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The Intersection of Calling & Career

Senior Design Technologist

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The Intersection of Calling & Career 

World Vision is now hiring for Senior Design Technologist.

Job type: Permanent

Location: Remote or hybrid if within 60 miles of USHQ in Federal Way, WA

Experience level: Senior

Role: Front-End Web Developer

Industry: Enterprise, non-profit charity

Salary: $107,412.98 - $178,259.84 (typically $110,000 - $160,548.13). DOE.

Company size: 1,000+

We are looking for a talented and motivated front-end developer / design technologist who has a passion for design and software and will take our websites and web apps to the next level. As a Senior Design Technologist on our Front-end dev team, you will work directly with designers and product managers to develop high-quality, interactive digital experiences that delight our donors. As a developer for World Vision, you are building the tools that will lead to a better life for thousands of children in the most vulnerable places around the world. At World Vision we are going to the ends of the earth, often where no one else goes, to pull up the roots of poverty and plant the seeds of change. Help us carry out our Christian organization's mission, vision, and strategies by building customer-facing websites, web apps, and other digital properties.

What You Will Do

  • Deliver working software to millions of users.
  • Write high-quality, immersive, and interactive software experiences in technologies like JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5 with animation libraries/APIs such as Lottie, GreenSock (GSAP), VelocityJS, Adobe After Effects, or WebGL.
    • WordPress, Gutenberg, React, and PHP experience a huge plus.
  • Implement Scrollytelling on our marketing pages with smooth motion.
  • Use your eye for design to provide recommendations to the Design Team.
  • Write complex animations as well as micro animations for our web apps.
  • Collaborate and partner with the Product Design Team through Design Sprints, ensuring designs are not only visually appealing but also feasible, efficient, and optimized for performance.
  • Iterate rapidly on In-Market Prototypes.
  • Create, develop, and maintain code-aspects of our Design System.
  • Collaborate with QA team, full-stack Apps team, and digital solutions team.
  • Keep Christ central in our individual and corporate lives. Attend and participate in weekly devotions, chapel services, and regular prayer.

Who You’ll Work With

  • Product Managers and UX designers envisioning excellent user experiences.
  • Full-stack developers on the Apps team.
  • QA testers.
  • Delivery Ops who manages all support, maintenance, and on-call duties.
  • Technical Program Managers who will help identify and break down work.
  • API developers on our backend enterprise Web Services team.
  • Architects of various aspects of our system.

Required Experience

  • A portfolio of front-end design implementations.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent, relevant work experience (four years).
  • In addition to education or education equivalent, requires 5-8 years of work experience in web software development.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent eye for design.
  • Expertise in interactive and immersive web experience with animations, micro-animations, and mobile rendering.
  • Expertise working with a team of developers in the same codebase.
  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Familiar with Figma and other design tools.
  • Familiar with Agile/Scrum and Kanban methodologies.
  • Experience launching consumer-facing software solutions.

Salary Range & Benefits

Your compensation and benefits are important to you so they’re important to us. The salary range for this role is $107,412.98 - $178,259.84. Applies to locations with a market similar to our U.S. HQ in the Greater Seattle area. A different range may apply based on your work location. The typical hiring range is $110,000 - $160,548.13. Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity. Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity. World Vision employees see our Salary Administration Guidelines and My Life My Benefits pages on our organization intranet known as The Vine. Please indicate the range you're targeting when asked during the application process. In addition, we have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more (this position is a grade 229). Additionally, merit, auto allowance, and relocation are available to eligible employees based on existing plans. Help improve this content. 

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