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Lead Web Applications Developer (Open to Remote)

DATE:  Dec 23, 2021
CITY:  Columbus
BRAND:  Designer Brands
REQ #:  118507
LOCATION NAME:  Home Office, Columbus
DEPARTMENT:  Information Technology

We are looking for a Lead Web Applications Developer who is passionate about user experience, continuous improvement, and incremental delivery methods. The ideal candidate embraces our values (Passion, Collaboration, Accountability, & Humility) and can hit the ground running with leading efforts to expand Designer Brands' mobile digital properties. We are open to remote candidates based out of the continental United States for this opportunity.


As a Lead Web Applications Developer you will…

  • Be responsible for the technical delivery of user experiences in responsive web projects
  • Own the technical decisions behind delivering a great responsive user experience
  • Sit side-by-side with the design team and product owner to identify MVPs
  • Own & enforce secure coding standards through the use of automated code review tools (e.g. GIT Stash)
  • Mentor a team of developers just as passionate about web apps as you are
  • Collaborate with mobile engineering to identify needs and opportunities within the web services layer
  • Partner with our QA team to automate functional testing
  • Responsible for the analytics solution middleware, knowledge transfer, evangelizing to team


You are a good fit if you…

  • Have experience in building responsive web applications
  • Subscribe to a fail fast philosophy
  • Challenge conventional ways of thinking to solve problems
  • Are passionate about delivering great user experiences
  • Enjoy finding ways to continually improve development workflow
  • Thrive in a fast paced environment and are adaptive in the face of ambiguity / change


The experience you have…

  • Minimum of 5 years development
  • 2-5 years’ experience building responsive web apps
  • Well-versed in client-side MVC
  • Expertise in integrating with web services
  • Experience with Tealium, Ominiture, or Google Tag Manager and Analytics
  • Demonstrated previous leadership of projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technology related field or equivalent work experience required


The technologies we use…

  • ATG, Endeca, JSP, Java, JBOSS, Apache, GIT, Maven, Bamboo, Angular, etc.


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Why Choose A Career with Designer Brands?

Empowering associates and building strong teams poised to disrupt the retail and footwear landscape through positive change is at the core of who we are at Designer Brands.

  • Invested in helping our associates learn, develop, achieve and grow into strong leaders
  • Shared commitment to creating a culture fueled by engagement, excitement, optimism and fun
  • Dedicated to giving back and community involvement 

About Designer Brands:

Designer Brands Inc. is one of North America’s largest designers, producers and retailers of footwear and accessories. 

  • Designer Brands Inc. operates a portfolio of retail concepts in nearly 1,000 locations under the DSW Designer Shoe Warehouse, The Shoe Company, and Shoe Warehouse brands and operates leased locations in the U.S through its Affiliated Business Group. 
  • Designer Brands designs and produces footwear and accessories through Camuto Group, a leading manufacturer selling in more than 5,400 doors worldwide. 












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