Senior Front End Web Developer in Scottsdale, AZ at Discount Tire Corporate Careers

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Here at Discount Tire, we celebrate the spirit of our people with extraordinary pride and enthusiasm. Our business has been growing for more than 55 years and now is the best time in our history to join us. We are opening more locations every year and we are always looking for qualified individuals to join us in our growth. We are a company that promotes from within, both in our retail and corporate operations.  

The Senior Front End Web Developer bridges the creative and technical aspects of web development to technically enable user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) designs. Works across a variety of platforms, frameworks and front-end technologies. Develops websites, online applications, integrates code with additional systems, resolves code errors and introduces new technologies and solutions. Work with other designers and developers to conceive research, design and implement new website functionality and maintain existing website code.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develops website code and layouts according to Company guidelines.
  • Reviews requirements to understand audience, usability and design requirements.
  • Converts design comprehensive layouts into complex working web pages using HTML and CSS in a hand-coded environment.
  • Participates in project planning and web site design with technical, business and project leaders, planning and discussing the specifics of projects, new technologies and deadlines.
  • Updates existing website content, creates new layouts, landing pages that follow existing web standards; makes some modifications to existing developed code.
  • Develops interfaces that are usable, intuitive and aesthetically pleasing.
  • Develops ‘Standards’ compliant sites with a concern for accessibility and multi-browser/multi-device compatibility.
  • Performs UX research for both validating a design as well as understanding new initiatives.
  • Produces user flows, wireframes, prototypes, UI specifications and final design deliverables.
  • Ensures user requirements align with business requirements.
  • Coordinates, develops and facilitates usability tests applying user-centered design principles, human factors, usability heuristics and methodologies and industry best practices and standards.
  • Documents design standards for UI / UX.
  • Ensures graphic design is consistent with Company branding guidelines.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to ensure business requirements are met.
  • Creates sprite maps, icons, buttons, and CSS themes.
  • Mentors Front End Web Developer I.
  • Stays current on the latest industry technologies, trends and strategies.
  • Assists employees, vendors and customers by answering questions related to UI / UX development.
  • Completes work in a timely and accurate manner while providing exceptional customer service.
  • Other duties and projects may be assigned.

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a minimum of five years web development experience, including UI / UX experience. REACT or similar programming server-side experience and competency with basic database transactions is required. Graphic design background is necessary.
  • Proven experience with hand coding JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3 experience is necessary. SASS/LESS, Webpack or Grunt experience a plus.
  • Proven experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, Illustrator is required.
  • Experience with cross-browser, cross-platform and/or cross-device compatibility is required.
  • Knowledge of responsive design concepts is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly iterate through multiple concepts, designs and layouts, effectively incorporating feedback from multiple disciplines then refining then for improved usability and appearance is essential.
  • An understanding of agile development ideas: scrum; test/behavior-driven development; code-evaluate-iterate is beneficial.
  • Ability to explain technical concepts in non-technical language is essential.
  • Customer service skills including the ability to manage and respond to different customer situations while maintaining a positive and friendly attitude is essential.
  • The ability to work within a team and serve as a trusted expert for assigned duties is necessary.
  • In addition troubleshooting, organizational and problem solving skills with a can-do attitude and the ability to adjust to changing requirements are essential. Treating others with respect and upholding Company values is key.

Educational Requirements:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.

Work Days:

Normal work days are Monday through Friday. Occasional Saturdays and Sundays may be necessary.

Work Hours:

Normal work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Additional hours may be necessary.