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Senior UI Developer

Company: Zenni Optical
Location: Novato
Posted on: November 14, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionMeet ZenniZenni Optical pioneered the online eyewear business in 2003 to make prescription eyewear affordable and accessible to everyone. Based in Marin County, California, Zenni offers men, women, and children the freedom to express their personal style and individuality through high-quality prescription glasses and sunglasses.Zenni is a privately held company, but its growth trajectory has skyrocketed in the past 17 years. Since its inception in 2003, Zenni has sold over 40 million pairs of glasses and now commands over 50 percent of the online optical market. With its curated collections and thousands of frames, Zenni has sold over 40 million pairs of glasses since its founding. Zenni is proud to be the Official Eyewear Partner of the Chicago Bulls, San Francisco 49ers, and the Boston Red Sox.Director for R&D retail software engineeringPosition SummaryWe are looking for a Developer who can translate UI/UX design wireframes to actual code components of the application. Successful candidates would be programming generalists with experience translating graphic design into working user interfaces. The UI Programmer is responsible for driving the technical development of our UI systems and graphic implementations.About YouYou are good at tackling complex problems and coming up with innovative solutions. You will become the go to person in short time and lead hands on development of the critical projects. You can quickly learn new business domain, programming languages and technologies. You always looking for answers and figuring out how s/w is currently being used to support business. You can juggle multiple tasks and manage expectation at the same time.Essentials Duties

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
  • Work with internal Business Analysts to collect and develop application requirements for added website functionality and improvements on existing applications.
  • Interface with UX design team to ensure appropriate design is being developed.
  • Participate in ongoing development and discussions initiatives as directed by the Director of Software Engineering & Zenni Management team.
  • Researches new technology and ideas to enhance website and commerce functions.
  • Participate in code reviews and resolve security and vulnerability issues as they arise.
  • Implement development best practices and standards.Minimum Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years of eCommerce development experience with hands on responsive development experience in an enterprise-level eCommerce environment.
    • Proficient understanding of web markup, mainly HTML5, CSS3, including W3C validation and compliance.
    • Proficient understanding of CSS pre-processor LESS and SASS
    • Proficient understanding of Front-end frameworks with strong working knowledge of Bootstrap
    • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
    • Good understanding of JavaScript libraries and frameworks with a focus on writing modular JavaScript.
    • Experience of one or more JavaScript unit testing or testing frameworks.
    • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
    • Strong communication and collaboration skills, ability to communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical collaborators and stakeholders
    • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and debugging methodology.
    • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git
    • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
    • Knowledge of eCommerce best practices, frameworks and tool
    • Comfortable working in an agile/iterative development environment.
    • Perform RCA and recommend changes for the problem issue tickets
    • Ability to work independently and also with local and remote team members.
    • Experience working with Atlassian suite of applications (JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket)
    • Self-starter with ability to learn quickly; able to thrive in an exciting, fast-paced environment.
    • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Photoshop is a plus.
    • Collaborative team player with a positive outlook and "can-do" attitude.
    • Sound judgment; trustworthiness, strong personal integrity and work ethic.Benefits:Remote Flexibility
      • Competitive Compensation Package
      • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
      • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
      • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
      • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
      • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
      • Short Term & Long Term Disability
      • Free Food & Snacks
      • Wellness Resources

Keywords: Zenni Optical, Novato , Senior UI Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Novato, California

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