UX/Frontend Engineer
UNC Greensboro
Kenilworth, Greensboro, US
4d ago

The UX / Frontend Engineer helps develop and maintain a standard design system for use across all University websites. They will develop the components defined in this system into Gutenberg Blocks in WordPress.

And, the position will have ongoing interactions with testing groups to refine existing components and improve the overall usability of University web and mobile content.

Providing these components enhances consistency, improves user experience, and makes it easier for unit employees to manage and maintain high-quality content without being a developer or designer.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Mid to late career with Masters and 2 to 4 yrs experience; Bachelors and 3 to 5 yrs experience; or equivalent education / work experience.
  • Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong skills with web languages, frameworks and tools : HTML, CSS, JS, React, NPM, Webpack, Gulp / Grunt, Docker, AJAX / REST, Chrome Developer Tools
  • An understanding of Scrum / Agile development methodologies
  • Experience building responsive web components.
  • Firm understanding of accessibility and standards supporting WCAG AA
  • Experience developing with WordPress (Gutenberg Block experience is preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with end users, back-end developers, and designers.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Special Instructions to Applicants

    Applicants have the option to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of up to four (4) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application.

    These contacts will be solicited by the SpartanTalent system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant.

    This will occur after the candidate is recommended to Human Resources for approval to be interviewed.

    Applicants are required to upload the following documents with their electronic application :

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Applicants are required to upload a list of references of at least three (3) professional references that includes :

  • Name
  • Company Name
  • Type of reference (Professional, Supervisor, Colleague, Academic or Personal). One (1) of those references will need to be a current or previous supervisor.
  • Email Address
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Applications are not successfully submitted until an online confirmation number has been received at the end of the application process.

    Recruitment Range Salary commensurate with experience Org #-Department Information Technology Services - 23101 Job Open Date 01 / 15 / 2020 For Best Consideration Date 01 / 22 / 2020 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes FTE 1.

    000 Type of Appointment Permanent If time-limited, please specify end date for appointment. Number of Months per Year 12 FLSA Exempt

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