Online Content Design Developer

Job Type E-commerce
Region South East England
Location Bracknell
Preferred Hours Full Time
Partnership Level
08
Closing Date 26/5/2019
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term - 18 Months
Salary £31,200 - £41,100
Salary Frequency per annum
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday
35 hours per week
09:00 - 17:30

Please note this is an 18 month fixed term contract/Secondment role.

As a business, we encourage flexible working. We have a number of different ways to work flexibly, so at your interview feel free to talk about what flexibility means to you. There are no guarantees, however, examples of how our Partners already work flexibly include part-time, job share, home working and compressed hours.

Duties & Responsibilities

Working closely with the Waitrose Digital Design and Content team, the Online Design and Content (Frontend) Developer is responsible for building creative solutions for our websites.

This 18-month fixed term partner role is an opportunity for the successful candidate to translate designs to create functional and engaging assets, and helps inform a continuous test and learn development.

The Online Design and Content Developer will maintain the codebase as well as work closely with offshore resource, managing workflow and prioritising deliverables.

Job Requirements

Some of the requirements of this role include:

- Plan, schedule and manage the workflow ensuring tasks are assigned against the available resource. Own the reporting and communication of brief status.
- Translate designs to create highly visual, functional and engaging pages/assets while maintaining cross-browser, cross-platform and cross-device compatibility, web accessibility standards.
- Test and learn design development across a variety of areas across site to inform future continuous site improvements.
- Produce creative conceptual ideas and layouts leading to 'best in class' design solutions for projects allocated. Monitor design standards and ensure approval process is adhered to, to deliver high standards.

Required essential experience skills and qualifications

- HTML5
- Advanced CSS
- SASS / LESS
- Responsive Design & Development
- Modern JavaScript (ES6)
- Version Control (GIT / BitBucket)
- Build Tools (Gulp / Grunt / Webpack)
- Package Managers (NPM / Bower / Yarn)
- Experience with SVG's & Animations
- Front-End Build experience

Required desirable experience skills and qualifications

- Understanding of web accessibility
- Knowledge of current SEO best practices
- Understanding of CSS Methodologies
- Experience building style guides and component libraries
- Experience using Front-End Frameworks (React, Angular, Vue)
- Working in an eCommerce environment

Please note the following:

- This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 2 year reference check
- We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
- It is advisable to carefully consider your answers to each of the questions that are asked as part of the last section in the application form. Tailoring your answers to highlight your relevance to the role in question may help you to secure an interview.

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