• Senior UX and UI Web Developer - Red Hat Customer Portal

    Location US-NC-Raleigh
    Posting date 1 month ago(11/1/2019 8:39 AM)
    Job ID
    Software Engineering
  • Company description

    At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

    Job summary

    The Customer Portal Front End Development team is looking for a Senior UX and UI Web Developer to join us in Raleigh, NC. In this role, you will work as a member of a small team responsible for building and maintaining web applications deployed on the Customer Portal. You’ll also help develop and maintain our library of UI components used throughout the Red Hat’s web properties. You'll help design UI patterns and interactions, write semantic markup, review pull requests, fix bugs, and participate in agile development while using some of the latest frontend technologies. You'll need to be smart, friendly, collaborative, curious, and passionate about UX design, Web Standards, accessibility, and frontend development.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Collaborate and consult on UX, design wireframes and mockups, and prototype UI concepts as well as web applications
    • Champion Web Standards, semantic markup, and web accessibility
    • Develop, support, and maintain web applications on the Customer Portal
    • Design and develop components for our web component library
    • Ensure feasibility of UI and UX designs
    • Review and test code with team members
    • Communicate and demo new applications and features with stakeholders

    Required skills

    • 5+ years of web development experience
    • Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, or Sketch
    • Thorough understanding of Web Standards, Web Accessibility, the importance of semantic HTML markup and CSS, and designing well-thought-out UIs for all users
    • Understanding of and record championing progressive enhancement methodology
    • Proficient with CSS preprocessors like SASS and LESS
    • Understanding of CSS custom properties
    • Understanding of browser differences and how to test and overcome discrepancies
    • Comfortable testing UIs in the 3 major screen readers (JAWS, NVDA, and VoiceOver)
    • Comfortable using Git
    • Basic understanding of modern JavaScript frameworks like React.js, AngularJS, and Vue.js to help in application design and development

    Red Hat is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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