Home Depot LEAD DEVELOPER in Houston, Texas

POSITION PURPOSE

Global Custom Commerce, a Home Depot company, is looking for a Lead Developer with strong C# and web development skills to build our next generation of highly interactive e-commerce applications using the latest cutting-edge technologies. If you have proven skills developing distributed applications using NServiceBus, and ASP.NET MVC that include rich, interactive web client experiences and a passion for delivering well-written and well-tested code, we want to hear from you.

Why work here?

Our entrepreneurial roots and maverick mentality, coupled with the resources and backing of the #1 home improvement retailer in the world, The Home Depot, is a unique opportunity for you to be a transformative retail disrupter. Plus, GCC is the world’s largest online window covering company, and we’ve got a demonstrably awesome 20-year track record. From our open-floor office to our open-door ethos, our culture is rooted in improving, evolving, and having fun (we’re pretty serious about cake, cook-offs, ping pong, meaningful work and exciting projects). Most importantly, our team members are always inspired, engaged, and ready for growth.

That means you’ll have the resources and the runway to create truly magical, out-of-the-box work. Moreover, you will play an important role in leveraging our culture, people, systems, processes, and technology — ultimately to provide incredible customer experiences, while growing business for GCC and The Home Depot. This is your chance to be part of something big, in a small start-up environment.

We’re ranked as one of The Top 5 Workplaces in Texas and have consistently won the following awards: The Best Place to Work in Houston ( Houston Business Journal ), Houston’s Top Workplaces ( Houston Chronicle ) and Houston’s Best and Brightest.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Lead the development of creative content (visual and copy) for the website and marketing channels through example, creating campaigns and assets collaboratively with your team.

  • Leveraging partnership and collaboration across the company, ensure only effective, accurate and persuasive designs get into the hands and hearts of our customers.

  • Elevate the look and feel of creative assets in a way that is always tied to performance and is geared appropriately for the target audience.

  • Mentor team to ensure there is a path for success and a drive for growth.

  • Work across teams to ensure visual consistency across assets.

  • Make it easy to provide effective, efficient development of creative assets for the site and other brand communication (e.g. advertisements, print and direct mail pieces, internal communications, etc.).

  • Stay up to date on latest design and web trends and share learnings across team to improve the knowledge of all. Inspire creativity across the organization.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically reports to the Senior Manager, Information Technology

No associates report to this role on a permanent basis, but requires the technical leadership of a project work team: may select team members and assess capabilities, provide technical training, provide information necessary to meet work, project or program objectives, evaluate program or project performance.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Additional Environmental Job Requirements:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

Preferred Qualifications:

Expert knowledge with databases.

5-10 years of related experience.

Previous experience in technical project leadership role. Retail/business experience a plus.

BS Computer Science or related field, MS a plus.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

Ability to work independently with minimal direction.

In-depth knowledge of Adobe Suite.

Ability to communicate to a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical.

Understands the financial implications of the project (i.e. software capitalization, cost/benefits, etc.).

Strong decision making abilities.

Ability to lead and mentor others.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.