#162512

UX Engineer

Location:
London - Remote
Salary:
£51-£62 ph, approx 107-130k prorata DOE
Start date:
December/January
Posted By:
Emma Willis
Date:
17/11/2020
Duration:
6 month contract

Job Description:

As a UX Engineer, your front-end web development expertise will be leveraged to launch marketing sites supporting product launches, events, and campaigns. You will partner closely with Product and UX teams to drive medium to large-sized tasks and projects while exercising considerable independent judgment and discretion.

You will be responsible for the creation of high quality, world-class web content for desktop and mobile devices, engineering front-end components that will present information in new, innovative, and creative ways. Your work will require a focus on compatibility, accessibility, and internationalisation. Your components should be modular, reusable, and well documented to the benefit of the greater team. You will experiment with emerging technologies and discuss their merits with fellow team members. You can take ideas, build rapid prototypes for those ideas iterating along the way before presenting your prototypes to stakeholders.

This role is working for a tech giant, known for their speed and clean design, and the websites must also be fast and clean. The team of UX Engineers create and maintain web sites. As a UX Engineer, you collaborate with Marketing and Engineering teams to create compelling, efficient and accessible web pages. You work independently on many projects, but also take directions from team members across the organization. The impact of your work is huge as millions of users traffic our websites every day.

Brand Studio is a small team of designers, writers, developers, filmmakers, producers and strategists whose mission is to make European marketing awesome. We make websites, apps, films, print design, VR experiences, games and tools to help build all of the above. We work with marketers and product managers across the organisation, across all our European markets, and always at scale.

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent practical experience.
  • Prototype specialist, leveraging web technologies where you can, to communicate your ideas to stakeholders.
  • 5 years of experience developing websites and applications.
  • Strong understanding of HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript development.
  • Experience with mobile development, including responsive design.
  • Strong consistency and attention to detail.
  • Experience in an advertising, marketing, interactive design or other company working on large-scale projects or notable brands.
  • 10 years of experience developing clean, valid, and compatible websites and applications.
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries (e.g., Closure, AngularJS, React) , WebGL and Canvas/CSS animation.
  • Fluency in one or more of the following: Python, Java, C/C++.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, project management, and organizational skills.
  • Experience using Cloud Platforms and AppEngine to run a major user-facing application.

Client Description:

Our Client is a multinational technology company, specialising in Internet-related services and products; including online advertising technologies, search engine, cloud computing, software, and hardware. The state of the art offices in Central London are conveniently located with quirky interior, fancy add ons (restaurant, gym , terraces, kitchens and fun break out spaces). Offering great free facilities to employees and contractors alike. The atmosphere is relaxed with a diverse and innovative culture. Opportunities for growth and progression and networking with like-minded people across the business and beyond.