UX/UI Designer, Frontend Developer

Location: Pittsburgh or outside Altoona, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Ideally looking for candidate with UX design, UI design and front-end development experience. Someone also with expertise and interest in leadership, ux, branding/marketing and tech.  In this role, you will apply your passion for brand, craft and design fidelity to guide research and design processes, mentor talented members of your team and collaborate with leaders of other teams to create innovative experiences.  You are a great design team leader, manager, systems-level design thinker and visionary – with strong instincts and outstanding intuition – who will provide leadership and direction. You are able to build bridges across the organization.  Our ideal candidate has experience in eCommerce. You also take the time to understand not just the execution side of design, but the business aspects of the products as well.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team designing and developing user experiences on the industry-leading SAP/Hybris eCommerce platform
  • Work in cross-functional teams to design brand-enhancing user experiences that increase eCommerce traffic and customer conversions
  • Collaborate with engineers and architects to ensure effective delivery of user experience implementations that require back-end functionality
  • Mentor development and UX/UI staff on technology, implementation strategies and other required skills within the UI technology stack
  • Evaluate UX/UI technology providing a roadmap to management for continuous delivery of a modern user experience
  • All other duties as assigned

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Computer Interaction, User Experience Design or equivalent experience
  • Well-versed in marketing concepts and paradigms, usability, accessibility as they pertain to user experience
  • 5 or more years of experience in developing user interfaces using HTML, JSP, JavaScript/JQuery and SASS/LESS/CSS, BEM, Bootstrap, ES6, JQuery and Babel Polyfills, and related technologies with 1-2 years in a leadership role
  • Capable of managing UI build and package management systems including Webpack, Grunt and Gulp
  • Ability to critically analyze and audit new and existing design, both visually and technically
  • Experience using the Atlassian suite for project management and Git for source control
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact with cross-functional teams in the areas of marketing, creative, operations, and development
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience designing and developing user experiences on the SAP/Hybris eCommerce platform using the B2C accelerator, impex and platform JSP
      If we find person with expertise/specialization in only 1 or 2 areas, can supplement with another person to have complete focus (i.e. hire a jr level person along with/in addition the main person who will lead the team)
    • UX designer is a broader position/term – s/he designs ‘experiences’. they’re responsible for designing the experience customers have as they interact with a company’s ecosystem across different channels, etc.
    • UI designer designs the visual elements on the page – buttons, layout, etc. it’s more granular
    • Front end developer takes the design and develops it using code (eg., javascript)
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