Full-time Permanent Role in Hoffman Estates, IL
Relocation Available for this position
Immigration Sponsorship offered for this role, per SHC Immigration Policy
Sears Holdings is seeking an experienced Web Developer to join our User Experience Team. The ideal candidate should be able to quickly hand-code clean HTML and CSS from Photoshop Comps and Wireframes. You will report to the Manager of Front-End Development.
Key responsibilities will include making recommendations on front-end technologies, leveraging best practices, accurately estimating and tracking time across multiple simultaneous projects, as well as working with the UE staff to develop and document methodologies, standards and best practices for the group.
As an integral part of the User Experience department, this person will work closely with information architects, visual designers and developers to produce front-end solutions. This will include collaborating on new design concepts, working on win/win solutions with team members, consulting with stakeholders on design enhancements, and working on small/mid-size maintenance projects.
All candidates under consideration must be able to present a comprehensive portfolio.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
•Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science or related field
•The ideal candidate must have minimum 3 years’ experience in front end html development
•The ideal candidate must have minimum 3 years’ experience hands on coding with 2-3 experience with scripting languages such as JS, Jquery, AJAX etc
•Must have good understanding of data structures and algorithms
•Must have agile development experience
•Must have excellent communication skills
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED:
•Experience in HTMLS5
•Experience in developing SOA web application.
•Experience in building a complete j2ee web based application
About Sears Holdings:
Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ: SHLD) is a leading integrated retailer with over 2,600 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada and the home of SHOP YOUR WAY, a social shopping experience where members have the ability to earn points and receive benefits across a wide variety of physical and digital formats through ShopYourWay.com.
Sears Holdings’ mission is to serve, delight and engage our members while they shop their way. Sears Holdings will accomplish our mission by focusing the following key results.
1.Deliver a “WOW” member experience
2.Become the world’s greatest integrated retailer
3.Build a team of engaged associates who embrace change and technology
4.Operational excellence to drive profitable sales
Increasingly, SHOP YOUR WAY (SYW) is proving to be an effective business enterprise. As a business, SHOP YOUR WAY serves two sets of customers: our Members and our business partners. For our Members, we are building an engaging shopping community. For our partners, we provide opportunities to participate in this community, and we work with them to generate business results and actionable insights.
On both fronts, we have learned more about how to operate a business that serves Members and business partners.
•Members: We have made tremendous progress in building an engaged membership community. More than half of Sears Holdings’ revenues come from Members. The number of Members who have redeemed Points increased by more than 80 percent year over year. We have increased our relevance to Members through more personalized communications and with “surprise and delight” programs like Points injections. We have redesigned the ShopYourWay.com user experience and added exciting new apps to the platform, increasing engagement on ShopYourWay.com by an order of magnitude. As we serve Members better and they engage with more experiences within our shopping system, we see that they also spend more money shopping. We expect these trends to continue as we add to the Member value proposition in 2013. We are creating the membership shopping system of the future – an experience that combines rewarding, personalized, convenient and social experiences.
•Business Partners: We have brought partners like 1-800-FLOWERS, VISA and Burger King into our ecosystem, and we have expanded our relationship with Lands’ End, and Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores (“SHO”). We treat each of them as separate businesses and we generate revenues by serving them as clients. Increasingly, we also work with the Business Units at Sears and Kmart through client relationships, and our financial statements will fully reflect this in 2013.
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