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Senior Front End Developer

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia
As the Senior Front End Developer you are responsible for driving and supporting the underlying eCommerce platform environment to ensure it meets the world class standards for performance and up time.  You will work closely with our creative and technical teams to translate new initiatives into extensions, modifications or enhancements to the platform.
An integral member of the eCommerce Technology Solutions team, you will make an impact at Aritzia by: 
  • Finding simple and elegant solutions to complex business opportunities
  • Working closely with Aritzia’s creative team to translate their creative concepts and designs into functional code, which is optimized from a responsive cross-browser, cross-platform and performance perspective
  • Actively contributing to the overall design and implementation of the Information Architecture and User Interface Design for Aritzia’s online and digital initiatives
  • Acting as subject matter expert with regards to best practices in Information Architecture and User Interface Design
  • Understanding the business processes and business tooling; enhancing existing toolsets or creating new ones to drive efficiencies in the business processes
  • Introducing best practices that help manage a high volume production environment
  • Ensuring the sites met best of breed SLAs in uptime and response time
  • Owning the configuration management, build and deploy process
  • Handling any support tickets pertaining to site availability, performance or functionality
  • Staying current on latest trends and best practices in Front End Development – tell us what we should be doing next!

As a seasoned professional in your craft, you use your experience to drive business results through inspirational and effective leadership of your team. As an entrepreneur you look past what ’is’ and see what ‘could be,’ with recognition that it takes collaboration, detail and heart to be successful.  Your technical skills include extensive knowledge and in-depth experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript, and knowledge of the following would be considered an asset: PHP, Java, JSTL, and Demandware (other eCommerce platforms). 

We know that great people have great ideas and are passionate about their work.  Our culture encourages excellence and actively rewards contributions with:
  • Advancement            We are growing, quite simply opportunities are abundant – take your pick!
  • Education                  To ensure you are the best at what you do
  • Compensation            Pay is driven by individual performance and we provide a multitude of benefits and perks
  • Connection                 Be surrounded by the best talent from across the globe driven by passion of a common goal

About Aritzia

Aritzia is an innovative design house and fashion boutique. We conceive, create and retail fashion brands with a depth of design and quality that no one can match at our competitive price point.

Each of our exclusive brands is treated as an independent label with its own vision, team and aesthetic point of view. As a group, they are united by an unwavering commitment to superior fabrics, meticulous construction and relevant, effortless design.

Founded by Brian Hill in 1984, Aritzia now has 80 locations in select cities across North America, including Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, New York, San Francisco, Boston and Chicago. We pride ourselves on creating immersive shopping destinations, selecting each location with care and designing each space individually. Both in our stores and on, our focus is on delivering truly world-class, memorable customer experiences.

Aritzia is an Equal Opportunity employer. Aritzia believes in providing an inclusive workplace where all individuals have opportunity to succeed. We are committed to doing so by providing accessible employment practices. Requests for accommodation due to a disability can be made at any stage of the recruitment process and applicants are asked to make their accommodation needs known.

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