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    Senior Developer

    Location: Bath, UK
    Salary: £40,000 - 50,000 per annum
    Hours: 37.5 per week

    Lovehoney was established in 2002 and has since become the largest sex toy retailer in the UK. Now we’re taking on the world. We have nine regional websites serving customers across the globe, and warehouses and call centres in Brisbane, Atlanta and Bath, UK. We’re not just a retailer - we also develop, manufacture and distribute hundreds of own-brand products.

    Do you want to be part of this amazing business and help us spread our message of sexual happiness?

    This role works as part of a team on a range of projects within the company. It will contribute to the development of core products developed internally using a variety of older and newer technologies. It will also be involved in the development of E-commerce sites on Salesforce Commerce Cloud.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Contribution to the ongoing development of core in-house built applications as part of a cross functional development team at a Senior level
    • Participation in ongoing Transformation project switching E-commerce sites over to Salesforce Commerce Cloud and subsequent development on this new platform
    • Actively participating in team based development, participating in standups, refinement, planning, agile processes and Technical architecture
    • Working closely with the Team leaders and Technical architects and taking on appropriate roles within the team
    • Good Team working with the other developers, Team leader, Technical architect(s), UX and QA within the team to deliver products to production efficiently to a high quality standard
    • Good communication and collaboration including cross team, particularly by participating in ‘Guilds’ (various) and the development ‘Chapter’
    • As a senior developer you will enthusiastically contribute to discussions on technical architecture and related subjects in our guild meetings on areas of specific interest
    • You will be a curious learner and with the support of your line manager, will continue your ongoing learning and career development, for example by using the provided online training portal (Pluralsite). You would be expected to read relevant articles, blogs, attend meetups, conferences and find other sources of knowledge to ensure you stay current
    • Participating in cross team collaboration guilds and chapters
    • You will be able to mentor developers in your team and encourage active learning and continuous development

    There are some things you need to bring to the table and these include:

    • Computer Science degree or Degree(s) and or Training course(s) with substantial programing content
    • Knowledge of agile development practices (Scrum and KanBan)
    • Knowledge of test driven development and unit tests
    • Knowledge of Git and continuous integration
    • Experience of most of: Javascript, TypeScript, Node, React, .Net, CSS, HTML, JSON, SFCC, PWA, SPA, REST, Microservices, Queues, CI/CD pipelines

    The following person skill specification shows the skills that are required to conduct the role effectively:

    Work flexibly as part of the team Self motivated Can do attitude Attention to detail
    Communication Analytical Relationship-building Problem-solving
    Time-management Meet deadlines Highly creative Influence cross-functional teams
    Innovative Efficient
     
    • In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary, pension scheme, health cash plan, generous staff discounts and be part of a fantastic annual bonus scheme. You’ll be working at our offices in the beautiful city of Bath in a fun and friendly environment where hard graft, attention to detail and the ability to meet a tight deadline is amply rewarded.
    • If you wish to apply for this role then please email your resume to jobs@lovehoney.co.uk

    Closing date: 31st January 2020

     

     


    UX Designer

    Location: Bath, UK
    Manager: Head of Digital Product
    Salary: £45,000 - 50,000 per annum
    Hours: 37.5 per week

    Lovehoney was established in 2002 and has since become the largest sex toy retailer in the UK. Now we’re taking on the world. We have nine regional websites serving customers across the globe, and warehouses and call centres in Brisbane, Atlanta and Bath, UK. We’re not just a retailer - we also develop, manufacture and distribute hundreds of own-brand products.

    Do you want to be part of this amazing business and help us spread our message of sexual happiness?

    This is a pivotal role that will shape and influence the user-centric design of the Lovehoney websites to create user experiences and interfaces that are genuinely intuitive and engaging. Working with a variety of business functions to drive the discovery phase of feature and product development, you will put your significant understanding of UX practices, research and design experience to full use to create end-to-end journeys that meet the requirements, optimise the user experience and deliver on business objectives.

    This role will apply their specialist skills across a wide variety of products, features, and journeys, including page templates for our new websites as part of our Transformation project, promotional devices, campaign pages, user self-service tools, loyalty engagement journeys and more.

    Key Responsibilities

    • Provide user driven UX designs and UI concepts, consulting with stakeholders and development teams to supply the vision for the end feature
    • Gather, prioritise and document functional requirements, working with Product Owners and Business Analysts to ensure acceptance criteria are agreed and dependencies understood
    • Develop user flows and shape feature specific personas to support the process
    • Use analytical data sources as well as user behaviour and research tools to identify existing and potential user pain points to facilitate effective design approach
    • Produce detailed proposals, wireframes and prototypes that meet strategic objectives and allow discussion with relevant stakeholders
    • Provide high fidelity designs and assets to development/agile team to ensure build meets needs and vision
    • Manage and prioritise UX workflows for and within roadmapped features and projects, front end experiments and iterative enhancements
    • Contribute to cross-functional/departmental discovery and refinement sessions
    • Consistently review and user test the Lovehoney websites to identify emerging user struggles and to measure and report on the performance of new deployed features and products
    • Clearly communicate upcoming features to include visual guides and demonstrations, release notes, user guides to internal teams and partner agencies

    There are some things you need to bring to the table and these include:

    • Data Analysis and Metrics - Google Analytics, GTM, Content Square
    • User Insight - SessionCam, Informizely or other survey tool, Content Square
    • User Research and Testing - Gathering and managing user research using a variety of tools e.g. usertesting.com, Informizely, rapid functionality testing etc.
    • Design - Wireframing, prototyping, design, asset creation using appropriate software and tools
    • Frontend code - HTML, CSS, JS

    The following person skill specification shows the skills that are required to conduct the role effectively:

    Use own initiative Multi-tasking Prioritise workload Attention to detail
    Analytical Negotiation Problem solving Time-management
    Meet deadlines Highly creative Collaborative Innovative
     

      In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary, pension scheme, health cash plan, generous staff discounts and be part of a fantastic annual bonus scheme. You’ll be working at our offices in the beautiful city of Bath in a fun and friendly environment where hard graft, attention to detail and the ability to meet a tight deadline is amply rewarded.

      If you wish to apply for this role then please follow this link:

      https://forms.gle/ky6qR47UZGCL1YNG6

    Closing date: 31st January 2020