Junior Front-End Developer, boots.com - Boots UK

Job reference: 133831BR Previous
Location: Nottingham Support Office
Function area: E-Commerce
Shift pattern: Full-time
Contract type: Fixed Term
Hours per week: Over 35 hours per week

6 month fixed term contract

Welcome to the Boots.com team – an exciting team within Boots UK which is at the heart of our growth plans as more customers look to us for online help, advice and shopping inspiration, as well as of course the best Boots products, prices and offers. As customers are changing, so are we: focusing on really understanding our customers’ needs and making the most of our great products and services to optimise the online shopping experience and drive growth.

We’re looking for a junior digital designer with strong coding experience (HTML5, CSS, Git, Javascript/jQuery). This role would support our Front End Developer and wider Digital Experience Team with day to day design and code changes. Using digital design, and content management system (CMS) expertise to design, create and deliver assets/ pages for boots.com and boots.ie, to deliver the best customer experience to support our trading and marketing plans.

Your Responsibilities:

• Supporting Digital design production and build of campaign assets for Boots.com UK and ROI sites
• Supporting the Front End Developer to create and update solutions across boots.com
• Work cross-functionally with key stakeholders to manage end to end asset and page production
• Ensure assets are in line with our digital style guide and the Boots brand, and fully integrated with marketing campaigns
• Work with the project management workflow tool to ensure all projects are delivered right first time, on time

A bit about you:

• 1-2 years experience in working with HTML5, CSS, SASS, Javascript/jQuery
• Experienced in using Adobe Creative Suite (in particular Photoshop), and experience using a CMS
• Experience in using version control (ideally GitHub)
• Experience developing web site assets with cross-browser and cross-device support
• Basic understanding of PHP would be a bonus
• Digital UI skills and experience of designing for a commercial site – an understanding of UX and SEO would be very helpful
• Customer focussed
• High attention to detail with the ability to be flexible in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent organisation and communication skills
• Ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines

IMPORTANT NOTE: This role requires regular working outside normal offices hours. This typically involves working from 5am a few times a month, occasional weekend working particularly at peak times and occasional overnight working e.g. for major launches. In general you will be expected to be flexible with your working hours to meet business and customer needs.

A bit about us:

Being at the heart of Boots’ online proposition, you will have the opportunity to work with numerous stakeholders across the business. You will develop expertise in the end to end digital journey, building excellent foundations for career progression.

What we can offer you:

• 25 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays
• Annual discretionary bonus plan
• Generous staff discount scheme including Boots Opticians - frames and contact lenses
• Competitive company pension scheme
• Flexible benefits scheme available ranging from private medical insurance, holiday buying, cycle to work scheme and many more
• Onsite Staff Shop, Opticians, Gym, Costa, Canteen, Dry Cleaning and Cash Point
• Boots Benevolent Fund - a registered charity that can offer support to eligible current and former colleagues in the UK, as well as their immediate relatives and dependants, at times of financial hardship

Diversity and inclusion is at the centre of everything we do. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We offer a number of flexible working options to suit our colleagues’ needs including job share and part time working. Our website shows examples of colleagues enjoying different working patterns. If this interests you, please talk to us about it.

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