Michael Gaigg: Über UI/UX Design


Job Opening: UI Engineer

Posted by Michael Gaigg

We are hiring for a position on our team in Professional Services at Esri. Please ping me directly mgaigg AT esri DOT com. Please include a link to your online portfolio or samples of recent work.

Job Description

Join our team of UI engineers and UX designers and accept the challenge to discover new ways of solving complex business problems by still meeting the end users needs. Work with top consultants and back-end developers in our Professional Services division to generate concepts and design solutions that are focused, unique, innovative, and represent the best in GIS business applications. Use your unique combination of visual skills and technical background to inspire design and create groundbreaking user experiences that have a direct impact on our user community.


  • Design, architect, and develop innovative, engaging, and visually striking user interfaces.
  • Solve complex business problems and communicate through wireframes and high fidelity mockups.
  • Implement rapid prototypes and business application front-ends using latest web technologies.
  • Work closely with software developers and consultants to ensure a working end-to-end solution.
  • Serve as a resource and mentor to members of the design team and our Professional Services division.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, or Graphics Design.
  • 2 years of practical experience in a related field.
  • Experience in JavaScript, CSS and HTML.
  • Proficient with web and mobile development, including responsive design and interaction patterns

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to interface with customers, gather requirements, and apply design best practices.
  • Solid understanding of user experience (UX) methods and a keen eye for graphical design.
  • Experience taking a concept from research to sketch and final implementation.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and familiarity with technical constraints and limitations.
  • Proven ability to collaborate, communicate, and defend your conceptual ideas and design rationale.
  • Proficient with industry standard design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch)
  • Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project deadlines.
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