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UI Engineer

at DEGPlancon

Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Reference #: 1825
Keywords: engineer

Job Description

  • Posted Date3 weeks ago(9/24/2019 3:43 PM)
    # of Openings
    Job Location
    US-KS-Overland Park
  • Overview

    DEG is seeking a talented UI engineer / front-end developer to collaborate with and contribute to dynamic team building solutions (like this and this). Great opportunity to work with a top-notch team building responsive user interfaces across a variety of technologies. Fun, best-idea-wins culture that caters to the aggressive learner who wants to have influence.

    Considered one of the best jobs in the company, team members are heavily involved in shaping the industry, having spoken on various topics at SXSW, HTML5 Dev Conf, and CSS Dev Conf. Our UI engineers must be self-motivated, have a discerning eye in regards to quality and tuned in to emerging practices. Read more about our team or check out some of our recent blog posts for more information:


    • Write modular and maintainable HTML, CSS, and Javascript for mid to large scale websites
    • Work collaboratively with BA's, Designers, Engineers, and other project team members to help deliver high quality design, business, and strategic outcomes
    • Be an active member of the UI team and contribute to internal tools and team processes through independent research and hands-on development
    • Provide project level estimates and maintain an awareness of the budget throughout the project lifecycle
    • Assess design direction/business requirements for feasibility and possible implementation and performance issues
    • Maintain design integrity across various screens, devices, and CMS use cases
    • Manage time effectively to meet deadlines and commitments


    • 5+ years of demonstrated, professional front-end experience
    • Excellent knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript and can develop performant and maintainable front-end solutions
    • Experience building mid-large scale web applications using React & Redux
    • The ability to collaborate across teams & build professional relationships with managers, peers, and stakeholders
    • A willingness to continually learn diverse technologies, techniques and front-end topics
    • A working knowledge of browser/client discrepancies and supported features
    • Knowledge of website performance considerations and performance tooling
    • Knowledge of accessibility and WCAG standards


    • Experience in modular web design, preferably Atomic Design and Pattern Lab
    • Experience with CSS preprocessors/postprocessors such as PostCSS, Sass, or Less
    • Working knowledge of vanilla Javascript without a heavy reliance on libraries and frameworks
    • Experience with a JavaScript testing framework such as Mocha, Jest, or Jasmine
    • Experience with Webpack or similar build tools and module bundlers
    • Familiarity with various Content Management Systems including Sitecore and/or Adobe Experience Manger
    • An interest in sharing your contributions and teaching others through team meetings, code reviews, blogging, and presenting

    About DEG

    DEG is a full-service digital agency that believes in marketing for the moment. We use the creative application of technology to help our clients create strategic, provocative, and actionable ideas when it means most—all driven and supported by data, process management, technological prowess, and award-winning creative. We’ve become one of the fastest-growing, most-respected digital resources in America because our clients have demanded it. While other shops are working to become “digital,” we were born here.

    We empower our associates to grow and accomplish what they’re passionate about, pursue outside interests, prioritize their families, contribute to their communities, and actively travel. We have a fun, casual work environment and have repeatedly been named one of the area’s “Best Places to Work.”

    Our benefits include:

    • Multiple health plan options, including independent insurance and pre-tax FSAs
    • Life Insurance, AD&D, and Short- and Long-Term Disability with company-paid premium
    • Ample paid time off and holidays
    • Generous full paid leave for new parents, including parental, maternity, paternity, and adoption leave and assistance
    • Military leave for active duty service members deployed to full-time service and disaster leave in the event of a natural disaster
    • Optional 401k Retirement Savings Plan with company-sponsored matching program
    • Bonus plans based on company and individual performance
    • Culture Club social events each year
    • Free pop, juice, sparkling water, and Roasterie hot and nitro cold brew coffee in our company coffeehouse, as well as free on-tap and bottled beer for our weekly Beer:30

    We're constantly searching for the best ideas, new and better ways to do things, and new and better things to do. We want smart, driven individuals to help us create DEG’s future. If you invest yourself in your work, live with enthusiasm, and thrive on results, we want to know you.