Front End Designer and Developer (119073)

Client: State of UT

Location: Salt Lake City, UT (Utah residents only, Open to remote work-Estimated 20% onsite and 80% remote)

Duration: 5 Years

Only GC or US Citizens can apply for this position

Submission due date: ASAP

Tentative interview dates: June 22 and June 23

NOTE: This will be scored against an incumbent

Job Description:

Front End Designer and Developer

Are you a talented Angular 2+ Web Developer? Do you want to work with great team  members? Then the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Division of the Department of Workforce Services (DWS) for the State of Utah wants you.

Candidate will be involved in a major modernization effort to rewrite the Unemployment Insurance Tax Contributions System for the Department of Workforce Services. The current system is a thick client application written in Delphi. This position will be focused on helping design and develop the front-end design and architecture of this new system – which will be based in .NET framework technology.

Preferred/required skills:

Web Design:

  • Strong skills in HTML/CSS
  • Knowledge of CSS preprocessors such as SASS
  • Skilled in responsive design utilizing CSS media queries
  • Knowledge of Unemployment Tax Systems
  • Knowledge of accessibility requirements for visually challenged users
  • Understanding of Human Computer Interaction (HCI) in improving user experience &  usability

Front End Development:

  • Strong skills in TypeScript / JavaScript
  • Angular Expert – Knowledge of and experience with Angular 2+ Framework (We currently use Angular  6+)
  • Translate visual and written designs into efficient front end components
  • Establish and implement best practices and standards for all front end visuals
  • Research and recommend new technology to enhance user experience
  • Work closely with back end developers to ensure the integrity of the UI throughout the  development life cycle
  • Code Patterns and Code Design Skills
  • Competency in using version control systems such as GIT

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Broad experience in user interface design and front end development
  • Willing to mentor and build other members of the team
  • Willing to work closely with business analysts on usability and design
  • Ability to debug and step into the back end C# code if needed


30%-Angular Expert

10%-Expert at CSS/HTML

30%-Knowledge of Unemployment Tax Systems

10%-Code Patterns and Code Design Skills


Job Category: Front End Designer and Developer
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: On Site Open to remote work-Estimated 20% onsite and 80% remote Utah residents only

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