AEM Front End Developer

AEM Front End Developer

Job Introduction

Are you looking for a new challenge that gives you the chance to use your knowledge of the business to take Technology to the next level?  Looking for a company that wants to help further your career as well as provide you with an exciting, inspiring and fun place to work?  

If the answer to all of these questions is ‘yes’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for! 

Role Responsibility

As AEM Front End Developer you will be joining a team of talented developers that have a strong focus on the customer experience. You will get a chance to apply your knowledge and skills in joining the rebuild of the company website. Working in an Agile environment that will enable the project to provide extraordinary experiences for our customers. You’ll be reporting into the Development Manager as well as working closely internally with  the wider Digital team including Trading & Operations, the Buying and Merchandising team and IT team.​

As AEM Front End Developer you will:​

  • Participate in the development, design, testing and deployment of solutions built on the Adobe Experience Manager platform.​

  • Resolve user-identified functional and technical issues on AEM platform.​

  • Build and manage day-to-day client relationships and requests, supporting a wide range of basic web development and content management activities.​

  • Partner with content and design teams to build or enhance templates, components and functionalities to support marketing campaigns.​

  • Support internal users as a subject matter expert, recommending enhancements, best practices and new processes to optimize use and adoption of the platform​

  • Work closely with Product Owner, Agile Lead and team members to collaborate and influence new development​

  • Ensure performance and quality of all deliveries across different platforms​

  • Developing front end applications in a modular and extensible way​

  • Create separated libraries (JS & CSS) based around a CMS​

  • Build templates, components and authorable areas within a CMS​

The Ideal Candidate

  • Technically skilled. You will have excellent knowledge of AEM v6.X and strong knowledge of JavaScript frameworks (Vue, React etc) and HTML5, CSS3 (SASS)​

  • Experienced with a background in Digital and eCommerce with proven experience developing front end applications in a modular and extensible way​

  • Knowledgeable in creating separated libraries (JS & CSS) based around a CMS and building templates, components and authorable areas within a CMS​

  • An AEM expert. With extensive, proven experience on using Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) CMS and Product Catalogues​

  • Keen to learn and to challenge for smarter ways of doing things. You will have an interest in innovative ideas and technologies to help you achieve team goals​

  • Focused and self-motivated . Have the ability to work effectively to drive projects to completion and sustain productivity​

  • Customer focused. You will have the maturity and initiative to do what it takes to achieve results with the end customer always at the forefront​

This job is a brilliant opportunity to join a close-knit team who are incredibly passionate about taking Technology to the next level. If you’re looking to come into a new role and make a real impact, then this will be perfect for you.

About the Company

Our creative spirit

We are more than a shop. We are a social space where culture and commerce collide to release an energy that we call the Selfridges spirit. We are here to make our world brighter, and everyone is welcome.

Our awards cabinet

We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign. 

Our future

Since 1909 we have been at the forefront of retail and today our stores in London, Manchester and Birmingham – alongside and the Selfridges App – continue to redefine the way we shop and socialise. As a Selfridges team member, you will learn what it takes to consistently drive innovation, success and amazing customer experiences.


There are lots of reasons to be excited about joining Team Selfridges – from our fantastic team member communities to volunteer days and behind-the-scenes Selfridges experiences throughout the year.

Other benefits and rewards include:

• Generous bonus and/or commission scheme

• Discounted gym memberships

• Pension contributions 

• Annual travel pass and cycle to work schemes

• A volunteer day for all team members

• Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development



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