Position: UI/UX Engineer

Location: Remote

Full-time


WHY EDOVO

At Edovo, our mission is to help everyone connected to incarceration build better lives. We’ve created a secure digital platform to expand education behind bars, reduce recidivism and to support the vocational, rehabilitation and communication needs of the 2.2 million people in jails and prisons. Users have access to thousands of hours of self-guided learning materials. Upon release, our learners have the option to continue their progress on the outside. Edovo offers courses in subjects ranging from basic literacy and GED to career exploration and cognitive behavioral therapy. We’re also building tools to keep people in touch with jobs, social services, friends, and family. Our team is committed to supporting opportunities for justice-involved people.


WHAT WILL YOU DO

The UI/UX Engineer will work alongside the Product and Engineering teams to help design and implement the look and feel of features on the Edovo platform.  Responsibilities include the following: 


  • Work with the Product Team to develop functional, clear, user-friendly designs

  • Work alongside software engineers to implement the designs.

  • Be the domain expert on UI best practices, frameworks, and tools.

  • Improve and maintain existing assets across multiple applications.

  • Be a voice and domain expert for best practices around user experience (information hierarchy and interactions).

  • Work alongside the Product Team on user research and rapidly prototyping and user testing ideas.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

  • Proficient with CSS, HTML, Sass.

  • Proficient implementing designs inside a JavaScript framework (we use React).

  • Experience working with UI Frameworks such as Bootstrap or Material Design.

  • Experience working on products or product lines that serve a mix of external user types and internal users.

  • A strong understanding of UX/UI concepts and interface usability with a demonstrated record of good design flow in interactive applications.

  • High attention to detail, including proven ability to manage multiple projects.

  • Effective in a self–motivated environment to proactively ask or gather the information you need to complete your work efficiently.

  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.

  • Detail oriented.