Frontend Developer, Senior in Marysville, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 7/25/2019

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Job Description

Here at Scotts Miracle-Gro there is no such thing as a typical day.  Our culture is constantly energized by new and exciting growth opportunities and at a rapid pace.  Every Associate plays an important role in providing innovative solutions for today’s gardeners and growers and contributing new ideas to improve operations. In our company you need grit, it is what we were founded on over 150 years ago and is what keeps us growing. Regardless of your level in the organization there is a platform for your voice to be heard and the ability to influence change. Family, community and hard working values are weaved into all that we do. Come grow with us, where we develop and nurture the next generation of leaders. ​

We are looking for a Senior Frontend Developer who will join our Digital Technology team in Marysville, Ohio.

This position will be based at The Scotts Miracle-Gro world headquarters in Marysville, a suburb of Columbus, OH.  Not familiar with Columbus? Visit


The goal of a Senior Frontend Developer at Scotts is to build mobile, web and e-commerce applications while considering and bringing to life brand-based design (UI) and mobile-first User Experience (UX). The expectation is for you to operate in a fun, collaborative and rapidly changing environment in which you will need to balance technical expertise, consumer experience, and strong business understanding. At Scotts, we are continually investigating new innovative solutions.

What you’ll do in this role:

  • Develop new customer-facing features;

  • Develop with a mobile-first framework;

  • Build reusable code and libraries;

  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs;

  • Translate user stories and business requirements; creating viable technical solutions that are scalable and meet performance standards;

  • Take initiative on demos with key product owners and business stakeholders;

  • Be accountable for unit testing and cross-functional integration testing for solutions;

  • Be knowledgeable of cross-browser compatibility issues. Ability to quickly detect and debug errors;

  • Integrate with various APIs, Marketing applications, Google Analytics, Adobe Anayltics;

  • Collaborate in a team environment using Agile methods, ceremonies, and practices;

  • Ensure a quality product is delivered throughout the sprint cycle;

  • Coach and direct other junior developers on software development best practices;

  • Understand e-Commerce business requirements (including interpreting user stories and detailed technical requirements) and develop appropriate solutions, designs, and user experiences.

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, Computer Science or Management Information Systems;

  • 5+ years minimum of development experience, with expert knowledge in several areas;

  • Expertise in HTML development for desktop and mobile;

  • Proficiency in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript;

  • Experience with PHP and MySQL;

  • Experience with the Adobe Suite;

  • Ability to create functional designs using both artistic and analytical skill sets;

  • Conceptual, wide-ranging knowledge of information technologies and methodologies in a web environment;

  • Experience in use of Content Management Systems and e-Commerce platforms, preference Magento 2;

  • Experience desired in leading part of a project which includes success in managing deliverables and deadlines to implement new system solutions.

The Digital Technology Team of problem solvers and digital evangelists who want to build the right digital solutions for Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. We’re a team that works well together and comes together to solve the big gnarly problems.

What we do for you (just to list a few cool ones):

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage.

  • Onsite wellness center which includes: 2,400 sq. ft. fitness center, Walgreens pharmacy and Doctor’s office.

  • Beautiful campus and corporate offices designed like a log cabin offering free coffee, chef-run cafe and the best crushed ice!

  • Unbelievable 401K match (up to 7.5%) and discounted stock purchasing program (15% discount).

  • Our commitment to diversity and inclusion includes four employee resource groups: Scotts Women’s Network, Scotts Black Employee Network, Scotts Veterans Network and Scotts Young Professionals.

  • Generous holiday and vacation days.

Not interested in this role? Stay up to date on future opportunities by joining our ScottsMiracle-Gro and Hawthorne Gardening talent networks.

Scotts is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Scotts Miracle-Gro company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Scotts Miracle-Gro company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.