Front End Web Developer

Job Category: Development
Job Type: Full Time

About the Company

Kitchen Warehouse is a family-owned Australian business that aims to be THE destination, both online and offline for those that love to cook and entertain. Our customer is the heart of what we do. We have been around for years and has cemented yourself as one of Australia’s most loved brands. With millions of customers we are some of the largest and most active sites of its kind in Australia.

Summary of primary job responsibilities:

The Front-end Developer will be responsible for planning and implementing the front-end development roadmap, building scalable/responsive web design, process automation, testing, and deployment of front-end customizations in conjunction with the business stakeholders.

  • Work within a self-organized team of NetSuite & SuiteCommerce developers & administrators (Front -/Web End) and connect the business departments.
  • Act as a role model and foster agile methods and work hand in hand with teammates.
  • Help on improving IT Practices/Processes within responsibility areas such as Development, Deployment, Release & Testing. 

Development (Planning, Dev & Testing)

  • Oversee front-end platform development to meet key objectives, budgets, and deadlines
  • Manage processes, planning, and execution of front-end platform development
  • Define roadmap & goals for front-end development. 
  • Deliver technical consulting and services based on business’ e-commerce requirements
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides
  • Use markup languages like HTML to create user-friendly web pages
  • Maintain and improve website
  • Design mobile-based features
  • Translate business & customer requirements (user stories) into functional and appealing interactive applications
  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensure that all business input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
  • Implement third-party tools and codes (tracking codes, SEO tools, necessary business integrations)
  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Stay up to date on current trends/changes and best practices in web development and e-commerce web development

Support

  • Provides 2nd level support and assistance to Customer Service Team and other business stakeholders.
  • Troubleshoot issues and workflows.

Other

  • Report to the Lead Developer and work closely with Tech Team and business stakeholders based in Perth & Melbourne, Australia

What we’re looking for :

  • At least 2 years front-end web development experience
  • HTML5, CSS3, SASS/SCSS, Javascript, jQuery, Ajax, Bootstrap, JSON
  • Good understanding of web technologies and best practices (W3C standard)
  • Knowledge on responsive web design, UI/UX, and cross-browser compatibility
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good to have skills but not required: Google Cloud Platform (e.g GA, GTM, Merchant Center), BitBucket and Git, front-end frameworks, agile/scrum concepts and practices
  • Amenable to temporary work from home and preferably with at least 25mbps reliable home internet connection

Please note that this job opening is office-based, however as COVID-19 response we are working from home and based on assessment.

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