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Front End Developer

Job Summary:

Our Frontend Developer should have a strong grasp of responsive website design and development patterns, principles and workflow. To achieve this integrated approach, our engineer must have a deep understanding of user experience and creative aesthetics while implementing across multi-device layouts. 

You would also be responsible for all aspects of front-end architecture and development including all project related browser and server technologies responsible for rendering the user experience.

What you'll be doing:
  • Work on flagship websites for globally recognised brands, whilst meeting the demanding challenges on usability, resilience, performance, scalability and security.
  • Build cross-browser, cross-device compatible pages adhering to industry best practices
  • Develop templates and content slots using ISML, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML, XML, CSS, AJAX and integrate with Pipelines/Controllers on Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Demandware) platform
  • Responsible for architecting and defining the Front-end framework to solve complex designs and interactions that reflect the user experience and creative proposition
  • Mentoring and guiding all project activities on multiple small to medium sized projects or one large project
  • Shift between a creative and a technical focus depending on the project need and/or the type of project
  • Participate in developing supporting proposal materials for projects
  • Participate in scoping and planning work
  • Write technical documentation (admin guides), white papers, presentations, contributes to determining internal processes
  • Be a thought leader in the Front-end technologies and space
  • Assist in recruiting of new Front-end employees
What you'll need to succeed:
  • Experience working in an SFCC / Demandware Platform as a Frontend developer.
  • Sound knowledge and experience on Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Demandware) SiteGenesis/SFRA framework, Services framework and other platform capabilities.
  • Good grasp of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with front-end application architecture and development
  • Experience with coding modular object-oriented JavaScript
  • Knowledge and understanding about JavaScript design patterns (Factory Pattern, Strategy
  • Pattern, Module Pattern, Reveal Pattern, Facade Pattern, Asynchronous Module Definition etc.)
  • Well versed with jQuery framework and patterns used. Should be able to write custom plugins for jQuery
  • Knowledge about JavaScript MV* frameworks
  • Hands-on experience with AngularJS framework and its constructs like custom directives, services etc.
  • Hands-on experience with CSS preprocessors (SASS, LESS, STYLUS)
  • Understanding and hand-on experience with writing modular CSS using SMACSS and Object Oriented CSS methodologies
  • Understanding of front-end frameworks like Bootstrap, Semantic-UI and Foundation
  • Experience with RESTful APIs
  • Experience and understanding with writing JavaScript unit tests (Jasmine + Karma)
  • Experienced with front-end tooling able to write custom automation tasks for Grunt
  • Experienced with architecture and development of front-end tailored for various Content Management Systems in the likes of Sharepoint, Umbraco, Episerver, Sitefinity and Sitecore
  • Should maintain and extend front-end development Guidelines and boilerplate that is currently being used as a starting point for projects executed by both internal and offshore front-end development teams
  • Should be able to incorporate and understand HTML5 semantic elements and understand the SEO benefits of Microdata and Google Rich snippets for inpage SEO
  • University Degree in Information Systems/ Computer Science 
  • A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience