• Associate UX Developer

    Location US-MA-Boston
    Posting date 1 month ago(10/29/2019 10:08 AM)
    Job ID
    74370
    Category
    Application Development
  • 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 Red Hat R&D team is looking for an Associate UX Developer to join us in Boston, MA. In this role, you will work as a part of a team, developing new features and contributing to upstream projects. You'll need to have excellent technical and communication skills because you'll work internally with developers within Red Hat and externally with developers from the open source community.

    Primary job responsibilities

    • Work with UX designers, project managers, and JavaScript developers to bring designs from concept through to implementation in enterprise applications
    • Work as part of a team to contribute to visual style guidelines and component frameworks for the entire portfolio of our offerings
    • Present design and development work to the broader team and stakeholders bi-weekly and meet deadlines each sprint
    • Develop UIs for responsive desktop and mobile views with attention to design detail, ensuring exceptional UX through implementation of subtle interactions and affordances
    • Write clean, responsive, and accessible HTML and CSS code, adhering to the modular structure and the Block Element Modifier (BEM) naming scheme
    • Use client-side templating engines like Handlebars to write code
    • Perform code reviews, as well as fix and file bugs to ensure that code meets standards to be used in enterprise applications
    • Actively participate in the end-to-end design process from brainstorming to design reviews and iteration of UI improvement
    • Use visual design to add clarity and usability to complex applications
    • Develop new or improved visual designs for the product while maintaining PatternFly’s brand language
    • Balance sometimes opposing needs in complex applications by helping create functional and elegant digital experiences
    • Effectively communicate designs to developers so they may implement the designs into offerings successfully

     

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    Required skills

    • Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in computer science, computer engineering, graphic design, or a related field
    • Working knowledge of relevant skills gained through course work or experience, including building web applications using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS frameworks; using a version control system; working with JavaScript frameworks and backend technologies including Node.js; designing and developing responsive applications for mobile; designing websites, user interfaces, and design systems, as well as solving complex user problems; designing and using visual brand systems; using wireframing and prototyping tools to create mock-ups


    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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