Manager, Frontend Developer in Columbus, OH at ScottsMiracle-Gro

Date Posted: 11/8/2018

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Job Description

At Scotts Miracle-Gro we think people are like the right place you will grow and flourish. Are you an advocate of making the world a more beautiful place by inspiring others, championing new ideas and being intellectually curious? Are you not afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty? If so, then we want you as part of our Scotts family...the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden care products! 

We are looking for a  Senior Front End Developer who will grow at our corporate office in Marysville, Ohio.

Our Marketing team is hiring a Senior Front End Developer. This person will be responsible for the front-end web development on our 5 branded sites (,,,,, as well as several stand-alone selling sites including 

In this role you will:

  • Drive the eCommerce development experience and have the ability to translate brand and company needs into functional and appealing websites that sell;
  • Use markup languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create user-friendly cross-browser / cross-platform web applications;
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed;
  • Design and implement responsive features;
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability and meet product stakeholder requirements;
  • Create quality mockups and prototypes as needed;
  • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting;
  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency;
  • Broad web and digital knowledge with an aptitude for troubleshooting and problem solving
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies.

The perfect person will have:

  • 5 Years of front-end development experience;
  • Proven work experience as a Front-end developer on ecommerce site;
  • Must be proficient in HTML5, CSS3, modern JavaScript libraries and jQuery;
  • Content Management System work experience; e.g Drupal, Magento, Acquia, etc.;
  • Flexible in working with cross-functional team of designers, developers, editors, and content creators;
  • Exceptional communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences;
  • Experience with UX as it relates to ecommerce sites;
  • Exhibited capacity to convey working arrangements on variety of assignments under tight due dates;
  • Expertise with additional programming languages, frameworks, and database technologies is advantageous including PHP;
  • Familiarity with software like Adobe Suite, Photoshop and content management systems.

Some other nice to have’s:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or related field;
  • Drupal or Magento experience.

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

  • Offer extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage with wellness incentive program.
  • Onsite wellness center which includes: state of the art fitness facility, Walgreen’s 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 and discounted stock purchasing program.
  • 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 vacation day policy.
  • Various associate engagement activities throughout the year including intramural sports leagues.


Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Scotts MiracleGro by accessing our Talent Network: SMG Talent Network

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (NYSE: SMG) is the world's largest marketer of branded consumer lawn and garden products, with a full range of products for professional horticulture as well. Scotts Miracle-Gro has helped to grow the nearly $7 billion global consumer lawn and garden market through product innovation, industry-leading advertising efforts and its trusted brands.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: Scotts, Miracle-Gro, TomCat, Ortho, RoundUp, Bonnie Plants, Osmocote, Earthgro and Fafard.

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.