Front end Developer

About 247 Commerce

At 247 Commerce we build eCommerce websites with Magento and integrate them with ERP, Finance and CRM systems. Now entering our 8th year in business, we have built our reputation on the quality and consistency of our work. Our portfolio includes well-known names such as the British Museum, V&A, Oxford University, Chartered Insurance Institute and many more. Over the years we have also helped Brands and SMEs optimise their multi-channel marketplace sales on Amazon, eBay and 12 other marketplaces via our proprietary 247 CloudHub application. Having already built up a diverse and globally recognised client-list, in 2019 we plan to increase our reach even further as we expand into new markets and sectors.

The job

Salary Offered Competitive package and benefits This is a great opportunity to join a busy team working on many Magento e-commerce websites for various high net worth companies, famous museums, and many more; also responding to 50-100 inbound support requests a week for e-commerce software support. We’re on the lookout for a passionate developer who immerses self in designing front-end screens by converting from PSD file - your main role will be to understand client’s requirements, convert the design to web pages, that are responsive, test and integrate them to the satisfaction of all the stakeholders. The role will suit an IT Graduate with a qualification in computer sciences, programming or similar with skills in HTML & CSS; knowledge of SASS would be an added advantage.

About You …

  • Have empathetic listening skills, enjoy problem-solving and a naturally positive, can-do attitude
  • Excellent ability to convert PSD mockups into interactive digital experiences
  • Demonstrated proficiency in hand-coding (no WYSIWYG) HTML using semantic markup, and CSS layout/positioning
  • Experience using JS Frameworks (jQuery, etc.)
  • A solid portfolio of quality, hand-coded responsive web projects
  • A passion for front-end architecture as well as a driven attitude towards learning new web technologies
  • Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and code solutions
  • Excellent time management, problem-solving, teamwork, and communication skills
  • You have a knack for creating captivating user experiences through today’s leading technology stacks
  • You can emulate existing HTML projects and create new ones that seamlessly integrate with existing code
  • Familiarity developing with CSS pre-processors (LESS, SASS, etc.)

You’re Ideal If You’ve Done Any of the Following …

  • You’ve previously worked on an eCommerce related project
  • You’ve got previous experience working in the marketplaces like Amazon or eBay, using Shopify, Magento or BigCommerce

As a Front-end developer, You’ll Be …

An enthusiastic, upbeat individual who is quick to learn, has a genuine interest in online business and the skills and experience to help our clients grow their businesses. You’ll also need to be able to keep up with our dynamic Technical Director, helping prioritise the department’s key issues while resolving client’s queries quickly and efficiently.

Your Role Will Include …

  • with customers to clarify needs and requirements and to build a solution design
  • Translate requirements and mock-ups into fully functioning websites using HTML/CSS/JS
  • Continuously look for ways to improve conversion rates and implement A/B tests
  • Rigorously educate yourself on the latest development techniques and best practices
  • Communicate technical solutions to team members and clients both verbally and in written documentation
  • Implement new digital technologies or development techniques that help to meet client goals and business objectives
  • Deliver the best technical implementations for our eCommerce partners - all rooted in the acquisition, conversion, and retention
  • Additional duties as assigned

What you’ll need to succeed …

Our ideal candidate would be a technically-savvy problem-solver who enjoys using their knowledge and skills to address client’s enquiries. Commitment and enthusiasm for our services are essential - we expect all employees to contribute to the continuous improvement of the company and be part of our success.

As Our Ideal Candidate, you will …

  • Possess a pro-active and positive approach to problem-solving
  • Have a passion for technology, particularly e-commerce
  • Possess strong communications skills (both written and oral) and be comfortable using modern technology
  • Have the confidence to deal with senior level clients and members of their team
  • Be able to think creatively and contribute ideas to resolving client’s queries
  • Be comfortable using their initiative while knowing when to escalate critical issues to their manager
  • Be well organised to ensure that no client queries are lost or ignored
  • Be capable of working effectively with our team of customer support agents
  • Be reliable and punctual
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