UX Mobile Designer

Digital Scientists - Greater Atlanta Area

A UX Mobile Engineer with excellent problem solving abilities and an eye for pixel perfect design.

Digital Scientists is looking for a UX Mobile Designer to work with our team. You will be part of a collaborative product development process – working together with our design and development teams to turn designs into high quality applications.

We are looking for an experienced designer who is willing to learn cutting-edge tools and deliver projects. We're a close-knit team that helps companies build responsive mobile products and businesses. Exciting and challenging work guaranteed!

Responsibilities

  • Design and create compelling visual layouts and interactions for applications and web – collaborate on product decisions through an iterative approach
  • Create application wireframes, prototypes and responsive web layouts
  • Contribute to the product development process – from concept sketch to wireframe and visual design, into prototyping and product testing
  • Be flexible and work on multiple projects
  • Culture understanding of the entire project scope and vision
  • Meet both internal and client deadlines
  • Work with remote teams and communicate effectively

Desired Skills

  • Love for digital products and interfaces – A natural passion for creating things that work.
  • Has a cutting-edge design aesthetic – Icons, typography, interactions, color palettes, brand identity.
  • Imaginative and enthusiastic – Experiment, iterate, and come up with something completely new to drive innovation.
  • Delivery focused – Solid ability to work within scope, meet deadlines, incorporate feedback and most importantly – communicate.
  • Business chops – A good understanding of business requirements and end-user needs.
  • Self starter – Work with product stakeholders to help identify tasks, and see them to completion.
  • Articulates and defends design decisions – Clear explanations, analytical and reasoning skills, and the occasional clever or funny email
  • Works well with others – Must have strong work practices, design discipline and a proven record of delivering innovative solutions on time for demanding and complex user experience challenges.
  • Highly detail-oriented with a passion for pixel-perfection. Self-motivated and obsessively organized.
  • Collaboration is king – Motivated by interdisciplinary collaboration in a fast-paced environment. Must be able to graciously accept critical feedback and foster team ethos.
  • Continuous improvement – Define and support consistent internal design guidelines that are flexible, yet prevent reinventing the wheel on every project.

Desired Experience

  • 3+ years experience designing application interfaces
  • Requires a portfolio of iPhone and iPad apps applying solid UX concepts
  • Basic knowledge of programming languages such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and JQuery to effectively execute prototypes and to work with front-end development
  • High comfort level with Adobe CS applications. Bonus points for knowing the new tools in Adobe Creative Cloud or Sketch.
  • Multi-device and browser testing (mobile, tablet, desktop)

Education

  • Bachelors degree in Industrial Design, Computational Media or Human-Computer Interaction (HCI)

This position is available immediately, pays competitively and is full-time. You'll be working in our open offices in downtown Alpharetta, where we have parking spaces out back, a barbecue joint two doors down, a spectacular brew house next door, a friendly, brown dog and a good attitude.

If you thrive on the energy of an established environment with a start-up enthusiasm, you'll love Digital Scientists.

Front End Mobile Developer

Digital Scientists - Greater Atlanta Area

UI Engineer / Front-end Developer

Digital Scientists creates new mobile experiences that delight and sell.

Looking for a junior UI Engineer / Front-end Developer with natural leadership abilities and an ability to achieve pixel perfection.

About The Position

Digital Scientists is looking for a UI Engineer / Front-end Developer to work with our team. You will be part of a collaborative product development process - working together with our design and development teams to turn designs into high quality HTML, CSS and JavaScript.  

We are looking for a developer who is willing to learn cutting edge tools and commit to delivering projects. We're a close-knit team that helps companies build responsive mobile products and businesses. Exciting and challenging work guaranteed!

What Skills Are We Looking For?

Proven Leadership- Own the front-end product execution.

Deliver- Experience delivering on projects, deadlines, etc. Comfortable communicating with clients.

Continuous improvement- Define consistent internal design guidelines that are flexible, yet prevent reinventing the wheel on every project.

In addition to coding your responsibilities include:

  • Participating in team meetings
  • Being flexible and working on multiple projects if needed
  • Understanding the entire project scope and vision
  • Meeting both internal and client deadlines
  • Writing thorough and articulate code documentation
  • Working with remote teams and communicating effectively

This position is available immediately, pays competitively and is full-time. You'll be working in our open offices in downtown Alpharetta, where we have iMac workstations, free soda & snacks, parking spaces out back, a barbecue joint two doors down, a friendly, brown dog and a good attitude.

We're a creative, fun-loving, hard-working team and if you thrive on the energy of a start-up environment, you'll like Digital Scientists.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 2+ years doing front-end web development
  • HTML5 & CSS2/3, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON
  • SASS/SCSS
  • Slim
  • Familiarity with frameworks such as AngularJS, Ionic Framework
  • Basic knowledge of Ruby and Adobe Photoshop/Sketch
  • Understanding of front-end performance optimization using Chrome Inspector
  • Standards-compliant code / Cross-browser compatible code (including IE 9 & 10)
  • Multi-Device and browser testing (mobile, tablet, desktop)
  • Firm understanding of Progressive Enhancement and Graceful Degradation
  • Working knowledge of basic Search Engine Optimization techniques
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Version control using Git
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Knowledge of usability best practices and techniques

Education

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

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