Senior Front End Web Developer

Tory Burch

Job Details

Company name
Tory Burch
Function
Information Technology
Location
New York City, United States
Posted
02 Sep 2014
Level
Senior Manager
Total years professional experience
3 - 5 years
Type of contract
Full-time
Reference
TB-BOF-00021

About Us

Tory Burch is an American lifestyle brand that embodies the personal style and sensibility of its CEO and designer Tory Burch. Launched in February 2004, the collection, known for color, print and eclectic details, includes ready-to-wear, shoes, handbags, accessories, and fragrance and beauty with Estee Lauder. There are more than 100 Tory Burch boutiques across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia, and the brand is available at over 3,000 department and specialty stores worldwide and online.

Job Description

This development position will play a key role in the development and implementation of Tory Burch’s ecommerce and interactive marketing initiatives. This role will have the opportunity to work on consumer-facing ecommerce sites. Additionally, this role will contribute to the development of new and existing digital initiatives on Tory’s mobile websites and apps, installations, email communications, and more.

The developer who will fill this role must be proficient in front-end languages and also knowledgeable of server-side code and system operations. This role will be responsible for developing new programs and features, as well as maintaining and improving legacy code on the existing framework. Specifically, we are looking for skills in HTML/CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, ActionScript, Java, XML, PHP. Experience developing for mobile sites and applications is desirable with an emphasis on responsive design. Attention to detail and a commitment to web standards is a must.

  • Focus will be on front-end development with occasional need for back-end work
  • Develop code for the websites, mobile applications, email marketing and more
  • Perform quality assurance on code, including cross browser and platform testing
  • Bug fixes and site improvements
  • Content management system enhancements
  • Make technical recommendations related to user experience and capabilities
  • Write technical documentation related to processes and specifications
  • Work within assigned project schedules
  • Maintain accurate records of completed changes and outstanding changes
  • Perform security audits on the code and environments
  • Research emerging technologies with the goal of applying these technologies to current and future projects
  • Work with Project Managers for setting and meeting project priorities
  • Maintain positive open lines of communication with all staff in order to contribute to the smooth flow of information and efficient operations
  • Commitment to building for excellent user experience

The Ideal Candidate

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • 3-5 years of web development experience
  • Strong command of web programming languages: JavaScript, HTML, CSS JQuery, Java, .NET, XML, PHP, ActionScript
  • Knowledge of Demandware digital commerce platform is a plus
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
  • Familiarity with web traffic analytics packages; experience tagging pages for Omniture, Google Analytics
  • Familiarity with using and creating web services (SOAP, REST)
  • Working knowledge of content management systems
  • Familiarity with Photoshop (or other graphics software), ability to create and optimize web-ready graphics and digital images
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle
  • Working knowledge of ecommerce platforms and systems
  • Demonstrated skills in troubleshooting and fixing bugs
  • Strong working knowledge of a variety of browsers and platforms
  • Working knowledge of SVN (subversion)
  • Working knowledge of Eclipse IDE

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