Front-End Engineer/Designer (EG)

About the role

The Experience Design (XD) team provides efficient and scalable solutions to deliver a seamless experience across multiple touch-points. Its goal is to humanize technology and empower business.

As an Experience Design (XD) professional, you will assist in building modern, responsive and functional web user interfaces across screen sizes. You will contribute to consulting projects by delivering visual comps, prototypes and final designs. You will maintain a constant awareness of new technologies and best practices and experiment with new techniques and proofs of concept.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Support development of discrete, module site structure and code, with a focus on code reuse
  • Support code review efforts for project work and suggest areas to refactor or improve
  • Build prototypes and proofs of concept that contribute to Avanade's library of reusable features and modules
  • Create creative technical solutions to address challenges to Avanade and our clients
  • Drive quality of code and attention to detail within Avanade through informal communication, formal presentations and training sessions
  • Partner with cross-functional technology and design teams to integrate solutions and requirements into UX strategies
  • Communicate technical requirements, benefits or limitations in terms that non-technical staff can easily understand
  • Contribute to business development efforts through customer relationship and request-for-proposal submission support

About you

You are an experienced technology professional with a passion for emerging technologies and a desire to innovate. You can work with cross-functional teams and diverse clients. You have knowledge in the common skills of front-end development including HTML, JavaScript and CSS.

Your background and skills likely include:

  • Experience with UX disciplines such as UX research methods, information architecture, usability testing and content strategies
  • Knowledge of visual design capabilities and strategies.
  • Experience with tools and frameworks used in front-end development including Bootstrap, Angular, Grunt, GitHub, SASS and Less
  • Understanding of code debugging practices and tools such as browser compatibility and feature support, integrated developer tools, error trapping, breakpoints
  • Experience translating requirements into design specifications and articulating technical feasibility of solutions
  • Experience researching, designing and/or proposing solutions with mobile layouts in mind

Qualifications

  • 1+ years relevant UI/front-end development experience
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and/or jQuery and other web design technologies/concepts
  • Experience with Adobe CC applications including, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Experience with development for mobile devices
  • Ability to code to specifications

You likely have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Web Development, Visual Communication, Interaction Design, Human Factors Engineering, Behavioral Psychology, Human/Computer Interaction, or similar degree; experience may substitute degree. Master's in related discipline a plus.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Sitecore and Microsoft technologies including SharePoint and Team Foundation Server
  • Knowledge of visual design capabilities and strategies

Requisition ID - 40675

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud-enabling services, business solutions and design-led experiences, delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation and has 30,000 professionals in 24 countries. Visit us at www.avanade.com.


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