Intermediate Front End Developer (78256)

Location: Vancouver, BC
Date Posted: 03-04-2018
DESCRIPTION
We are only considering local candidates.
EmergiTEL is looking for a talented and qualified Front-End Web Developer with 3-5 years of professional experience. Responsible for ongoing site maintenance. Some UX/UI design experience preferred but not required. Web development using standard HTML/CSS best practices as well as JavaScript and JQuery  complimented with expert understanding of web design principles (web standards, semantic markup, SEO, unobtrusive JavaScript, etc.).  Reports directly to the Sr. Designer – Digital to develop and execute industry leading digital and interactive designs.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
  • Work closely with Digital Designers and Sr. Digital Designer to solidify design direction and effectively translate business goals and requirements into compelling visual solutions with superior user experience and flawless functionality.
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
  • Develop websites using standard HTML/CSS practices
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Be responsible for maintaining, expanding, and scaling our site
  • Be aware of emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Research and recommend web interface trends, new technologies and processes for site development
REQUIREMENTS
  • Proven working experience in web design/programming
  • Must have experience with Acquia WCM, WordPress, Shopify and ExactTarget
  • Advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver
  • Experience developing custom, responsive website templates
  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5/CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery.
  • Advanced knowledge of PHP, ASP.NET, MySQL, Javascript, JQuery
  • Experience with JavaScript Frameworks
  • Proficient understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and solutions
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools
  • Understanding of SEO process and website tagging
  • Ability to review user data and synthesize solutions for page versioning related to SEO and user behavior
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • 4+ years professional web development; ecommerce experience a plus.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
  • 4+ professional experience
  • BA in Web Design/Graphic Design and/or BS in Web Programming/Computer Programming
  • Adobe Creative Suite: 4+ years
  • UX/UI: 4+ years
  • HTML/CSS3/JavaScript: 4+ years
  • Basic Web Design experience preferred
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