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Company: CQ Roll Call
Senior UX designer
District of Columbia
Job Status:  Full-time
Ad Expires: 
October 23, 2013
Job ID: 1529634

CQ Roll Call is seeking a Senior UX designer with coding ability and a strong design sense to develop CQRC's Digital product interfaces reporting to the Director of Digital Design. Responsibilities include: UX design efforts collaborating with other UX designers to produce new products and updates to existing ones. Understand and implement new technologies and best-practices, Collaborate with internal stakeholders to understand business, content and data requirements, Interview and work with users to understand their needs, creating personas where necessary, Review site analytics and usage tools and contribute to surveys and user panel scripts. Produce sketches, wire-frames and prototypes to communicate interface ideas and interactions. Write efficient, standards-based HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Required skills include: Self-motivated with excellent communication and problem solving skills. Expert knowledge of the latest front-end technologies, specifically HTML5, SASS, CSS3 and jQuery. Knowledge of responsive web design. Experience with Zurb's Foundation framework a bonus. Detailed oriented with a passion for making things easier to use. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite. Knowledge of accessibility best-practices, 508c compliance a bonus

Experience should include: BA/BS in HCI, Computer Science, Design or related degree preferred. 5+ years in Web/UI/UX related career, Agile development environment a plus. And experience in digital publishing a plus

Each application will be evaluated against the minimum job qualifications identified in the job posting above. Failure to return the completed application will negatively impact your candidacy for the position. By returning the completed application, you will be considered an applicant, but it does not guarantee an interview.

The Economist Group values diversity. We are committed to equal opportunities and creating an inclusive environment for all our employees. We welcome applicants regardless of ethnic origin, gender, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age.

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