Randstad Design Developer - Mobile/Console in Redmond, Washington

Design Developer - Mobile/Console

job details:

  • location:Redmond, WA

  • salary:$40 - $60 per hour

  • date posted:Tuesday, December 11, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:660404

job description

Design Developer - Mobile/Console

job summary:

Design Developer needed for Contract Opportunity with Randstad Technologies client in Redmond, WA

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Design Developer 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 identify/analyze current and future UX technology trends. As a valued member of this Enterprise Group, your responsibilities will include creating, presenting and delivering exceptional technological design solutions that exceed business and user expectations.

You will work across a wide variety of technologies to help drive user experiences that are not only creative but grounded in best practices, valid UI, technical proof-of-concepts, robust software architecture & solid design theory. The ideal candidate will also be well versed in the ideation, visual design & creation of interfaces across multiple device end-points, as well as being a highly skilled software developer and prototyper who is passionate about creating engaging experiences.

As an ideal candidate, you will:

  • Have skills in software programming and graphics

  • Have creativity and imagination

  • Have acute sensibilities to minute details

  • Be adaptable and able to pick up new techniques/technologies

  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how this affects the application environment

  • Use Microsoft software products already and want to make them better

You need to have worked collaboratively with both Design and Development disciplines, to help integrate cutting-edge interface design within end products. You will know what it takes to technically converse with software development teams whilst also educating them on the importance and value of UX design.

Key Responsibilities:

You'll be entrusted to craft technological solutions that help to drive the systematic UX design within the organization. You're always hands-on and working with other designers, engineers and product managers. Your primary focus will be:

  • Working alongside Visual and Interaction Designers to develop core patterns for the Design ecosystem

  • Collaborate with Designers, Developers and PMs to translate designs into applicable code to run across multiple platforms

  • Invent and contribute towards better tooling and/or processes to help improve integration of UX design patterns into product development

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in Fine Arts, Media Arts, Interaction Design or Software Engineering

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience designing console and mobile applications

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience with JavaScript, HTML & CSS (including React)

Expertise/Experience (must have):

  • Proven experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React or similar

  • Proven experience with CSS3 and CSS pre-processors (e.g. SASS, LESS)

  • Strong mobile and console experience

  • Knowledge of JavaScript fundamental concepts and design patterns

  • Experience with TypeScript is a plus, but not required

  • 3D (e.g. Unity or Three.js) experience is a plus, but not required

  • XAML or C#/C++ experience is a plus, but not required

  • Experience with git, automated build systems is nice to have

  • Proven experience with touchscreen, cross-browser compatibility, fluid layouts, and adaptive layouts

  • Fluency in the principles of user-centered design methods, information architecture, usability, interface/interaction design, and inclusive design

  • A broad portfolio of dev work demonstrating expertise in at least 2 major areas of UX design

  • A strong knowledge of the various software options used in the field for design and rapid prototyping (like Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Sketch)

  • A firm grasp of the wide range of UX tools, processes, and outcomes

Behaviors:

  • User focused & humble

  • Gamer at heart - mobile and console

  • Passionate & honest

  • Fast & decisive

  • Excellent organizational, time management, and multi-tasking capabilities

  • Self-motivated and willing to expand knowledge

  • Ability to self-manage while managing multiple projects

  • Capability to work 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

  • An enthusiasm for keeping up to date on current topics in the field to inspire and inform work and organizational culture

  • Love challenging norms and standards

  • Extreme attention to detail, driving for pixel perfection

  • Good sense of humor

location: Redmond, Washington

job type: Contract

salary: $40 - 60 per hour

work hours: 9am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

Key Responsibilities:

You'll be entrusted to craft technological solutions that help to drive the systematic UX design within the organization. You're always hands-on and working with other designers, engineers and product managers. Your primary focus will be:

  • Working alongside Visual and Interaction Designers to develop core patterns for the Design ecosystem

  • Collaborate with Designers, Developers and PMs to translate designs into applicable code to run across multiple platforms

  • Invent and contribute towards better tooling and/or processes to help improve integration of UX design patterns into product development

qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in Fine Arts, Media Arts, Interaction Design or Software Engineering

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience designing console and mobile applications

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience with JavaScript, HTML & CSS (including React)

skills: Expertise/Experience (must have):

  • Proven experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React or similar

  • Proven experience with CSS3 and CSS pre-processors (e.g. SASS, LESS)

  • Strong mobile and console experience

  • Knowledge of JavaScript fundamental concepts and design patterns

  • Experience with TypeScript is a plus, but not required

  • 3D (e.g. Unity or Three.js) experience is a plus, but not required

  • XAML or C#/C++ experience is a plus, but not required

  • Experience with git, automated build systems is nice to have

  • Proven experience with touchscreen, cross-browser compatibility, fluid layouts, and adaptive layouts

  • Fluency in the principles of user-centered design methods, information architecture, usability, interface/interaction design, and inclusive design

  • A broad portfolio of dev work demonstrating expertise in at least 2 major areas of UX design

  • A strong knowledge of the various software options used in the field for design and rapid prototyping (like Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Sketch)

  • A firm grasp of the wide range of UX tools, processes, and outcomes

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