UI developer

  • location: Houston, TX (remote)
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $1 - $60 per hour

job description

UI developer

job summary:
We are currently seeking a remote contract User Interface Developer for the Houston, TX area. An ideal candidate will assist in the maintenance, development and implementation of existing software systems and/or applications for market sale. You will participates in the full development life cycle and consults with senior peers on projects.


  • Deep knowledge of current HTML specifications
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript development including but not limited to: HTML Form validation, AJAX design principles
  • Intermediate knowledge of cross-browser design considerations and issues, user design principles, and CSS based design and specifications
  • Ability to work in various JavaScript libraries, such as React and Angular
  • Ability to gather UX research and apply findings to create wireframes
  • Ability to rapidly prototype user interfaces in working HTML with CSS based upon wire-frame models
  • Ability to create UI systems with full stack web development in mind
  • Experience in multiple technologies such as:

    • Linux based operating systems, their underlying components and web related services
    • Web Servers (Apache, LiteSpeed, etc)
    • SQL Servers (MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc)
    • Mail Servers (Exim, Sendmail etc)
    • DNS Servers (BIND)
    • Networking
    • Linux Filesystems (ext3, ext4, etc)
  • Experience with various testing methodologies and implementation
  • Knowledge of web accessibility and implementation
  • Ability to optimize UI code for performance improvements
  • Ability to gather project requirements and produce code specifications
  • Experience performing code reviews based on project requirements
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and debug programs
  • Ability to comfortably use Linux command line interface
  • Advanced knowledge of git or a similar source code repository
  • Experience creating and maintaining the localization and globalization of applications
  • Experience with full stack Web Application Development
  • Experience using Template::Toolkit or other extensible template processing systems
  • Intermediate working knowledge of Perl or another backend programming language
  • Ability to mentor and guide other developers
Highly Desired:

  • Intermediate working knowledge of Perl, PHP, or Python
  • Familiarity with client's User Interfaces or a competitor's product
  • Working knowledge of SCRUM and Agile software development systems
  • Working knowledge of bug tracking software
  • Experience with multiple programming languages
location: HOUSTON, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $1 - 60 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
  • Creates wireframes, mockups, prototypes, interactive mockups, and personas that result in a friendly end user experience
  • Seeks out and collects local, as well as third party sourced data, to make business appropriate, data driven decisions
  • Develops well designed, testable, and efficient new UI code and modifies existing code based on stakeholder requirements for client's products and systems
  • Documents code in detail for future reference
  • Exemplifies the use of established UI development standards in a leadership role and continuously contributes positively to improve the quality of development standards, based on data driven decisions, both in a team setting as well as organization wide
  • Implements test plans and tests based on current client's standards and aides in improving the testing standards
  • Analyzes code to find causes of errors, reports any deficiencies in the product, and refactors existing code to optimize performance
  • Collaborates with teams to resolve issues and deliver products of high quality
  • Participates in project demos, presentations and meetings
  • Advises and mentors other developers in design and implementation processes pertinent to client's
  • Operates in both Kanban and Agile/Scrum teams interchangeably without a negative impact to productivity
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of the company
  • Exemplifies the client's Core Values of Integrity, Respect, Collaboration and Follow-Through
  • Receives instruction and feedback from other developers
  • Consistently maintains a full workload without direct oversight
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 6 years of experience
  • Education: Bachelors
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • React
  • angular
  • User Interface
  • UI

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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