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Technology Manager, Front End Designer

Company: Alight
Location: Chicago
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Alight unlocks enterprise growth for the world's most influential companies with future ready human capital and business solutions. We combine industry leading data and insights with unmatched depth and operational expertise to improve the employee experience and optimize cloud-enabled business processes. Our 15,000 colleagues proudly serve thousands of clients and their more than 30 million employees and family members throughout 180 countries. Learn how Alight helps organizations of all sizes, including over 70% of the Fortune 100, achieve next level transformation at alight.com.

We're looking for an experienced and profoundly engaged Front-End Developer, based in Chicago, IL or virtually, who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming.

The Front-endDeveloper will be responsible for implementingvisualelementsthat users see and interact within our applications.

Front end Developers are responsible for ensuring the alignment of design and user experience requirements, optimizing web pages for maximum efficiency and maintaining brand consistency across all web pages, among other duties. They are required to work in alongside Back-endDevelopers and Product Designers to ensure all elements of our applicationscreation are consistent.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframestoactual code that will produce visual elements of the application.

  • Workwith the Product designer and bridge the gap between designandtechnical implementation, taking an active role on both sides anddefininghow the application looks as well as how itworks.

  • Determining the structure and design of web pages and applications.

  • Ensuring user experience determines design choices.

  • Developing features to enhance the user experience.

  • Striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design.

  • Ensuring design is optimized for smartphones.

  • Building reusable code for future use and optimizing for maximum speed and scalability.

  • Utilizing a variety of markup languages to write web pages.

  • Maintaining brand consistency throughout design.

  • Be in charge of projects assigned to you, and use the strong relationships you've created to gather, refine and create the interactive presentations.

  • Set-up regular check-in points with the relevant stakeholders to keep any project on track and all involved up to date with the progress.

  • Work with other teams within the business to make sure all visuals are in line with the product branding.

  • Be able to work well within a small team and support colleagues on any ad-hoc requirements.

  • Proactively solve problems and review ways to improve business processes, competencies, tools, standards, and best practices.

  • Represent the team in all meetings and events required by Products and Alight in general.

  • Other duties including, but not limited to, assisting other teams from time to time.

Knowledge, skills & experience

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of HTML, CSS and Javascript.

  • Good understanding of data exchange concepts (database, api, json, etc..).

  • Angular front-end a must, React, Vue experience a plus.

  • Experience working with json and json parsing.

  • Knowledge of cross browser compatibility, components based web development, Sass, Typescript.

  • Experience withcomponent-basedweb developmentlibraries, Storybook experience a must

  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with others to achieve desired results; must be approachable and open-minded.

  • Ability to adhere to corporate standards and styles.

  • Strong team interaction with the ability to work with geographically dispersed teams.

  • Service-oriented with a strong sense of accountability.

  • Able to work under pressure of tight deadlines.

  • A very good eye for detail while safeguarding the big picture.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Flexibility and patience in working in a challenging environment.

By applying for a position with Alight, you understand that, should you be made an offer, it will be contingent on your undergoing and successfully completing a background check consistent with Alight's employment policies. Background checks may include some or all of the following based on the nature of the position: SSN/SIN validation, education verification, employment verification, and criminal check, search against global sanctions and government watch lists, fingerprint verification, credit check, and/or drug test. You will be notified during the hiring process which checks are required by the position.

At Alight, we believe that diversity should be visible, valued, and sustained throughout the organization. Alight provides equal treatment and employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to any protected status or other protected characteristic.

Alight does not discriminate against anyone based on sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or domestic partner status, citizenship, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics or conduct covered by federal, state or local law. In addition, we take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, disabled persons, disabled veterans and other covered veterans.

Alight provides reasonable accommodations to the known limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants for employment with disabilities, sincerely held religious beliefs, practices and observances, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Applicants for employment may request a reasonable accommodation/modification by contacting his/her recruiter.

We offer you a competitive total rewards package, continuing education & training, and tremendous potential with a growing worldwide organization.

DISCLAIMER:

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job to other entities; including but not limited to subsidiaries, partners, or purchasers of Alight business units.

Alight Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran, marital, parental, citizenship, or domestic partner status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Alight Solutions is committed to a diverse workforce and is an affirmative action employer.

Keywords: Alight, Chicago , Technology Manager, Front End Designer, Other , Chicago, Illinois

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