Enesco is looking for highly motivated and talented candidates for the role of Front End Web Designer & Developer. The new role is available in their Eden Prairie, MN 55344 offices.
Job: Front End Web Designer & Developer
Location: Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Definition of Enesco’s Business:
Enesco, LLC is an international global leader operating under the brand and portfolio trade names of Enesco Gift and Department 56, and is renowned for designing, licensing, producing, and distributing creative, fun, and engaging high quality gifts and home dcor items for every occasion. Since March 2019, leading personalized-gifts retailer Things Remembered is also part of the Enesco family.
Marketing through its own dedicated headquarters, field, and in-house salesforces together with international distributors and eCommerce channels, Enesco sells to large store chains, mass market channels, online retailers, direct-to-consumers, specialty card and gift retailers, and home dcor boutiques in over 50 countries serving markets in Europe, Canada, Asia, The Americas, and Australia.
The Company’s portfolio holds some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including Jim Shore Heartwood Creek, Lolita, Foundations, Our Name is Mud, Walt Disney Archives Collection, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, The Original Snow Village, and Possible Dreams, among others.
With its headquarters based in the United States and wholly-owned subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, France, Canada, and Hong Kong, Enesco, LLC employs approximately 600 team members worldwide. The Company’s worldwide global headquarters is based in Itasca, Illinois, a Western suburb of Chicago, and has other offices located in Eden Prairie, Minnesota; Burbank, California; Carlisle and Stoke on Trent, England; Villeneuve Loubet, France; Mississauga, Ontario, Canada; Kowloon, Hong Kong; and Dongguan, China. Further information is available on the Company’s website at www.enesco.com.
Responsible for new development projects, design needs, and maintenance requests for the company’s websites.
Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:
Responsible for the technical analysis, design, development, and unit testing for external and internal website projects.
Follow application development standards and change control process.
Work with vendors as necessary to complete projects.
Develop strategic solutions to recurring problems.
Create configuration and technical system documentation.
Customize and enhance third party platforms and applications.
Effectively communicate with Agile teams, IT Department, Business, and Management.
Perform installations and upgrades, provide support and troubleshoot system issues during office hours and after hours as required by the business.
Perform System Administration for web servers, application hosts, and cloud environments.
Able to pitch in on other design efforts; i.e. branding, social ad campaigns, etc.
Experience, Competencies, and Education:
High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) required.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Graphic Design or similar field preferred.
Five or more years of related Web Development experience and/or training with Microsoft Tool Set required.
Experience with the following Java Script Libraries is preferred: Knockout JS and Bootstrap.
Strong HTML and CSS skills required.
Proficient using Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
Prior experience working with and testing cross-browser compatibility required.
Advanced knowledge of Internet protocols, web hosting and SSL Certificates.
Experience with content management systems such as WordPress & Shopify
Service oriented mentality, high sense of ownership of the problems and service requests assigned thru the Service Desk Ticketing System.
Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
Good communication and documentation skills.
Responsive web design (RWD) is preferred.
Knowledge of ASP.NET.
Software development and Microsoft SQL Database skills.
Familiar with the structure and operation of Microsoft Windows Server, especially development components such as IIS and Windows Services.
Experience with manufacturing systems, ERP systems or e-commerce websites is a plus.
Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Light physical effort equal to frequent lifting or moving of lightweight materials.
Regularly required to sit or stand, bend and reach, use hands to handle objects, tools or controls, climb ladders, and move fixtures.
Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
To apply for this job please visit enesco.applicantpool.com.