Shopify/Shopify Plus Front End Developer - luxury fashion brand

Recruiter
RHR
Location
London
Salary
£38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
04 Dec 2018
Closes
01 Jan 2019
Ref
JTSFED
Contact
Jenny Taylor
Function
Ecommerce
Sector
Luxury
Job Type
Permanent
We are recruiting a Shopify/Shopify Plus front end Developer with proven experience working in a similar role within the fashion industry. Must be proficient in Shopify platform front-end development and styling. Candidate must have a good understanding of back-end and front-end code and be able to code the designs supplied by our in-house Design team. Must be experienced in custom coding as well as pertinent extensions.

Reporting to
eCommerce Manager

Key Responsibilities, to include but not be limited to:
*Gaining insights from analytics and making recommendations for improvements.
*Continually looking at ways to improve website speed, accuracy and productivity.
*Developing and creating innovative solutions tat continuously improve the performance of the website.
*Ensuring the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
*Building events pages and microsites for brand-led initiatives including liaising with external agencies, consulting on UX, responsive web coding, implementing analytics and SEO tagging.
*Responsible for all quality processes & ensuring that that we test & validate all work properly.
*Digital housekeeping.
*Continually reprioritising objectives to meet business requirements.
*Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
*Collaborating with other team members and stakeholders.
*Technical liaison with all relevant 3rd party partners.
*Maintaining a good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
*Maintaining the technical guidelines including coding and accessibility standards.

The Ideal Candidate

Technical
Experience working with Shopify is essential.
*You are able to work independently on front-end within Shopify/Shopify Plus
*Strong understanding of front-end coding techniques and CMS
*Expert in code theory and page layout techniques
*Strong understanding of usability techniques and customer-centric design
*An understanding of testing within multiple environments
*Applied knowledge of HTML5, CSS, and Javascript
*Experience integrating external API's
*Experience with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager

Personal

*Enthusiastic and passionate about Digital technologies and the customer
*Excellent project management skills and works well under pressure
*You will be consistent in your views and decisions, pragmatic and analytical
*You will have excellent communication skills and be comfortable liaising with all levels of management, both internally and externally
*You will be able to provide recommendations on behalf of the customer and business based on your knowledge of digital technologies, competitors and long-term objectives
*Highly organized with the ability to multi-task and work very quickly under pressure in fast paced environment

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