UX Developer

New Target, Inc. - Home Based

30+ days agoFull-time

New Target, Inc. UX Developer

Contract-to-Hire

Remote from within the U.S.; option to work onsite in Alexandria, VA or Irvine, CA

Are you a talented UX Developer with experience in HTML, CSS and JavaScript? New Target is looking to add someone like you to our development and design teams. This individual will own animation and interaction design for the websites our teams build, and will incorporate that specialty into their front-end development work. We are looking for a web developer whose core strengths are front end dev and interaction/animation and who can leverage their fundamental sense of good UI design and UX best practices. This role is responsible for implementing new mobile-responsive web page designs and orchestrating an interactive digital experience. Our sites often integrate with CMS platforms like Salesforce, Drupal, and WordPress. As a UX Developer (and as the interaction design/dev specialist at New Target) you will support client websites and will work under the leadership of our Creative Director as well as working in the day-to-day with our project managers and design and development teams.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Front end or UI/UX development for new website builds, incorporating and executing animation/interaction design and development.
  • Support website projects from concept through launch.
  • Develop innovative, highly usable interfaces; implement effective, graphical, and

functional designs, animations and interactions.

  • Assist in UI/UX decisions based on a strong understanding of W3C and usability

standards and best practices, and reflect them in design as appropriate.

  • Strong ability to solve problems and troubleshoot web applications and code.
  • Research and learn new technologies and acquire new skills through independent study.
  • Test web applications in multi-platform, cross-browser development.
  • Work with clients and team members to determine creative design and development

options that best meet the project requirements and communications goals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High level of proficiency with, SASS, Omega 4/5, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, Gulp.
  • Thorough attention to detail.
  • Basic sense of web design best practices and UX/UI fundamentals.
  • Must be creative, self-directed, motivated, and collaborative; must be comfortable in a

dynamic work environment.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in hands-on web development.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in animating components of a website/interaction

development.

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Experience with content management systems Salesforce, Drupal and WordPress, and their modules and plugins is a plus.

ABOUT US

  • Located in historic Alexandria, Virginia and sunny Irvine, California
  • @newtargetinc on Twitter and Facebook
  • Strong and steady growth every year since our founding in 1998
  • Fast-paced, flexible, and positive atmosphere
  • 401(k) plan with company matching at 4%
  • CareFirst health insurance
  • Dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Medical, dental, and vision premiums covered by the company at above-market rates

for the Washington metro area

  • Sabbatical leave of one month after 10 years of continual employment
  • Professional development opportunities for employees, including sponsorship to attend

industry events like Dreamforce, DrupalCon, WordCamp USA, and An Event Apart

  • Diverse client base brings new work and new challenges to the team
  • Monthly staff lunches, quarterly team outings, and celebratory company events!

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Experience:

  • Javascript: 2 years (Required)
  • Web Development: 5 years (Required)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)