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User Experience Designer

Eagan, Minnesota

Job ID: 8167 Category: Technology

Experience

• Associate degree in a technology-related field required (Bachelor’s degree preferred)

• Knowledge of web standards and accessibility (W3C and s508)

• Minimum 2+ years experience developing front-end web applications

• Portfolio of work

 

Required Knowledge and Skills

• Ability to create production-quality CSS, SASS, and HTML for web applications with support for mobile and tablet devices. Knowledge of JavaScript a plus.

• Knowledge of web standards, accessibility, CSS-driven layouts and manipulating the DOM

• Implement browser-independent designs and cross-browser issues (IE, Firefox, Safari etc) on all platforms

• Good eye for aesthetics and detail; can faithfully convert Photoshop design specifications into a functional, standards-compliant website

 

Familiar with:

• Modular CSS, SASS mixins and functions

• Developing for mobile and tablet devices

• Understanding of AJAX and jQuery (other JS libraries like backbone.js, and angular JS) is a plus

• Ability to follow technical specifications and production processes

• Ability to adjust graphics and create / optimize graphic assets as needed to complete designs

• Ability to work with source/version control software

• CSS image sprites

 

Competencies

• Ability to communicate ideas and collaborate with developers, designers, information architects, copywriters, project managers and executives.

• Strong time-management, multi-tasking and prioritization skills

• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Excellent troubleshooting skills

• Innovative and a self-starter

 

Scope of Influence

• Ability to interact with other team members, both in UXE team and wider cross-functional capacity (technology, content, marketing, product development)

• Ability to build consensus between technology, quality and business groups and justify design decisions

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