Duties & Responsibilities
Working closely with the Waitrose Digital Design and Content team, the Online Design and Content (Frontend) Developer is responsible for building creative solutions for our websites.
This 18-month fixed term partner role is an opportunity for the successful candidate to translate designs to create functional and engaging assets, and helps inform a continuous test and learn development.
The Online Design and Content Developer will maintain the codebase as well as work closely with offshore resource, managing workflow and prioritising deliverables.
Some of the requirements of this role include:
Plan, schedule and manage the workflow ensuring tasks are assigned against the available resource. Own the reporting and communication of brief status.
Translate designs to create highly visual, functional and engaging pages/assets while maintaining cross-browser, cross-platform and cross-device compatibility, web accessibility standards.
Test and learn design development across a variety of areas across site to inform future continuous site improvements.
Produce creative conceptual ideas and layouts leading to 'best in class' design solutions for projects allocated. Monitor design standards and ensure approval process is adhered to, to deliver high standards.
Required essential experience skills and qualifications
SASS / LESS
Responsive Design & Development
Version Control (GIT / BitBucket)
Build Tools (Gulp / Grunt / Webpack)
Package Managers (NPM / Bower / Yarn)
Experience with SVG's & Animations
Front-End Build experience
Required desirable experience skills and qualifications
Understanding of web accessibility
Knowledge of current SEO best practices
Understanding of CSS Methodologies
Experience building style guides and component libraries
Experience using Front-End Frameworks (React, Angular, Vue)
Working in an eCommerce environment
Please note the following:
This role is subject to the following pre-employment screening: 2 year reference check
We occasionally close vacancies early in the event we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend you apply early.
It is advisable to carefully consider your answers to each of the questions that are asked as part of the last section in the application form. Tailoring your answers to highlight your relevance to the role in question may help you to secure an interview.