Junior Frontend Web Developer

The Body Shop
13 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Part of the L'Oréal group, The Body Shop International is a natural and ethical beauty brand, with 3050 stores in 66 markets around the world, operating through a multi-channel retail strategy, including stand-alone stores, global travel retail locations and e-commerce sites. Purpose of role: 1. Day-to-day HTML development of The Body Shop websites working closely with the Digital & Ecommerce teams to update home pages, website content, promotions and configurations within Hybris 2. Email HTML development working closely with the CRM team and marketing agencies 3. Ad hoc technical support and testing on major new website development releases and A/B tests Key Job Accountabilities: · Complete small-scale development work required on The Body Shop websites in line with the trading calendar and release cycles · Work on the email platform to build and test emails based on the brief from the CRM team · Work to strict deadlines on email schedules and content updates, and coordinate all approval stages within this part of the process · Coordinate with digital and ecommerce teams in content editing and site design to provide a clear and professional service · Partner with the Digital IT team and third party developers to implement coding best practices and optimise site performance · Assist UAT on development releases on the websites · Identify and escalate areas for technical improvement of The Body Shop websites · Maintain a strong understanding of frontend and web development trends · Ad hoc project work for major web developments of the The Body Shop websites · Apply practices, procedures and standards to ensure activities and decisions are compliant with The Body Shop's risk appetite, legal and regulatory requirements Experience required: Agile development experience Previous experience working with ecommerce platforms, Hybris experience preferred Strong programming skills in building and maintaining websites Proven HTML, CSS, and JavaScript development experience Experience with Responsive Design Ability to work with Marketing and Ecommerce teams Highly organised with the capability to multi-task and prioritise to meet tight deadlines Enjoy working in a close, communicative team Highly organised with the capability to multi-task and prioritise to meet tight deadlines Resourceful and proactive in solving problems and recommending solutions Enthusiastic, self-confident and self-motivated Willing to adapt and take on new challenges and driven to continually improve Proficient in Microsoft Office Excellent verbal and written communication skills Qualifications: BA/BSc degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience What we offer: A thrilling career in the L'Oréal Group across different brands, channels and markets A passion driven environment where you will share challenges, achievements and innovations with your peers, manager and direct reports A tailor-made integration plan to set you for success and an on-going focus on your development Competitive salary and benefits package