Front-End Digital Developer with IRONMAN® in Tampa, FL

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The Front End Digital Developer is a key role responsible for helping to develop our core competency in web content. The is a new role on IRONMAN’s Global Digital team and is responsible for ongoing maintenance, development and marketing content support of and websites using primarily content management systems (CMS) and a combination of programming skills such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript as required. 
A successful candidate will have a strong understanding of industry web design trends, UX/UI and content management systems, experience with mobile design, and an understanding of the entire web development process, including discovery, design, development, and deployment. We want you to have a POV on what you are developing, why and how it will make a difference.
 This position is built for growth. We are transitioning between Sitecore CMS on both sites, soon moving to Sports Engine as our platform which has a very friendly CMS. We are seeking someone who can help us evolve and support the Web property portion of our global content strategy. This position is 100% dedicated to support operations (race pages) marketing + global partnership content. We want this role to be technology agnostic, and to evolve with us.
 Base Requirements
  • Can-do, positive attitude – bias for solving problems
  • Manage content requests from Marketing and Race Operations
  • Willing to put effort into communications across departments and educate internally
  • Collaborate directly with UX Manager, Marketing Leads, Ops Leads, IT and digital team
  • Work both independently and with other developers
  • Write well-documented code / as necessary (this should be largely development via CMS)
  • Promote and work with VP of Digital to establish best practices for front-end development
  • Prepare technical documentation and development schedules, as required
  • Help to develop internal process and standards for web support and development
  • Understanding of mobile UX/UI design and user behavior
  • Examples of past work and capabilities via portfolio or provided URLs
    Work Background/Experience
  • 3+ years of work experience in front end development
  • 3+ years of work experience using a CMS (content management system)
  • If you have the skills but less than 3 years’ experience – tell us why you’re our candidate
  • Experience in IT or applications development a plus
  • Managing a direct report or team a plus
  • Experience in sports or interest in endurance sports a plus
  • Agile, Kanban or other development process models a plus
Minimum Education Requirements
  • BA/BS degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field preferred, or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree

  • JavaScript & front-end frameworks
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript and jQuery is helpful
  • CSS Preprocessors
  • APIs + Custom Development a bonus
  • Basic understanding of PHP
  • Responsive or Mobile first design
  • Cross browser development
  • AngularJS
  • Content management systems such as SportsEngine, WordPress, Drupal
  • Experience with QA and testing
  • Problem solving skills / Troubleshooting
  • Deadline focused, detail oriented, well organized and self-motivated

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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