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Front End Developer

Toronto, Ontario
The client is looking for an advanced Front-End Developer who takes pride in delivering flawless UI/UX and organized code to deliver REST API-driven cloud solutions.
 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Hand code high quality, responsive, cross-browser compatible websites optimized for fast load times without the need to rely on frameworks or templates
  • Maintain current digital products by adding to existing pure JavaScript code base.
  • Work on multiple projects of varying sizes in an agile environment and possess the ability to work with detailed instructions or with minimal supervision as necessary from project to project
  • Take notes at all times to continuously create task lists reflecting ongoing agile decisions, and update task completion status on a daily basis
  • Proactively take responsibility for deliverables and meeting deadlines—follow through and follow-up on all aspects of assignments to ensure deliverables are well accounted for
  • Provide technical recommendations and high-level time estimates for development work as necessary.
  • Stay up-to-date with current coding practices and industry trends, keeping informed of new technology that can be used in future projects

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • 5+ years experience hand-coding responsive e-commerce web applications.
  • Have proven work experience backed by a portfolio and code examples.
  • Expert at hand-coding HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, with the ability to discern when it is best to develop your own scripts, or use external libraries and third-party technologies
  • Excellent communication and reading comprehension skills: working with verbal instructions and taking written notes is mandatory
  • Experience with JSON and REST APIs
  • Exceptional attention to detail when executing projects to ensure deliverables do not require rework and corrections
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator in order to extract information from design files, optimize images, and create SVGs
  • Knowledge of email template coding and WCAG 2.0 Level A and AA accessibility compliance nice to have
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and objectivity when under stress, viewing critiques and suggestions as opportunities to continually raise the bar
  • Experience working with a CMS

 

 
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