SAIC is looking for a User Interface/ User Experience Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. The successful candidate will work to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.
Develop new user-facing features and designs
Build reusable code and libraries for future use
Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
Validate all user input prior to submitting to back-end Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
Create design wire frames and mock ups for visual demonstration prior to feature design development
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree and 5+ years of experience in a related field. Four additional yeas of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
Skills and Qualifications:
Proficient understanding of web markup
Recent experience with ReactJS or AngularJS v4 or newer
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
Ability to develop creative design artifacts for demonstration of new features to potential user bases
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.