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Senior Front End Developer

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Why Superdrug

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.

We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

 We are looking for a senior front end web developer to define and develop rich user experiences for the website. The role will work closely with other front/back end developers, BA’s and testers to ensure web projects, enhancements and web site support tickets are delivered to a high quality within an agile environment. The ideal candidate will have experience in the definition of front end experiences and communicating their ideas and approach to senior stakeholders. 

Key Responsibilities 
•Analyse and define customer journeys on the Superdrug desktop and mobile websites – 
•Deliver online functionality, on time and to specification based on business requirements 
•Collaborate with other developers, testers and BA’s to deliver complete development solutions
•Strong understanding and practical experience of eCommerce practices
•Trouble-shooting and fixing website and associated applications issues
•Provide expertise and best practice development approaches - Researching, analysing and suggesting new website functionality
•Wireframes and proto-typing creation for projects and UX enhancements - Assist with upgrades and patches on the website platform 

What you’ll need to succeed

Technical requirements

•Ideally educated in a technology-related qualification or have some demonstrable experience in this field
•Min. 5 years f/end experience in eCommerce desktop/mobile development
•Expert front end developer who is skilled in using JavaScript ES6, HTML, CSS, SASS and bootstrap.
•Experience using NPM and Webpack.
•Exposure to JSP, Typescript and Angular is advantageous
•Experience developing mobile first website solutions that function across different device types
•Experience in using version control software such as GIT
•Experience writing unit test scripts in a Test Driven Development
•Ability to apply designs and an expert user of Adobe Photoshop
•Excellent knowledge of W3C web standards and browser compatibility issues
•Experience in working within the retail environment

Here’s what’s in it for you

• Benefits 
• Working in a stylish, modern and collaborative office right by East Croydon station
• On-site beauty treatments, table tennis and café with a fantastic selection of hot and cold food every day
• Health and beauty giveaways from suppliers

Come and be part of something special.



Apply now to become part of more

By joining us, you will be part of More than just a health and beauty retail group. You’ll become part of an organisation which is well-recognised all over the world.