Hired by Matrix, Inc. User Experience Prototyper in Centennial, Colorado
User Experience Prototyper
Our Client, an education publishing company, is transforming itself into a truly digital education company, and to support the core strategy of improving learning outcomes through world-class content and assessment
They are seeking an experienced User Experience Prototyper to join their team of designers and researchers
They are looking for that unique candidate who bridges all the worlds that are part of the software and product development lifecycle; someone who is a creative thinker and has a passion for crafting the best experiences we can offer. Someone who is obsessed with the user and getting the best experience possible in their hands
Candidates will be able to determine the best medium for each prototype based on its primary purpose. These solutions will range from highly iterative paper prototypes and click-throughs for rapid exploration to more developed fully functioning prototypes for presentation and handoff to engineering
So, if you fit this description, have a passion for crafting the best browser and mobile based experiences possible and are ready to help push products from early ideation all the way to growth and success, then they want you
In this role, you will also have the collective knowledge and experience of the prototyping team at your disposal
This role can be based in Centennial CO, Boston MA or San Francisco CA; would consider remote for this role
Collaborate in design ideation and exploration
Provide the design team with a technical perspective
Assist researchers and accessibility specialists in facilitating research sessions with end users
Build context specific prototypes determining appropriate technologies and deliverables for the unique needs of each project and it’s handoff requirements
Encourage and facilitate rapid ideation and growth of designs and concepts via prototyping
Deliver engaging prototypes using the latest front-end technologies available
Minimum Qualifications Required
Proficient in various prototyping tools (InVision, paper, Proto.io, etc…)
Expert competency in HTML, CSS and semantic markup
Strong in cross-browser and mobile JS and CSS complexities and troubleshooting
Strong knowledge of accessibility requirements and methods for implementation
Understanding of the fundamentals of software development, including best practices and OOD design patterns
Knowledge of ePub 3 development
Experience with Twitter Bootstrap or other UI frameworks
Experience with CSS pre-compiler, like LESS or SASS
Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage time effectively to meet multiple, tight deadlines
Ability to interpret the core purpose of a design and translate to user interface
Self-directed and collaborative team player
Able to work remotely and in a largely self-directed environment
AJAX development experience
Experience with Web Components Mobile application development (Objective C, Java, Swift)
Experience with server-side development a plus (nodeJS, Redis, SQL, MongoDB or other)
Please submit your resume for consideration. Once submitted, feel free to contact MJ at 646-688-5576 for additional information.
Approx. Duration: 9 months
About Hired By Matrix
Hired by Matrix, Inc. founded in 1986, is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) dedicated to providing the highest quality of job opportunities to our candidates and staffing services to our clients. We are a full service staffing firm with experience recruiting and delivering for IT, Accounting & Finance, Administrative & Clerical, Clinical & Scientific, and Marketing disciplines. Our long history in the staffing industry and dedication to excellence are the key differentiators that have fueled our success for over 30 years.
Hired by Matrix offers our contract professionals competitive salaries, benefits after 60 days and a 401k option after one year.Equal Opportunity EmployerWBENC CertifiedWOSB Certified*CEO Sharon Olzerowicz serves on the WBENC Board and is a long-standing member of the Forum Governing Group.
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