UX Engineer

UX Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a UX Engineer to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate daily with UX designers and researchers;
  • Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices in order to push the limits of what a browser can do;
  • Launch, iterate and make a difference. Provide front-end coding expertise, and be ready to make our products better for our users;
  • Research and develop new and innovative ways to deliver content and functionality to end-users;
  • Explore product concepts to find promising directions that address both human and business needs;
  • Advise front-end engineers on UI implementation best practices;
  • Build prototypes to assist in user research, using low- to high-fidelity techniques. and/or build design tools to empower a design team;
  • Implement industry-wide best practices in fluid, mobile-first response design;
  • Analyze user feedback and actively look to iterate/improve user experience;
  • Facilitate design and review sessions with the product team to convey UX principles;
  • Provide UI/UX mock-ups and wireframes/storyboards for product managers;
  • Providing technical leadership to a team of cross functional engineers and be accountable for the technical decision making for your team;
  • Receiving close guidance and mentorship from our engineering managers and leads, as well as code reviews from your peers;
  • Experimenting. Owning the A/B testing process, associated metrics for success and helping shape the experiments that will drive the business forward.

Requirements:

  • Expert understanding of Accessibility (AX) requirements for web and mobile displays;
  • 3+ years in UX Engineering role within a creative agency setting;
  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team;
  • Experience with designing and developing new interfaces from scratch;
  • Ability to come up with creative solutions in both visual and code formats for a variety of problems;
  • Serves as lead designer and consultant for applications with high levels of complexity;
  • Awareness of the latest design trends and best practices for User Experience;
  • Serves as a mentor on the design team;
  • Lead collaboration activities for the design team for standardization;
  • Excellent communicator of the design concept, interaction behavior, and rationale to end users, product owners, and technology team;
  • Proactively identify UX component enhancements and develop design efficiency that benefits the enterprise;
  • Use prototypes (low-mid- high-fidelity) to demonstrate interaction and test with users;
  • Exposure working embedded within a larger agile development team;
  • Experience with modern, component-based JavaScript frameworks (e.g. Angular, React);
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating past design experiences and deliverables.