Front-End Web Developer

Front-End Web Developer

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Remote PST, British Columbia, Canada  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

Are you a creative web developer looking for an agency that values their people, takes pride in their work, and emphasizes creativity?

Look no further. Our client focuses in digital animation and front-end web work for some of the leading children's gaming brands in the world, and they are seeking a front-end developer to join their team.

This role can be done from Vancouver (relocation available) or 100% remotely from any city, PST working hours preferred but not required.

As senior front end developer you’ll work alongside the director of technology to write and determine internal standards and to ensure that all code produced is creative, performant, succinct and adheres to standards and best practices. You’ll lead development projects, development teams and help determine approaches for new projects.

You’ll serve as a channel of communication between the development team and non-developer stakeholders. In this role you will have a distinct and noticeable impact on the direction and focus of the company’s technological and developmental approaches and mandates.

What you'll do:

Development of websites and web applications on multiple projects of varying size
Development of systems and standards for existing and future projects
Collaborate with the project team to develop project plans and project estimates
Collaborate with the design team during the full life cycle of a project
Collaborate with the project manager to ensure projects are meeting project plan and timeline
Collaborate with the QA analyst to develop testing use-cases and testing strategies
Collaborate with the QA analyst to assess, test, and fix QA issues
Mentor colleagues and advocate concepts and ideas

Must Have Skills:

8+ years experience successfully delivering web projects within an digital agency
Expert at writing semantic and well formed HTML
Expert at writing modular CSS
Expert at writing performant JavaScript
Proficient with node.js for tooling and backend
Proficient with Sass, PUG, Gulp, and NPM
Proficient with version control (GIT)
Proficient with current design and prototyping tools (Adobe, Sketch)
Strong understanding of design and UX
Strong understanding of cross-platform compatibility
Strong understanding of accessibility standards
Ability to enhance designs with complimentary animations, transitions etc.
Comfortable presenting ideas internally and to client stakeholders
Excellent time and priority management skills

Special Perks:

- 6 weeks paid time off
- Flexible benefits
- Competitive salary
- Relocation assistance
- Education assistance
- 40 hour work week that fosters creative development


Starting: ASAP

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