Duties & Responsibilities: The UI/UX Developer is responsible for designing, prototyping, and implementing cutting-edge interactive web-based experiences and data visualizations, as well as for enhancing the design and usability of the HuBMAP Portal. Under the direction of the Portal Development team and the Principal Investigator, the UI/UX Developer will be responsible for designing and executing the layout of the HuBMAP Portal.
This is a one-year term position with strong potential for renewal.
Harvard offers an outstanding benefits package including:
Time Off: 3 - 4 weeks paid vacation, paid holiday break, 12 paid sick days, 11.5 paid holidays, and 3 paid personal days per year.
Medical/Dental/Vision: We offer a variety of excellent medical plans, dental & vision plans, all coverage begins as of your start date.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive tuition assistance program, $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and discounted options through participating Harvard grad schools.
Transportation: Harvard offers a 50% discounted MBTA pass as well as additional options to assist employees in their daily commute.
Wellness options: Harvard offers programs and classes at little or no cost, including stress management, massages, nutrition, meditation, and complementary health services.
Harvard access to athletic facilities, libraries, campus events and many discounts throughout metro Boston.
The Harvard Medical School is not able to provide visa sponsorship for this position.
Salary Grade: 057
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
The ideal candidate will have outstanding visual design skills along with a strong understanding of web-based technologies and the ability to communicate seamlessly with developers as well as experiment with code. Experience with data visualization development. Experience with Agile methodologies, and open-source software development on GitHub. Experience with web mapping libraries like Deck.gl, Google Maps, Leaflet, or OpenLayers. Experience with front-end testing libraries like Cypress or Selenium and CI services like Travis. Experience with technologies that complement React, like Redux or MobX. Experience with user requirements gathering and prototyping. Experience working in distributed teams.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 50741BR
About Harvard University Medical School
Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world. The University has twelve degree-granting Schools in addition to the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, offering a truly global education. Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.