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Ecommerce Front End Developer

Job Title: Ecommerce Front End Developer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hayes, Middlesex
Salary: 35000 - 40000
REF: Front End Developer
Contact Name: Natalie Sanders
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

Front End Developer

Circa £35,000 - £40,000 (negotiable based on experience)

Working for a brand and category leader (a leading household name) within a global business, the Front End Developer will support global ecommerce, brand websites and digital marketing programs. As an integral part of the digital team based in West London (Hayes), this is an exciting opportunity, working with a broad range of stakeholders across an international business.

The ideal candidate will have broad website / ecommerce experience, ideally working with websites with large amounts of content / products. Having previous Demandware /Salesforce Commerce Cloud would be advantageous (but not essential). You must be competent with Front End technologies, able to understand code issues and work closely with the web team to fix and escalate problems.

Front End Developer Responsibilities:

  • Technical content support, set up and front end development
  • Managing CMS to support website changes, setting up products and technical content updates
  • Working with the wider digital team and UX analyst on ongoing improvements to the website
  • Working with third party marketing managers, acting as our primary digital point of contact for our 50+ global third party markets
  • Working with the ecommerce and marketing teams to develop and implement digital and promotional campaigns
  • Driving, supporting, and testing Google tagging and SEO/PPC activities
  • Working with the Digital Project Manager to deliver detailed digital rollout plans for brand subsidiaries and third party businesses
  • Acting as the central testing lead, ensuring required standards are met
  • Maintaining day-to-day contact with supporting agencies and external partners
  • Supporting post rollout with any technical issues or website development required

Front End Developer Requirements:

  • Relevant experience within a Digital based role, either agency or in-house
  • Previous ecommerce experience essential
  • Previous Front-end web development experience including HTML, Java-Script, CSS, XML and web editing software e.g. Dreamweaver
  • Some design experience and working knowledge of Adobe design software including Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Experience with CMS systems
  • Experience with tools like Amplience desirable
  • Experience in A/B testing and website analytics
  • Online/digital project management experience including taking new websites from concept to launch
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel
  • Ability to make decisions, act independently to ensure the business objectives are met
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and great attention to detail
  • Experience in dealing with agencies and international stakeholders desirable


Salary circa £35,000 - £40,000 negotiable based on experience + benefits including: pension, life insurance, health insurance (post qualifying period), 25 days annual leave 

You will be based at offices in Hayes, with free onsite parking and good access to public transport.