UI Designer

The Goal is looking to add a UI Designer to our team in Owings Mills, MD.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
  • 3+ years of experience of full lifecycle development
  • 3+ years of application design experience
  • 3+ years of combined REST integration experience
  • 3+ years of front-end frameworks experience (e.g. Angular 2+,  Typescript, LESS or SASS, JavaScript, Bootstrap)
  • 3+ years of data visualization (e.g. looker, D3.js, Chart.js, Google Charts) , pixel perfect reporting & report design (e.g. Tableau, Birst, Qlik, Microstrategy) experience
  • Education and/or formal training may substitute for experience requirement

 Technical Skills: 

  • Proficient understanding of:
    • Web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
    • Client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery and Angular (Angular 2 strongly preferred)
    • Responsive UI design (e.g. using Bootstrap4)
    • Asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
    • Cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Strong communication skills to effectively collaborate with designers, developers, and other relevant staff members or stakeholders
  • Willingness to troubleshoot and solve complex problems
  • Good understanding of mobile and responsive web design, accessibility concepts and regulations (such as WCAG and Section 508), and general usability best practices
  • Experience working in an agile environment, with evolving requirements

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Job Description: 
 

Duties:

  • Collaborate with the UX and development teams to develop new user-facing features
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Translate CSS from designers into working, production-ready code
  • Implement a clean code methodology through CSS best practices
  • Recommend and enforce policies for the source-code control system (GIT) and the team’s use thereof.  (e.g. “don’t break the build”, or “DBTB” – the policy that no check-in should cause a failure in the DevOps pipeline.)
  • Ensure that front end code meets accessibility requirements
  • Identify and troubleshoot any coding problems
  • Ensure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Contribute to reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Maintain current knowledge of the industry and any advancements in technology
  • Provide software expertise in one or more of these areas: data visualization (using JavaScript graphic libraries, reporting & business intelligence), Responsive UI design, pixel perfect reporting
  • All other duties as assigned or directed
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