Engineering

Frontend Developer

20 Nov 2017

Location

Kyiv, Uzhhorod, Vinnytsia, Košice, Varna, Chernihiv, Medellin

Job Purpose

The Frontend Developer will be part of a high-performance feature driven development team responsible for building complex ecommerce solutions. You must have a proven track record of solving various business and technical problems while taking responsibility for meeting business objectives. This job requires solid technical skills to provide coding expertise throughout the entire software development lifecycle. You should have expertise with software development lifecycle methodologies, solid experience and knowledge of web development, and use of standard design and development tools.

You will

  • Work with Development Lead and project leads in understanding business needs, defining technical issues, and proposing solutions;
  • Help ensure accuracy and completeness of technical documentation and team communications;
  • Analyze business and technical specifications/requirements and develop enterprise-level ecommerce solutions;
  • Work in collaboration with Graphic Designers & UX Designers to turn their vision into functional HTML templates;
  • Work with web development team to ensure proper implementation of website’s functionality;
  • Provide updates to effort estimates and status of assigned tasks, and identify development-related risks on assigned projects;
  • Provide the best technical solutions for tasks utilizing the best practices and design patterns;
  • Support and help developers come up with the best technical solutions;
  • Provide recommendations to Development Lead and functional managers on ways to improve processes, systems, tools and role definitions based on program or project-specific experience;
  • Actively contribute to continuous improvements to development methodology and underlying processes;
  • Help with managing projects through making suggestions for design design, development and QA processes;
  • Participate in project team meetings and brainstorming activities related to the project issues.

You have

  • 3+ year of frontend development;
  • Expert level hand-coding in CSS and HTML (including HTML5, CSS3);
  • Experience with frontend grid systems;
  • Experience with preprocessors (LESS, Sass, etc.);
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, and related libraries in cross-platform development;
  • Experience with task runners (Grunt, Gulp, etc.);
  • Base knowledge of accessibility, SEO and UX aspects of frontend development;
  • Experience with client-side code performance optimization, debugging and debugging tools (Firebug, etc.);
  • Experience with responsive web design approach and/or mobile solutions;
  • Common understanding of cross-browser/platform issues;
  • Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop;
  • Must be an independent, self-motivated team player that is meticulous and methodical in creating solutions;
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly in a dynamic environment;
  • Pre-intermediate spoken and written English communication skills.

Good to have

  • Personal portfolio of completed projects/products or link to GitHub/CodePen/JSFiddle/StackOverflow etc. accounts;
  • Experience with CMS;
  • Experience working in geographically distributed teams;
  • Experience in developing multiple ecommerce solutions;
  • Analytical and time management skills;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as exemplified by writing clear technical specifications, documentation of knowledge, and effective intra- and inter-group communications.

We offer

  • Knowledgebase of the world’s largest ecommerce delivery team;
  • Trainings and certifications;
  • A constant inflow of ecommerce projects with global outreach;
  • Well set SDLC process with use of Agile, Scrum, Waterfall depending on a project;
  • Coaching and reviews to support your career development;
  • Internal/external engineering and business training and conferences and time for self-education;
  • Extensive technical library with option to order books and English classes;
  • A network-style culture with geographically distributed teams, easy communications and access to clients;
  • Possible international on-site visits;
  • Work-life balance approach and healthy lifestyle programs.

Hiring Process (6 easy steps)

  1. Check open positions and find a position you are interested in;
  2. Apply on the site or to jobs@astoundcommerce.com
  3. Talk to your personal recruiter in Astound Commerce;
  4. HR interview;
  5. Prove your technical skills at technical interview or testing;
  6. Final interview with Hiring Managers and discuss expectations and offer.

Who we are and what we do

Astound Commerce, the world’s largest privately held digital commerce agency, combines strategy, technology, creativity, insight and a proven methodology to deliver exceptional digital shopping experiences. Through a forward-thinking, results-driven approach, Astound Commerce serves leading global brands such as Adidas, L’Oreal, Under Armour, Jimmy Choo, Lacoste and Versace. Founded in San Francisco in 2000, the passionate team of some 700 dedicated, diverse industry and technology experts has decades of ecommerce experience and more than 400 implementations under their belt to address the complex challenges, advancing technologies and unique needs of global markets. To learn more, visit astoundcommerce.com

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