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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

The purpose of the role is develop and amend customer-facing functionality of the Superdrug.com website. You may also be required to work on other Group sites as required from time to time. You will be working in a team of front-end developers reporting to the Senior Front End Developer, and working on both new project work and making amendments to existing features on the website. The website is a fast-growing business stream within the company and the roadmap for the site is extensive. 

Key Responsibilities

•Work alongside a team of Java Developers in providing new functionality on the hybris platform
•Liaise with the Superdrug business team of designers to enable them to deploy content on the templates created
•Provide technical assistance to the business team
•Liaise with Group IT resource based in the UK and Europe where required

What you’ll need to succeed

Technical requirements

•Ideally educated in a technology-related qualification or have some demonstrable experience in this field
•Have a strong knowledge a proven track record in using HTML5, CSS2/3, Pure JavaScript, JQuery and JSON.
•Exposure to ReactJS is desirable.
•Experience with Wordpress including editing themes and php templates is advantageous.
•Experience using grunt, npm and webpack.
•Experience on developing mobile website solutions that function across different device types
•Experience in using version control software such as GIT
•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

Personal attributes

•Ability to work on your own initiative 
•Ability to be adaptable and flexible while responding to deadlines on assignments and workflow fluctuations
•Strong attention to detail; you will be hard working, and have the confidence to play a major role within a fast-growing business
•Takes the initiative
•You will be well organised and able to prioritise work effectively. 
•Customer Focused, consistent “can do” attitude towards the Customer.
•Excellent communication skills: written and verbal, including presentations.
•Excellent problem diagnosis and analytical skills.
•Passionate about web development and new technologies
•Innovative and enthusiastic
•High attention to detail

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.


 

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