Junior Front End Developer - West Elm

Requisition Number: WE-13471
Area of Interest: E-Commerce
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: West Elm
Position Type: Full-time

JOB DESCRIPTION

Who We Are...

Born in Brooklyn. At home in the world. west elm has been helping customers express their personal style at home since the launch of our first catalog in 2002. Our home base is nestled down under the Manhattan Bridge in the DUMBO neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, right above our flagship store. We are a dynamic, fast-paced brand with an exciting growth strategy. We value imagination, diversity and giving people the opportunity to explore, grow and shape our future. We look for innovative, smart and hard-working individuals who enjoy creative thinking and ingenuity. Help us carry out our mission of being a source of inspiration to our customers, creating a global community and tirelessly seeking ways to evolve our brand.

The West Elm digital product team works to progress the overall brand and customer experience through the application of new technologies and progressive digital thinking. We provide leadership, knowledge, and an expertise of the current digital landscape to the entire brand in an effort to solve challenging business problems, identify new revenue-driving digital opportunities and move the brand forward from a digital perspective.

Summary

The successful candidate for this role loves web standards and being a leader in front-end technology. This individual will be a core contributor to the development of the front-end user experience, ensuring that all components follow overall technical architecture and design standards. You'll work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment, taking on multiple projects and learning as you go.

Essential duties and responsibilities

● Build and improve the software systems for our fast-paced e-commerce company

● Work cross-functionally with our Site Management, UX, Design, Product, Testing, and Analytics teams to deliver wonderful and delightful user experiences

● Continuously deploy code, iterate, and use data and UX insights to develop the most impactful features possible across our website

● Participate in design and code reviews to help maintain our high standards of both user experience and code quality

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

Requirements and qualifications

Who you are

● Have 1+ years of professional programming experience building consumer-facing front-end applications
● A creative, empathetic thinker who keeps the users top of mind when designing and developing

● Strong attention to detail--you want to make your work perfect but know when to stop

● Able to appreciate beautiful code (and want to work closely with other people who do too)

● An honest and autonomous problem solver who learns new domains quickly (but also knows when to ask for help!)

● Equipped with strong programming and web application development skills

● An excellent communicator, in writing and in person

Bonus features

● Experience with React or related JavaScript libraries or frameworks

● Back-end experience building RESTful APIs

● Experience deploying website A/B testing or personalization

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.
Company
Williams-Sonoma Inc.
Posted
06/22/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Brooklyn, NY 11201, US