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Design Developer – Rational Consulting – Redmond, WA

Rational Consulting in Redmond, WA

Rational Consulting

At Rational Consulting, we thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment. We accredit our success and our rapid growth to hiring exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people.

We are currently seeking a Design Developer to join our tech client in Redmond, WA. This role is to facilitate creative ideas and translate them into innovative technological solutions. You will have a thorough grounding in user experience best practices and also have the ability to identify/analyze current and future UX technology trends. As a valued member of the Experiences + Devices Group, your responsibilities will include creating, presenting and delivering exceptional technological design solutions that exceed business and user expectations.

You will work across a wide variety of technologies to help drive user experiences that are not only creative but grounded in best practices, valid UI, technical proof-of-concepts, robust software architecture & solid design theory. The ideal candidate will also be well versed in the ideation, visual design & creation of interfaces across multiple device end-points, as well as being a highly skilled software developer and prototyper who is passionate about creating engaging experiences.

What You’ll Do:
You’ll be entrusted to craft technological solutions that help to drive the systematic UX design within this team. You’re always hands-on and working with other designers, engineers and product managers. Your primary focus will be:

  • Working alongside Visual and Interaction Designers to develop core patterns for the Design ecosystem
  • Collaborate with Designers, Developers and PMs to translate designs into applicable code to run across multiple platforms
  • Invent and contribute towards better tooling and/or processes to help improve integration of UX design patterns into product development

What You’ll Bring:

  • Skills in software programming and graphics
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Acute sensibilities to minute details
  • Ability to be adaptable and able to pick up new techniques/technologies
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to keep up to date with advances in computer technology and how this affects the application environment
  • Ability to use Microsoft software products already and the passion to make them better
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Fine Arts, Media Arts, Interaction Design or Software Engineering
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience designing interactive web and mobile applications
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with JavaScript, HTML & CSS (including React)
  • Proven experience with JavaScript frameworks such as React
  • Proven experience with CSS3 and CSS pre-processors (e.g. SASS, LESS)
  • Knowledge of JavaScript fundamental concepts and design patterns
  • Experience with TypeScript is a plus, but not required
  • Experience with git, automated build systems is nice to have

You need to have worked collaboratively with both Design and Development disciplines, to help integrate cutting-edge interface design within end products. You will know what it takes to technically converse with software development teams whilst also educating them on the importance and value of UX design.

Who you are:

  • Creator & Innovator. Eager to produce new strategy framework, assigning high value on innovation. You recognize that copy & design come hand in hand.
  • Well-rounded Professional. You have amazing communication and organizational skills along with high EQ.
  • Self-sufficient. You get stuff done, you are able to work with little direct supervision but know when to ask for help.
  • Collaborative to the Core. Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as a leader and member.
  • Proactive. You are always thinking ahead about what is best for the Client.
  • Adaptable. Change happens at lightning speed (especially at Rational), you are flexible, enjoy challenge, and get behind new ideas

Incredible people are our non-negotiable. Our experienced team of consultants spans the globe. We love what we do, and who we do it with – let’s begin our next chapter together.

Rational Consulting wants to make sure that all candidates have an equal opportunity to be considered for employment. Please let us know if you need any reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process.

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Design Developer – Rational Consulting – Redmond, WA

Rational Consulting job in Redmond, WA