(USA-MN-Saint Paul) Software Engineer – UX Developer

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  • Post Date: 09/06/2024
  • Apply Before: 09/02/2026
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Job Overview

**Job Number** 24022045

**Job Category** Information Technology

**Location** Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

**Schedule** Full-Time

**Located Remotely?** Y

**Relocation?** N

**Position Type** Management

**JOB SUMMARY**

As a UX Designer focused on our internal developer portal, you will be a key driver in shaping the user experience and design strategy for a critical tool that empowers our development teams. Leveraging your extensive expertise in user-centered design principles, you will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to create a seamless and intuitive digital experience for our developers. Your insights and contributions will directly impact the efficiency, productivity, and satisfaction of our developer community. Opportunity will exist to flex your coding muscles as well!

**CANDIDATE PROFILE**

**Education and Experience**

**Required:**

+ Undergraduate degree in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, UX Design, or a related field and/or equivalent experience/certification

+ 4+ years’ experience and a proven track record of designing successful and user-centered digital experiences, ideally including developer portals or complex web applications.

+ Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

+ Excellent communication and collaboration abilities.

+ Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality designs.

**Preferred:**

+ Graduate degree in Interaction Design, Human-Computer Interaction, UX Design, or a related field

+ Proficiency in design tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, or similar, as well as prototyping tools for interactive designs.

+ Strong understanding of user-centered design principles, usability, and accessibility standards.

+ Experience working with Backstage or similar developer portals is a strong plus.

+ Thrives in a highly collaborative, matrixed, complex, fast paced environment.

+ Knowledge of front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript) and their impact on design decisions.

+ A portfolio showcasing your UX/UI design work, including examples of complex applications and your design process.

+ Knowledge of REACT and its implementation.

+ Understanding of backend technologies and APIs.

+ Knowledge of web accessibility standards (WCAG).

**CORE WORK ACTIVITIES**

+ Lead the end-to-end UX design process for the internal developer portal, from research and conceptualization to wireframing, prototyping, and user testing.

+ Collaborate closely with product managers, developers, and other stakeholders to gather requirements, define user journeys, and translate business objectives into compelling user experiences.

+ Conduct user research, surveys, and usability studies to gain deep insights into user needs, pain points, and behaviors, using the findings to inform design decisions.

+ Develop detailed wireframes, prototypes, and interactive mockups to visualize and communicate design concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

+ Champion consistency and best practices in design by creating and maintaining design systems, guidelines, and UI patterns that align with Backstage’s capabilities.

+ Collaborate with front-end developers to ensure seamless integration of design elements, and provide guidance throughout the implementation phase.

+ Actively participate in design critiques and user testing sessions, iterating on designs based on user feedback and data-driven insights.

+ Stay updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in UX/UI design, and apply this knowledge to enhance the portal’s usability, accessibility, and overall user satisfaction.

**California Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $83,550.00 to $178,603.00 annually.

**Colorado Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $83,550.00 to $162,366.00 annually.

**Hawaii Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $101,096.00 to $178,603.00 annually.

**New York Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $83,550.00 to $178,603.00 annually.

**Washington Applicants Only:** The salary range for this position is $83,550.00 to $178,603.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected. Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for Remote positions.

The application deadline for this position is 21 days after the date of this posting, 2/6/2024.

_Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law._

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. **Be** where you can do your best work,​ **begin** your purpose, **belong** to an amazing global​ team, and **become** the best version of you.

Job Detail
  • Career LevelManager
  • Experience4 Years
  • QualificationBachelor Degree
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