Multichannel Merchant

Front End Developer - eCommerce

Kansas City, Kansas, United States (on-site)
21 days ago


No Relocation Assistance Offered
#152903 - Kansas City, Kansas, United States

At Hill's we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. If you're interested in work that matters, fueled by passion for pets, we invite you to apply. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets. Our decades of science and research guide us in creating nutrition that's a step ahead so pets and pet parents can enjoy every day together. As the US #1 Veterinarian Recommended pet food brand, knowledge is our first ingredient with 220+ veterinarians, PhD nutritionists and food scientists working to develop breakthrough innovations in pet health.

This role is part of Hill's Digital Transformation Team responsible for driving and enabling greater eCommerce business performance. Hill's Pet Nutrition is looking for a Front-End Developer with an emphasis in design and user experience to become a contributing member of our growing commerce team. The ideal candidate should have professional experience designing and implementing user friendly digital experiences for use across multiple device platforms. We are looking for a candidate that can open up the boundaries, discover new opportunities and inspire other team members to bring new, creative design solutions.

What you'll do
  • Front-End Web Design and Development
    • Lead and create best in class digital experiences for brand and ecommerce websites, mobile apps, social content experiences, digital media assets, email campaigns and/or our blog/content hub
    • Lead our team as the front-end development expert for Shopify and our headless vendor of choice, (Javascript, Node.js and Vue.js)
    • Pair-up with our lead digital designer to translate abstract concepts into visually pleasing designs and bring them to life across our owned digital touchpoints
    • Bring best-in-class UX/UI to our brand platforms and optimize/improve our digital properties.
    • Be able to work independently and handle multiple projects at the same time in an Agile environment
    • Work efficiently with 3rd party vendors and developers to create, develop, and maintain visually compelling web pages
    • Keep current with emerging web design trends and technologies through relevant blogs, community forums, industry events, conferences, etc
  • Ecommerce and DTC Expertise
    • Work hand in hand with our ecommerce, digital marketing and social media teams to develop engaging content that brings the brands to life across channels
    • Participate in usability tests on interface design to insure cross-browser and device compatibility
    • Drive best-practices and documentation in support of processes
    • Operate with a good sense of purpose and be able to freely operate to bring new experiences to life
  • Collaboration and Leadership
    • Interface, communicate and coordinate as a part of a collaborative, multi-functional team to meet business objectives and deadlines
    • Collaborate with internal partners in relevance to online commerce requirements
    • Give expert dev advice on how to best bring creative into our projects and make recommendations for improving our online presence as a whole

Who you are
  • Strong visualization and design skills, with the ability to bring it to life
  • Possess a creative mind with the ability tothink outside of the box
  • Ability to provide the team with new ideas, asking questions to understand business needs
  • Able to handle constructive feedback and offer creative solutions to complex design problems
  • Ability to work with various asset management systems, shopping cart systems and ecommerce platforms
  • Be proficient with image editing software
  • Proficient in Adobe CS applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Dreamweaver, etc.)
  • Excellent oral/written communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and be able to prioritize responsibilities accordingly
  • Excellent oral/written, communication and organizational skills
  • Enthusiastic aboutpets

Required Qualifications
  • 3+ years professional experience in building websites web/graphic design experience
  • Experience developing for Shopify or similar ecommerce platforms
  • Proficient in HTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • Javascript development language with expertise in Node.js, PHP, SQL
  • Knowledgeable in the consumer packaged goods industry and/or retail ecommerce
  • Experience supporting A/B testing
  • Experience working with digital marketing teams (SEO, etc), agencies and tech teams
  • Understanding various customer journeys (working closely with the CX & UX teams)
  • Knowledge of B2B2C and/or DTC models

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience using Direct to Consumer platforms such as Shopify
  • Experience working with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) a plus
  • Hands on experience with Ruby
  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, web development or related creative field or equivalent combination of Web design skills and professional work experience
  • Experience working in the CPG,Retail or Commerce industries


Salary Range $100,000 - $131,250 USD

Pay is based on several non discriminatory factors including but not limited to experience, education, skills and office location. In addition to your salary, Colgate-Palmolive
offers a performance based bonus and competitive benefits package.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Colgate is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, marital status, veteran status (United States positions), or any other characteristic protected by law.

Are you interested in working for Hill's Pet Nutrition? You can apply online and attach all relevant documents such as a cover letter and resume or CV. Applications received by e-mail are not considered in the selection process. Become part of our team. We look forward to your application.

Work that matters, fueled by passion for pets! At Hill's we have a purpose. Every day around the world, we transform the lives of millions of pet families through pioneering innovation, amazing nutrition, and the best and brightest people. Founded more than 75 years ago with an unwavering commitment to pet nutrition, Hills' mission is to help enrich and lengthen the special relationships between people and their pets.

HILL'S® Prescription Diet® therapeutic pet foods, HILL'S® Science Diet® and HILL'S® Ideal Balance™ wellness pet foods are sold worldwide. Hill's is a division of Colgate-Palmolive, a leading global consumer products company, tightly focused on Oral Care, Personal Care, Home Care and Pet Nutrition, with sales of products in more than 200 countries. To learn more about Hill's and Colgate, please visit and , or find us on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Reasonable accommodation during the application process is available for persons with disabilities. Please contact with the subject "Accommodation Request" should you require accommodation.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 69299265
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Kansas City, Kansas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Colgate/Palmolive
  • Position Title: Front End Developer - eCommerce
  • Job Function: Other
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