Front End Developer / UX Designer

We are seeking a Front End Developer / UX Designer to our in-house E-Commerce Department to be able to develop more features, at a faster pace and with a great experience for our customers. Norrøna sells products worldwide through our website, and aim to deliver a unique and excellent customer journey.

Areas of responsibility:

User Experience and Front End development

  • Responsible for delivering our visitors a great user experience
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features
  • Idea and concept development, through wire framing, mock ups, prototyping and finalization through actual code
  • Optimization of user experience on all screen solutions
  • Identify design and user problems and devise solutions
  • Universal design
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs (cross browser / -platform / -device).
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

 Qualifications

  • One or more years of UX design experience
  • One or more years of Front End development
  • Great knowledge of HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Great knowledge of responsive design
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them
  • Higher education is desired (Bachelor or Master within IT), but relevant experience can compensate for lack of education
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design
  • Detail oriented with the ability to deliver on time

 Having experience in the following is appreciated, but not mandatory

  • Balsamiq, invision or other wire framing tools
  • Episerver
  • Adobe (Photoshop/Illustrator)
  • Ajax
  • SEO principles
  • Dojo Toolkit 

Personal skills

•     Proactive and flexible
•     Like working in small teams (Norrøna E-commerce team consists of a Back End Developer and E-Commerce Manager)
•     Want to work in-house on one solution
•     Ability to acquire insights from the users and use the insight for development on the website
•     Good communications skills in English and Norwegian
•     Genuine interest in developing yourself within IT.

We offer: 

  • Fast paced work environment where you will work with a group of competent, curious, passionate and supportive colleagues in a friendly atmosphere
  • A unique opportunity to be part of Norrøna taking it to the next level

The position reports to the E-Commerce Manager. The position’s workplace is at Norrøna Sport AS headquarters in Lysaker, Norway. Applications will be considered as soon as they are received. We want the right person to start as soon as possible, but we are flexible.

Please send a short application and resume to jobb@norrona.no asap.

Mark the subject line “Application for Front End Developer /UX Designer”