Frontend Developer



Irish Life is one of Ireland’s largest financial institutions with a presence across a range of financial services markets. We are one of Ireland’s leading financial services groups with over 1 million customers. For over 75 years, we’ve been helping people to look after their life insurance, pension and investment needs, and more recently their health insurance.
It is a subsidiary of Great-West Lifeco and a member of the Power Financial Corporation group of companies.
We are proud of our culture of developing and supporting the growth and professional development of our people. The focus has resulted in a team of top talent with high standards, positioning us at the forefront of our industry.

The Digital & ExO division in Irish Life has an exciting opportunity for someone to join the team.

The Digital & ExO Hub brings together our digital capability from across the Irish Life Group and the ExO Hub, our innovation centre. Together and in close collaboration with the Irish Life businesses & aligned with the 2024 Group Strategy, the division is prioritising the creation of a new digital leads and sales capability.

This capability will be enabled by the Digital Home for Health & Wealth - a health and financial wellbeing ecosystem that transforms how customers interact with Irish Life. This will be through a single digitally enabled interface, with supporting infrastructure and operating model that combines the assets of the group and leverages innovation in data-driven personalisation and technology advances such as AI.A key role based at Irish Life Group HQ within the newly established Chief Digital & Innovation office. You will develop and deliver technical solutions for the Irish Life Group digital asset portfolio within a customer-centric culture. As part of the Irish Life Digital team, you will utilise your skills to enhance the experience and performance of digital properties across the organisation.
You will create digital user experiences across the breadth of Irish Life’s digital estate. You will work with multi-disciplinary teams to develop web application interfaces and interactive prototypes to support our key commercial and experience objectives.Your expertise in frontend web development frameworks, Content Management Systems (CMS) and software development best practice, will enable you to turn our complex financial product offering into consumable, intuitive and engaging experience for our customers.
Reporting to the Head of Digital, you will work closely with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, UX and UI Design, QA, Business Stakeholders and the wider IT community to develop best-in-class digital experiences

  • An outstanding professional with proven experience building engaging digital experiences.

  • Excellent collaborative skills and the ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team, working closely with design, product and digital marketing teams within an agile team environment.

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of frontend technologies to optimise user experience, business and commercial objectives.

  • Data-driven problem solving and decision making skills based on sound commercial rationale.

  • Eagerness to keep developing skills, staying up-to-date with latest standards, trends and emerging technologies.

  • Influencing skills to drive best practices, set standards and produce clean, efficient and reusable code.

  • Excellent analytical skills, productive under pressure and adaptable to changing priorities.

  • BSc degree in Computer Science or similar

  • Highly skilled in coding mobile and responsive designs to a high fidelity with attention to the finer aesthetic details and user interactions.

  • Experience with React, Storybook and Content Management Systems (CMS) highly desirable.

  • Experience with JSON over REST based data exchange, browser testing and debugging complex systems.

  • Understand UX principles and methodologies including User-Centred Design and Design Thinking.

Organization Canada Life
Industry Web Development / Design
Occupational Category Frontend Developer
Job Location Dublin,Ireland
Shift Type Morning
Job Type Full Time
Gender No Preference
Career Level Intermediate
Experience 3 Years
Posted at 2022-10-07 9:58 am
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