Interactive Designer/Front-end Devleoper

Job Description ?
Position Summary: The Interactive Designer is primarily responsible for designing and implementing user interfaces for web-based software applications. The role requires expert knowledge of standards-based web development including XHTML/HTML markup, CSS and Javascript. The Designer will work closely with user experience designers and software developers to implement functional, useable and visually pleasing user interfaces. The Designer should have a good working knowledge of best practices for making web interfaces accessible. The Designer will also be responsible for the creation of design mockups and interactive prototypes to demonstrate functionality.
Key Relationships: User Experience Designer, Javascript and Java Developers, Accessibility and User Testing specialists
Position Qualifications
Education: 4-year degree, preferably in software, design or related fields
Experience:
3+ years of experience working with Photoshop and Illustrator or similar products
3+ years of experience using XHTML, HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript
2+ years of experience developing with server-side technologies, such as Node, Java, PHP, etc
Experience with designing for mobile and hand-held devices is a plus
Certifications, Licensure or Special Training:
No need for certification or training as a requirement for this position.
Required Skills:
Ability to conceptualize, develop, and implement design solutions that meet business and user requirements
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
Expertise in implementing pixel-perfect web designs using HTML and CSS
Expertise with semantic HTML markup
Proficiency in designing websites and interfaces using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
Excellent organization skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to work well in a collaborative, team environment
JavaScript/jQuery experience
Preferred Skills:
Proficiency with CSS preprocessors such as specifically LESS
Understanding of accessible markup for assistive technologies
Front end development on mobile devices
CSS animation techniques
GIT version control
Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
Knowledge of usability testing and user-centered design processes
Familiarity with JSON and XML
Behavior Standards:
Ability complete multiple projects on schedule
Able to work well as part of a team
Able to give and receive constructive feedback
High level of creativity and clean design style
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Essential Functions / Job Duties:
1. Design graphic user interfaces for CAL products and services that adhere to industry standards, modern design conventions, and CAL Branding Guidelines
2. Write clean, maintainable, accessible and standards-based code
3. Meet or exceed all department and company goals by delivering assignments on time
4. Perform other duties as reasonably requested by management (company wide job duty).
Competencies:
1. Quality Service
2. Learning and Development
3. Focus on Results
4. Job Knowledge
5. Communication
6. Responsibility
7. Dependability
8. Stress Management
9. Professional Behavior
Job Code: 3451
Date Posted: 10/26/2016
Category: Other Area (Non Technical)
Location: Lawrence, Kansas 6f8e16ee752f41a3a5375bdbebab4068

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