UI Engineer

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 01/12/2017 Industry: UI Engineer Job Number: 22596

Job Description

Category : UI Engineer
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 22596

#22596 - UI engineer - eLearning StartupLocation: San Francisco, CACompany:Our client is committed to freeing school administrators to run their districts at their best. By bringing their mission critical processes online, districts across the country are moving away from the inefficiency and unreliability of paper with our platform. Our diverse team comes from a variety of backgrounds, but we all share a deep passion for K-12 education and bringing technology to traditionally underserved communities.We are looking for an experience full stack engineer to help change how districts across the country operate and run every single day. This person will have a passion for developing products for communities traditionally underserved by technology and a desire to build an inclusive and collaborative engineering culture. If you are tirelessly curious and want to have a huge impact with the work you do everyday, our client could be a great fit.Job Description:Our client is looking for a versatile design leader to drive the product vision and execution for their platform. As the first dedicated designer on the team, this role requires strategic thinking, along with the ability to create beautiful, user friendly interfaces and visual design.You will work closely with their customers and product and engineering teams to deliver products that enable the product to operate effectively.
- Translate complex enterprise problems into simple, engaging product experiences that delight customers and help them accomplish their tasks and reach their goals
- Lead all interaction design development and research for a complex enterprise product in the K-12 education market
- Deeply understand our customers through regular user testing you'll have intimate knowledge of their day to day needs and know what they love and what they dread about managing processes at their districts
- Create a cohesive look and feel for all components in the Chalk Schools core platform
- Help our product and engineering teams prioritize customer needs to ensure our platform addresses the most pressing issues for our usersRequirements:- Strong background in interaction and experience design. Expertise in user flows, interaction models, information architecture, and visual design for products and services
- Be able to start, organize, and manage a cross-functional project from concept to launch
- Clear communicator and user advocate who can articulate design decisions with product and engineering teams
- Excellent usability intuition with a deep appreciation for data and user research, when needed
- Humility and self awareness to know when to advocate for and when to let go of your design instincts
- Experience with a face-paced iterative design and product development process: obtain and incorporate feedback, move quickly, and test your hypotheses
- A strong portfolio showcasing your work in designing beautiful, intuitive, and effective products across web, mobile, and enterprise
- A strong command of modern javascript frameworks like Angular, Ember, or React.
Willard Thomas | Redfish Technology
Executive Recruiter | IT Sales & Marketing
P: 208.788.8260
E: will[at]redfishtech[dot]com
L: www.linkedin.com/in/willthomas007
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