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Web Developer (UI/UX)

Employer
Virginia Tech
Location
Virginia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Sep 26, 2023


Job Description

The Web Developer (UI/UX) supports the development and maintenance of web-based analytical applications with intuitive interfaces and visual insights for the Office of Analytics and Institutional Effectiveness. The primary functions include:
• Design, develop and maintain data intensive web applications.
• Develop efficient and quality source code (front-end) that delivers exceptional user experience.
• Collaborate with data scientists to develop data-driven interactive visualization features.
• Contribute to new technology selection, experimentation, and implementation of best
practices.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in computer science, human-computer interaction, visual arts or a related field.
• Experience with wireframing and prototyping tools, such as Sketch, Figma, or Adobe XD
• Proficiency in front-end languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and JavaScript frameworks (Vue.js, React/Redux)
• Good understanding of accessibility standards and laws, such as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) and Section 508.
• Working knowledge of version control workflows and technologies (Git, GitHub/GitLab).
• Passion for implementing industry standards / best coding practices.
• Self-motivated, passionate, and product oriented.
• Effective communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Professional experience in designing and building commercial web applications/products.
• Professional experience in JavaScript frameworks (Vue.js, React/Redux)
• Strong experience in UI/UX design, JavaScript, HTML, CSS programming.
• Experience with relational databases – PostgreSQL, and proficiency in SQL scripting.
• Experience with user testing and usability analysis

Pay Band

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Appointment Type

Regular

Salary Information

70,000 - 75,000

Review Date

October 10, 2023

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Lisha Farrier at lfarrier@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: September 26, 2023
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