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Kforce UI Engineer in Salt Lake City, Utah

Kforce has a client in search of a UI Engineer in Salt Lake City, UT.Summary:We're looking for someone who loves creative problem-solving. Innovation is encouraged, and you'll have the opportunity to learn and recommend improvements as our product enters new markets. Strong communication skills are essential, as you are the liaison between our designers and developers. You should have experience and be willing to learn new things.As a UI Engineer, you will:

  • Develop proof-of-concepts, and translate design artifacts into functional prototypes to support user research and sales demo activates

  • Develop configuration and management processes to support ongoing sales demonstrations

  • Enhance site interactions with meaningful animations

  • Create reusable front-end components and libraries

  • Document and maintain design systems with code and use examples

  • Work closely with product, UX and development team members to produce and maintain code

  • Advocate/coach best practices and agreed upon standards across your team and help to ensure adoption

  • Conduct accessibility and performance audits, and create resolution strategies

  • Must be a self-starter and comfortable assigning work-related tasks to your peers

  • A college degree, or professional certificate equivalent, in Computer Science/Engineering, Communication, Digital Media, or related program

  • 3-5 years of experience designing, developing, and maintaining production software systems

  • Expert semantic HTML

  • Proficiency in front-end development technologies, demonstrable experience with JavaScript and Angular 5 , CSS/SCSS and working with and extending common UI frameworks and libraries is a must

  • Proficiency in responsive design patterns and practices

  • Competency in cross-browser and device testing and debugging

  • Competency in website accessibility and WCAG guidelines

  • Experience with assessing and coaching other team members on the quality of their contributions

  • Proficiency in at least one object-oriented programming language

  • Dedicated to quality and stakeholder satisfaction, persistent about achieving project goals

  • Interpersonal skills that demonstrate collaboration, facilitation, influencing and negotiating

  • Familiarity with Agile software development

  • Ability to work with co-located and remote collaborators

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:Hours