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8 Mar 2021

Full-Time UI/UX ENGINEER

InclusiveJourneys – Posted by InclusiveJourneys Anywhere

Job Description

*This position is fully remote.

Are you a UI/UX engineer with front end abilities?  Then join Inclusive Journeys as a Web Developer reporting to our two Founders while working closely with our Lead Web Developer.  

At Inclusive Journeys, we believe a diverse team leads to diversity in thinking, making our mission to identify safe and welcoming spaces for all a reality, and that includes our working environment. Learn more about our company, values, and mission at www.InclusiveJourneys.com.

Historically, most workplace environment’s hiring strategies disproportionately exclude the most marginalized people in society – including people of color, people from working class backgrounds, people with disabilities, women and LGBTQ people. We believe that these communities must be represented in our company.  Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of other marginalized communities who have lived experience.

If you feel energized by what you see below and believe you could bring passion and commitment to the role, please do not hesitate to apply!

 

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

    • Lived experience, acknowledging that algorithms and UX design is only as diverse as the people who develop the code
    • Respect and understanding of marginalized identities, diversity, equity and inclusion
    • Understanding of Data and AI ethics implications
  • Well versed in usability factors in human-computer interaction and the ethical implications therein
  • Able to produce scalable software solutions as part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment. 
    • Knowledge of Adobe range of products including Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, inVision or Sketch
    • Experience with HTML and CSS
  • Experience using React
  • Ability to discuss and explain design options
  • A desire to own your work and make business decisions within your domain of expertise
  • Extremely self-motivated with strong time management skills 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines 
  • The ability to communicate clearly, both by speaking directly and writing concisely
  • The ability and desire to learn quickly and adapt to new/changing priorities
  • A team player who works productively and cooperatively with a wide range of people and styles
  • Open to lengthy ethical discussions in regard to UI/UX experience

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Develop visually appealing front end website architecture, including translating designer mock-ups and wireframes into front-end code
  • Advise on and design UX experience in regard to security and data protection settings
  • Work with Lead Web Developer to ideate software solutions
  • Participate in the design and creation of scalable software
  • Ensure that non-functional requirements such as security, performance, maintainability, scalability, usability, and reliability are being considered when architecting solutions.
  • Write technical documentation of developed features that include projected ethical implications
  • Continually test, troubleshoot, debug, upgrade and generally improve upon completed tasks throughout the duration of the contract
  • Stay abreast of developments in web applications and programming languages

 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 8 hours a day Mon-Fri (Contract employees are flexible, these just represent our general working hours)
  •    In-home office setup including Mac or PC Computer (including webcam) with minimum  

 1.0ghz dual-core processor, 8gb

  • A fast and reliable internet connection
  • Smartphone with email capabilities
  • Designated professional, quiet space
  • Willingness to use Slack on a daily basis for communication

 

NOTES

  • This position is fully remote
  • 40 hours per week = 8 hours per day Mon-Fri with flexibility
  • Pay is $60.00 per hour 
  • This is a 1099 Independent Contractor position 
  • Position is to begin in March, 2021 and continues through June 30th, 2021, with a possibility to extend
  • Signed Non-Disclosure Agreement mandatory for job acceptance

How to Apply

To apply, please fill out this google form: https://forms.gle/rzo2vvW8J29vWorQ7

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: front end, UI, UX, and web developer. Salaries: 100,000 and above.

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