Junior Experience Designer

The right candidate for this role will enjoy working at a fast-paced, medium-sized creative agency. We specialize in designing and building digital experiences. Our team is passionate, hard-working, hard-playing, and a lot of fun.

This is a great career opportunity with amazing growth potential that exposes the right candidate to both best practices and innovation in design. The selected candidate for this role will work closely with an interdisciplinary team of experience designers, visual designers, developers, and producers to develop responsive web/application, mobile, and interactive experiences. We’re looking for someone who has a passion for designing intuitive digital experiences and who meets the following criteria:

You are:

  • Self motivated, curious, and persistent, with a keen eye for detail
  • A solid analytical thinker with excellent communication and organization skills
  • Happy and capable of working independently and as a member of a team
  • Comfortable handling multiple projects and deadlines
  • Willing to take risks and fail (and fail again. And again)
  • A generally awesome, positive, and fun-to-be-around human being

You will: 

  • Assist with product research, requirement gathering and analysis, information architecture, interaction design, user testing, and heuristic evaluations
  • Help prepare for and conduct stakeholder interviews, user interviews, and field research
  • Effectively communicate research findings, concept ideas, design solutions, and design rationale to internal team members and clients
  • Produce requirement specifications, personas, storyboards, interface flows, lo-fi/hi-fi design prototypes, and related complementary documentation
  • Work closely with the interdisciplinary teams to help develop solutions and ensure the implementation of design specifications

You have:

  • A solid understanding of the UX process and the various methodologies, from discovery through QA, from card sorting to prototyping
  • Experience working with and presenting to clients
  • Familiarity with Sketch, InVision, OptimalSort, and/or other digital-oriented tools
  • Great written and verbal communication skills
  • A background in research and analytics would be a plus
  • The ability to show us a documented story arc about your problem-solving (rather than a bunch of finished, polished work)
  • At least one example of an epic failure that you are brave enough to tell us about

To be considered, please send your resume and portfolio.

Interactive Developer

ExpandTheRoom (ETR) is seeking an Interactive Developer to join our expanding team. The ideal candidate has a strong passion for the latest cutting edge web technologies and a keen eye for creative detail. The candidate will work closely with our design team, turning wireframes and comps into working websites and web applications while adhering to the project schedule and deadlines. The candidate will be able to write robust code that conforms to industry best practices and ETR’s coding style guidelines and standards. Candidates will work within a small team of passionate Interactive Developers looking to push the boundaries of what we can do in code.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Advanced knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, including responsive design techniques
  • Experience with Sass CSS preprocessor
  • Strong JavaScript and CSS3 animation skills
  • Experience with a JavaScript MV* frameworks (Knockout, Angular, Vue, Backbone etc.)
  • A fond curiosity for Meteor JS and React JS
  • Understanding of OO design and principles – encapsulation, abstraction, polymorphism
  • Experience with automation tools (Grunt, Gulp)
  • Awareness of backend technologies (PHP, NodeJS etc.)
  • Familiarity with WordPress and ACF plugin
  • Experience with Git
  • Ability to deliver high quality work
  • Passion for staying current with emerging web technologies (you are subscribed to JS Weekly, HTML5 Weekly newsletters)

Does this describe you?:

  • Passionate about technology and the industry
  • A love for beautifully crafted user experiences and interfaces
  • Interested in learning new languages/technologies and finding ways in which they can be integrated into our client work
  • Patient and level headed with a solution oriented mindset
  • Strong written and verbal communicator
  • Comfortable working with big brand clients and high-traffic websites
  • Enjoys working with a team to invent creative, efficient solutions to various challenges

To be considered, please send your resume and portfolio.