Barnes & Noble.com: Front End Developer (eCommerce)

Posted by | January 19, 2012 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: New York, NY

URL: www.barnesandnoble.com

Barnes
& Noble’s eCommerce group is looking for people with vision and
energy to help us in our quest to change the future of reading.  We are
the world’s largest bookseller and one of the world’s fastest growing
digital media and consumer technology companies with annual revenues
near $7 billion.
Our
businesses include the nation’s highest rated and most heavily
trafficked specialty retail stores, digital content and hardware sales
through our exploding NOOK™ brand, college bookstores, and online
retailing through BN.com.
We are investing in all of our business initiatives, so the opportunities to make an impact have never been greater.
Our Content Engineering Team is looking to add a Senior Developer.
The ideal candidate will have strong skills in the standard HTML/CSS/JS
stack, have an eye for detail, believe in the concept of code as craft,
and share a passion for experimentation and tinkering in all aspects of
the web development sphere.
This is a unique opportunity to join an established, well-known company that’s just begun designing and developing a new web presence for their millions of customers!

Responsibilities:

  • You’ll
    be working on our cart and checkout experience, search and
    product pages, and the widgetized architecture that underpins
    our soon to be billion dollar online eCommerce business.
  • Actively contribute to the overall design and architecture of overall web platform solutions
  • Develop responsive and elegant cross-platform functionality for web applications
  • Implement complex creative concepts within a responsive-design framework
  • Research new technologies and approaches to address business needs and improve existing systems 


Qualifications:
  • 3+ years experience in web based application development
  • Strong working knowledge of HTML, cross-browser CSS and semantic markup
  • Knowledge of cross-browser limitations and workarounds
  • Strong
    knowledge and experience in JavaScript, especially closures,
    event-driven communication, inheritance strategies, and AJAX/JSON
  • Experience working with JavaScript application frameworks, especially YUI3
  • Experience working with UI templates, particularly in a Java-based development environment – JSP/JSTL, Facelets, Tiles, etc.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong technical management skills – be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Experienced technical team lead
  • Computer Science or engineering background
Nice to have’s:
  • Experience with Agile/TDD and front-end testing frameworks
  • General familiarity with the Java language
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Experience implementing JavaScript-based analytics (preferably Coremetrics)
 
Barnesandnoble.com LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

To apply: To apply, please visit our Career Center at: https://jobs-bn.icims.com/jobs/2053/job?mode=view&iis=External&iisn=37Signals

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