Canal Barge Company, Inc.

  • User Interface Developer / User Experience Designer

    Location
    US-LA-New Orleans
  • Job Description

    Job Description

    As a User Interface Developer and User Experience Designer at Canal Barge Company, you'll use your strong visual and technical design and implementation skills to empower our employees to be more productive and make smarter business decisions. Canal Barge Company is looking for someone who will help us build new data-driven tools and business process interaction experiences to help us have cutting-edge differentiation in our industry.

    Role Summary

    In the User Experience Designers aspect of your role, you will collaborate with small, agile, multidisciplinary teams to create compelling, intuitive, and innovative employee-centered and customer-centered experiences across our web and mobile applications. You’ll be involved in every step of the process for UX design — researching the best possible solutions, creating user flows and wireframes, designing mockups and example screens, and prototyping experiences. 

    In the User Interface Developer aspect of your role, you will collaborate as a member of the solutions development team to build the User Interface / Presentation Layer of our applications, and sometimes designing and coding deeper, even full-stack solutions if you have those skills.

    Responsibilities

    • Own design projects - think platforms, new web and mobile apps, admin tools, tactile and voice interfaces, AI-assisted user interfaces, and other high-impact projects
    • Work directly with our users, business analysts, analytics department, and other development engineers, delivering them solution UX and UI specs
    • Work directly with users, analysts and other developers to envision and iterate on concepts
    • Contribute to high-level strategic decisions with the rest of the team
    • Compile research, create user flows, produce wireframe solutions, and deliver example screens
    • Maintain UX and UI specifications and standards across suite of web and mobile solutions
    • Be an integral part of the development team, Implementing UI designs in high quality coded implementations

    Qualifications and Skills

    • Experience designing and implementing responsive web and/or mobile apps
    • A broad range of development skills throughout the stack, but with an emphasis on user interface design and implementation.
    • A solid design background with an obsessive eye for interaction and visual details
    • Ability to think at a high level about solution strategy and vision
    • Strong sense of ownership and accountability toward the solutions you create
    • Strong skills in balancing planning, documentation and agile development methodology
    • Proficiency with wireframe and visual design tools (e.g. Balsamiq, Sketch, OmniGraffle, Photoshop, Illustrator)
    • Experience and comfort with both state of the art and proven UI implementation technologies, such as React, JSF and its variations, Bootstrap, Angular.
    • Comfort with bringing forth AI-assisted UI, such as natural language interfaces and machine learning.
    • Ability to clearly articulate your design decisions
    • Mature and effective communication skills with users, developers and management.

    Education Requirements

    Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, User Experience Design, or related field

    Number of Years of Experience

    Minimum of 2 years of UX web and mobile design experience and 2 years of UI development experience, producing engaging, usable, and effective designs and implemented solutions using user-centric principles.

     

    Company Information

    At Canal Barge Company, we believe that "People make the difference"

     

    MISSION

    Form long-term, mutually profitable partnewships with our customers by providing consistently high quality marine transportation, bulk liquid storage, and management services.

     

    CANAL BARGE COMPANY, INC.

    Canal Barge Company, Inc. is a privately-owned, independent marine transportation company headquartered in New Orleans, Louisiana.  Founded in 1933, Canal Barge Company provides marine transportation, logistics, and bulk liquid storage services throughtout the Inland Waterways of the United States and internationally.

     

    CBC is one of the most diverse marine transportation companies in the company, having made cargo movements to virtually every part of the world that can be reached economically by barge.  Our greatest strength is in long-haul towing along the inland waterways between the Gulf Coast and mid-America, but we trade along the entire breadth of the Inland Waterway System.  Additionally, using our oceangoing deck barge fleet, we have made voyages through the Great Lakes, along the East and West Coasts, to Nigeria, Spain and throughtout the Caribbean.

     

    Dedicated to long-term partnerships and tailor-made customer service, Canal Barge enjoys relationships with several Fortune 500 chemical and oil companies, as well as refineries, construction companies, fabricators, public utilities, engineering companies, and the United States Government.  Canal Barge Company is in full compliance with the American Waterways Operators' Responsible Carrier Program.

     

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO/AA/M/F/D/V) Employer offering competitive wages and benefits and the opportunity for a career.

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