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User Experience Prototyper - ( 1915006 )

Description

Summary

Pearson is transforming itself into a truly digital education company, and to support the core strategy of improving learning outcomes through world class content and assessment, we are seeking an experienced User Experience Prototyper to join our our team of designers and researchers Were looking for that unique candidate who bridges all the worlds that are part of the software and product development lifecycle Someone who is a creative thinker and has a passion for crafting the best experiences we can offer Someone who is obsessed with the user and getting the best experience possible in their hands

Candidates will be able to determine the best medium for each prototype based on its primary purpose These solutions will range from highly iterative paper prototypes and click-throughs for rapid exploration to more developed fully functioning prototypes for presentation and handoff to engineering

Candidates who have backgrounds in design and art, but also have a strong technical expertise in web coding such as HTML5, CSS and Javascript, are the ones were looking to fill this position So if you fit this description, have a passion for crafting the best browser and mobile based experiences possible and are ready to help push products from early ideation all the way to growth and success, then we want you In this role, you will also have the collective knowledge and experience of the prototyping team at your disposal

High Level Responsibilities

Collaborate in design ideation and exploration
Provide the design team with a technical perspective
Assist researchers and accessibility specialists in facilitating research sessions with end users
Build context specific prototypes determining appropriate technologies and deliverables for the unique needs of each project and its handoff requirements
Encourage and facilitate rapid ideation and growth of designs and concepts via prototyping
Deliver engaging prototypes using the latest front-end technologies available
Help create and maintain a UI component library with CSS, HTML and JavaScript

Competencies
Understands the Business of Pearson The UX prototyper will be responsible for understanding the way their work fits into the overall strategy of Pearson and the business goals it represents

Efficacy Prototyping can and should be used in early stage product development and continuously throughout the lifetime of a product to help test and understand the efficacy and usability of products

Collaboration Prototyping and UX are geographically distributed teams, and as such the prototyper will be required to work across the organization, participating in and facilitating team work and group collaboration

Learner-Obsessed The prototyper will be, at heart, working for the learner Each and every person at Pearson is tasked with doggedly pursuing the best interest of each and every learner Increasing the outcomes and helping people make progress in their lives should be at the core of every task

Digital Change Maker Prototyping is all about change making The whole team is responsible for driving forward the digital transformation and helping Pearson to become a 21st century content and assessment company

Expected Results

Deliver prototypes, production-ready front-end code, HTML/CSS assets as required on a per-project basis Work with design to iteratively investigate design problems and craft solutions that fit project requirements Create accessible and engaging interactions for world-class products

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Qualifications

Requirements

Proficient in various prototyping tools (InVision, paper, Protoio, etc)
Expert competency in HTML, CSS and semantic markup
Strong JavaScript ability and knowledge of ES6
Strong in cross-browser and mobile JS and CSS complexities and troubleshooting
Strong knowledge of accessibility requirements and methods for implementation
Understanding of the fundamentals of software development, including best practices and OOD design patterns
Knowledge of ePub 3 development
Experience with Twitter Bootstrap or other UI frameworks
Experience with CSS pre-compiler, like LESS or SASS
Excellent visual, verbal and written communication skills
Ability to manage time effectively to meet multiple, tight deadlines
Ability to interpret the core purpose of a design and translate to user interface
Self-directed and collaborative team player
Able to work remotely and in a largely self-directed environment

Additional Valuable Qualifications

AJAX development experience
Knowledge of and experience with available JavaScript libraries, such as Angularjs, Reactjs, or others
Experience with Web Components
Mobile application development (Objective C, Java, Swift)
Experience with server-side development a plus (nodeJS, Redis, SQL, MongoDB or other)

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Educational/Training
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : Software Engineer
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 07th Jun 2020

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