UX/UI Engineer

  • Huobi Global
  • London, UK
  • May 30, 2018
Permanent UX Designer | Blockchain

Job Description

We are looking for a unicorn: a hybrid UI/UX Engineer who has web/app development experience and can produce end-to-end beautiful, intuitive interfaces throughout the entire design workflow from mapping out user journeys in flow diagrams, creating high level wireframes to high fidelity mockups and finally, working with the frontend development team to implement designs. We need a creative, highly motivated self-starter with attention to detail and an eye for beautiful, clean user interfaces. You must follow the principles of User-Centered Design to always regard the user/customer experience first and support your design decisions with best practices and data from usability tests or metrics. This person will be a key member of the product design team collaborating closely with the very best engineers, designers, business leadership, partners and customers in the industry.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with traders, researchers, and other developers to build products that help understand, visualize, and interact with large datasets in new and exciting ways
  • Be proficient throughout the entire design process from formulating a high-level strategy to executing pixel-perfect mockups
  • Develop full products, from inception to production, including identifying the business needs, user experience, backend processing, production support, and product evangelism
  • Apply business objectives into concepts and create flow diagrams, wireframes, and mockups of intuitive user experiences
  • Ability to identify UX/UI problems and devise elegant evidence-based solutions to solve them
  • Create prototypes of UI design mockups and conduct usability tests to discover and correct flaws in the user flow
  • Work with JavaScript, Node.js, ReactJS, and TypeScript
  • Implement high fidelity mockups into HTML & SCSS within the React.js framework
  • Provide on-call production support as needed
  • Collaborate with traders, researchers, and software engineers within our group as well as elsewhere within the organization

 

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience with web development (JavaScript, HTML5, WebSockets, Node.js, ReactJS, etc.)
  • 3+ years of experience with product management, feature gathering, and UX design
  • Strong portfolio of latest relevant work you will present to the hiring team
  • Strong understanding of User-Centered Design and UX principles
  • Expert-level experience creating flow diagrams, wireframes, prototypes, mockups, etc.
  • Mastery of programs such as Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, InVision, Zeplin, UXPin, Moqups, etc.
  • Experience working and collaborating closely with agile development teams
  • Experience with version control (Github)
  • Experience developing server-side systems in Java, JavaScript, Python, or C++
  • Experience developing on Linux and a familiarity with the command line and Bash scripting
  • Creative ideas with problem-solving mindset
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism and using it to ultimately improve the end result
  • Be a team player and take initiative and ownership of responsibilities and deliverables
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3/SCSS is a plus
  • Start-up experience is a plus
  • Experience with DevOps or system administration to aid in deployment, load balancing, and troubleshooting is helpful but not required
  • Experience with trading systems is helpful but not required
  • Experience with implementing security systems (e.g. 2FA, encryption, etc.) is helpful but not required

 

Desired Skills and Experience

  • A familiarity and genuine interest in cryptocurrency and blockchain technology are desirable.
  • Immediate availability is a plus.

 

Languages

  • Fluent in English (oral and written communication).
  • Fluency in Chinese is a big plus.
  • and Other European languages are desirable.

Location

The candidate will work on-site at our office space in the City of London.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.