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Front-End Developer
Job Type:Digital Business
Location:Bloomington, MN
FT/PT Status:FT
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Digi-Key History
Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world. Since its founding in 1972, Digi-Key has been committed to offering the broadest selection of in-stock electronic components, as well as providing the best service possible to its customers, aiding engineers through the entire design process, from Prototype to Production. This has led the company to be highly ranked year after year in industry surveys in North America as well as Europe and Asia, in categories covering such facets of business as availability of products, speed of service, responsiveness to problems, and more.

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
This position is available in our Thief River Falls Facility or the Bloomington Facility

Position Overview
The Front End Developer is responsible for developing, managing and maintaining Digi-Key's various digital platforms.  This role may partner|guide Front End Development Associates.   This role is similar to the FE Development Associate however the scope and complexity of the increases and the level of oversight decreases.

Must be able to…

  • Gather, analyze, and interpret web metric data for various sections of the Digi-Key web site
  • Consult with management on Front-End Development program performance; conduct assessments to determine measures required to enhance program performance and overall company performance
  • Work closely with product owners and business stakeholders to understand requirements and create strategic design recommendations                          
  • Execute creative concepts that are on strategy across a variety of platforms (digital, social, mobile)
  • Applies knowledge of current industry trends and techniques to formulate solutions within the context of assigned projects

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Minimum/Essential Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Typically 3+, years of experience working in front-end development or related roles
  • Strong understanding  of the various functions of Digi-Key, how they work together as well as the industry Digi-Key operates in
  • Strong knowledge of Digi-Key brand and its principles
  • Demonstrates advanced programming/configuration/analytical skills to achieve business and or technical requirements.
  • Able to work independently to resolve discrepancies, defects, incidents or problems with understanding of the business and system impacts.
  • Able to identify and exercise appropriate escalation communications.
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP.
  • Firm grasp on search engine optimization, Google Analytics and online advertising.
  • Proficient knowledge of HTML, CSS, jquery and JavaScript
  • Generally, spend the workday sitting at a workstation and operating computer devices, such as, but not limited to keyboard, mouse and screen
  • Generally, spend the workday performing repetitive motions that involve or affect the hands, head, and other parts of your body
  • Must demonstrate the following behavioral competencies: attention to detail, communication proficiency, customer/client focus, ethical conduct, initiative, manages execution, marketing capacity, personal effectiveness/credibility, positive attitude, problem solving/analysis, professionalism, project management, time management and thoroughness

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or similar area of study
Digi-Key offers outstanding benefits; including outstanding – employee centric health plan at little or no cost to the employee, a dental plan, a cafeteria/flexible spending plan, employer paid life insurance worth 3x salary, long-term disability plans, a competitive 401k contribution match, and a profit sharing contribution opportunity annually. We also offer career growth opportunities for employees that choose to continue their personal development. Digi-Key is a family-oriented culture, grounded in small town values and quality of life. Employees have a passion for working hard and helping each other along the way. Access our career page for additional information on our benefits.

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Digi‑Key Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled, and other diverse candidates to apply and be considered for open positions.

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