User Interface / User Experience Developer


(Redwood City, California)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About Oportun
Oportun is a financial technology company founded in 2005. Our mission is to provide affordable loans to US Latinos and others with limited credit history so they can establish credit and build a better future. Oportun uses advanced data analytics and technology to “score” and lend money to individuals with limited credit history – people other lenders consider “unscorable.”
We want to grow our front-end team by adding an experienced UI/UX Developer. We’re looking not only for a proven engineer, but for a great team member--someone who is comfortable working with our product, platform, and design teams to bring the next step in our company vision to life. In our team, we put a high degree of trust in our leaders to deliver against the commitments we make to each other and to our business partners. Therefore, you’ll need to demonstrate a high degree of accountability, the ability to spot a problem + own it to resolution and the ability to inspire others to cross the finish line strong.
Ideal Candidate
**What Are We Looking for an ideal candiate** * Experience with responsive web development (knowing what media queries are, for example, and when to use them), creating meaningful mobile web interfaces in code. * Experience creating visual designs for the weba specific nod to usability and quality consumer user experiences. * Ability to create design assets for the web today, this mostly represents CSS/HTML, but image assets may be required sometimes. * Some previous experience with frontend MVC frameworks (like Angular.JS) * Product/Web/Graphic design experience a plus this role requires not only experience with UI/X implementation, but a strong opinion about good UI design. Maybe you were a graphic designer in a past life? * Quick iteration in code—you move more quickly with CSS than Photoshop, and prefer to make changes that way. **Qualifications:** * BS in Computer Science or Graphic/UX Design, or equivalent * Experience building and designing user interfaces for a publicly available, consumer-focused web application * Expert level understanding of HTML5 and CSS3. * Familiarity with a rapid iteration design tool—Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch * A passion for quality design, and pixel-perfect implementation. * 3-5 years experience shipping quality frontend code
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

We offer competitive salaries, bonuses, stock options, great benefits and a brand new, fully loaded laptop of your choosing.


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