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Digital Front-end Developer

Quincy, MA

Overview :

Works on implementation and development of content and functionality on jjill.com, coding front end web pages.  Collaborates with Ecommerce Content team and cross functional partners to ensure flawless execution of monthly site refreshes and content updates in support of the best possible site experience.


Responsibilities :
  • Codes all front-end / creative web updates, including category banners, homepages, landing pages, and shops
  • Creates mobile first templates using Bootstrap, JavaScript/jQuery and CSS3.
  • Develops creative experiences on desktop, tablet and mobile platforms in accordance with the site refresh cadence
  • Develops Front-end coding and logic for A/B testing
  • Applies working knowledge of design patterns while being able to make recommendations for better design and user experience based on industry best practices
  • Coordinates with web content specialists on timing of content pushes to ensure creative assets and products go live simultaneously
  • Performs QA on all assets prior to their launch, identifying and troubleshooting issues & bugs
  • Performs early morning (5/6 am) site checks as needed (site check responsibility rotates between all team members)
  • Evaluates current workflow and processes and makes recommendations on improvements to help improve the efficiency of the team
  • Collaborates on special projects with IS, content specialists and other cross functional partners as needed
  • Completes ad-hoc projects as assigned

Additional E-Commerce Support Functions:

  • Assists in managing onsite technologies – both new implementations and maintenance for on-going functionality
  • Assists web content specialists with technical problems related to content on the website (images / copy blocks / creative changes)
  • Assists web content specialists with product content and web content management when necessary
  • Participates in QA process with cross functional teams for monthly site launches

Qualifications :
  • Bootstrap, HTML, jQuery, JavaScript & CSS
  • Knowledge of responsive design principles
  • Knowledge of version control repository hosting service 
  • Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop & Dreamweaver
  • Experience with Content Management Systems
  • IBM Websphere Commerce experience a plus
  • Significant familiarity with Web technology
  • Knowledge of SEO and Accessibility Best Practices
  • Expert in Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • High energy, positive “can do” attitude and self-motivated
  • High degree of organization, accuracy and flexibility; exceptional attention to detail 
  • Team player and collaborative
  • Ability to thrive in fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years web development experience required


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