Senior Web UI Designer


Kuwait, Kuwait
Consulting Services - Fulltime
Date Posted: 26-05-16

Job Description

Looking for a highly creative and experienced web UI designer and developer that has demonstrated an excellent ability to design and deliver engaging responsive web projects and omni-channel digital projects that perfectly blend the related brand values, the latest aesthetic and technical best practices, and the project’s experience, communication, and functional objectives.

Required Skills & Experience

The candidate must have the following skills and experience:

  • 5+ years of web and web UI design and development experience;

  • Solid understanding of UX and UI design with an emphasis on maximizing usability for the intended audience/users and the key usability/transactional/experience objectives

  • Front-end skills and some basic understanding of how back-end development works

  • Solid markup skills utilizing HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript

  • Experience using and customizing jQuery libraries

  • Use Adobe Creative Suite programs, e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash & Flex to mockup UI elements

  • Use responsive web design to create applications that automatically conform to multiple screen sizes/devices

  • Conduct usability testing to identify and fix UI issues, and gather real-world intelligence from target users

  • Use social network APIs (from Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.) to integrate social actions

  • Use visual aids such as wireframes, storyboards and UI flow charts, to plan and present user interface designs

  • Practical exposure and experience working in a development environment that includes Node.js, CSS pre-processors such as SASS/LESS, and task runners like Gulp and Grunt

  • Familiarity with front-end development frameworks like Bootstrap or Foundation

  • Develop and test across multiple browsers, platforms, and devices, including smartphones and tablets

  • Knowledge of HTML Email best practice

  • Knowledge of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) to develop search-friendly websites and interfaces

  • Collaborate with business and IT decision makers to discuss user interface requirements and brainstorm UI ideas

  • Keep current with the latest trends and best practices of UI/UX design and HCI (human-computer interaction)

Skills

  • Experience with frameworks like Angular and React

  • Familiar with requirements for 508 Web Accessibility Compliance

  • Passion and commitment for customer success;

  • Strong time management skills;

  • Ability to maintain a high level of productivity, manage multiple competing priorities, and work effectively under the pressure of time constraints in a fast-paced, complex, collaborative, and team-oriented environment

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Excellent spoken and written English

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