• Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Moody's
  • 17 Dec 17

Senior User Experience Developer

Location: New York, NY, USA

The Moody's Analytics Content team has a great opportunity for a talented, self-motivated and responsible Senior User Experience Developer to join our high-performing team. Working out of our New York, NY office, you will help to shape the overall user experience of moodys.com desktop and mobile platforms, as well as several other key web properties that influence financial markets worldwide.

Responsibilities include:
  • Working closely with user experience designers, product strategists, and other developers and engineers to design and build optimal product experiences for our customers
  • Coding projects and prototyping functional solutions using HTML/CSS/JavaScript; testing and verifying projects through a rapid iterative design/development process
  • Participating in strategy and brainstorming meetings and working with strategy and user experience teams to ensure technical feasibility of proposed designs
  • Researching the latest technologies and utilizing relevant tools in front-end development work as needed


Moodys Analytics

Requirements:
  • 5+ years of professional experience in a web-based, performance-focused design development environment
  • Mastery of core front-end technologies (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript)
  • Experience using CSS preprocessors such as Sass or LESS
  • Knowledge of modern front-end frameworks, libraries and utilities as needed/required (e.g. React, Angular, Node.js)
  • Ability to write high-performance, semantic, reusable code
  • Experience building and rapidly iterating on interactive prototypes
  • Experience troubleshooting cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Knowledge of web standards, accessibility, and usability principles
  • Experience with version control systems (Git and GitHub)
  • Comfortable using command-line tools
  • Able to work as part a team, from working directly in the browser with designers to integrating code with the back-end development team
  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal; must be able to communicate clearly with the core team as well as other teams in the company
  • Excellent attention to detail, quality of work, and time management skills
  • Positive, friendly attitude, desire for collaboration, and solid work ethic
Preferred:
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum software development methodology
  • Knowledge of animation with SVG
  • Knowledge of API integrations
With your application, please include:
  • Your resumé
  • A short note introducing yourself and why this position appeals to you
  • A link to an interactive portfolio and/or code samples demonstrating your work experience


Moody's is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody's Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management. The Corporation, which reported revenue of $3.6 billion in 2016, employs approximately 10,700 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 36 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.

Moody's is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, age, religion, national origin, citizen status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Moody's also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about a reasonable accommodation, or need assistance with completing the application process, please email accommodations@moodys.com.. This contact information is for accommodation requests only, and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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