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Junior UI Developer 51827 in Austin, TX at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contractor
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    4/16/2019

Job Description

Job ID: 51827

Junior UI Developer

The energy at our company is contagious. We’re driven by our immense passion, as we constantly seek out challenges and identify new opportunities. We work hard to connect with our customers and earn their loyalty for life.  Bring your talent to our company – our opportunities for growth span the globe. We will give you the training and opportunities to unleash your ambition.

  • Our company has a new project that will last through January 2020
  • This team of 70+ (direct and contract) individuals will be working on the launch of our new project in South America, including Brazil and 8 smaller markets
  • This is an agile scrum team that is looking for mobile and web talent

Soft Skills:

  • Able to work with ambiguity 
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Go-getter attitude
  • Experience in customer facing role is a plus

Potential for extension/conversion:

  • Always potential, but no conversions/extensions are planned at this time

Core Responsibilities:

  • Design and deliver exceptional designs that elegantly and intuitively anticipate the needs of our customers while also meeting business objectives
  • Work throughout the design life cycle from ideation through development support and into testing
  • Convey design ideas in tangible forms like sketches, prototypes, annotated comps and cut assets
  • Work closely with the business and technical teams to ensure our suite of products remains consistent where they need to be and differentiated as their respect platforms dictate
  • Serve as User Experience evangelist across the organization
  • Maintain a strong focus on developing designs that elegantly blends platform conventions and user experience principals with our features and functions
  • Help translate business requirements and interaction design principals into user experiences that are engaging, intuitive and consistent with experiences across our platforms

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Architecture or equivalent industry experience
  • Experience working on responsive web sites as well as native mobile apps
  • Strong understanding of iOS and Android (mobile) design guidelines
  • Strong understanding of Information Architecture and SEO
  • Experience with mobile app graphics
  • Passion for great design, purposeful aesthetic sense, an eye for detail and a demonstrated understanding of typography, color, layout
  • Deep appreciation and talent for simple solutions to complex problems
  • Strong understanding of user experience and interaction principals within the constraints of mobile devices, as well as across desktop environments
  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in order to meet milestones and deadlines
  • Aptitude for communicating design ideas persuasively and concisely both “up” and “across” an organization
  • Experience working cross-team and synthesizing feedback and input from product management, engineering, and marketing
  • Experienced in tools of the trade, e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Azure, Balsamiq, Zeplin, Sketch, etc.
  • Experience writing user testing scenarios
  • Minimum of 2 years participating in the complete software lifecycle process for software applications
  • Minimum 2 years of experience designing for web applications
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience designing for mobile applications

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

 To view all of our open positions, please go to: www.fastswitch.com and at the bottom of the page click Job Portal, or get there directly at: https://www.jobs.net/jobs/fastswitch/en-us/all-jobs/

You can also follow us on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/fastswitch

And you can become a fan of Fast Switch on Facebook at: http://tinyurl.com/y9y3gdp

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