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UX / Designer / Front End Developer

Company: RPM
Location: New York
Posted on: July 15, 2019

Job Description:

THE OPPORTUNITYRPM is a dynamic, full-service ad agency with a bold vision for the live entertainment space. Our team aims to create a trust-filled partnership with clients, focusing on transparency, streamlined workflow, and the integration of strategy, media, and creative that captures the imagination. We are looking to expand our team with people who share this passion. Clients include the Broadway shows Hamilton, Chicago, Waitress, Moulin Rouge!, Network, Burn This, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, The Cher Show, plus Second Stage Theater, American Ballet Theatre, Big Apple Circus, Blue Man Group, Madison Square Garden Entertainment, and Cirque du Soleil. THE ROLEThe UX / Designer / Front End Developer role supports the design and web development teams by taking client design objectives and translating client needs into optimal user experiences. This includes working with client directors in asking the right questions in determining client needs from a web development perspective as well as developing interesting and unique experiences as part of the design team. The UX / Designer / Front End Developer will be a liaison between design and development, as well as coding emails, updating existing sites, and occasionally contributing to new builds. THE RESPONSIBILITIES Function as go-between for design and development, ideating, clarifying and designing responsive wireframes, templates and mockupsAdvise on UX best practicesSlice and build emails from a PSD/JPG/PNG, etc.Code emails from scratch for MailChimp deliverySupport with creative web design tasks as neededCreate basic templates, partials, and simple WordPress functionsHelp add functions/update existing sites and build new ones REQUIREMENTS Basic Adobe Suite Design skills (optimizing images for web, fix things, etc.)Familiar with wireframing software (we use Adobe XD)Familiar with Accessibility, Performance, SEO, and general best practicesGeneral browser compatibility - the last two versions of all browsers including IE11Must have the ability to work with GitHub confidentlyHTML/CSS/JS/PHP1+ years of experience with WordPress developmentProficient in most aspects of WordPressBONUSFamiliar with WordPress engineFamiliar with Monday or other project management systemsFamiliar with Webflow designing and exporting (the main design tool we use)Experience with Advanced Custom Fields plugin for WordPress YOUR TYPICAL DAY AT THE OFFICEAfter catching up on some emails and Slacks, you have a quick meeting with your manager to review all the next steps on current and upcoming team projects. In this meeting, we go through our list and define what needs to get done today and the next couple of days. We share any new, important details, discuss shifting priorities, come up with strategies, review workload, etc. You check Monday and see that some website cast updates and an email are assigned to you by a Client Manager. You quickly get those done before diving into laying out a template for an upcoming site in Webflow. You Slack that to a Client Manager in preparation for tomorrow's deliverables meeting before heading out to lunch. After lunch, some changes to that email from this morning need to be recoded and a test sent. Another Client Manager pops by your desk with a quick question as you head to a creative meeting to review client feedback on key art development in which you offer some thoughts on how an animation could translate into a user interaction. After that, you dive back into some code, this time adding a feature to a splash page that's in transition to a full site. Before you head out for the day, you have a quick status check-in with your manager. HOW DO YOU DEFINE SUCCESS?A successful UX / Designer / Front End Developer at RPM will instill confidence with fellow team members that they have complete ownership and understanding of all the details associated with their projects, and that team members will find this person quick on their feet, solution-oriented, and enjoyable to work with. The UX / Designer / Front End Developer will also be able to relay/translate the needs and requirements of web projects to the rest of the team in an engaging and easy-to-understand way. This position will require speed, energy, and patience in a fast-moving environment. The successful UX / Designer / Front End Developer will thrive by taking the time to ensure i's are dotted and t's are crossed and, at the same time, move deftly to keep projects moving forward.

Keywords: RPM, New York , UX / Designer / Front End Developer, IT / Software / Systems , New York, New York

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