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Software Engineer

Amplifire is currently seeking a Developer with both UI and Java knowledge.  This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to use and build on their development expertise as a member of a dynamic team that designs, develops, tests, and supports our learning application, amplifire.  Our goal is to hire energetic, bright, and cooperative people who are a joy to work with and love working with others.  Candidates for this position should be able to work alongside their technical counterparts as well as work hand in hand with our business leaders and product owners.   This position is based in Boulder, CO with direct access to Colorado’s flatirons.   Therefore, if you feel you are creative, tech-savvy, dedicated, and can work hard to play harder, then let’s talk!

About you:

You are a user interface and backend developer who takes great care to deliver a user experience that is engaging, compelling, and appropriate to the users goals and tasks.  You are a consummate team player and thought leader when it comes to UI design, backend service development and implementation.  You own the results of your work.

Job Summary

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Work as a team to build and implement UI and backend services
  • Develop within Javascript, Java, jQuery, CSS, HTML, and GWT
  • Develop backend database services for use as internal and external API’s
  • Participate and in a full lifecycle and full stack development team – Including: design, development, testing, planning, backlog grooming, automation, and support
  • Design, build and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable application code
  • Help maintain code quality, organization of our code, and automation
  • Create, build, and execute on unit and automated tests
  • Proven experience with Agile Methodology and Scrum practices

Skills & Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge and practical use of jQuery within a web application
  • Knowledge of CSS
  • Knowledge of HTML
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript
  • Java developer with good understanding of the Java ecosystem
  • Experience with web services (…preferably ReST) in an n-tier Architecture
  • Knowledge of and experience working with RDBMS and SQL
  • Understanding of Jenkins or similar continuous integration systems
  • Experience with Git
  • Understanding of SOA
  • Understanding and experience with OOAD (object oriented analysis and design)
  • Excellent communication skills with a “can do” customer facing attitude
  • Independent, self-starter who is resourceful and an excellent team player
  • Strong desire to learn with an ability to pick up new concepts and technologies quickly
  • Ability to be flexible, proactive, accountable, decisive and successful working in an environment of change
  • Preferred: GWT development experience building web UI’s
  • Preferred: Mobile development experience with both iOS and Andriod
  • Preferred: Familiarity with security best practices for web services and web applications

Email cover letter and resume to careers@amplifire.com. Please include your name and the position title in the subject line. (no recruiters please.)

*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee

Senior UX/UI Designer & Motion Graphics Artist

We are looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer that wants to lead in solving UX challenges and create best-in-class design for marketing, interactive instructional materials and web-based products. Your objective will be to create high-quality user experiences that tell unique and compelling stories across responsive web, infographics, interactive animations and print. Application development experience is plus.

Ideal candidate will be comfortable leading projects in a fast-pace environment, working across multiple teams.

Senior UX/UI Designer should exhibit mastery of core skills, such as user experience, project/feature requirements, design conceptualization, wire framing, visual design, and experience audits. They should also have strong expertise in production tools to execute on their concepts and designs. A portfolio demonstrating interaction and visual design skills is required.

Amplifire is the leading e-learning platform built from discoveries in brain science. With over a billion learner interactions, it is proven to help people learn faster, retain longer, and perform better. Healthcare, education, and Fortune 500 companies use Amplifire’s patented learning algorithms, knowledge analytics and diagnostic capabilities to drive business outcomes at a significant return on investment. https://amplifire.com/

Responsibilities

  • Lead creation of digital experiences, including UX flows and visual interfaces that are innovative and meet business objectives.
  • Partner with and lead stakeholders through brainstorm & prototype sessions, and iterate on ideas to build incredible customer experiences.
  • Set standards and processes to be followed by the team for consistency and for version control.
  • Be passionate about design with an eye for the finest of details.
  • Ability to manage work on multiple projects, adhere to timelines, and budget in a production environment.
  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, and design compositions that communicate interaction concepts and help define development requirements.
  • Embrace quality design, exploration, enhancement, design challenges, and technology.
  • Assure quality of deliverables through self-checks, peer reviews and functional testing.
  • Manage work and adhere to timelines, budget, and delivery deadlines.
  • Enhance team knowledge of best design practices and trends in digital media.

