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UX Developer in Lake Forest, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 8/10/2018

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Job Description

Position Overview

We're looking for a Senior level UX Developer to join our newly formed UX team. This is a hybrid role, spanning the bridge between design and development. You'll be comfortable using UX research and business requirements to design interfaces and then building that design using modern HTML/CSS/JavaScript/PHP. You'll have experience in all areas of UX, but with a depth of experience on interaction design and visual design. You'll also have years of experience with developing interfaces for the web and no problem with turning yours or other designs into production level code that works across browsers and devices.

As a Senior level associate, you'll have the opportunity to make recommendations and decisions that will affect the direction of our products and sites. You'll also be comfortable providing subject matter expertise, guidance and leadership to junior associates. You'll need to be self-motivated and able to operate independently when needed. You'll have the opportunity and need to learn new design techniques and technology platforms.

This will be a new role. You will be one of the first few members of this new UX team, and have a great chance at career development in a growing and innovative company in the network marketing/nutrition space.

We plan to use modern standards and techniques, and work on a variety of technology stacks. We understand the importance of user research and testing and want to have better access to our users. We use this understanding to make a real impact to the user experience, creating websites, software and apps that people use to sell our products. You will also have an impact in changing the lives of people globally by offering a sustainable income and healthy living for anyone.


Primary Responsibilities

  • Analyze research and requirements to create processes flows
  • Create both low and high-fidelity prototypes of interfaces based on research and validate those with users through usability testing
  • Create visual mockups of interfaces for development using our design system
  • Using your own or other designs, create production HTML/CSS/PHP/JavaScript to implement the designs
  • Lead UX and UI Development efforts and epics
  • Provide guidance and feedback to the rest of the marketing team
  • Lead junior developers and designers
  • Use and contribute to a growing internal design system
  • Participate in usability testing in various forms to test design ideas
  • Function as part of an Agile product team
  • Learn new techniques and technologies as needed to enhance our products

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 5 years hands on experience as a Designer or Developer
  • Experience with building web based products and applications
  • Experience with blending UX with Agile development preferred

Skills and Knowledge

  • Some experience with all aspects of User Experience
  • Expertise in Interface Design and Interaction Design
  • Expertise in UI Development using HTML/CSS/JavaScript/C#
  • Expertise in Graphic Design using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Strong knowledge of the UX design process
  • Hands on experience with Javascript and jQuery preferred
  • Knowledge of cross browser, responsive design techniques
  • Experience with RESTful APIs a plus
  • Experience with Wordpress and PHP a plus
  • Ability to both operate independently as well as part of a larger team
  • Experience working with geographically distributed teams will be helpful