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  • Job Type:
    Full Time
  • Number of Hours:
    37.5 hrs
  • Working Pattern:
    Mon - Fri, 8:45am - 17:15pm
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Interaction Design Developer (14122)

It's a really exciting time to be at Holland & Barrett. We are investing across all areas of our business with a vision of empowering our customers to live happier, healthier lives. Our mission is to be the leading player in global wellness chosen by millions as their trusted partner for personalised wellness journeys. To achieve this goal, we are embarking on a radical transformation. We are recruiting top talent in all areas of our business, from Finance to Digital Marketing, from HR to IT, as well as new functions around Health and Wellness.

The Role:

UX Interaction  Developer

The Role:

Join us in revolutionising our digital experiences! As UX/UI Developer you'll be at the forefront of change within the business, working within our UX team to build new and enhance current journeys.

Through our agile test & learn process you'll be manipulating code and implementing new features through the MVT tool to allow us a consistently new understanding of user preferences and behaviours.

The ideal candidate will have solid experience with JavaScript, HTML and CSS coupled with an understanding of typical ecommerce features and user behaviours. You will be inquisitive and show a willingness to innovate through an understanding of current and emerging market trends. A key feature of this role is the ability to problem solve, you will be responsible for identifying best practice and optimising solutions through both our CMS and our testing platform.

You will be a Front End Developer with a huge passion for ensuring designs are translated to the best in class code within our exisitng platforms. You will be responsible for creating a component system where all of our Front End devlopers are able to obtain shared assets easily ensuring that code is accurate and robust.

What you'll be doing:

  • Translating briefs, concepts and wireframes in to real life customer experiences via our testing platform across 6 websites in various languages
  • Lead and support for the wider ecommerce team with any issues that may arise on the website
  • Be comfortable using Vanilla JavaScript to manipulate the DOM
  • Working within our UX team to understand the testing roadmap and prioritisation of tests
  • Generate variations of user experiences to test and understand how best to optimise the websites for our shoppers
  • Working closely with the product team to share and translate front-end functional specs
  • Use insights to inform the evolution of each variation through iterative design and development
  • QA of all changes before going live
The Person:


Required skills and experience:

  • Strong knowledge of Vanilla JavaScript, HTML5, CSS is essential
  • WCAG accessibilty guidelines
  • Solid understanding of user interface / user interaction design
  • Experience in mobile first responsive web design
  • Ability to understand user analytics and interpret into new experiences
  • An understanding of market trends and innovations
  • Excellent communication skills for cross-functional collaboration


Desired skills and experience:

  • REACT experience (Next.js, Gatsby)
  • Knowledge of MVT/AB testing platforms preferred
  • GIT experience
We offer:
  • Pension 3% company contribution
  • Discounted Products - from day one you'll get a 25% discount (on top of other promotions) when you shop at H&B on anything that you buy.
  • Holiday: 25 days paid holiday and 8 public holidays for you to do what you love
  • Colleague Recognition Scheme
  • Free Confidential Advice & Colleague Welfare if you need confidential advice 24/7
  • Mental Health First Aiders - we have lots of qualified Mental Health First Aiders because its all about your health & wellbeing
  • Refer and Earn Scheme - as we're growing you can earn money by referring people to join us from your network
  • Learning and Development opportunity with Holland & Barrett is a great base for career development long term
  • And many more!


The Company

Holland & Barrett is one of the nation's most loved and trusted brands, known for offering quality health food, vitamins and supplements all sold by highly trained and qualified advisors.

Bucking the current trend of high street retailers, we forecast significant growth and expansion plans in the coming years, with considerable investment going into all areas of the business. We certainly embrace change and drive speed in everything we do. Every day presents a different challenge, but every day is also filled with fun, teamwork and passion to succeed and surpass every expectation.

Join us and see how far you can go…

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