UI Development Lead

  • Company: MetLife
  • Location: Cary, North Carolina
  • Posted: March 28, 2017
  • Reference ID: 50601-en_US

Job Location: United States : North Carolina : Cary  



As part of the Global Marketing Technology organization, this position will play a critical role in UI standards for marketing platforms and providing direction on the implementation of innovative marketing solutions. We are looking for a senior-level UI Development Lead with a background in large UI projects, who thrives in a fast paced environment, enjoys collaborating with and managing developers, and is passionate about enhancing our digital user experience.  In this role, you will lead multiple interactive projects, day-to-day enhancements of existing experiences, and generate global UI standards through the use of appropriate tools, resources and processes. The ideal candidate will possess a demonstrated ability to produce reusable UI components, including CSS, javascript, and HTML, that allow for ease of design updates at a global level across multiple websites.



  • Technology Expertise: Maintain working knowledge about emerging front end development standards and best practices.  Experience with UI Frameworks such as html5, css3, bootstrap, angular, jQuery and JQuery mobile, accessibility standards, javascript, CSS, HTML, Handlebars, browser variations, responsive designs, etc.
  • Collaboration: Brainstorm and collaborate with Business Owners, Product Managers, UX Visual Designers, Developers, UX Content and other stakeholders to determine user interface needs.
  • Software Development: Design and review applications throughout the development lifecycle to ensure integrity of UI architecture and usability guidelines.
  • Innovation: Provide thought leadership and create an environment that fosters innovation and a test & learn culture.



  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 10 - 15 years of hands on UI development, design and architecture experience, at least 5 years of working experience in designing and developing UI architecture on a modern web content management platform
  • Solid experience on UI architecture and scalable UI framework for a global reusable web experience management platform servicing 50+ web proprieties across the globe in multiple languages
  • Experience in solving complex UI challenges, building B2C and external facing highly engaging marketing websites
  • Experience in working with user experience experts, design patterns and converting UX design concepts to highly interactive responsive prototypes
  • Ability to collaborate with marketing technology executives and UX on mobile strategy and customer experience
  • Ability to guide and mentor a globally distributed agile development teams, perform code and design review to ensure highest level of design standards 
  • Experience in Agile/scrum methodology

  • Online portfolio displaying a firm understanding of UI reusability.
  • Leader using best practices for web and mobile front end architecture and design.
  • Ability to mentor UI developers and enforce best practices and uniformity across projects.
  • Start-up minded, with a lean towards action and test & learn practices.
  • Working experience on building UI on Adobe Experience Management (AEM) platform is a big plus



At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.



MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 50601 

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