Onward Select specializes in connecting top technology talent with jobs at the nation's most innovative companies. The company is a division of Onward Search, an international provider of recruitment and staffing services for digital, creative and marketing talent. Onward Select is headquartered in Red Bank, NJ with a growing base of satellite offices across the US. The company is a financially sound, privately held company, led by an executive team with over 20 years of experience in the technology staffing space. Onward Select offers a full range of recruiting, staffing, and talent management solutions to include temporary / contract staffing, temp-to-perm and perm placement / executive search to ensure its customers have access to the right talent to meet their needs in today’s rapidly changing marketplace.

Onward Search

Northbrook, IL

UI Architect

Contract to Hire

Northbrook, IL (remote to start)

In the role, the candidate will engage in the architecture, design, implementation, and documentation of UI architecture within the organization. They will also work hands-on leading by example with proof of concepts, reference implementations, and you'll support architectural guides and present the work.

Your day to day:
- Build POCs. Help and support developers in implementing architectural suggestions and guidelines
- Innovate in adopting new technologies and best design practices to ensure our products are the best in usability
- Learn the application capabilities and ensure the technical feasibility of UI designs
- Provide technical and architectural support to UI team members
- Contribute to architecture, design, and implementation of enterprise-class UI
- Conduct design and code review with a major focus on the best UX, performance, scalability, security, and future expansion
- Direct and produce technical designs/architectures at a project, product, and program level with proficiency in the areas of design/UI integrity, service continuity, component redundancy, security, etc.
- Collaborate with visual, experience designers, and engineers to implement new features
- Mentor and coach junior engineers and seek the opportunity to bring in continuous improvements to implement
- Work closely with project team members (UX designers, Product Management, Business Analysts, Software Developers)

Required Qualifications

- 6+ years of experience developing or architecting Web Application UI with JavaScript, React JS, or AngularJS (knowledge of Angular 5+ required) based frameworks
- 6+ years of experience on UI frameworks such as AngularJS, JQuery, Ajax, CSS, HTML5, CSS pre-processors (SASS, LESS etc.)
- 3+ years of some experience with Typescript and Objected oriented Javascript

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience with responsive, adaptive UI design and development
- Experience related to security oriented projects and solutioning.
- Experience with BackboneJS, Angular, Polymer, and other popular front-end frameworks
- Some experience with NodeJS and related server-side concepts
- Experience with ES6/ES7/ES8, UI Middleware
- Experience with UI sharing: Web Components, Micro-frontends, Control/Pattern libraries and tools
- Experience with state management: Flux, Redux, NGRX, and related patterns
- Experience with packaging, bundling technologies, and library management tools
- Experience with the UX success factors accessibility, usability, and aesthetics
- Experience in developing micro-components, microservices, and deploy on cloud platforms like GCP, Amazon EC2, and Azure
- Experience in server-side: micro-services, CDNs, data caches, and stores
- Experience in Jenkins, CI/CD Pipeline, GIT and other DevOps principles
- Experience working with Agile development frameworks
- A systems problem solver, able to move fluidly between high-level abstract thinking and detailed implementation
- Open-minded to new ideas & approaches, and ability to implement the ideas using various technologies
- A self-starter that is naturally inquisitive