Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:

Help us DO GREAT for our clients & community. We are looking for a talented and experienced Front-End Developer + UX/UI Designer (UX Engineer) to join our Product Development team.

As a vital member of a small team, you’ll be responsible for:

  • Collaborating with back-end developers to create software that continues to delight our customers
  • Developing new user-facing features for various applications
  • Fixing bugs as reported by users and prioritized by Product Owner
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Thoughtfully & systematically crafting code that is easily maintainable
  • Adopting existing code libraries and making the case for new ones
  • Demoing completed work to internal stakeholders on regular Sprint intervals
  • Ensuring the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Close collaboration with our Head of UX and Product Managers to understand business requirements and drive product requirements
  • Creating user-centered designs, wireframes, storyboards, sitemaps, screen flows, innovative mockups, and product prototypes
  • Producing intuitive designs that respect evolving brand guidelines
  • Applying user-centered design principles and validating design decisions using qualitative & quantitative data
  • Conducting usability testing with an emphasis on rapid, lightweight learning and iterating
  • Analyzing user feedback and activity, and iterating to enhance the user experience
  • Assisting in developing personas and usage scenarios
  • Asking smart questions, taking risks, and championing new ideas
  • Communicating like hell and contributing to a truly exceptional team environment

Skills & ExperienceFront End Development:

  • 3+ years building customer-facing web applications
  • Experience building web-based applications in React/Redux
  • Deep understanding of HTML/CSS standards and best practices (HTML5/CSS3)
  • Well-versed in Responsive Design and managing browser compatibility issues
  • Experience adopting open-source code and UI libraries
  • Familiarity with at least one JavaScript Testing framework (Jest, Jasmine)
  • Comfort with the command line and source control (GitHub)
  • Not married to existing technology or methods even though they might be your current super powers
  • Proud of your code and ready to show it (GitHub, BitBucket, Stack Overflow, etc.)
  • Experience with Ruby on Rails is a bonus

UX/UI Design:

  • 2+ years of hands-on UX experience
  • Experience designing solutions for a variety of end users and use cases
  • Demonstrated understanding of UX processes, and when/how to apply each discipline
  • A portfolio that illustrates your ability to create clean, intuitive designs
  • Knowledge of design software: Sketch, Figma, Photoshop, Adobe XD & similar
  • Experience creating functional prototypes (desirable but not a necessity)
  • Ability to look beyond the everyday minutiae to understand the overarching business goals, visualize far-reaching solutions, and effectively communicate/sell those ideas to stakeholders
  • Experience doing design outside of the software realm (physical products, interior design, etc) will earn you extra credit and a hearty high-five

Other skills & experience:

  • Experience with Agile Development Methodology (preferably Scrum)
  • Excellent English – Written / Verbal

For those who are interested in being considered for this position, please send your resume along with a cover letter that includes your three most cherished personal values and why they are so important to you.

Job Category: ProdDev
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: San Diego

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