Design Developer/UX Engineer

  • location: Redmond, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $50 - $60 per hour

job description

Design Developer/UX Engineer

job summary:
Senior UX Engineer needed for contract opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA.

As a Senior UX Engineer your role is to facilitate creative ideas and translate them into innovative technological solutions. You will have a thorough grounding in user experience best practices and also have the ability to build scalable solutions on top of modern technologies. As a valued member of the team, your responsibilities will include creating and delivering exceptional technological design solutions that exceed business and user expectations.

You will work across a wide variety of technologies to help support the design system, by creating tools and infrastructure which are targeted to improve the design-to-code pipeline. The ideal candidate should have a strong interest for design systems and design tools, as well as being a highly skilled software developer who is passionate about creating products that help others perform their jobs better.

As an ideal candidate, you will:

  • Have skills in software programming and UI design
  • Have an eye for detail and a strong design sensibility
  • Be adaptable and able to pick up new techniques/technologies quickly
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be familiar with the Windows OS
You are a talented software engineer who is a systems thinker and passionate about how design comes

to life. You are deeply familiar with the end-to-end product design lifecycle, and have delivered

solutions which have had impact at scale. You are a results-oriented collaborator, and a nimble developer with keen design sensibilities. You have experience interpreting designs into fully functional interactive experiences, and quickly learning new tools and technologies. Best of all, you understand and appreciate the end-to-end design process and know how to merge that knowledge with established development processes. You will be workingcollaboratively with both Design and Development disciplines, to help deliver solutions that are powerful, usable and intuitive.

Key Responsibilities:

You'll be entrusted to create software solutions that help scale design systems. You will work closely with other UX engineers and designers on our team as well as our partners to plan, design, develop, test, deploy, and maintain robust software and services to support our design-to-code efforts. In addition, you will:

  • Maintain high standards of software quality by writing clean, well-documented code that
  • prioritizes maintainability and testability
  • Design, develop, and test software in accordance with established OOP standards, patterns, and
  • best practices
  • Participate in peer reviews of solution designs and related code
  • Collaborate with partner engineers to consider their specific requirements and translate those
  • requirements into applicable code
  • Contribute to the tooling platform by considering the end-to-end design workflow and
  • identifying opportunities for greater efficiency
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Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Digital Interaction Design, or related field,
  • or equivalent alternative education, skills, and/or practical experience
  • 5+ years of experience developing interactive digital applications
  • 5+ years of experience using modern web technologies, patterns, and tools such as MV*, REST,
  • VS Code, TypeScript, Node.js, and asynchronous programming.
Expertise/Experience (must have):

  • Proven experience with JavaScript frameworks, including React
  • Proven experience with TypeScript
  • Proven experience with CSS3 and CSS solutions written in JavaScript (eg. JSS, Styled
  • Components, etc)
  • Knowledge of fundamental concepts and patterns for Object Oriented programming
  • Knowledge of and/or prior experience with custom integrated tooling (plugins) for Sketch,
  • Adobe XD or Figma
  • Knowledge of and/or prior experience with design tokens and design to code pipelines
  • A broad portfolio of prior development work, demonstrating capabilities described above
Behaviors:

  • User focused and humble
  • Passionate and honest
  • Fast and decisive
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking capabilities
  • Self-motivated and willing to expand knowledge
  • Ability to self-manage whilst working on simultaneous projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Aware and respectful of other cross-functional disciplines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills demonstrated through a comfortability in
  • presenting work and actively gathering feedback
  • Desire to improve the efficiency of the existing processes and methodologies
  • Extreme attention to detail, driving for pixel perfection
  • Good sense of humor
 
location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $50 - 60 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
  • Maintain high standards of software quality by writing clean, well-documented code that
  • prioritizes maintainability and testability
  • Design, develop, and test software in accordance with established OOP standards, patterns, and
  • best practices
  • Participate in peer reviews of solution designs and related code
  • Collaborate with partner engineers to consider their specific requirements and translate those
  • requirements into applicable code
  • Contribute to the tooling platform by considering the end-to-end design workflow and
  • identifying opportunities for greater efficiency
 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
 
skills:
  • UX
  • typescript (2 years of experience is required)
  • react (2 years of experience is required)

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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