Front End Web Engineer II - Remote - Dallas/Fort Worth

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Posted 3 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

***This opportunity is fully remote for candidates who p ermanently reside in the Dallas/Fort Worth area****

Position Summary:

The Front-End Web Engineer II is the development teams specialist with the user interface technologies. They are experienced in various front-end technologies and are able to create highly scalable solutions for multiple platforms. This team member will take the vision, and turn it into a great user experience for both our cardholders and internal business users.

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

  • Build and test new features, focusing on creating the best user experience for the user
  • Analyze existing user interface components and find the areas that we can improve
  • Drive the resolution of problems found in existing applications
  • Work with the back-end developers to create lean interfaces that perform well, and can be extended easily for new functionality
  • Manage and maintain a user interface component repository

Position Requirements:

  • High level of competency with Javascript, NodeJs and a structural frame work (Angular, Vue, React)
  • Previous work done on high-traffic public facing websites
  • Understand the mechanics of responsive web design using HTM5/CSS3
  • Experienced consuming APIs (REST, GraphQL)
  • Familiarity with authentication and authorization patterns and technologies
  • Experienced writing unit tests for front end components
  • The ability to use Jira in an agile team environment

Preferred - Not Required:

  • Experience with Adobe Experience Manager (Java)
  • Experience developing mobile applications
  • Experience with the automated build and deployment of websites
  • Architect level knowledge of ReactJs and how to organize components
  • Experience with Performant Web Applications

Summary of Essential Job Functions:

  • Applying data driven , user-centered, methodologies, the Senior UX Designer translates business objectives, technical requirements, user stories, journeys, and task flows into low, medium and high fidelity UX wireframes, UI (screen mockups), UI interaction specifications or design prototypes
  • Lead UX team in the development of user flow charts, journey maps, competitive benchmarking studies or similar UX artifacts as needed
  • Create InVision or Figma prototypes utilized for stakeholder review and UX testing; collaborate with UX analysts or researchers to conduct usability tests in order to validate designs
  • Continually solicit UX and UI feedback from others across a wide range of disciplines to achieve a rich perspective; remain open to feedback, knowing how and when to defend design decisions
  • Maintain organized design files to ensure consistency across UI components and projects; document design decisions and provide dev-ready assets where applicable
  • Guide team in identifying and developing UX patterns/processes which may be re-used for future initiatives and maintain design system libraries
  • Whenever possible, leverage web/app/business analytics data to inform design decisions
  • Be an excellent communicator (verbal and written), presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; requires the ability to communicate concepts clearly and persuasively across varying levels of the organization
  • Research and educate team about industrys latest trends and technologies
  • Be a team player; take initiative and ownership of responsibilities, deadlines and deliverables

Position Requirements:

  • BA/BS degree in Graphic Design, Human Computer Interaction, Product Design or equivalent practical experience
  • 6+ years of professional experience in a UX or UI design role with a portfolio showcasing expertise in UX and UI design for mobile and desktop web experiences; native app experience is a major plus
  • Advanced proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch, InVision and Adobe CS
  • Strong knowledge of user interface design processes, best practices and usability principles; demonstrated understanding of designing intuitive site functionality, site architecture, user interfaces and navigation
  • Team leadership, design mentorship
  • Experience using web analytics data to inform design decisions
  • Familiarity with project management software (e.g., Jira, Confluence, Basecamp)
Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable candidates with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. However, the employee may choose to stand and move within cubicle area. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, talk and hear; reach with hands and arms. Must possess the ability to effectively hear and communicate. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 2 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.