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Front-End Web Developer

Company: Scantron Corporation
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

BUILD your career with a global, diversified company that provides market leading assessment capabilities and technology services to help clients around the world achieve their goals.

LIVE your passion through a culture that actively supports community involvement and embraces a "whole person" company benefits philosophy including a compensation package designed for your total well-being.

CREATE our future by empowering organizations of all sizes to monitor, measure, and understand information in order to improve effectiveness. For more than four decades, we have been recognized as the trusted source for reliable data capture, assessment, and analysis.

We are the iconic brand in assessment and technology services. We are Scantron professionals.

Scantron is a global, diversified company that provides market leading assessment capabilities and technology services to help learners, educators, business owners, and professionals around the world achieve their goals. We empower organizations of all sizes to monitor, measure, and understand information in order to improve effectiveness. For more than four decades, the Scantron brand has been recognized as the trusted source for assessments, analytics, technology services, managed print, and data capture solutions. Scantron is headquartered in Eagan, MN, with offices in Omaha, NE, Columbia, PA, and in the Research Triangle of NC.


  • Take charge of your future with our generous 401K savings plan with company match, which is vested from day one.
  • Participate in our company wide well-being program that also serves to lower your annual health insurance premiums.
  • Explore new education opportunities with our Tuition Reimbursement Plan which covers up to $5,250.
  • We offer work-life flexibility, meeting personal obligations along with professional success.

    Job Summary:

    We are looking for a seasoned Front-End Designer & Developer to join Scantron's Technology Team. This person will work with Scantron's stakeholders and other members of Scantron's software development team to define and refine the design of Scantron's digital assessment systems. Scantron is currently transforming from a global leader in scanning and paper-based assessment into an emerging leader in online, digital assessment. Scantron's approach to web-based software development is to practice design thinking methodologies and ensure optimal user experience for every stakeholder using our technology.

    • Participate in the design and development of new applications under the direction of technology leadership
    • Conduct user research and usability testing sessions and ensure findings are embedded throughout the product development lifecycle
    • Interface with both internal and external stakeholders to develop and evaluate appropriate functional specifications
    • Illustrate design ideas and translate those ideas into commercial-grade, web-based user experiences
    • Translate use-cases and other requirement types into code according to a defined software development lifecycle (SDLC)
    • Develop graphic user interface elements for use in element libraries throughout Scantron's solutions and design systems
    • Design and develop with responsive web, tablet, mobile, and desktop considerations
    • Evaluate and recommend improvements in existing software solutions in order to ensure optimal functionality and performance
    • Provide support and guidance to internal user groups regarding existing software solutions
    • Other relevant duties as assigned by the department

      Required Skills:
      • Experience applying design thinking methodology
      • Experience wire-framing and designing user journeys
      • Advanced experience designing high-fidelity comps and prototypes
      • Experience developing and maintaining design systems (style guides, component libraries, etc.)
      • Advanced experience in responsive web front-end development
        • Specifically HTML5, CSS/SCSS/SASS, Angular 8+, JavaScript, TypeScript
        • Ability to work autonomously, to be a self-starter, and thrive in a fast-paced environment
        • Excellent oral communication, written communication, and problem-solving skills
        • Passion for technology and compelling user experiences

          Desired Skills
          • Experience with prototyping software (Figma, Envision, UX Pin, or equivalent)
          • Experience with Storybook
          • Experience with Azure DevOps and Agile Methodologies
          • Experience with Git Source Control
          • Experience with Microsoft Visio or other diagramming software
          • Experience with NRWL NX
          • Experience with Jest Unit Testing

            • 5+ years of experience in front-end design and development utilizing industry standards and best practices

              Scantron is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

              Applicants who have disabilities may request that accommodations be made in order to complete the selection process by contacting our Director of Talent Acquisition, Wendy Hinson at 919 657-6903.

              EEO is the law. To review your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity please visit:

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