UI/UX Designer

11 days ago
$45 - $60/hour (Estimated)RemoteSophlogic

Business Job Title: UI/UX Designer

Total # Positions: 1

Job Level and Job Category: C1 / Product Management

Location: Boston-501 Boylston or Centennial-2154 East Common or San Francisco-1301 Sansome

1301 Sansome Street

Job Duration: 9 month(s)

Estimated Hours Worked Per Week: 40

Start Date: ASAP

Job Summary/Description:

Pearson is transforming itself into a truly digital education company, and to support the core strategy of improving learning outcomes through world class content and assessment, we are seeking an experienced User Experience Prototyper to join our our team of designers and researchers. We’re looking for that unique candidate who bridges all the worlds that are part of the software and product development lifecycle. Someone who is a creative thinker and has a passion for crafting the best experiences we can offer. Someone who is obsessed with the user and getting the best experience possible in their hands. Candidates will be able to determine the best medium for each prototype based on its primary purpose. These solutions will range from highly iterative paper prototypes and click-throughs for rapid exploration to more developed fully functioning prototypes for presentation and handoff to engineering. Candidates who have backgrounds in design and art, but also have a strong technical expertise in web coding such as HTML5, CSS and Javascript, are the one’s we’re looking to fill this position. So if you fit this description, have a passion for crafting the best browser and mobile based experiences possible and are ready to help push products from early ideation all the way to growth and success, then we want you. In this role, you will also have the collective knowledge and experience of the prototyping team at your disposal.

Minimum Required Skills:

Proficient in various prototyping tools (InVision, paper, Proto.io, etc…) Expert competency in HTML, CSS and semantic markup Strong JavaScript ability and knowledge of ES6 Strong in cross-browser and mobile JS and CSS complexities and troubleshooting Strong knowledge of accessibility requirements and methods for implementation Understanding of the fundamentals of software development, including best practices and OOD design patterns Knowledge of ePub 3 development Experience with Twitter Bootstrap or other UI frameworks Experience with CSS pre-compiler, like LESS or SASS Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills Ability to manage time effectively to meet multiple, tight deadlines Ability to interpret the core purpose of a design and translate to user interface Self-directed and collaborative team player Able to work remotely and in a largely self-directed environment Additional skills: AJAX development experience Knowledge of and experience with available JavaScript libraries, such as Angular.js, React.js, or others Experience with Web Components Mobile application development (Objective C, Java, Swift) Experience with server-side development a plus (nodeJS, Redis, SQL, MongoDB or other)

Additional Job Details:

High level responsibilities: Collaborate in design ideation and exploration Provide the design team with a technical perspective Assist researchers and accessibility specialists in facilitating research sessions with end users Build context specific prototypes determining appropriate technologies and deliverables for the unique needs of each project and it’s handoff requirements Encourage and facilitate rapid ideation and growth of designs and concepts via prototyping Deliver engaging prototypes using the latest front-end technologies available Help create and maintain a UI component library with CSS, HTML and JavaScript

Consider Remote Worker?:

Yes

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $35.00 to $40.00 /year

Experience:

  • UI: 3 years (Required)
  • UX: 2 years (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

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