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User Experience Developer

Mutual of Omaha Companies Omaha, NE
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Job Description

The User Experience Developer is responsible for creating efficient, reusable code to execute strategic user experiences. This role excels as a strong developer, collaborator, customer advocate, and continuous learner. As a key member of the Digital Experience & Design team, they are focused on creating delightful experiences that match user/customer needs with business goals, while reinforcing the Company's brand. UX Developers will work closely with a team of designers, developers, and content strategists, as well as technology and business partners.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Executes standards-based interface development of Web sites and Web-based applications.
  • Contributes to creation of internal development standards for Web sites and Web-based applications
  • Applies object-oriented principles to promote maintainability.
  • Delivers efficient experiences across multiple screens/devices.
  • Advocates user focus across the organization and communicate the value and principles of user-centered design.
  • Closely collaborates with design team members, as well as business and technology partners throughout project lifecycle.
  • Iterates on ideas based upon validated learning, critique, and collaboration.
  • This position requires sitting over 66% of the time.
  • This position requires Visual Acuity at 20 inches (or less) over 66% of the time.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 years hands-on experience as Web or Front-End Developer, preferably as a member of UX team(s).
  • Fluency with HTML (including HTML5) and CSS (including pre-process technologies such as PostCSS and SASS)
  • Fluency with native JavaScript and modern frameworks (such as Vue.js, React, and Angular).
  • Experience using and understanding API's such as HTTP, REST, and SOAP architecture.
  • Experience with version control (Subversion, Git).
  • Experience with object-oriented development.
  • Experience working in an agile environment.
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics or other tag-based Web analytics solutions.
  • Adaptability and an enthusiasm for continuous learning.
  • Places high value on the diverse strengths, backgrounds, and talents others bring to the workforce.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Web Development, Computer Science, or related field.
  • Experience with module bundler technologies (such as webpack)
  • Experience with E-commerce sites or applications.
  • Experience with server-side scripting languages such as PHP, Python, or Ruby.
  • Experience with Content Management Systems such as Drupal or Wordpress.
  • Experience with native mobile application development.
  • Experience with Email Marketing Systems.
  • Interest and participation in professional industry groups and conferences.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-800-780-0304. We are available Monday through Friday 7 am to 4:30 pm CST.

For all other inquiries, contact our HR Helpline at 1-800-365-1405, option 4.

Mutual of Omaha and its affiliates are an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer, Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

To All Recruitment Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Job Details

Date Posted April 17, 2018
Date Closes May 1, 2018
Requisition 494500
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 00-0000.00
Zipcode 68102
Location