If you are a self-driven, innovative and passionate user interface designer who likes to build easy to navigate, awesome user interfaces for all form factors, your search for the ultimate job is over.
The Digital Solutions(DS) team within Stanford Universitys Graduate School of Business(GSB) is looking for a talented front end engineer. The primary purpose of this role is to design and build high quality, high performance user interfaces for websites and web-based applications that maximally leverage available technology infrastructure. This is an exciting opportunity with potentially broad impact across DS teams such as web, applications and learning solutions.
You will be working closely with the DS UX team and other engineers to transform static designs into attractive and engaging products for wide variety of audiences while contributing your ideas to the concept itself.
Develop and deploy web applications and client-side web interface components that integrate with Stanford's web, authentication, and authorization infrastructure. Design, implement, and manage web-based applications and interfaces from initial design and architecture through development, test, and deployment focusing especially on reuse, performance and usability. Research, evaluate, and enforce web standards for usability and accessibility. Develop and enforce Stanford/GSB programming and application design standards. Design and document data structures, architecture, and process flows for websites, web-based applications related to presentation layer. Build front end components (for web based applications and websites) that are accessed via desktop and wide variety of hand held devices. Ensure technical feasibility of UI/UX designs Collaborate closely with other team members and stakeholders Perform web platform analytics; identify and work in collaboration with departments and units to resolve strategic and university-wide problems. Evaluate and implement new programming languages and technologies. Provide life-cycle management for software and code. May mentor, oversee, and check the work of other staff (including third-party consultants) on technical matters. Note: Other duties may also be assigned
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree and five years of relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
Strong visual acuity.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of Silicon Valley, Stanford University is recognized as one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions. Leland and Jane Stanford founded the University to "promote the public welfare by exercising an influence on behalf of humanity and civilization." Stanford opened its doors in 1891, and more than a century later, it remains d...edicated to finding solutions to the great challenges of the day and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world. The University's thriving diverse community is comprised of nearly 7000 undergraduate students, 9000 graduate students, 2000 faculty members, 1900 postdoctoral scholars, and over 11,000 academic and administrative staff in seven schools including several interdisciplinary research centers and institutes. The campus spreads over 8000 contiguous acres and nearly all undergraduates live on campus. Stanford offers bachelor's and master's degrees in addition to doctoral degrees (PhD, MD, DMA and JD) plus a number of professional and continuing education programs and certifications. More at http://facts.stanford.edu and http://www.stanford.edu.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.