Front End Development Lead w/Demandware

Front End Development Lead w/Demandware
NY, New York

Job Description

We are seeking a Front-End Development Lead with Demandware experience for a contract or permanent position with our client in NYC.  

This position will be responsible for supporting the E-Commerce and digital marketing team in updating and maintaining the E-commerce and content websites. Will be a key contributor on an innovative, fast-paced team and help to build a dynamic presence on the Internet through the development and maintenance of ongoing content. 


  • Help to manage day-to-day efforts to ensure smooth and efficient website updates including production updates, creative assets, code changes, and collaborating on new site initiatives
  • Facilitate cross functional communication around all production activities
  • Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders on all website preparation and all site updates
  • Partner with internal teams as well as external vendors to ensure the development of best-in-class and highly functional website on desktop, tablet and mobile devises.
  • Create and manage detailed project plans and timelines for all technical & assigned projects
  • Field all technical requests, assess scope and prioritize action items for Senior Management
  • Document all infrastructure processes such as APIs, automated testing, and hosting, as needed
  • Write requirements documentation for all technical projects
  • Help to manage key tools and processes such as content management, code repository & image hosting
  • Liaise with Digital Marketing and Creative teams to manage delivery of all website assets and copy
  • Work with internal teams and technical resources on requirements gathering, issue logging and tracking and ongoing maintenance of e-commerce website
  • Heavy involvement in QA/testing and launching of  any implementations on desktop, tablet and mobile websites
  • Assist with requirements definition, specifications, vendor selections, design, development, and timelines for key initiatives
  • Assist with web production process definition, optimization and implementation
  • Troubleshoot minor issues on the website; escalate as needed

Desired Skills & Expertise

  • 4+ years in a similar role, 4-year college degree preferred
  • An expert with the following: HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery,
  • 2+ years PHP development experience
  • Experience in Demandware development A MUST!  Google Tag Manager a plus.
  • Experience in code versioning and related tools, such as Subversion, Git
  • Experience working on a beauty / luxury business to consumer website a plus, but not required
  • Ability to deliver a range of multiple projects with tight timelines, simultaneously
  • Understanding of Responsive Design
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Highly organized & detail-oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • Highly motivated and self-starter approach to job

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