Crate & Barrel Senior Front End Developer in Northbrook, Illinois
With over 130 store and warehouse locations and more than 7,500 associates across the U.S. and Canada, Crate and Barrel is a dynamic and growing multi-channel furniture and housewares retailer. So we can continue to help others love how they live in moments that matter, the iconic brand is looking for a driven and passionate professional to raise the bar and join our IT department as a Senior Front End Developer, located in our Northbrook, IL corporate office.
Do you have a passion for site speed and performance? Want to help make our website one of the fastest retail websites and take on the technical challenges and innovation to make our site both inspirational and beautiful while being speedy? Then come join our team as a Senior Front End Developer. You will join an innovative eCommerce team responsible for delivering solutions built for sustainability and performance. You will collaborate closely with product managers, testers and other software engineers to design, test, code, deliver and maintain software modules within an Agile Scrum environment.
Conceive and build responsive and adaptive solutions for website applications.
Participate in technical design discussions with other front end and back end developers and assist in defining future forward web architecture, participate in code reviews, and apply unit testing.
Work with the architecture and eCommerce development teams to optimize page speed performance and improve the customer experience on our sites.
Work on an Agile team to develop, test, deploy, and maintain, while collaborating with team members on product backlog grooming, sprint planning, execution, review, and retrospective.
Work with product team and stakeholders to understand and communicate progress.
Update, maintain and adhere to pattern-libraries, styleguides, and site documentation.
Be an active contributor to front-end development best practices.
You can communicate to people in product management, design, user experience, and QA, and they will understand you
You can build responsive, cross-browser, highly-performant, and accessible applications
Have a deep understanding of modern web development techniques and how to apply new technologies to improve the architecture and boost page speed
You have worked with Twitter Bootstrap or Foundation or the like. You know about CSS preprocessors (LESS or SASS)
Have prior knowledge or a willingness to learn modern performance monitoring tools and waterfall analysis
We’re looking for someone who is strong technically who also demonstrates effective communication skills. Our ideal candidate should be able to identify opportunities for improvement, apply code changes including new architecture and explain new patterns to developers on the team. In addition, they should be able to explain performance metrics and improvement opportunities to business stakeholders
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design, or Visual Communication desired but not required
We do not sponsor applicants for work visas for this position
You have good reading, written and verbal language skills (English)
The job description and other aspects of the job listed on this job posting should not be construed to contain every function/responsibility that may be required to be performed by an associate in this job. Associates are required to perform other related functions as assigned.
Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.
State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
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