Frontend React Developers are required to join our Engineering Team to work on some of the world's largest, high scale eCommerce platforms and online customer journeys in our offices in Portugal.
About the job :
Due to continued growth, our capabilities in Portugal are expanding and we are looking for Frontend React Developers to join our team.
This is a really exciting time to join us and work with some of the worlds’ best known brands and retailers such as Bosch, DFS, Johnson & Johnson, MAC, Nestlé, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Shell, Specialized, Tempur and Tiffany & Co
Key Responsibilities :
Create prototypes and production-ready XHTML / CSS / JS for eCommerce websites
Build modular layouts, reusable code and libraries for future use
Focus on user needs and optimum user experience
Working within an agile team, contributing to daily stand-ups, sprint planning and estimations
Forward thinking, focused on performance initiatives and driven to implement headless solutions
Contributing to the team's focus to maintain Front End Quality through participating in coding reviews and adhering to Wunderman Thompson Commerce coding standards
Stay current with evolving standards and technologies, learning new skills as needed.
The techy bit .we need :
Solid understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS (we like SASS)
Good understanding of Rest APIs
Commercial experience working on SPA solutions, ideally within e-commerce
Knowledge of current trends and best practices in front-end architecture, including performance optimization, accessibility, and usability.
Willingness to contribute to both large, complex projects and smaller tasks as directed.
Experience of using Git version control in a large development team performing Continuous Integration
Great attitude, strong work ethic, excellent communication skills
Excellent communication skills and capability to interact directly with the customer (show and tells / requirement analysis sessions / retrospectives etc)
Experience of graphics packages, primarily Photoshop, Sketch, Invision, Zeplin
Experience using Unit Testing Frameworks such as Jest, enzyme and react-test-libraries.
If you know some of this even better!
Experience in building rapid prototypes
Solid information, interaction, and visual design skills
Experience creating site architecture diagrams, wireframes, process flows
Experience in building design systems / Atomic Design methodology
Commercial experience of TypeScript
Experience of implementing TDD / BDD methodology
Good understanding of SEO principles including web analytics
Commercial eCommerce platform experience Magento / Hybris / IBM WebSphere / Shopify
Experience in contributing to the architecture of SPA eCommerce solutions
Experience of working on Java projects would be extremely advantageous
Experience with Commercial Content Management Platform such as AEM
Experience of mentoring junior members of the team.
Who will you be working with?
In our Portuguese offices, you will join a team of other specialists who are always ready to help each other. The team is part of our Wunderman Thompson Commerce network, and works in coordination with our Local and EMEA client leads.
We are proud of our multicultural environment and easy-going, yet dynamic atmosphere where we not only work together we are great at having fun as well!
Together, we keep our clients and their customers inspired and ahead through digital, future-ready Commerce solutions and services.
When our clients win we win.
What you'll get in return...
We want Wunderman Thompson Commerce to be the place where you do your best work! We are passionate about your wellbeing and your personal development and offer various learning opportunities to help with your career progression.
We have designed our benefits to align with our culture and values and to help you get the most out of working with us.
We take fun seriously and have a strong WT community, both inside and out of the workplace. In each office you will find a games area to help you unwind and take a break! We think it is very important to celebrate and socialise whenever we can.
Apart from our amazing Christmas parties, each office hosts a number of events each year including cocktail nights, roof terrace parties, departmental lunches and much more
24 days annual leave
Discounts in some local restaurants
Health and wellbeing classes (Yoga, etc.)
Flexible working environment and well-being support and tools;
Meal Card (non taxable)
Working with the latest hardware
Thousands of online learning courses
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At Wunderman Thompson, a WPP company, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.
As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset;
our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.
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