UKG

UKG

Design System Front End Developer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris
  • Master's Degree
  • > 3 years

The company

UKG

UKG

  • Human Resources, SaaS / Cloud Services

The job

Design System Front End Developer

  • Permanent contract 
  • Paris
  • Master's Degree
  • > 3 years

This position was filled!

About

Here at UKG, Our Purpose Is People. UKG combines the strength and innovation of PeopleDoc, Ultimate Software, and Kronos, uniting three award-winning, employee-centered cultures. We strive to create a culture of belonging and an employee experience that empowers our people. UKG has more than 13,000 employees around the globe and is known for its inclusive workplace culture.

UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group) delivers HCM, payroll, HR service delivery, and workforce management solutions to drive better business outcomes, improve HR effectiveness, and create a more connected experience for everyone.
The company serves more than 50,000 customers across 165 countries.

Job description

Location: Paris / Remote (France, Spain, Germany, UK)

At PeopleDoc we are in the process of rolling out new user interfaces across our solutions. To support this, we have spent the last 3+ years building, validating and deploying a design system of components and design patterns.

In this role, you will work closely with designers and other developers to improve the design system in response to real world feedback and requirements. You will work primarily in JavaScript, writing some HTML and CSS as required.

Preferred experience

The successful candidate will be required to:

Convert existing HTML/CSS/JS components into WebComponents , using stencil.js
Maintain and improve the design system toolchain
Develop new components in response to feedback/briefs from UX designers and product owners.
Improve, extend and refactor existing components in line with design, development and accessibility best practices
Improve the documentation and organisation of the design system
Review the code of your colleagues
Help the team automate and scale by writing automation scripts and tools
Competencies required:

You will have:

Knowledge or experience of consuming or building design systems
Good JavaScript knowledge, including:
A good understanding of web components - how to build them, their advantages, limitations and disadvantages
Experience building or improving project toolchains
Vanilla JS knowledge
Understanding of accessibility best practices and how to apply them
Knowledge of GIT or equivalent
Experience participating in and contributing to code review
A high attention to detail
English language skills. As a team we communicate in English, so it’s essential that you can express yourself in both written and spoken English.
Well developed time and task management skills, with the ability to prioritise your workload in line with business objectives
It would be a bonus if you also have:

Good knowledge of HTML and CSS, including:
An understanding of HTML semantics
Knowledge of CSS methodologies (BEM, SMACSS etc.) and why they are important
Proficiency in CSS preprocessors (we use SASS)
Experience working with new CSS techniques (flexbox, grid, etc.)
Experience working within an agile development environment
French language skills - the main office is located in Paris and most employees are French speakers
Formal educational qualifications in computer science are viewed favourably, but not essential. More important is your proven capacity to solve problems and deliver excellent code.

Meet the UKG team

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