Lead UI Developer - Toronto

Lead UI Developer - Toronto

Our Client is looking for a Lead UI Web Developer with extensive mobile experience – a code artist who gets excited about creating high-performing, reliable, accessible digital experiences for millions of users. Comfortable working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment, you have a passion for beautiful, maintainable code, an eye for good design/UX, and super-human attention to detail. You strive for continuous improvement by helping others develop, share and learn about Web development.

To be successful in this role you:

  • Have great communication and collaboration skills
  • Have expert knowledge and experience with front-end Web technology (and a familiarity with server-side technology)
  • Thrive in a lean, fast paced and changing environment
  • Are an independent thinker and self-starter


Reporting to the Manager, UI Development, you will lead the development effort on a variety of Web and mobile projects. As a Senior Developer Analyst you will work with team members at various other locations to fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional team to translate visual designs, user experience flows and content into functional and engaging interfaces
  • Contribute to the creative process by providing technical direction
  • Participate in weekly development meetings to provide technical direction, training and mentorship for junior developers
  • Work with other developers to improve and standardize our development process
  • Provide accurate scope/effort estimates
  • Learn new technologies to keep up with current trends and make recommendations on when they are appropriate to use
  • Write semantic, standards-compliant, cross-browser compatible HTML and CSS without use of a WYSIWYG editor
  • Write (and document) JavaScript from scratch and be able to repurpose advanced JavaScript functionality


  • Responsive Web application development experience using CSS, JavaScript, and HTML
  • Intimate understanding of Web development process, Web standards, accessibility (including ARIA roles) and performance practices
  • Familiarity with server-side technologies – JSP/JSTL, PHP, HTTP/REST
  • Demonstrated knowledge of interaction design fundamentals
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Passion for learning and sharing of knowledge
  • Experience working in a start-up environment
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships and motivate people
  • Degree in Computer Science or relevant field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A MINIMUM of 5 years’ experience producing commercial websites
  • 2+ years’ experience with MOBILE WEB development
  • A Personal PORTFOLIO Demonstrating Technical Expertise

    Date Posted:
    Jan 5, 2014 7:05 AM PST
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