MK Decision

Lead User Interface Engineer

San Diego, Web Development

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Job Description

We are looking for a qualified User Interface Engineer to join our Development Team.

You will be responsible for building the 'client-side' of our web applications. Working in unison with the Design Team, you will translate our company and customer needs into functional and appealing, interactive applications. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design. If you are interested in creating user-friendly web applications, writing code, and moving forward in your career this is the job for you.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Manage multiple teams, led by managers and engineers
  • Recruit great engineers and engineering managers, in collaboration with MK’s recruiting team to grow the team
  • Design and implement cloud based user interface components for a highly scalable, large scale deployment
  • Develop engineers and engineering managers on the team, helping them advance in their careers
  • Use markup languages like HTML and TypeScript to create user-friendly, responsive web applications
  • Create testable, clean code, document code, troubleshoot, participate in code reviews, and optimize frontend performance.
  • Publish web content with cross browser compatibility and optimized for all major devices.
  • Initiate the design, development, testing, and delivery of web site applications, enhancements, components, and resolutions on an ongoing basis.
  • Understand performance parameters and assess application performance
  • Code for mobile first, as well as for medium and large screens
  • Build, maintain and improve web applications
  • Optimize web applications for maximum speed
  • Collaborate with Back-End Developers and Digital Designers to improve usability
  • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides
  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Motivate team members to drive one another to achieve greater results

Qualifications and Skills:

  • BS degree in Computer Science or relevant field
  • 2+ years experience in the financial technology industry
  • Hands on experience with markup languages
  • Experience with CSS and JavaScript frameworks like ReactJS
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Understanding of layout aesthetics
  • Knowledge of SEO principles
  • Familiarity with software like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and XD, as well as content management systems
  • An ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent analytical and multitasking skills

At MK, we're looking for people with drive, integrity, and humility. We welcome critical thinkers who are comfortable challenging the status quo. Join MK.

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Lead User Interface Engineer