User Interface Designer and Developer

  • Full Time
  • Remote

Website MIT Libraries

The User Interface Designer and Developer will be a key member of the User Experience and Web Services team (UXWS), within the Discovery and Engagement Platforms (DEP) department. This role will help design and improve websites and applications in support of the MIT Libraries’
goal to “make discovery awesome” for the MIT community and beyond.

Working closely with designers, developers, and engineers across the MIT Libraries, this individual’s key contributions will be creating visual and interaction designs, and translating those into front end code in order to implement fully accessible, inclusive solutions on both local and vended systems. Here is a sampling of upcoming work this role would be involved in:

  • Lead the design of search interfaces for our local TIMDEX Discovery API
  • Lead a revision of our design style guide, working with other developers in the department to select and implement a new design framework
  • Review and improve visual standards and branding uniformity throughout our public-facing websites and discovery systems by identifying desired changes, and
    providing relevant code and support for implementation

Working with other UX designers in UXWS, the designer/developer will have the opportunity to
be involved with user needs assessment, usability and accessibility testing of our user interfaces, and setting standards and best practices for the design of our websites and discovery systems.

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