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  • UI/UX Designer

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Job ID
    2019-1228
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Type
    Contingency Full-Time
  • Overview

     

    Geeks and Nerds Corporation is Employee Owned with a culture based on Ethics, Innovation and Collaboration

     

    Would you like to work at an office that celebrates International Tabletop Day, May the 4th Be With You, and Alan Turing’s birthday? A place that built their conference room table from Legos? An office that regularly breaks out in Nerf Wars?  Do you want to work for a CEO that drives a DeLorean?  We’re hiring geeks, nerds, cybersecurity specialists, programmers, and engineers of all kinds! Geeks and Nerds is an innovative, employee-owned, small business headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama, which is ranked #11 on the Best Places to Live list by US News and World Report and Top 3 for the Future of Tech by the Wall Street Journal.

     

    Geeks and Nerds hires creative and independent thinkers, tinkerers, and makers with a desire to grow personally and professionally as well as to help Geeks and Nerds grow as a company.  Our team consists of people with exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills who are amiable and outgoing.  We are ethical partners with our customers, maintaining a professional demeanor while being dedicated to superior customer service, quality, and team building.  To be a part of this team, you must be self-motivated and self-directed to work independently, but also be open and communicative to work as a team to exceed all Geeks and Nerds and customer expectations.

     

    Geeks and Nerds Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. Geeks and Nerds Corporation participates in E-Verify.

     

     

    Industry Leading Benefits:

     

    Medical, Dental, Vision, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance with Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Flexible Spending Accounts, Educational Reimbursement Program (Tuition, Fees, Books) MD Live 24/7/365 Access to Healthcare for Non-emergency Medical Issues.

     

    Paid Time Off (PTO), Holidays (Ten per year in accordance with Government calendar)

    Performance Awards through Spot Bonuses, Additional Training and Educational Opportunities, Employee Assistance Program, 401(k) & Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

     


    Visit Our Social Media

     

    Website: www.geeksandnerds.com

    Instagram: instaganco

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GaNCorporation/ 

     

    Some Awards and Recognitions:

     

    Entrepreneur of the Year (2018)

    -Awarded to Geeks and Nerds CEO, Dr. Jonn Kim

     

    Top 100 Companies in the United States (2016)

    -U.S. Chamber of COmmerce

     

    A Fastest Growing Company 6 years in a row (2009-2014)

    -Inc 500/5000

     

    Technology Business of the Year (2012)

    -Huntsville/Madison County

     

    Torch Award For Marketplace Ethics (2011)

    -Better Business Bureau of North Alabama

    Responsibilities

    To succeed, you must understand how to make something beautiful and insanely functional. To do this, you should be able to:

    • Translate business requirements, end user needs and input from cross-functional teams into into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
    • Facilitate product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital products.
    • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
    • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
    • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
    • BA/BS in Human Computer Interactions, Psychology, Information Sciences, Computer Science, or Graphic/Visual Artists required; MA/MS preferred
    • UI/UX for a multicomponent system (app, web, embedded, etc.): 3 years
    • A strong portfolio demonstrating past design experiences and deliverables is a must

    Qualifications

     

     

    Required Skills:

    • Well versed with Responsive Web design patterns
    • Able to build wireframes, storyboards, and screen flows
    • Experience leveraging wireframes, concepts, and prototypes in order to discover creative solutions
    • Talented at HTML, CSS, and Javascript
    • Some knowledge of other web frameworks such as React, Aurelia, or Angular is a plus
    • Knowledge of desktop/cross-platform frameworks (Qt, WPF, etc.) desired
    • Knowledge of the software development life cycle and agile methodologies
    • Effective and collaborative teamwork and verbal/written communication
    • Strongly passionate about crafting gorgeous, user-centric experiences
    • Lives on the cutting edge of web development trends and technologies

     

    Desired Skills:

    • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
    • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them.
    • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
    • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation.
    • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

     

    Special Requirements: 

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must possess Security Clearance specified below

     

    Security Type Needed:

    SECRET eligible

     

     

     

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