Head of Website Development

London, England, United Kingdom · Technology

Description

THG is one of the fastest growing online retailers on the planet. We have over a decade of building and growing brands in the Beauty and Wellness sectors, across over 140 markets. We specialise in creating brilliant digital brand experiences and we aim to be the World's leading Online Health & Beauty Destination. We are currently the UK's leading multi-website online retailer with rapidly growing global operations and we currently have over 16 million customers worldwide.

We are building a world-class business with global ambitions, a proprietary technology platform, and disruptive business model. Our culture is fast-paced and ambitious - we like to move twice as fast as you might think is possible. That's how the company operates, and it is part of the DNA that has led to our incredible growth. We have over 4,000 diverse, smart thinkers - our people are unquestionably our strength. Wherever in the world they are, whatever their role, we encourage our people to share the smart thinking, and give them the support to see their ideas made real. We have built an environment that empowers our people to achieve their full potential, creating innovative digital experiences that deliver results.

As part of our hyper growth we seek to hire and develop well-rounded, commercially astute, ambitious people that can bring fresh and innovative thinking to THG and drive us forward.

About the division

About the Technology @ THG

Our software is the core of our business and enables the company to continue to grow and thrive. The Group’s industry leading and proprietary technology platform powers its own consumer sites plus global media partners and brand owners, including: Unilever, Nintendo and the Daily Mail Group. We develop all of our own applications in-house with our Development Delivery Teams. In order to enable our Delivery Teams to continue to achieve, we are always looking for bright and intellectual people who are happy to push boundaries and really challenge the status quo.

Led by world-class technologists with a diverse range of backgrounds ranging from Silicon Valley tech giants (Google, Amazon) through to Hedge funds and Algorithmic Trading Firms. You will be surrounded by highly intellectual and passionate colleagues, all with the common goal to help us grow this business globally, fast. Our current 200 developers are currently looking at how we can further develop our platform to continue the success’ that we have had!

Skills and Responsibilities:

The Head of Web-site development will be responsible for the design, implementation and support of the customer web site experience for the Hut Group’s Ingenuity division. The role includes the development of the Hut’s web site presence and also its subsidiaries. Additionally the Ingenuity division has a number of websites supporting the customer interaction with the technical brands. The process will include working with the Product Owners, Marketing Specialists, Quality Assurance team and Developers from the concept stage through to the design, development and testing. This person will be responsible for producing a consistent end-to-end light touch customer experience delivered to meet the company objectives.

The person must be skilled in UX/UI and must have a good understanding of web site development, implementation, web design, best practice and maintenance. Key to the role are the overall design of navigational flows and creation of graphic elements. Must understand the technology behind the server including web servers, application servers and web site coding languages.

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