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Front End Technical Lead


London, City of London - Greater London




£450 per day


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Front End Technical Lead

Consortia are currently working in partnership with a global e-commerce business to find a Front End Technical Lead to join growing digital e-commerce team on a 6 month contract.

You will have experience:

-          Developing new website features for this very heavily e-commerce focused business

-          Collaborate with third party developers

-          Front end development of website, content, layouts and features

-          Part of digital team also containing e-commerce teams, designers and lead junior developers

-          Oversee HTML development and liaise with CRM teams

Are you able to?

-          Complete development websites in line with the trading and development release calendar

-          Work on the email platform to build and test

-          Optimise page load performance in enterprise eCommerce platform environment

-          Bridge gap between eCommerce and digital teams

-          Partner with the in-house developers and third party developers to implement backend technology requirements

-          Identify and escalate areas for frontend improvements to the websites to improve performance

-          Share a strong understanding of frontend development and industry trends

-          Manage and coach junior frontend developers

-          Work closely with Product Owner to develop and deliver the product roadmap

-          Work cross-functionally during the design, build and release process, to ensure the build is delivered on time to the required standard


-          BA/BSc degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience


Experience Required:

-          Agile development experience

-          Strong understanding of ecommerce and web analytics

-          Previous experience working with ecommerce platforms, Hybris experience preferred

-          Experience with testing tools like Monetate

-          Proven ability to optimise page load performance by optimising HTML, CSS, JavaScript images and content delivery ideally in an enterprise e-commerce platform environment

-          Experienced in developing and testing fully responsive and flexible email templates that work across all major email clients and mobile devices

-          Experience optimising code for site speed and performance

-          Data driven with strong analytics skills, including Google Analytics and other analytics tools

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