Developer (UI)

M and M Direct Ltd
29 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Company:

MandM Direct has over 30 years experience of trading. Led by our Board of Directors, we are now one of Europe’s leading online, off-price retailers. We offer big brands at low prices - with over 3 million customers and 57 million website visits per year.

The Role:

We are looking to recruit a Developer to join our IT Development team. Reporting to the Head of Development, you will be responsible for the UI elements of the website ensuring a consistently high level of quality. You will be involved with the technical design and will work with an experienced development team.

Main duties will include:

  • Developing and improving the website code base and content, adhering to responsive web design patterns and ensuring high-quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Collaborating with the e-Commerce team to optimise the website and improve usability throughout the customer journey
  • Improving the quality of the code by analysing the structure ensuring we have 100% unit test coverage on all JavaScript
  • Following best practices and standards for accessibility and cross-browser compatibility
  • Performing peer reviews of code changes and adhere to IT Principles and Standards
  • Ensuring the features developed are produced to the highest possible quality in the fastest possible time and no less
  • Ensuring that the Agile Software Development Life Cycle is followed
  • Keeping up-to-date on emerging technologies
  • Improving the website and identify any functional, technical or performance problems providing suggestions for improvements and coding them.

Skills and knowledge required:

  • Experience using CSS, Bootstrap, HTML, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, Knockout, Angular, .Net, C# and WebAPI’s
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Confident and works well as a team member
  • Enthusiastic, adaptable and always thinking outside the box to achieve our vision
  • Analytical in approach, tenacious and driven by results
  • Highly numerate and literate, with the ability to produce top quality written specifications
  • Proactive and highly organised, with strong time management and planning skills
  • The experience of working in an Agile Development Team including TDD and BDD methodologies and Test Automation would be desirable.

Location and hours:

This is a permanent position, working Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm and will be based at our head office in Leominster, Herefordshire.