UX Engineer (FTE)

Portland, OR

52 Limited is a digital staffing agency with an industry-leading focus on the creative + technology space. We exclusively place tech and creative talent in direct-hire, contract-to-hire, and contract roles with our clients in Portland, Seattle, and San Francisco.


* Help make the platform incredibly easy and fun to use!
* Design, develop and deploy user interfaces for new and existing features using Node, React, Typescript, and CSS
* Work directly with Product and Engineering teams to design and develop new features
* Create detailed wireframes for new features and solutions on our product roadmap
* Become an expert in the use of the platform and advocate for it by building and writing about interesting use cases
* Interview users of the platform, conduct qualitative research, engage with our community and map customer needs and pain points to new and interesting solutions
* Be an integral part of a close team of developers

Desired Skills and Experience

* 3+ years of hands-on user experience design and/or developer experience in the software industry with a strong focus on cloud-first browser applications
* A strong desire to build and design human center AI technologies and applications
* An ability to wireframe user experiences in platforms like Whimsical and to bring them to life with code
* Intensely curious, with a good understanding of analytics and a desire to learn from the data
* Proficient in various research and design techniques such as qualitative research methods, personas, wireframing, journey mapping, sketching, prototyping, usability testing, etc
* Background in UX design, with the ability to effectively articulate the rationale behind design decisions
* Experience with React, Node, and TypeScript
* A passion for Machine Learning and Data, and using it to inspire new ways of working
* Strong analytical and quantitative skills
* Great communicator with strong written skills
* Loves collaborating with teammates and navigating complex decisions as a group
* A drive to deliver quality that exceeds expectations
* An open mind and passion to learn new concepts and skills
* Smart, creative, and persistent; loves contributing new, innovative ideas
* A proven track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical-thinking
* A scientific approach to understanding performance, driven by hypothesis-driven thinking
* Comfortable with ambiguity and autonomy; highly adaptable to new circumstances
* Natural drive to find creative yet simple solutions