User Experience Developer

Mutual of Omaha   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

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Less than 5 years

Posted 36 days ago

User Experience (UX) Developers are responsible for creating efficient, reusable code to execute strategic user experiences. This role excels as a strong developer, collaborator, customer advocate, and continuous learner. As a key member of the Digital Experience & Design team, they are focused on creating delightful experiences that match user/customer needs with business goals, while reinforcing the Company's brand. UX Developers will work closely with a team of designers, developers, and content strategists, as well as technology and business partners.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Executes standards-based interface development of Web sites and Web-based applications.
  • Contributes to creation of internal development standards for Web sites and Web-based applications
  • Applies object-oriented principles to promote maintainability.
  • Delivers efficient experiences across multiple screens/devices.
  • Advocates user focus across the organization and communicate the value and principles of user-centered design.
  • Closely collaborates with design team members, as well as business and technology partners throughout project lifecycle.
  • Iterates on ideas based upon validated learning, critique, and collaboration.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years hands-on experience as Web or Front-End Developer, preferably as a member of UX team(s)
  • Fluency with HTML (including HTML5) and CSS (including Sass)
  • Fluency with native JavaScript and frameworks including jQuery and AngularJS
  • Experience with server-side scripting languages such as PHP, Python, or Ruby
  • Experience using APIs and understanding HTTP, REST, and SOAP architecture
  • Experience with version control (Subversion, Git)
  • Experience with Content Management Systems such as Drupal or Wordpress
  • Experience with object-oriented development
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics or other tag-based Web analytics solutions
  • Adaptability and an enthusiasm for continuous learning
  • Places high value on the diverse strengths, backgrounds, and talents others bring to the workforce.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Web Development, Computer Science, or related field
  • Experience with E-commerce sites or applications
  • Experience with native mobile application development
  • Experience with Email Marketing Systems
  • Interest and participation in professional industry groups and conferences

Job no: 495877