Kleinfelder is an employee-owned science, design, and engineering consulting firm providing solutions to meet our world's complex infrastructure and natural resource challenges. Working as a team, our bright people will deliver the right solutions. We exist to serve our clients, our people and our communities.
Our success can be directly attributed to the investments we make in our people. Our employee-owners gain valuable skills and experience through challenging projects, professional training, and working beside the best and the brightest.
At Kleinfelder, the varied career advancement opportunities enable our people to control their own destiny.
The UI Designer position will be located in one of the following offices: San Diego, CA; Sacramento, CA; Golden, CO; Austin, TX; Cambridge, MA.
The UI Designer works with core programmers and corporate marketing to create a coherent look and feel across all applications/platforms (Silverlight, SharePoint, intranet, internet). The successful candidate has demonstrated the ability to create designs, concepts, and sample layouts based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts, has experience in multiple platforms and the ability to work with a distributed team.
The primary responsibilities for this role will include:
Maintain and administrate the current Joomla 1.6 – based Intranet.
Work along-side the core-developers using application and UIX maps detailing the inner workings of custom applications to develop a coherent style, interaction and look. Should be able to use a combination of Photoshop for layout and creating static images, as well as styling in XAML for interactive elements and controls.
Work along-side the core developers to maintain the established look and feel across all platforms.
Manage time and tasks associated to assigned projects and meet target dates
Stay current with knowledge of related technologies, designs, methods, and trends
The successful candidate should have a majority of the following qualifications:
Hands-On Experience with the following software:
Adobe Dreamweaver CS4
Adobe Photoshop CS4
Microsoft Expression Blend 4
Microsoft Expression Design 4
Microsoft InfoPath Designer 2010
Microsoft Office Suite 2010
Microsoft SharePoint Designer 2010
Microsoft Silverlight 3/4
Microsoft Visual Studio 2010
Microsoft Windows 7
An understanding of HTML/CSS/jQuery in mixed (Windows/Linux) server environments.
An understanding of XML/XAML in the customization and styling of Silverlight/Sharepoint/InfoPath contexts.
An understanding of cross-browser compatibility (Primarily with IE7-9, but Firefox and Chrome would be helpful)
An understanding of Microsoft Products in general (Windows/Office/Networking).
Experience using Adobe software, such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Acrobat.
Ability to realistically sketch wire frames of concepts requested for the intranet, developers, and related teams.
Ability to administer and maintain Joomla 1.6, including adjusting current themes as well as creating new ones. Experience with mYSQL/phpMyAdmin as well.
Experience modifying existing, or creating new MasterPages/Themes for SharePoint 2010.
Experience with styling Silverlight applications and creating custom controls using Microsoft Expression Blend and Expression Design, as well as Visual Studio 2010.
Experience with styling InfoPath forms using InfoPath Designer, as well as being able to understand and modify the XML/HTML/CSS directly.
Experience using Subversion for source/project version control.
Required Qualifications & Skills
5 – 6 years of related experience, experience working with SharePoint, InfoPath, CSS, HTML preferred.
Associate’s degree in Computer science or equivalent from two-year College or technical school required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
A positive attitude and the ability to remain calm and professional in stressful situations
A willingness to provide a high level of customer service, while working within department and company guidelines
Must be highly organized and be able to multi-task, as well as, manage projects, time, and meet target dates
Strong verbal and written communication skills (spelling, grammar, structure, etc..) with exceptional attention to detail and be client-focused and service driven
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team
Kleinfelder offers an excellent compensation and benefits package, including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) plan, paid holidays, and employee-ownership. Kleinfelder is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
When submitting your resume, please also include samples of your work. We are asking for up to 5 samples of work from your portolio.
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