L'Oreal USA, Information Technology

Hudson Yards, New York NY

L'Oreal USA offers employees excellent work life balance including two work from home days a week. While this and other benefits help make us one of the best companies to work for, we cannot accept fully remote candidates at this time.

Digital IT - eCommerce UI & Front End Architect

L’Oreal Group has aggressively embraced the digital era and has advanced many leading consumer-facing digital solutions across its business units.  As we prepare to accelerate the rollout of our eCommerce sites to a new tech stack, L’Oreal Americas Digital IT team is looking for an experienced Salesforce Commerce Cloud Front-end Architect. You will be responsible for supervising and leading the implementation of L’Oréal’s global e-commerce frontend architecture framework for 40+ D2C sites in the zone.  The Front-end Architect will ensure that all zone deliveries comply with standards set by our global e-commerce team and will collaborate closely with other international teams in the expansion and evolution of set standards.


  • Will be responsible for overall front-end architecture and follow global best practice / guidelines
  • Responsible for day-to-day code review for all front-end component development
  • Provides signoff of global deliverables before they are ready to be used by local team
  • Ensures that reskin activities comply with style guide at the local layer
  • Conducts daily calls with site development System integrator teams
  • Works closely with Technical Product Lead and outlines tasks / priorities / defects / remediation that need to be undertaken each day
  • Provides oversight and training for System Integrator  teams involved in site development activities
  • Ensures high-performance of sites through optimal front-end architecture and development of components
  • Manages of development of code and content assets in respective domains and articulates best practices to brand and UI developers
  • Participates in different agile rituals (planning, backlog, stand-up meetings, demos, etc)
  • Builds & maintains the front-end component library to be used across multiple brands
  • Focuses heavily on performance to ensure a fast-loading user experience
  • Writing/reviewing technical specifications
  • Performs code reviews and ensures compliances with architectural best practices
  • Defines & evangelizes best practices around front-end technologies
  • Collaborates with external technical and business teams in international context (Business, Zone IT, Global)

Experiences & Skills

  • 5+ years of front-end development in Demandware / Salesforce Commerce Cloud environment
  • Experience with web site industrialization and continuous integration/deployment
  • Experience with front-end component development approach
  • Cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations
  • Good understanding of front-end security concepts: encryption, cross-site scripting, request forgery, OAuth and SSO
  • Strong frontend web development skills:
    • Vanilla JavaScript (ES5, ES6)
    • Familiarity with MVC pattern
    • Strong experience with CSS & Preprocessor (Sass, Less)
    • Building modular applications/sites
    • Strong experience using modern frameworks (React, Vue, Ember, etc.)
  • GIT knowledge
  • Good Experience with package manager (NPM, Bower, etc.)
  • Experience with unit testing tools (Mocha, Chai, etc.)
  • Experience with build tools such as Gulp/Webpack
  • Experience with application development in cloud environment
  • Experience with using RESTFul web services
  • Experience with front-end code debugging tools and techniques
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Architecture skills with modern web applications such as headless commerce
  • A strong aptitude to learn and stay abreast with modern / open source technologies

Nice to have:

  • Experience developing nodeJS app & tools
  • Experience with eCommerce platforms
  • Familiar with template engines (Handlebars)

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