Designer/Developer

EBSCO Information Services
Ipswich, MA

We are looking to recruit a highly-skilled Lead User Interface Engineer to join our User Experience Design team in Ipswich. The UX Strategy & Design team is responsible for creating highly extensible interfaces for our Information Discovery and Research Experience products. This position will look to bring UX design & process thought leadership, bridging UX design with front end technologies to help advance our overall experience quality and efficiency toward iterative product development. 

As a Lead UI Engineer, you will primarily be developing the gold standard design patterns and interactions (HTML5/CSS/JS) which represent the final intended product design. You will be responsible for establishing and managing a fully detailed design pattern library in concert with a front-end component repository. To excel, you’ll need a solid understanding of front end prototyping for experimentation with API data, web application architecture, CSS layouts and content management systems (CMS).

Qualifications: 
  • 5+ years of progressive experience across aspects of User Experience Design to Front End Development on complex web-based software for search or similarly complex function

  • Strong skills in HTML frameworks, CSS, JavaScript and other front-end related technologies

  • Strong skills with design tools (e.g. Sketch, Adobe CC Suite / XD, Webflow, InVision)

  • Experience with React.js community

  • Ability to work with multiple, distributed teams

  • The ideal candidate is familiar with library systems and the library technology industry. Knowledge of online database research products, institutional repositories

  • Experience with Agile, specifically SAFe

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably continued education focus on Computer Science or Web Design

Compensation & Benefits: 

EBSCO Industries, headquartered in Birmingham Alabama, was founded by an entrepreneur who was passionate about honoring our commitments to our customers, rejecting the status quo, and seeking to continuously improve our team. We continue to operate that way today, with a passion for our people and our businesses succeeding together. EBSCO has a variety of businesses that are within 5 different industries including Information Services, Publishing, Manufacturing, Real Estate and Insurance Services. We hire passionate people, driven to grow, because we know the success of EBSCO depends on the long-term success of our businesses and our teams.

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, digital content and research databases all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users.

Headquartered on the North Shore in Ipswich, MA, it’s incredible to think that such a vibrant technology success story can be found without all the Boston traffic! EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce.

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