Lead Frontend Developer

Lead Frontend Developer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada  - Permanent


Job Description

We’re looking for a talented Lead Frontend Developer to lead, coach, mentor and work with our development to build and maintain a rock-solid server layer, an eye for design and ability to converse with our designers to produce the best version of our user interface.

Responsibilities:
- Collaborate with product and engineering teams to define and implement innovative solutions for user experience
- Execute mockups from our designers, implementing them into code
- Write clean, efficient code to the latest industry standards
- Participate in code reviews both as contributor and reviewer - We all review each other’s work here!
- Contribute ideas in discussions with our design team
- Take ownership of the web application frontend and be responsible for the technical mentorship of other developers


Must Have Skills:

Requirements:
- 1 to 3 years of Lead experience
- Provide an advisory role to the development team
- Provide both functional and technical leadership within projects
- Review code and architecture to ensure that they comply with the company’s development standards and industry best practices
- Write, modify, review, optimize and debug computer code
- Contribute to the development and improvement of work methods and procedures
- In depth knowledge of React.js and single-page application development
- In depth knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript (ES6)
- In depth knowledge of web application development fundamentals
- Professional experience with Git
- Able to work autonomously
- Able to learn, problem solve and know when to ask questions
- Sense of ownership over what you build, thinking through all the edge cases and angles
- Able to empathize with the end-user to produce the best solution for them.
- Communication skills for discussions with our product, design and engineering teams
- A strong desire to learn new tools, practices and technologies.


Nice to Have Skills:

- Experience with Typescript
- Experience with GraphQL
- Experience with Sass
- Experience with TailwindCSS
- Experience with developing with WCAG 2.1 in mind
- Degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering


Details:

Starting: ASAP







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