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UX Developer - Financial Services - Contract

Engineering | New York, NY | Part Time, Contract, Temporary, and Temp to Perm

Job Description

Skills required

Expertise with HTML5 and JavaScript including libraries or frameworks such as React, Angular, jQuery, ExtJS, D3, etc.

We are an User Experience focused software design and development firm based in New York City and the Silicon Valley. We have a few opportunities that we need your talent for our financial services customers in Manhattan and Jersey City.  We pay competitive rates based on experience.

Our UX Developers will be key to the successful deployment of the user interface. Our UX Developers will collaborate with our customer's design and product specialists to deliver innovative, client-facing trading system user experiences. As a UX Developer you will be incorporating new and emerging technologies such as data science, machine learning, and blockchain to create robust trading, pricing, research, commentary, and order management platforms. 

We are looking for talented front end developers with the following skills: 

  • Background in multi-discipline team collaboration with a preference in Financial Services

  • Strong knowledge of Understanding of HTML5 (Web Workers, Web Sockets, Canvas, Local Storage) and Javascript libraries and frameworks

  • Strong knowledge of Front End web development in Javascript PLUS exceptional debug skills

  • Experience in component pattern library creation, usage and development

  • Understanding of SDLC and experience developing in an Agile environment 

  • Understanding of CSS3, SASS, LESS, and responsive design concepts

  • Wireframe capabilities for filling in the gaps for development

  • An eye for detail and visual sensibilities including data visualization, color theory, and typography

  • Strong Understanding of user centered design methodologies

  • Strong working knowledge of Sketch, Adobe CS, and related tools

  • Can demonstrate post experience in delivering complex and interactive user interfaces

  • Background in Desktop / Web applications, however, Mobile is a nice to have

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering Internet Technologies, or related field or equivalent experience

What you'll be doing

  • Be an intricate part of the full life cycle development process

  • Develop enterprise software for our clients using your skills

  • Debug and maintain existing code modules

  • Design and develop new code modules and functions

Who We Are

Momentum is a close-knit team of designers and developers based in the New York City and the Silicon Valley. Our team is founded and managed by UI/UX Designers for the past 14 years. We have been designing and building solutions for web, mobile, automobile, TV, consumer electronics and other “Internet of Things” devices. Our global customers span names like LiveNation, Verifone, AT&T, Sony Playstation and Hasbro; as well as early to late stage startups like Scality, Krux Digital, Liftopia and Gracenote. We value a collaborative and family friendly work environment.