User Interface Technical Lead

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Company Name Modis
Location MD
Date Posted November 19, 2012
Category Default
Job Type Full-Time


Our Client's interface team is seeking a UI Technical lead who shares our passion for user experience! The ideal candidate will be able to draw on expertise in design, usability, and relevant web technologies to create applications that delight end users. This individual will work closely with the UX team, technical architects, and product management to lead the charge in prototyping, designing, developing, and building our web- and mobile device-based user interfaces. Above all else, or new UI Technical Lead must be absolutely obsessed with form and function, and must have a zeal for improving the experience of our customers.

Do you think you're the right person to help us drive the next generation of user interfaces for our Client's Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) products? Would you like to work for an innovative, cutting-edge software company that truly cares about the experience of its users? Come join their accomplished visualization team! Email your resume today!

• Lead and work with the visualization team to design and build compelling user interfaces for our next generation Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM) products.
• Work with the team across a wide range of platforms ranging from web applications to mobile devices.
• Use your creative and design skills to develop concepts and detailed, visually appealing UI designs that will translate into iterative mockups, prototypes, and final product.
• Develop using primarily a mix of Javascript, CSS, HTML, Ruby, and SQL.
• Become a domain expert, provide thought leadership, investigate new technologies, and guide leading technologists to create user interface applications to maximize user benefit.
• Technical decision making for alternative approaches after considering pros/cons. Communicate architecturally significant changes to architects.
• Team leadership – Inspire. Motivate. Generate enthusiasm. Mentor. Facilitate training.
• Ensure best practices.
• Task management and delegation - Work with team and project manager to determine project estimates/project plan.
• Cross-functional and cross-engineering team facilitator for the visualization team.

Required Experience:
• Bachelor's degree and 5+ years of related experience OR Master's degree and 2+ years of related experience
• Demonstrated ability in the creation of compelling user interfaces for web-based applications.
• Expert in Javascript, CSS, HTML, and web technology skill set. (ExtJS, jQuery, JSON, Ruby on Rails, AJAX, etc.) ***Cross-platform browser compatibility a must***
• Strong, hands-on experience in human factors, innovative user interface methodologies, and interaction design.
• Strong foundation in OO programming and practices.
• Well versed in the MVC model and Test Driven Development.
• Ability to write application level SQL statements in an optimized fashion.
• Experience in leading a team of 5+ developers.

Desired Experience:
• Oracle.
• Familiarity with JSON, REST, SOAP, web services.
• Data visualization of varying complexity.
• Application development on mobile platforms (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry) using HTML5, native, and hybrid approaches.
• Previous experience working in enterprise-software companies.
• Previous development of highly scalable, strategic applications.

What does our client do?
Enterprise mobility represents one of the hottest IT waves of the last decade - and our client is at its center! Their software enables enterprises and government agencies to secure, manage and support the millions of Apple, Android, BlackBerry and other mobile devices that are hitting corporate networks worldwide. Over 400 of the largest companies in the US trust our client to fully mobilize their businesses, helping to make us one of the most exciting software companies in the mid-Atlantic!

Why our client?
• Experience the thrill of working in the rapidly changing, cutting edge field of mobile technology
• Collaborate with a close knit, fun loving team of experts
• Develop a refined and highly sought after technical skill set
• Enjoy excellent benefits including a competitive vacation package, health, dental, vision, long term and short term disability, life insurance, 401K, tuition assistance, and ongoing training
• Spend your days in a comfortable and progressive environment where team members are respected for their contributions and encouraged to tackle new challenges

To succeed in the complex world of technology, you need exceptional connections - to the right experts, the right opportunities and the right answers. You'll find Modis right in the center of this ever-changing technological world - uncovering opportunities and connecting possibilities.
As a global provider of IT staffing services, Modis connects the very best IT professionals to great opportunities at leading companies. And we do it every single day - for both temporary and permanent assignments and across virtually all industries. We use our insight, flexibility and expanded resources to anticipate the needs of leading tech companies and help them make exceptional connections with top tech talent.