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Associate UI Engineer

Associate UI Engineer

ID 
2017-1523
# of Openings 
1
Job Location 
US-KS-Overland Park
Posted Date 
9/14/2017

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Overview

Associate UI App Engineer

DEG is seeking a UI Engineer) to develop comprehensive Internet-based software for a diverse group of interesting companies. Applicants must have at least 1 - 3 years demonstrated experience building web-based applications.

 

The UI Engineer will design and code all aspects of web applications. This includes designing UI for mainstream browsers using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. The successful UI Engineer will build innovative solutions on-time and on-budget with low technical debt. Considered one of the best jobs in the company by those who value the opportunity to work on complex solutions for a variety of industries and with emerging technologies.

 

Our highly entrepreneurial, collaborative, and dynamic environment is the perfect place for smart, motivated people to make an impact. With competitive benefits and a dedication to work-life balance, we are also a great place to work. Come work for a growing company who has an employee-centric culture and a high regard for technology.


Base Qualifications

  • Preferred 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of and ability to proficiently discuss modern front-end development topics
  • Is a good cultural addition to the UI team and DEG

 

Key Technical Performance Indicators

  • Development Skills
    • Proficient in HTML, vanilla CSS, vanilla JavaScript and JSON
    • Proficient in basic performance development standards
    • Able to estimate level of effort needed for low risk tasks
  • Code Quality
    • Leaves code in as good a shape as it was found
    • Writes modular, maintainable and readable code with guidance
    • Consistently looking for ways to increase own productivity and code quality
    • Willingness to adapt to current team quality and coding standards
  • Development Tool Proficiency
    • Proficient with browser development tools, internal build tools, source control, and testing platforms
  • UX / UI Design
    • Does what it takes to ensure a good user experience
    • Assess designs for feasibility and possible implementation or performance issues
    • Implements designs faithfully
    • Proficient in DEG ADA conformance standards

 

Key Non-Technical Performance Indicators

  • Communication
    • Conveys concepts, suggestions, and goals within UI and project teams
    • Proactive at keeping others up to date (peers, managers, stakeholders)
    • Doesn’t “fall off the map”
    • Uses internal communication tools effectively
  • Ideas
    • Proactively asks questions and has a curiosity about better ways to accomplish tasks
    • Thinks independently
  • Drive for Improvement
    • Strong desire to learn diverse technologies, techniques and topics out of curiosity
    • Should be rapidly improving

Scope

  • Works on small projects independently and medium projects with guidance



About DEG

DEG creates smart digital marketing, commerce, and collaboration strategies that empower organizations to amplify their competitive advantages and achieve their objectives. We use our expertise to impact the trajectory of business by crafting innovative approaches that employ digital direct marketing and eCRM, social media, integrated e-commerce, web content management, enterprise collaboration, and mobile development—all driven and supported by analytics, process management, technological prowess, and award-winning creative.

 

Since we opened our doors in 1999, one of our most important goals has been to create a culture in which excellence is recognized, individualism is encouraged, and the workplace is vibrant. We think we’ve accomplished that, and the fact that DEG has been repeatedly recognized as one of the area’s “Best Places to Work” backs that up.

But how have we done it? It starts with building a profitable, stable company and extending the more traditional benefits to our associates and their families, including:

  • Multiple Health Plan options (including PPO/HMO), company-paid premiums for all associates, and with no waiting period
  • Life Insurance, AD&D, and Short- and Long-Term Disability, with premium covered by DEG
  • Independent Insurance and Pre-Tax Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Optional Group Dental and Vision Plans
  • Optional 401k Retirement Savings Plan with company sponsored matching program
  • Personal Emergency Services, including travel assistance and identity theft protection
  • Bonus Plan based on company and individual performance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Holidays

But just as our take on digital strategy is far from traditional, so are the benefits of hanging your hat here at DEG. Ours is a fun, energetic, casual work environment. We offer flexible schedules and collaborative, cross-disciplinary work. You have the opportunity to work with high-profile clients in myriad industries and visionary leaders and technologists in every discipline. And, of course, there’s free soda, juice, and Starbuck’s coffee in our company coffeehouse. Every Friday, feel free to join us for our weekly Beer:30.