UI Engineer

| Greater Boston Area

Apply if you are…

  • Excited about collaborating with product management and engineering to define and implement innovative solutions for the health insurance market
  • Energized about working in a Start-up Organization building a cloud-native environment
  • Artful, possess superior UI skills and are able to translate high-level requirements into interaction flows and artifacts, and transform them into beautiful, intuitive, and functional user interfaces
  • Enjoy conceptualizing original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
  • A self-starter, have professional maturity, thrive in fast paced environment and are knowledgeable in a highly technical environment. Ability to cope under pressure and prioritize work accordingly

We expect you to….

  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
  • Coordinate with product design, management and engineering to integrate and prototype designs.
  • Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Assess graphics, UI and multimedia technologies and components to meet product requirements
  • Create UI coding standards and implement by teams and organizations.
  • Optimize JavaScript and UI code for best performance

and have….

  • Proven UI experience, and strong DATA VISUALIZATION experience as you will be working extensively with data dashboards
  • Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
  • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping.
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders.
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
  • Up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
  • BS/MS in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, or related
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

Next, you probably have a history of doing the following:

  • Regularly shipping quality code into the wild. (finish work matters)
  • Maintaining high quality code through constructive peer review. (no know-it-all’s allowed)
  • Prioritizing customer experience above all else. (they are why we’re here)
  • Pushing to constantly improve your craft. (always be learning)
  • Collectively taking ownership & pride in the product. (no silos)

Also, our stack looks like this:

  • We develop mostly in JavaScript, but care more about software engineering concepts than specific language wars.
  • We do continuous deployment to production, which means..
    • We write good tests. Not tests for the sake of tests, but tests that help us think out code design and protect ourselves from regression and ultimately move faster.
    • We have a service-oriented design. We have a core data management and analytics platform and are building a host of analytical apps and tools to connect to it.

Here’s why we think you should come work with us:

  • You will become part of an amazing culture with a supportive executive
  • You will work with an amazing team you can learn from and teach.
  • You will experience joining a high-growth/high-traction organization.
  • You will hear “Yes, let’s do that!” and then have the opportunity to successfully execute on your ideas.
  • We have a vibrant, open office that utilizes modern technology.
  • You will grow more here than you would anywhere else. That is a promise!.

Compensation…

  • Negotiable based on experience and qualifications.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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    • PythonLanguages
    • AWSLanguages
    • TerraformLanguages
    • GitlabLanguages

Location

Up and coming tech area! We are a 5-minute walk from Sullivan Square and have convenient onsite parking.

What are Abacus Insights Perks + Benefits

Culture
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $1498 annually to their FSA.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per month.
Cross functional training encouraged
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