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UX Engineer - Preston Semi Remote - £35K to £40K

Spring Technology
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20 Sep 2021

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UX Engineer - Preston (Semi Remote) - £35K to £40K

We culture curiosity and experimentation and we're looking for an experienced, talented UX
Engineer to join our Engineering team. Our products are for everyone, and so is our workplace so it's important for us to empathize with our customers and to build innovative
products that best serve their needs.

With research, product development, UI/UX design, engineering, and marketing all collaborating
in one organization, we're able to quickly create meaningful features and services for our
customers. We achieve this by truly understanding the needs of our users, and by innovating
solutions to solve real problems for them.

We give you the opportunity to grow, have fun, and do your best work. We are a champion of
self-development and allocate up to 3 hours a week training, staying up to date with the latest
emerging technologies.

Now is an exciting time to join the team, with opportunities to work on cloud platforms such as
AWS, Azure and greenfield projects. So, if you love to build interactive creations, bringing the designers vision to life using cutting-edge technology, this is the place for you.

As UX Engineer, you will be a specialist in your team, building consistent, scalable digital solutions to solve a variety of problems.

To do this, you will need to be able to:
*Be a valued member of a cross-functional agile team to continuously experiment, iterate, and deliver on new product objectives
*Create consistent and reusable components and interface layouts for all our products, documenting these within a developing Design System
*Develop platforms and features that will have an impact across our ecosystem
*Be self-motivated and drive the work forward, working with ambiguity at times
*Be a technical leader for UX Engineering, helping to shape the team
*Use opportunities to identify, learn and implement emerging technologies and frameworks
*Contribute to Agile Scrum ceremonies such as sprint planning, sprint reviews, and retrospectives
*Passion to continue learning and self-development

Qualifications, Skills, Knowledge and Experience
*Experience building, testing and deploying products into production environments
*Solid knowledge of core semantic HTML, CSS/Sass, JS, Angular, React and Node
*Building consistent and reusable JavaScript code and documenting this into a working Design System
*An understanding of front-end task runners such as Gulp or Grunt
*Ability to write clean, systematic code and follow established coding conventions
*Knowledge and experience of experimentation and A/B testing
*Excellent problem solving and strong communication skills, and feel comfortable challenging authority/the status quo
*Experience of working with Umbraco 7 and 8
*Experience of working with CI/CD
*Experience in interaction and animation
*Excellent ability to build, review, identify and fix key accessibility issues
*You are comfortable working in an agile environment and can challenge yourself and the team to improve their ways of working
*Good understanding/awareness of Usability, Accessibility, Cross Browser issues
*Work closely with stakeholders, designers, back-end engineers, and content editors to ensure they receive relevant support and adhere to core product design and development principles
*Ability to present ideas and resolutions in business-friendly and user-friendly language
*Initiate, and participate in, discussions concerning the design, architecture, development and deployment of our products

*Dedicated training time per week to explore new ideas or ways of working
*Flexible working
*Remote working
*Generous holiday pay
*Sick pay
*Free gym membership

UX Engineer - Preston (Semi Remote) - £35K to £40K
UX Engineer - Preston (Semi Remote) - £35K to £40K
UX Engineer - Preston (Semi Remote) - £35K to £40K
UX Engineer - Preston (Semi Remote) - £35K to £40K
UX Engineer - Preston (Semi Remote) - £35K to £40K

Spring acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Spring Group UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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