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Location: Chicago, IL

URL: www.guaranteedrate.com

POSITION
TITLE:
User Interface Designer/Web Developer
 
GENERAL
JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are a 13 year old company and the fastest growing
mortgage company in the US. As part of that growth we are enhancing our Web
presence, including our online mortgage application process, and are looking
for a talented User Interface Designer / Web Developer to join our team.
 
The
primary responsibility includes extensive visual page design of our consumer
facing online assets with a strong focus on usability and aesthetics, then
converting those designs into valid xHTML. This includes the design of our
public Web site and creating highly effective landing pages to support
marketing campaigns.  You will play a key
role in designing a friendly and powerful user experience for all of our online
resources, including landing pages needed to support a wide variety of
marketing campaigns, with a focus on helping a large number of users complete
an online application for a residential mortgage.
 
NOTE: YOU MUST SUBMIT 3 URLS OR DESIGNS OF YOUR RECENT
WORK, AND A CODE SAMPLE (IF APPLICABLE) WITH A BRIEF EXPLANATION
 
SPECIFIC
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Design of intuitive and effective online interfaces using best practices of
design and usability from functional requirements
– Implement
and maximize usability throughout design/application

Prototyping Web-based user interfaces that show how proposed applications will
look and flow
– Work
with our Web development team to build application pages using current languages
and techniques; ensure that pages are standards compliant, universally accessible
and cross-browser compatible

Participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle from
requirements to design to building to testing
– Work
with our marketing team to create content for our consumer facing Web sites,
and highly converting landing pages for specific marketing campaigns
 
EDUCATION,
EXPERIENCE and SKILLS:

Bachelor’s Degree in related discipline with programming background preferred

Minimum of 3 years of experience in designing and developing Web user
interfaces with a focus on user interface and online usability

Exceptional design skills with ability to truly ‘wow’ our visitors

Strong hands-on experience in developing with xHTML and CSS.

Knowledge of basic PHP5, JavaScript, SQL, MVC frameworks preferred
– Experience
working with the design of e-commerce sites and landing pages that convert
users to buy products or take action preferred.
– Need
to have a process for testing and understanding user experience needs and
conversion into great Web design.  Candidate
should be familiar with goal-based design.

Results-oriented, product focused, excellent ability to work cross functionally

Ability to work well with a strong team possessing excellent communication
skills, both
verbal
and written.
– Great
attitude and focus on delivering exceptional customer service is a MUST!
 

To apply: Send resume to stefanie.aulicino@guaranteedrate.com

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