Visual Design Engineer - RWD Focused
appendTo - Illinois

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Have an impact on the next generation of front-end web developers! appendTo is a premier group of talented web developers, designers and trainers impacting the world°s innovators through technology. Enjoy the benefits of working for an entirely remote company that cares about maintaining a healthy work-life balance while igniting and harnessing your passion for what you do! Mission The Visual Design Engineer is responsible for creating highly usable and intuitive interfaces and engaging experiences.

We are seeking Visual Design Engineers who possess the ability to translate requirements or use cases into concepts and elegant user experience design. Our Visual Design Engineers are part of a talented professional services group who enjoy working with a variety of customers, including top Fortune 500 clients, to enhance their web presence. Qualifications Preferred: Relevant Bachelor ’s degree and/or 5 years of industry experience (or demonstration of strong leadership skills " technical aptitude on previous projects) Technical expertise and familiarity with various methodologies such as JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, jQuery and Mobile development Experience planning and implementing Responsive Design for both new projects and redesigns Exceptional knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, image compression tools, and image optimization techniques Expert understanding of the current trends in web design Strong, clean visual design sense with pixel perfect attention to detail Ability to prototype in HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS3 Experience managing customer objectives against budget and time constraints Personal commitment to detail-oriented management and efficiency Self-directed work style Skills Required skills: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Photoshop Required experience: Responsive Web Design Experience in one or more server side languages Experience with CSS Pre-processors, SCSS + Compass preferred Experience with Adobe Illustrator Must be able to effectively communicate regarding relevant technology Must be self-driven to stay updated on the changing industry Excellent time management skills Excellent communication skills Deadline driven Detailed oriented Responsibilities Work closely with a cross-functional team to assess product requirements, create UI models, user task and interaction flows, screen designs, user-interface interaction details that promote ease of use and optimize the user experience. Maintain responsibility for the completion, accuracy and efficiency of assigned project deliverables.

Work in tandem with other designers and software engineers to champion the best possible user experience for customers. Exemplify appendTo ’s core qualities when interacting with clients and community. Write and maintain code according to appendTo ’s standards of quality. Please apply with a link to your online portfolio that highlights your most relevant and compelling work!