ux engineer in Zürich

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contact
Laureen Jacholkowski, Zurich IT Professionals
job type
contract
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job details

posted
location
zürich, zurich
sector
IT
job type
contract
reference number
17308
contact
laureen jacholkowski, zurich it professionals
phone
058 201 56 40

job description

Role: UX Engineer

Duration: ASAP until 30/9/2022

Location: Zurich

Project Overview:

This project requires a web-focused front-end engineer / prototyper with a great eye for design details who knows how to write clean, clear, and efficient code and is highly proficient in developing detailed web based interactive experiences. The best candidate collaborates well with interaction designers and user researchers to realize great user experience concepts as well as the development of internally focused web resources for stakeholders. 

Overall Responsibilities:

Primary role is to work within a small team including Design and Research to quickly design, develop and test interaction UI concepts, tackling simple to complex layout, animation, and data driven interaction challenges for web surfaces. Additional activities may include assisting the UX team to turn design mocks into flexible, high-fidelity prototypes for design iteration, user testing, and implementation deliverables.

Key contributions:

  • Leading the prototyping process; specifically making page transitions smooth and demonstrating the feasibility in a real-world 'web' environment.
  • Creating 'tooling' to make taking low-fidelity designs to hi-fidelity prototypes fast and efficient (e.g. data templating or connecting figma to data back end)
  • During brainstorms and collaborating working sessions, bridging the gap between UX/ENG; knowing which questions to ask and knowing which approaches we should or shouldn't consider exploring

Mandatory Skills:

  • 5+ years of Web UI prototyping and development experience
  • Highly capable in participating in design and implementation decision making
  • Strong at applying systems thinking in prototyping complex UI solutions
  • Experience leveraging the product API Advanced HTML, CSS, JavaScript (vanilla JS + framework experience)
  • Excellent skills in translating visual and interactive design concepts to code
  • Experience creating solutions for desktop and mobile web experiences
  • Keen eye for clean UI implementation and knowledge of web application design best practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desired:

  • Experience building on a broad set of public APIs
  • Experience developing SPAs using React Mobile web experience including responsive web UIs Apps Script AppEngine
  • Experience Working knowledge of Sketch, Illustrator (or equivalent) preferred
  • Knowledge of usability and accessibility issues