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Oomph, inc

UX Engineer (Drupal 8)

Engineering – Providence, Rhode Island
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

REMOTE or Providence, RI Headquarters


Oomph’s UX Engineer is a key member of the company’s Engineering team with responsibility for theme implementation, UX enhancement activities, and accessibility and WCAG optimizations on the Drupal 8 CMS platform. The UX Engineer reports directly to the company’s Director of Engineering.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • 100% commitment to quality code
  • Stay current with new web engineering technologies and platform best practices
  • Work independently and collaboratively to identify and solve technology related problems
  • Make smart recommendations to project teams, relating to site building activities and UX
  • Review wireframes and designs and provide feedback based on target platform and user experience best practices
  • Ensure compliance with WCAG standards for accessibility
  • Work with and occasionally produce wireframes, mocks, and rapid prototypes
  • Actively participate in the Code Review process
  • Contribute Engineering related content to Oomph’s blog
  • Contribute to Open Source projects via documentation, patches, issue updates
  • Commitment to deadlines and proactive communication around delays, should they arise

 

Skills

 

  • Very strong working knowledge of Drupal, including aspects of configuration
  • Comprehensive understanding of responsive design techniques
  • Ability to produce cross-browser compatible markup according to approved designs
  • Expert with SASS workflows and frameworks like Bootstrap or similar
  • Performance minded approach to theme implementation, including per device considerations
  • Ability to meet accessibility standards on all projects
  • Working knowledge of PHP and Javascript
  • Working knowledge of templating systems like Twig or similar
  • Basic knowledge of MySQL databases
  • Effective with command line tools
  • Working knowledge of front end tools and methods
  • Effective communication — both spoken and written
  • Issue reporting and tracking in JIRA
  • Participate in communication within Basecamp for projects
  • Project commit workflow in Git, and managed deployments/builds with Jenkins
  • Experience with web accessibility and WCAG guidelines
  • Experience optimizing graphics for best balance of quality and file size
  • Experience with SVGs, CSS Animations, and transitions

 

Requirements

  • Occasional travel to client meetings
  • Accurate time tracking for billable and non-billable hours
  • Regular client and team interaction
  • Collaboration with Oomph’s Design and UX department
  • Represent Oomph’s core values of Driven, Smart, and Personal
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  • Location
    Providence, Rhode Island
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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