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Front End Web Developer

Location: Newcastle

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 depednant on experience

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 167835

NRG are delighted to be working on behalf of a reputable e-commerce retailer to recruit a Front-End Developer.

 

You will be responsible for developing, managing and optimising the Business to Consumer platform to help create a fantastic customer experience. You will also work closely with the e-commerce team and act as the key liaison for an external web development agency.

 

Previous experience working with Shopify e-commerce platform is preferred but not essential.

 

Responsibilities

  • Technical ownership of front-end development and website updates.

  • Responsibility for Quality Assurance processes.

  • Ensure that front-end site developments are completed efficiently and within pre-determined KPIs

  • Gain insights from analytics and make recommendations for improvements.

  • Working closely with the website platform agency, develop and create innovative solutions that continuously improve the performance of the website.

  • Maintain a good understanding of SEO principles and ensure that the application will adhere to them.

  • Ownership of data management from other areas of the business

  • Working closely with and supervising 3rd party development agency

 

Experience Required

  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with Shopify or similar E-commerce platforms

  • At least 1 year’s experience using HTML, CSS & SASS and JavaScript & JQuery.

  • Strong understanding of front-end coding techniques and CMS.

  • Strong understanding of scaffolding tools such as Webpack or GULP.

  • A mobile-first approach.

  • Experience working with JSON models

  • Strong knowledge of GIT version control

  • BitBucket & JIRA Atlassian Product knowledge

  • Experience of working in Scrum

  • Strong investigation skills and Bug fixing concepts

  • Understanding of integrating external API’s, Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.

  • Have a good knowledge of best practices, new technologies and trends.

  • Knowledge of UX and UI design.

  • A self-starter who thrives in a result driven, creative environment.

  • Strong organizational skills with an accurate eye for detail.

 

This role should greatly appeal to someone who is keen to develop themselves as well as being an integral part in the growth and expansion of a forward thinking and dynamic organisation.

 

Please apply without delay - my client is looking to interview over the coming weeks.