CA

Web Designer & Developer (ui/ux+html/css+js)

We are looking for a web designer with user experience design experience who can lead up the visual design (and help with implementation) of our web sites. While this is primarily a design role so your main tools will be Photoshop (or the tools you prefer), HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, the ideal candidate should also have some experience working in a full-stack LAMP development environment. To be successful in this role, a candidate must possess top-notch visualization and conceptualization skills, decent front-end web development skills, plus the ability to clearly present and “sell” concepts to stakeholders.

Responsibilities:

  • Create engaging, easy-to-use visual web designs that address customer needs in an intuitive, professional way
  • Design and implement well-structured, easily maintainable, well-documented markup & Javascript code
  • Develop compelling graphical prototypes, mockups, wireframes, and interaction flows for business stakeholders as part of a design review and approval process
  • In coordination with product & marketing, develop and maintain a style guide / design bible to provide guidelines that ensure a consistent look & feel across all web (and mobile) products
  • Collaborate with web developers and engineers on design implementation. Contribute to the ongoing development and support of our high-traffic, high-availability web applications and services.
  • Exercise strong attention to detail and always strive for pixel perfection across most browsers and form factors
  • Optimize and/or debug code as needed to maximize performance, scaling, usability, and quality
  • Keep up-to-date on the latest design trends & techniques and assimilate new front-end web technologies
  • Participate in agile planning, scope estimation, and updates for team projects

Qualifications:

  • Web development talent proven by great work experience, hobby projects, open source contributions, design portfolios, and/or superior academic results
  • 8+ years of professional experience in software development with a strong command of web design principles
  • 5+ years of experience designing and implementing highly engaging responsive web sites (e-commerce a plus)
  • Experience working in an Agile or lean software development environment
  • Experience using software version control tools (Git, Mercurial, etc.) Experience with GitLab a plus.
  • Experience working with bug & issue tracking tools like JIRA, Bugzilla, Issue Tracker, etc.
  • Strong English-language communication (verbal and written) and documentation skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, technically challenging environment with rapidly changing requirements
  • An independent thinker who is self-motivated and solves problems on their own without prompting or guidance
  • A scrappy, entrepreneurial attitude that gets high-quality projects done quickly

Bonus:

  • You have a portfolio providing examples of your work and links to sites that demonstrate your designs
  • You have experience with mobile application visual and UI/UX design in addition to web
  • Experience with full-stack web application and services development in a LAMP (equivalent) environment
  • You have an advanced degree in computer science, graphic design, web development, or similar
  • You are a passionate PC gamer. CS:GO experience and a familiarity with skins trading is a plus.

Location:

  • This job is located in Santa Monica, CA. Local candidates preferred.


Posted On: Monday, May 8, 2017



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