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Sr. Design Engineer

Visa, Austin TX, US

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Visa Design Engineering is looking for a Sr. Design Engineer to join our team. We believe that great design has the ability to engage and inspire users and we strive to rethink and redefine how users interact with our applications and products. All of our team members are strategic thinkers and conceptual problem solvers who make every design decision an informed one. We value hard work, accountability and collaboration and look for proven skills over big egos. Our team excels in working together and recognizing individual strengths, and values each contributor as a key factor in successfully delivering a project. If you understand “Yes, and” over “No” this is the team for you.

In this role, you will work closely with UX designers, software engineers and product owners to build pixel perfect layouts, user interface components, and single page applications for a variety of websites and applications. You will work on a very agile team and be expected to context shift quickly between projects.

  • Build engaging, usable, and accessible UI applications/components/code libraries for web - in the form of HTML/CSS/JavaScript and technical notes
  • Analyze existing software for Usability and Accessibility issues and provide recommendations for improvement
  • Work with a diverse team of product owners, UX designers, and developers in a fast paced environment, with quick iterative cycles
  • Keep up to date with the latest trends in web engineering and introduce them into projects when appropriate
  • Evangelizing UI/UX front-end best practices and Accessibility for web
  • Fielding inquiries and requests for support from stakeholders
  • Work with Visa UX leadership team to attract, build, and maintain an engaged team of UX professionals across the globe

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent


Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of work experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in Design, CS, MIS, UX or equivalent experience or 2+ years of work experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD)
  • Experience working in payments industry
  • Experience working on design systems

Essential Qualifications

  • HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript (Required)
  • Experience with modern JavaScript UI frameworks such as Angular and/or React (Required)
  • Experience implementing pixel perfect layouts and UI components using Angular or React (required)
  • Experience building Single Page Applications that consume REST services (Required)
  • Experience with one server-side web application framework and language like Ruby/Rails, C#/ASP.Net, JS/NodeJS, etc. (Required)
  • Understanding of UX and the design techniques and principals involved in the production of conceptual prototypes, wireframes, and HTML Prototypes (Required)
  • Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills (Required)
  • Ability to work independently and manage one’s time (Required)
  • Web Standards and Accessibility Best Practices (Required)
  • Ability to analyze written requirements and visually conceptualize the user interface and application flows (Required)
  • Knowledge of Adobe/InVision/Sketch products (Required)
  • Responsive Design Principles (Required)

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

Travel Requirements

This position requires the incumbent to travel for work less than 10% of the time.

Physical Requirements

This position will be performed in an office setting.  The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers, reach with hands and arms, and bend or lift up to 25 pounds.

About Visa

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network - enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. As the world moves from analog to digital, Visa is applying our brand, products, people, network and scale to reshape the future of commerce.

Want to learn more about Visa? Visit Visa's website.