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Job Title: Senior User Interface Developer

Salary: Competitive

Based:  BrandAlley, Telephone House, 69-77 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NW (remote during Covid-19

Experience: Expert User Interface Developer / Magento 1 & 2 Developer

Reporting to: CTO

Who We Are

Brand Alley UK Limited is the UK’s largest online flash sale fashion retailer and is currently going through a period of exponential growth. With upwards of 5 million members, we sell top branded fashion and homeware products, process tens of thousands of orders per day and we are one of the most successful E-Commerce brands in the UK.

Operating between London and Delhi, our team of developers and Magento specialists work on a wide range of projects for the BrandAlley Web platform. Its dynamic, diverse and an incredibly exciting time as BrandAlley migrates its front-end web platform into Magento 2 and moves its entire back office team into a custom built platform consisting of a PIM, warehousing, merchandising, customer service, and marketing modules. With this new architecture in place 2021 will see a backlog of new features developed for www.brandalley.co.uk and our European site (www.brandalley.fr) built and migrated onto its own Magento 2 instance and connected into the same back office systems as the UK site.

Along with the launch of our IOS and Android Apps, 2021 can also see the further break-up of the Magento user interface layer into rich Progressive Web Apps making this a truly exciting opportunity.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced User Interface Developer with proven experience of working with large scale web applications to join our team. This role will be perfect for an individual who has been developing Magento User Interfaces for a number of years, has a heightened passion for making Magento work beyond its limits, creating high performance JavaScript, CSS and HTML and either is working with PWA technology right now or has at least begun the journey and is investing time in learning the technology.

Duties and Responsibilities

● To develop and progress the website user interface & optimise applications for maximum speed and scalability.

● Work in an Agile environment to develop the latest and greatest code for web and layout guidance for our Mobile App.

● Code user interface changes to existing features and prototyping and building new features.

● Testing the existing website to ensure that it continually meets internal customer’s expectations.

● Ensure high end user stability and performance using manual and automation testing techniques

● Ensure the technical feasibility of user interface designs and control good quality ux output in line with the overall web and mobile strategy

● Promote and drive best practice

● Stay abreast of latest user interface technology trends

● Provide resource quotations to product owners & business analysts

● Provide accurate information into JIRA

Skills and Experience Required

● Strong Magento frontend development experience (Magento 1 & 2)

● Strong experience of developing applications using HTML5 / jQuery / Knockout and RequireJs

● Strong experience with CSS3, CSS pre-processors and the differing methodologies (preferred LESS)

● Strong experience of JavaScript

● Strong experience asynchronous control flow, partial page updates, ajax, private Magento content techniques, data layer (Google)

● Strong experience debugging browser behavior & performance issues,

● Can create and operate local development environment using Docker

● Strong Git, GitFlow and Composer skills

● Strong team player

To Stand Out

● Someone who has skills with Progressive Web App (PWA) development

● Someone who is a JavaScript genius and JavaScript has become your life

● Someone who develops with a “performance first” mindset

● Someone who can mentor and guide more junior developers

● Someone who loves to learn new technology

● Someone who can talk tech and none tech when neededz

Eligibility

● You must be eligible to live and work in the UK

● You must be able to work onsite in London (Old Street)

The Candidate

Self-motivated, adaptable with a positive attitude
Enthusiastic and respectful of others
Must have a ‘Can do approach’
Flexible and willing to go the extra mile with a good sense of humour
Must be able to work autonomously

Why You’ll Like Working with Us

You’ll have the opportunity to work on some exciting brands supported by an inspiring and friendly team of people
You’ll join a great talented team who are all driven to be the best they can be, while having a lot of fun along the way
We offer a place to grow, where you can spread your wings

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