Job Description

Job Description: The City of Phoenix, Aviation Department, Technology Division, is planning to hire a motivated, enthusiastic, and fast learning UI/UX Designer and Developer. Aviation department is responsible for managing the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX), Deer Valley Airport and Goodyear Airport. Making data-driven enterprise-grade decisions are vital to PHX's mission and successes. As a member of the Business Applications, Database and GIS team, you will develop and maintain UIs that enable users to interact with business units, tenants, and flying public.

Build UIs that are simple, elegant, and powerful. Collaborate with your team and teams across the department to deliver solutions and evolve products. Drive and establish best practices. The candidate will be responsible for wire framing, designing, and implementing application components needed for software products. Candidate will need to have experience building web applications and experience/exposure to modern SPA (single page application) designs.

Candidate will serve as a development team member and deployment specialist to help build new functionality. Candidate will work closely with the data science, engineering, deployment, infrastructure, and DevOp team members. This position is responsible for working in partnership with the broader airport team (including business owners, management, business architecture, engineering, and designers) to solve complex user experience problems and articulate clear design requirements in a human-centered framework.

Required skills:
" 3+ years of experience with a proven track record of successfully delivering highly scalable customer-facing digital products and capabilities
" Front-end development skills using CSS/CSS3, JavaScript, HTML5, NPM, YARN
" Experience with front-end frameworks such as ReactJS, AngularJS, EmberJS, Vue.JS
" Experience with UI/UX tools: Sketch, InVision, Figma, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or XD.
" Experience in designing for accessibility, localization, and responsiveness (web and mobile web design)
" Experience conducting testing of completed applications, websites, and software to assess user experience.
" Building storyboards to conceptualize designs and convey project plans to clients and management; present, articulate, and sell design ideas and recommendations to product management and business stakeholders.
" Strong organizational, communication and presentation skills, ability to prioritize, deliver on aggressive deadlines and drive closures.
" High level ownership, self-sufficient, hands-on leader to drive quality and maintain application stability
" Understand and incorporate complex technical and business requirements into elegant design decisions based on data, trends, and industry best practices.

Desired skills:
" Exposure to Python, Java, and .Net is a plus
" Familiarity with continuous integration build and deployment
" Understanding of REST APIs and Cloud concepts
" Translate research insights into product ideas and solutions.
" Have a passion for technologies and trends in UX
" Experience using RESTful APIs and GraphQL
" Experience with Agile processes and tools (Jira, Kanban, Confluence)

Job Term: Initial term of the position will be 6 months with possible extensions.

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