UI Designer

Optimal Partners Consulting, Llc Ok-sign  |  posted over 2 years ago

Contract | Staffing Agency | $52/hr | 6 Months Boston, MA, United States


Key requirements

 Extensive experience designing websites 

 Ideal candidate should have portfolio of web designs

 Art school background or sufficient experience

 Hands on experience implementing designs using HTML/CSS and a major content 

management system

User Interface Design / User Experience Design

 Designs and implements elegant interfaces 

 Develops and designs standards for interface design.

 Develops concepts for visual design solutions to include recommended layout, colors 

and styles.

 Prototypes desktop, tablet and phone interfaces using appropriate tools

 Implements concepts into working solutions. 

 Experience developing user stories and user journeys

 Experience with user testing and requirements analysis

Skills required

 Expertise in HTML5 & CSS3

 Expertise with responsive design and bootstrap framework

 Expertise with content management systems required

 Familiarity with JQUERY, JavaScript and one or more libraries

 Familiarity with Adobe’s AEM beneficial

 The ideal candidate will have an extensive design portfolio consisting of several projects 

over a number years, across various industries

 Higher education experience beneficial, but not required

Interface development

 Codes user interfaces using appropriate technologies

 Designs and develops functional interfaces to web applications.

 Manages and coordinates development and changes to web interfaces. 

 Works directly with clients, developers and/or vendors on interface design issues. 

 Integrates design solution with BC content management system (AEM)

 Partners with ITS developers to design functional interfaces to web applications and 

other web-based resources to meet specifications for academic, research or 

administrative needs. 

 Conforms to development best practices with regard to source code control and 

documentation of work

 Proactively researches UI development trends and best practices, documents these and 

shares with team

 Leads interface design peer review sessions

Quality assurance and accessibility

 Develops test plans for browsers and platforms

 Experience designing for multiple platforms

 Experience resolving cross browser issues

 Experience with bug tracking software such as JIRA

 Ensures compliance with accessibility best practices

 Participates in the evaluation and selection of web interface design technologies to 

enhance the web environment.

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