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Senior Web Designer
Ref No.: 18-00255
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 06/13/2018
Description:
Product Development Designers (Web designer for our marketing applications)
Contract to Hire with a converting salary ~$135K

The position will include, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

• Troubleshoot and resolve issues with our website and other applications.
• Work with various teams throughout the application development process including stakeholders, business use teams, designers, developers, Q&A analysts, and testers.
• Ensuring that development practices (e.g. code reviews, unit testing, etc.) are followed through the project life-cycle.
• Assist in reviewing project plans and status and rapidly mobilize resources to address risks and issues in the development space.
• Providing guidance to the team on high level design, ensuring that the design is consistent with the approved architecture and aligned to the forward-looking technical direction/roadmap.
• Demonstrating in-depth knowledge of business processes and comprehensive understanding of application architecture and interfaces. Solid working knowledge of software development methodology and structured analysis, process redesign.
Reviewing project estimates to ensure that they are reasonable and aligned to historical norms where applicable. Working with the team to identify opportunities for efficiency in project planning and execution to provide the business with solutions at the lowest cost while balancing risk appropriately.
• Ensuring that requirements / use cases including Non-functional (performance, operational and transitional) are fully developed, communicated and understood.
• Working with project teams and stakeholders to ensure that requirements gaps or issues are resolved in a transparent and timely manner.
• Engaging collaboratively with the Test team to define appropriate test strategies and plans for projects.
• Leveraging experience to categorize a project risks and identify and mitigate new risks.
• Regularly interacts with Tech Leads, Directors and other senior management on matters concerning multiple complex projects which requires the ability to negotiate with staff, clients, and support groups while maintaining effective relationships. Champion and influence technology decisions with business partners. Establishes and maintains relationships with peers. Demonstrates characteristics of approachability, team player, and enthusiasm. Looks to find common ground and get cooperation when dealing with conflict.

Skills/Technologies:
6+ years of Core Javascript experience on complex UI applications. Must be experienced in all phases of SDLC utilizing methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall, and Iterative.
Required experience:
• Javascript (6+ years)
o Client-Side
jQuery
React
Angular
o Server-Side
Node.js
• HTML5/CSS3/Responsive Design
• MongoDB
• SQL Server 2016+
• MySQL
• AWS (2+ years)
• ElasticSearch/Lucene

Beneficial experience:
• C#
o Unit Testing
o Linq
o Asynchronous Programming Model (APM)
o Task Parallel Library (TPL)
• .NET 4+
• ASP.NET MVC
• ASP.NET Web API
• ASP.NET WebForms
• ASP.NET vNext

The ideal candidate must have a minimum of a four year degree or equivocal and a minimum of 2 years manager/supervisor experience, superior customer care, advanced computer experience, exceptional organizational skills, good communication skills (verbal and written), professional appearance and demeanor, personable, and flexible.
We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage, 401(k), FSA, Paid Time Off, and much more.