Qualifications Required

  • Degree in digital design, interaction design or communications (or equivalent work experience) required.
  • Strong design portfolio with 5+ years design and interactive work experience.
  • Experience driving the design review cycle and closing design requirements independently.
  • Fluency in visual design principles for graphics and media for the web.
  • Ability to manage work on multiple projects, adhere to timelines, and budget in a production environment.
  • Essential Software Experience: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe
  • Preferred Software Experience:
    • Captivate
    • Motion graphic apps, AfterEffects
    • Video editing and processing apps, like iMovie, Camtasia or Premier Final Cut Pro
    • Advanced skills in MS PowerPoint and KeyNote

Portolio Requirements

  • Portfolio demonstrating interaction and visual interface design skills is required.
  • Portfolio should demonstrate mastery of typographic conventions and layout.
  • Motion graphic samples should demonstrate understanding of the Johnston and Thomas principles of animation (timing, squash and stretch, ease in/out, etc.).
  • Mac-based is highly desirable.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic/Web Design.
  • Experience developing media for online learning.
  • Experience creating graphic templates and style guides.
  • Experience/portfolio with a Rapid Application Development app with html5 export.
  • Experience/portfolio with a 3D app (Maya, Cinema 4D, Strata, Max, Blender, etc.).
  • Proficiency with writing and editing HTML 5 and CSS.

*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Senior UX/UI Designer

We are looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer that wants to lead in solving UX challenges and create best-in-class design for marketing, interactive instructional materials and web-based products. Your objective will be to create high-quality user experiences that tell unique and compelling stories across responsive web, infographics, interactive animations and print.

Ideal candidate will be comfortable leading projects in a fast-pace environment, working across multiple teams.

Senior UX/UI Designer should exhibit mastery of core skills, such as user experience, project/feature requirements, design conceptualization, wire framing, visual design, and experience audits. They should also have strong expertise in production tools to execute on their concepts and designs. A portfolio demonstrating interaction and visual design skills is required.

Amplifire is the leading e-learning platform built from discoveries in brain science. With over a billion learner interactions, it is proven to help people learn faster, retain longer, and perform better. Healthcare, education, and Fortune 500 companies use Amplifire’s patented learning algorithms, knowledge analytics and diagnostic capabilities to drive business outcomes at a significant return on investment. https://amplifire.com/

Responsibilities

  • Lead creation of digital experiences, including UX flows and visual interfaces that are innovative and meet business objectives.
  • Partner with and lead stakeholders through brainstorm & prototype sessions, and iterate on ideas to build incredible customer experiences.
  • Set standards and processes to be followed by the team for consistency and for version control.
  • Be passionate about design with an eye for the finest of details.
  • Follow project standards, guidelines, and technical specifications to develop media elements (graphics, video, interactions) for online courses created using the Amplifire authoring tool.
  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, and design compositions that communicate interaction concepts and help define development requirements.
  • Embrace quality design, exploration, enhancement, design challenges, and technology.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Assure quality of deliverables through self-checks, peer reviews and functional testing.
  • Manage work and adhere to timelines, budget, and delivery deadlines.
  • Enhance team knowledge of best design practices and trends in digital media.

Qualifications Required

  • Degree in digital design, interaction design or communications (or equivalent work experience) required.
  • Strong design portfolio with 5+ years design and interactive work experience.
  • Experience driving the design review cycle and closing design requirements independently.
  • Fluency in visual design principles for graphics and media for the web.
  • Ability to manage work on multiple projects, adhere to timelines, and budget in a production environment.
  • Essential Software Experience: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe
  • Preferred Software Experience:
    • Motion graphic apps, AfterEffects
    • Video editing and processing apps, like iMovie, Camtasia or Premier Final Cut Pro

Portolio Requirements

  • Portfolio demonstrating interaction and visual interface design skills is required.
  • Portfolio should demonstrate mastery of typographic conventions and layout.

Preferred

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic/Web Design.
  • Experience developing media for online learning.
  • Experience creating graphic templates and style guides.
  • Experience/portfolio with a Rapid Application Development app with html5 export.
  • Experience/portfolio with a 3D app (Maya, Cinema 4D, Strata, Max, Blender, etc.).
  • Proficiency with writing and editing HTML 5 and CSS.

*This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

To apply for any of our positions, please email us at careers@amplifire.com.

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