JavaScript Developer

JavaScript Developer

Founded in 1999, BuildDirect is an e-commerce provider completely disrupting the retail building products industry by bridging the gap between the manufacturer and end user. By simplifying the supply chain, solving a heavy freight shipping issue that plagued the industry and creating a proprietary data-driven platform that benefits manufacturers, partners and customers alike, BuildDirect customers ultimately enjoy up to 80% cost savings. The company is headquartered in Vancouver, B.C, with eight warehouse locations in the US and hundreds of thousands of satisfied customers. For more information visit www.builddirect.com. To view other opportunities, go to our careers page at http://newsroom.builddirect.com/work-at-builddirect/

You are passionate about finding solutions and innovating using technology. You are passionate about all things web and using analytics to personalize the customer experience on our site.

As the JavaScript Developer you are an expert in JavaScript/CSS with experience in web testing and optimization. You will play a key role in achieving BuildDirect’s revenue targets by developing testing that improved the customer experience and conversion rates.

Responsibilities:

• Develop and code landing pages, A/B and multivariate testing variations for the BuildDirect optimization team
• Development of test variations from wireframes and designs for testing conversion and UX
• Utilize A/B testing tools such as Optimizely, Google Analytics, and Adobe Test & Target
• Effective use of JavaScript, jQuery and CSS to deliver consistent look & feel across all browsers and platforms with effective quality c control on all work
• Work and communicate with effectively with the design, UX, IT, and Marketing to facilitate effective site testing and implementation of optimization initiatives
• Provide input on potential areas for testing and a technical perspective during the brainstorming sessions
• Build and follow a clear QA process that ensures minimum downtime and issues on site updates and releases
• Develop strategies and implement optimizations to reduce load times, improve conversions and customer experience on the key BuildDirect landing pages

Expected Outcomes:

• Become an expert with the BuildDirect site, backend systems, and testing tools (Optimizely, Adobe Analytics, Adobe Test & Target) within one month
• To develop, code, and release at least two site tests per month
• Assist and work with IT in the implementation one or more successful design per month to reach company click-to-sample goals (+50%) by end of 2014

Desired Skills & Experience:

• Fluent in development of Internet languages including JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, XML and jQuery
• Solid understanding of A/B, Multivariate, and optimization testing concepts
• A solid team player with strong drive and desire to improve current designs and processes
• Familiar with use of web tools such as Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics, Optimizely, Adobe Test & Target as well CDN technologies (Limelight, CloudFront). Experience with Endeca, .ASP.NET a plus
• Experience developing for mobile is considered an asset
• Demonstrated success in managing multiple deadlines, and a strong attention to detail
• Well-developed web analytical skills
• An entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and continuously improve
• Degree or equivalent in web development with 2+ years JavaScript and web development experience for all browsers and platforms including IE, Firefox, Safari, Chrome, preferably in web testing and optimization


Date Posted:
Sep 2, 2014 10:10 AM PDT
Company:
BuildDirect
Website:
http://app.karmahire.com/jobs/page/229

Company:
BuildDirect
Website:
http://www.builddirect.com
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Founded in 1999, BuildDirect is an e-commerce provider completely disrupting the retail building products industry by bridging the gap between the manufacturer and end user. By simplifying the supply chain, solving a heavy freight shipping issue that plagued the industry and creating a proprietary data-driven platform that benefits manufacturers, partners and customers alike, BuildDirect customers ultimately enjoy... more