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Posted Feb 14
Halogen Software

User Experience Technical Prime

Ottawa, ON, Canada Full Time

* To learn about our company culture and what our employees have to say about their experience at Halogen, please check out #halogenlife and our company page on Glassdoor.

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Do you have a passion for software development? Do you like to work hard and have fun?

At Halogen Software, our mission is to help our customers "Win with Talent". We help our customers make next generation performance 'a part of' their unique business rhythm. We do this with our product, TalentSpace.

As User Experience Technical Prime, you will be part of product management and strategy team, contributing to the design and direction of the product suite. This is a unique opportunity to experiment with ideas and technologies in order to shape innovative products that our customers love.

If you are a developer with a strong interest in UX design who is also:

  • Passionate about designing and creating experiences that delight users
  • Motivated by exploring, experimenting, and iterating in order to innovate on product design
  • Avidly interested in creating a compelling experience that spans web and mobile
  • Committed to discovering “what works” from a user perspective as well as a technical perspective
  • Driven by achieving interaction details and visual design that make the difference

Then this special hybrid role might be the perfect fit for you!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

That’s where you come in…

  • You will be the standalone developer on the UX team responsible for establishing your own environment for working with current and future technologies
  • You will create proof of concepts to validate effectiveness and feasibility of specific interactions
  • You will bring designs to life through prototypes to solicit feedback from users and stakeholders
  • You will actively contribute your technical expertise throughout the design process
  • You will be the technical expert acting as a bridge between design and development
  • You will effectively communicate high-level design strategies to stakeholders
  • You will work alongside UX designers, product management, development and others to define a vision for user experience

Are you Brilliant?

We expect that you will:

  • Have a good understanding of software development methodologies and first-hand experience developing web-based applications in JavaScript/HTML5/CSS3
  • Have experience developing for Android and iOS devices
  • Be able to solve cross-browser/cross-platform UI compatibility issues
  • Have a solid understanding of UX design principles
  • Be familiar with designing for accessibility
  • Have an avid interest in usability testing and performance metrics
  • Be experienced with Agile/SCRUM process
  • Provide a portfolio featuring examples of interaction design work

Be proficient with and have demonstrated knowledge of:

  • JavaScript (3, 5, ES2015) and transpiler (TypeScript)
  • JavaScript frameworks: AngularJS, Angular2, Kendo UI, React.
  • Distributed version control systems (Mercurial).

Does this sound like a good fit for you?

Connect with us!

To learn more about this opportunity, please feel free to connect with Halogen's Talent Acquisition Specialist - Allison Maguire.

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