Tuesday, January 8, 2013

UX Web Wizard

Location: Gilbert, AZ
Web Developer - HTML/CSS/JavaScript
The Web Developer is part of our interface development team. This team makes complex higher education portal and learning management systems rich, robust, and delightful to use. The developer we seek is passionate about developing excellent user interfaces, expanding their knowledge set, and willing to take on a wide range of Web development work.


* Contribute to all aspects of interface development including:
* Cross-browser (X)HTML/CSS
* Client-side scripting, JavaScript/AJAX
* UI templates and wiring to back-end controllers
* Debugging
* Technical documentation

Skills & Requirements

Qualified candidates must have a degree related to Web development and/or experience in Web development and possess the following characteristics:

* Understanding of development and programming principles
* Exceptional markup and JavaScript talents applicable to a wide range of contexts
* Familiarity with web standards and the separation of content, presentation, and behavior
* Superb problem solving skills and troubleshooting abilities
* Excellent communication and documentation skills
* Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in a multidisciplinary team
* Command of industry development and source code control tools

Preferred Knowledge and Skills

* Familiarity with the jQuery framework and writing jQuery plugins
* Knowledgeable in best practices of writing unobtrusive Javascript
* Experience in advanced CSS techniques; the box model, table-less layouts, fluid layouts, and CSS3
* Familiarity with usability practices
* Familiarity with Web accessibility standards
* Experience in XSL, JSP/JSTL, or Velocity
* Experience with Photoshop and/or Fireworks

About Unicon, Inc.

Unicon doesn't hire just anyone. If you consider yourself a UX Wizard we encourage you to apply. Who knows? You might be one click away from joining Unicon's society of over-achievers.

Unicon is the leading independent provider of open source consulting, training, and support in higher education. The company focuses on a number of key open source projects, including the uPortal Enterprise Portal framework, the Sakai Collaboration and Learning Environment, the Central Authentication Service (CAS) single sign-on framework, and the Shibboleth Federated Single Sign-On Authentication project. The Unicon staff work directly in the community for these projects and frequently contribute directly to the projects themselves. The emphasis on using and contributing to open source platforms allows Unicon to deliver high-quality solutions on shorter schedules and at a lower cost, all while improving the freedom and flexibility of the client's overall IT strategy.

While most of the work done by Unicon is done at our offices or via telecommuting, some activities occasionally need to be performed at the customer's site in a consulting capacity. Some roles at Unicon may involve travel.

Apply via this link only:
Company: Unicon, Inc.
Contact person: Not mentioned
Contact information: info@unicon.net (DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS)


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