Senior Commercial Developer

Brand

Autovia

Department

Digital & Technology

Employment Type

Full-time

Location

London, England, GB (or Remote)

About this job

Want to be part of the most dynamic automotive content and commerce company in the UK? Are you looking to join a fast-paced business where you can express yourself in an environment that welcomes change, respects diverse perspectives, and where growth is the baseline?

Autovia are dedicated to creating and building highly successful brands that people want to work on and a culture that people want to work in. As a result we are looking for the highest calibre of talent to join us and help us with the next stage of our growth journey. Our car brands are an important part of our strategy which includes being able to offer our customers a solution for every stage of researching and buying a car.

As Senior Commercial Developer you will be responsible for the ongoing innovation of Autovia’s digital commercial portfolio.

As a company we embrace the philosophies of creativity, modern development and innovation in everything we do. Additionally, we pride ourselves on supporting our staff, allowing them the time to learn and grow. We value candidates who are highly collaborative, adaptable and passionate with the aim to deliver varied projects to the highest of quality.

What will you be doing?

Core responsibilities:

Writing clean, semantic code 

We like our stuff neat and tidy and we hope you do too. Best practices and modern standards are something you’ll strive for, bringing knowledge to the team to cultivate robust, clean, understandable and reusable code within the creative builds.

Collaboration & communication

Working effectively is all about working collaboratively. You’ll be communicating with multiple departments such as editorial, sales, design and the wider development team to offer innovative commercial solutions to challenging agency briefs. Acting as a key liaison for technical advice will be essential to this role.

Technical innovation

Building rich media creatives requires the use of cutting edge tools. As part of this role you’ll take ownership of our creative build stack ensuring that it is robust, flexible and feature rich. This includes the maintenance and enhancement of our library of Native and Rich Media templates in order to offer out of the box products to our clients.

Working as part of the development team we will look to you to facilitate discussion and provide solutions for commercial integrations without our in house web platform both in the short and long term.

Creative developer

Ad builds and integrations come in many different flavours, but one thing that remains constant is the demand for original, innovative and engaging creatives the draw users in. Advising stakeholders and using a data-driven approach to ensure each creative build reaches the widest possible audience will be your key tools in managing the high expectations of both the business and our clients. 

Problem Solving

Responding quickly to technical questions or support based enquiries from our AdOps and Sales Teams will be a day to day responsibility. Documenting and regular catch ups will be a core way of ensuring all of the teams you work with are fully on board with what you are doing and have everything they need to get the most out of the suite of creative tools we offer. 

Why you?

 

  • Excellent coding skills and best practice knowledge.
  • Strong hands on experience building innovative rich media creatives.
  • Deep understanding of modern JavaScript.
  • Strong experience with JavaScript libraries & frameworks.
  • Strong Experience with Google Ad Manager and Double Click Studio. 
  • Focus on end user performance optimization.
  • Responsive/Progressive enhancement methodologies.
  • Expert in HTML5, SASS, CSS and other web fundamentals.
  • Experience with task runners and build tools.
  • Knowledge of UX, UI and component driven development.
  • Excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical people.
  • Working with clients and agencies as part of large scale commercial campaigns.

Why Us

We’re at the start of our adventure. We want our people to embrace the journey, be curious, think creatively, push the boundaries and  be a positive team player. Our driving force is to wow our customers, listen to what they want and deliver best in class service whatever part of the business you join. All we ask is that you keep it real, be authentic to who you are, respect others and have fun along the way! 

We’re proud that our teams are as diverse as our customers. We recruit talented people based only on their skills, experience, and their drive to make Autovia the best it can be.  If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!