Front End Developer, JavaScript, Midlands, to £45K

Front End Developer, Vanilla JS for leading E-commerce client project in Midlands.

You will have solid experience with JavaScript, HTML and CSS coupled with an understanding of typical E-commerce features. You will be inquisitive and show a willingness to innovate through an understanding of current and emerging market trends. A key feature of this role is the ability to problem solve, you will be responsible for identifying best practice and optimising solutions through both our CMS and our testing platform.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Develop templates for new landing pages/site components
  • Be comfortable using Vanilla JavaScript to manipulate the DOM
  • Working within our UX team to understand the testing roadmap and prioritisation of tests
  • Generate variations of user experiences to test and understand how best to optimise the websites for our shoppers
  • Working closely with the product team to share and translate Front End functional specs
  • Use insights to inform the evolution of each variation through iterative design and development
  • QA of all changes before going live 

Required skills and experience:

  • Strong knowledge of Vanilla JavaScript, HTML5, CSS is essential
  • WCAG accessibilty guidelines
  • Solid understanding of user interface/user interaction design
  • Experience in mobile first responsive web design
  • Ability to understand user analytics and interpret into new experiences
  • An understanding of market trends and innovations
  • Excellent communication skills for cross-functional collaboration

Desired skills and experience:

  • REACT experience (Next.js, Gatsby)
  • Knowledge of MVT/AB testing platforms preferred
  • GIT experience

This advert was posted by Staffworx Limited – a UK based recruitment consultancy supporting the global E-commerce, software & consulting sectors

Services advertised by Staffworx are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Staffworx operate a referral scheme of £500 or new iPad for each successfully referred candidate, if you know of someone suitable please forward for consideration

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