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Associate Conversion Optimization Developer

Job description

BigCommerce is disrupting the e-commerce industry as the SaaS leader for fast- growing, mid-market businesses. We enable our customers to build intuitive and engaging stores to support every stage of their growth.

BigCommerce, named a 2021 "Best Place to Work" in Austin, is looking for a Conversion Rate Optimization Developer. Our ideal candidate is a technically savvy, detail-oriented individual with front-end web development skills. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Execute front-end development work (javascript, HTML, and CSS) of Optimizely test variations that will run on the BigCommerce website
  • Set up Optimizely test click metrics, audiences, and page activations to ensure all aspects of a test are executed properly from a technical perspective
  • Help build out landing pages and apply changes to the BigCommerce website from the BigCommerce website CMS tool
  • Work closely with CRO team members to execute experiments that will run across the website aimed at driving growth, based on design and functional requirements provided

Who You Are:

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
    • 1+ year of web development experience
  • Experience
  • HTML, CSS, JS knowledge
    • Vanilla JS knowledge is a must
    • Great communication skills - you’ll be working closely on a CRO team
    • CMS (eg. Craft, WordPress)
    • CRM (eg. Salesforce, Marketo) is a plus
  • Customer Focused - You want to deliver the best experience possible for future and current customers, as helping our customers’ businesses grow is the #1 goal at BigCommerce.
  • Problem Solver - You can see hidden problems and probe a variety of sources for answers, are excellent at analysis, able to look beyond the obvious, and can identify and creatively solve complex problems, including matters related to systems and processes.
  • Psychology - Interest in human psychology and how different psychological triggers work together.
  • Systems Thinker - You are dedicated to providing high-quality services, committed to continuous improvement through empowerment and management by data, willing and able to re-engineer processes from scratch, open to suggestions and experimentation, and efficient and effective work processes.
  • Communicator - Excellent written/verbal communication and relationship skills are critical both working with people internally.
  • Collaborative - You have openness and flexibility to work cross-functionally in a large organization and have the ability to forge strong bonds and work collaboratively with key internal partners.
  • Composed - You know how to execute consistently in a fast-paced, high pressure, dynamic environment and carry out self-directed responsibilities.
  • Personable - You are seen as positive, energetic, and exude a strong sense of teamwork by working effectively, respectfully, and efficiently with all team members. 
  • Technical Learner - You pick up on technical things quickly, enjoy learning new skills and knowledge, and are adept at staying ahead of the curve on relevant industry, company, product, or technical knowledge.
  • Ethical - You believe in our mission, share our values and understand that it’s not just about what you get done, but also how you do it.


Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at BigCommerce
We have the opportunity to build not only a great business but a great company, with soul. Our beliefs and commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion are a central part of achieving that.
Our dedication to DEI is grounded in two things: a moral belief in the dignity, value, and potential of every individual, and a practical belief that diverse, inclusive teams will create the best outcomes for our customers, partners, employees, and company. We welcome everyone to be a part of our journey .
Current BigCommerce Employees: Please use the  internal job board  to apply for openings

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