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Frontend Developer with Design Skills (m/f/x) 100%

Oettinger Davidoff Group, with sales of approximately 456.8 million Swiss francs and 3,300 employees around the world, traces its roots back to 1875 and remains family-owned to this day. The company is dedicated to the business of producing, marketing, distributing and retailing premium-branded cigars, tobacco products and accessories. The premium-branded cigar business includes Davidoff, AVO, Camacho, Cusano, Griffin’s, Private Stock, Zino and Zino Platinum. Oettinger Davidoff Group is also the sole agent of many brands in several countries such as Haribo in Switzerland. Its business is anchored in a strong “crop to shop” philosophy, having pursued vertical integration from the tobacco fields in the Dominican Republic and Honduras to its global network of 65 Davidoff flagship stores/satellites and strong appointed merchants in 139 countries.

Do you enjoy creative work in an international team? Can you identify with the world of premium brands and premium cigars? Then we might be just the right fit for you.

Frontend Developer with Design Skills (m/f/x) 100%

We are looking for a Frontend Developer with Design Skills (m/f/x) in order to strengthen our international marketing team and to support the Team Lead Digital Business with creative marketing communication developments at our headquarters in Basel, Switzerland.

In your day-to-day work, you will be working closely with our brand managers, designers and other key stakeholders. You will not only be contributing to our ambitious digital transformation roadmap but also drive and implement the company’s global digital strategy and vision with execution against the objectives set by the global marketing division and transform marketing campaigns into tailored content in state-of-the-art quality. We are seeking a highly motivated team member to support and accelerate digital consumer engagement strategies and significant long-term growth for our brand portfolio of premium cigars and accessories.


  • Supporting the global marketing team in the implementation of cross-media advertising campaigns and production of digital advertising material such as landing pages and content pages (using Shogun & Zmags with the help of HTML5/CSS3 and JavaScript) ensuring customer engagement, brand consistency and a positive customer experience
  • Optimising our e-commerce, brand and corporate websites using different Commerce/CMS & Page Builders (BigCommerce, Shogun, Zmags, ExpressionEngine, Shopware 6)
  • Implementing world-class digital services across multiple platforms
  • Developing creative solutions to problems that fulfill user, business & technical goals and needs
  • Working closely with the teams of brand management, e-commerce, commercial, IT, legal, corporate communications and external agencies
  • Creating interactive reporting dashboards and different types of visualisations
  • Uploading and organising assets in digital asset management system according to guidelines
  • Contributing to an interdisciplinary team of designers, software developers, business and brand strategists, ensuring that design specifications are implemented globally
  • Staying up-to-date and generating new ideas to draw audience’s attention

You are experienced in programming display ads and web applications with HTML5/CSS3 and JavaScript. You are familiar with responsive layouts, usability and user experience principles and have a high quality awareness. In your daily work, you are flexible, pragmatic, analytic, hands-on, and above all, result-focused. You are a motivated, highly organised, conscientious team player who performs well under pressure and who shows a genuine interest in premium products. Additionally, you can offer:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
  • 3+ years in-depth knowledge and experience of user interface development for B2B/B2C applications, preferably e-commerce, e-learning and rich web apps/sites
  • Ideally, you have completed an apprenticeship as a media technician or working experience in a design-related discipline
  • Experience with git and at least one collaboration tool (github/gitlab/bitbucket)
  • Commerce/CMS & page builder knowledge (BigCommerce, Shogun, Zmags, ExpressionEngine, Shopware)
  • Know-how of headless solutions & progressive web apps
  • Experience with web frameworks (Vue and/or React and/or Angular)
  • Knowledge of web-based technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions, including the capacities and limitations of web technologies CSS3, scripting and other technologies such as HTML 5, XML, ActionScript, JavaScript, Webkit and CMS
  • Work experience in a cross-functional team
  • A keen eye for aesthetics, details and accuracy
  • Fluency in English (mandatory), German is highly desirable
  • A background in working within a highly regulated environment with a sensitivity to comply with data protection regulations is a plus

We value additional experiences within the fields below:

  • SAP Commerce Cloud
  • Learning Management Systems (Docebo, Elucidat)
  • Google Analytics, SEO
  • Consulting background
  • Process & Project management (Jira)

Who we are:
We are an international team of all ages and genders that is hungry to innovate and create excellence. We actively foster an environment where each individual thrives and can live up to their full potential. This is where your work matters and your team members inspire and motivate you.

Maison Davidoff is the physical manifestation of our stand as a company. Here, we feel at home as a family, where every individual makes a difference. Our values are innovation, passion and integrity. Together, we create experiences: Pleasurable, memorable moments in peoples’ lives, striving to provide them with ‘Time Beautifully Filled’ – every day.

What we offer:

  • Working with a natural and handmade product in a premium world
  • Well-established, privately owned business. ‘Caribbean passion meets Swiss precision’ since 1875
  • Independent work within the team, where we make room for everyone’s creativity
  • Active people development, career opportunities – we encourage individual initiative!
  • Modern and stylish office (Maison Davidoff) within walking distance from Basel main station, with a fully equipped cafeteria with a garden, where we eat together or hold get-togethers
  • Water dispenser and fresh fruit daily
  • Fully equipped working environment
  • Modern working conditions: hybrid work
  • 5 weeks of holidays per year
  • Attractive social benefits (e.g. accident insurance with private coverage)
  • Corporate benefits

Did we inspire you to join our team? If this position matches your profile and career goals, we would love to get to know you! We look forward to receiving your full application in English (motivational letter, CV, references) through the indicated link.

>> Apply now

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Visit us:


Arbeitsort: Basel

Oettinger Davidoff AG
Frau Caterina Lamade
Nauenstrasse 73
4002 Basel

Telefon +41 58 219 36 36

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