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Manager of Digital Ecommerce in Katy, TX at Search Services

Date Posted: 3/13/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Katy, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    3/13/2019

Job Description

SUMMARY: 

A nationwide company based in West Houston is seeking a Manager of Digital Media/Web Design for a  direct hire role.

DESCRIPTION:

Provide team management, leadership and direction

Collaborate with business, engineering and support teams to resolve operational issues

Define common UI Pattern Libraries with collaboration from design team

Define and build reusable component library

Work with designers and developers accountable to maintain standard UI pattern library

Advocate of User Centered Design principles and processes

Apply knowledge of and translate trends in usability, constituent needs and business objective strategies, standards, solutions and results

Develop digital web properties with an emphasis on providing an exceptional user experience including agility through responsive design

Participate in the resource demand and planning processes and drive Code Quality initiatives

Development representative to stakeholders outside of the team, and the go-to individual for day-to-day front-end technology questions

Oversee the UI development team Maintain and enhance current UI architecture to improve usability, performance, and scalability

Drive software development activities to meet schedules and timelines

Research problems discovered by QA or product support and develop solutions to the problems

Conduct unit testing and integration testing for functionality

Research new technology or development tools to remain informed of current technology

Work with documentation and internal teams, including Product and Project Management, Design, Business Analysis, and Quality Assurance to deliver high-quality, complete software releases

Develop a thorough understanding of Academy’s policies, procedures and safety rules

Duties may change; team members may be required to perform other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

High School diploma or equivalent required

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Digital Media/Web Design or relevant field of study preferred

5+ years of experience in software development across multiple platforms especially including ecommerce/transactional site and applications across a range of devices

3+ years IT experience in the retail industry preferred

Capable of collaborative iteration in a fast paced environment with short product life cycles

Experience with responsive website design and development, including cross and back browser usability

Expertise in web applications and programming languages including HTML, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery and APIs

Experience with PHP and/or JAVA

Experience with Ajax, XML, XSLT a plus

Experience working with CMS platforms such as AEM, WordPress, and/or Drupal

Knowledge of web libraries and frameworks such as React, Bootstrap, Angular, Polymer, Closure or Backbone

Familiarity with the whole web stack, including protocols and web server optimization techniques

Proven track record demonstrating collaboration with UX researchers and designers, marketers, merchandisers, product managers and front end developer

Solid understanding of UX, SEO/SEM and accessibility best practices

In-depth knowledge of industry best practices and trends including emerging digital platforms and related media

Ability and desire to learn new tools and technologies

Experience with Scrum and Agile methodologies

Experience with Internet or mobile usability/accessibility research is a plus

Experience in A/B testing set-up and strategies