UX Magazine

Defining and Informing the Complex Field of User Experience (UX)

What it’s like to work in Boots Digital...Digital is now a significant driver of growth for Boots and continuing this is key for the success of Boots. Creating stand out digital experiences for our customers and colleagues is fundamental to our continued success.  Continuously focussing on how we make it easy and engaging for customers to get what they want from Boots sits at the heart of what we do.The digital experience team supports Boots UK, Republic of Ireland, and international providing a unique opportunity to experience the breadth of Boots.  This is a close knit team comprising experts In user experience, interaction design, graphic design, front end development, delivery and customer experience strategy.The importance of your role…This is an opportunity for you to truly add value to the Boots.com team as well the wider business.  In this role you will help shape the solution for the Customer Experience Delivery Team.  You will be leading a team of Front End Development Assistants, working to improve methods, efficiencies and processes, maximising the potential of our systems. You will be responsible for creating content web pages by hard coding XHTML, CSS and Jquery into content management system, incorporating social media applications, interactive elements, video and photography.What you’ll be doing…• Create and maintain technical front end to major content focused areas of boots.com using the associated CMS system• Working to deliver as efficiently as possible, and sharing knowledge widely and routinely, to deliver on brief requests from the CX delivery team, in conjunction with the production teams• Develop, embrace and embed best practice ways of working, continuously improving processes and ensuring new approaches are adopted by the team for improved efficiencies.. Adhering to company style guide.• Works closely with production team – UX, content managers and design team.• Contributes to CX delivery and CX strategy team thinking and approachWhat we are looking for…The ideal candidate will have a good knowledge of content management system, XHTML and CSS as well as ICT or Multimedia design training. You should also have a solid understanding of JavaScriptm, Jquery Framework.To be successful in this position you will need to have excellent communication skills and have the ability to lead a team, work to tight deadlines and be flexible to adapt to change. You must have an excellent eye for detail and routinely sees opportunity for improvement.