Front End Web Developer

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Front End Web Developer
Summary

  • Front End Web Developer that serves as a member of a multi-disciplinary product team which focuses on one part of the customer experience- envisioning, designing, developing, and delivering customer facing commerce and engagement experiences for our family of brands
  • Collaborate on large, complex projects that have a direct business impact
  • Use your skills writing and testing valid, web standards-based HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create a world class experience for our customers

Your skills should include:

  • Experience with Web Standards, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript 
  • Background in front end web development with both technical and visual expertise
  • Experience with following standards and technologies: DOM, JSON, AJAX, HTML5 Video, Git
  • Experience with React and front end frameworks
  • Knowledge of and discipline in the application of Web development best practices
  • Experience with agile methodologies and supporting practices, tools, and technology
  • Knowledge of automated testing, continuous integration & deployment, and supporting tools and technology
  • Web presentation-layer ("UI") specialist developer who bridges the creative and technical aspects of website creation and delivery
  • Knowledge of WCAG 2.0 AA is a plus

These characteristics will help you excel in this position:

  • Driven to deliver a world-class customer experience
  • Have and maintain a growth mindset for yourself, your peers, and your team
  • Collaborative, inclusive, and flexible team member and peer
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with teams located in different locations
  • Resourceful, opportunity-oriented self-starter, and creative problem-solver
  • Highly organized analytical thinker with attention to detail 
  • Fast learner with an analytical, customer-centric, business-benefit-driven approach 
  • Comfortable with new technologies, tools & development processes
  • Ability to meet deadlines and deliver projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Possess effective verbal communication, writing, and presentation skills
  • Committed to ongoing development and continuous improvement for yourself and your team

Responsibilities

  • Develop re-usable, maintainable, accessible cross-platform HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for front end web application components while adhering to web and team standards
  • Working in a Continuous Integration paradigm, develops with testing in mind; authors unit tests to provide sufficient testing coverage for each developed component
  • Write unit tests to provide sufficient testing coverage for each developed component
  • Seek opportunities to improve front end performance of the web application
  • Work with creative and business partners to understand, build and adjust web application functionality and visual presentation to support business goals
  • Work with server-side, infrastructure and 3rd party technology partners to build, integrate and deploy web application functionality and visual presentation to support business goals
  • Work with project technical lead and/or front end architect to create technical designs and implementation plans
  • Work with front end web development leads and architects to develop an in-depth knowledge of the front end technology stack
  • Be coachable in the areas of tech design, implementation and domain expertise
  • Ensure accuracy and attention to detail throughout the development process
  • Remain curious and current with new developments in the front end web development industry

Years of Related Experience & Education

  • 2-5 years of practical front end web development experience
  • Experience in a role where developers are organized into product teams and using Agile methodologies
  • Experience working for retail brands or other environments with very high standards for presentation layer is a plus
  • E-commerce experience preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent relevant experience

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