Senior Front End Developer

Senior Front End Developer

We're looking for an experienced Front End Developer with at least 5 years of experience in a similar role. You will lead the efforts of our internal dev team to plan, build, and manage responsive websites using the latest technologies. We are looking for someone to provide leadership and optimize our development process and practices. You will be involved in the discovery and information gathering process and take a lead role in developing strategy and outlining technical solutions for our clients. We are not looking for someone to simply take orders and execute them; we are looking for someone to lead, think critically, be active in planning/documentation/specs, and deliver technical solutions for our clients in the context of the project scope. This is a great opportunity for someone in a mid level role in an agency that's ready to take the next step.

We work with some of the most exciting luxury hospitality brands of the world, and you will have to opportunity to work directly with key stakeholders and make a tangible impact on their businesses. There's a very friendly and open culture here with lots of room for growth. We are very particular about work/life balance, so expect to keep regular work hours and the flexibility to manage your personal life.

You don't have to have every qualification in the laundry list below, but here's a summary of the most important skills we're looking for:

  • Experience planning, documenting, and scoping out technical projects on common open source technologies, frameworks, and CMS (WordPress & Drupal)
  • Ability to communicate and make sense of technology to business and marketing people
  • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, SASS, JQuery, WordPress, Foundation or Bootstrap
  • Experience working with responsive websites and mobile technologies

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Javascript/jQuery/Bower
  • SASS
  • Compass
  • PHP
  • Javascript frameworks such as (Mootools/Dojo)
  • Experience developing for mobile devices
  • Solid problem-solving and coding skills
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot client-side problems using browser-based developer tools
  • LAMP Stack development experience
  • Version control experience (SVN/GIT)
  • Responsive web development including understanding of cross-browser/device compatibility and limitations
  • Functional knowledge of web standards, usability, best practices, and responsive frameworks such as Foundation or Bootstrap
  • Ability to take a PSD or AI and turn them into clean, semantic code
  • Know your way around Photoshop and/or Illustrator
  • Know your way around a Mac
  • Charm, civility, and basic communication skills
  • Independently manage multiple projects with minimal supervision
  • Email & phone etiquette
  • At least 5 years working in an agency setting or similar
  • Experience that allows you to produce work in a timely manner, and meet deadlines

Content Management Systems:

WordPress

  • Experience with WordPress and customizing plugins
  • Experience developing custom themes
  • Familiarity managing child themes

Drupal

  • Familiarity with modifying Drupal Theme hooks to display data
  • Experience using Views, Panels, Context for rendering content
  • Proficiency with Drupal Unit Testing and automated processes

What we provide:

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Extended medical and dental
  • Extended Christmas holidays
  • Powder days
  • A casual work environment in a nice office
  • Free coffee and snacks

We'll pay you a good salary that's commensurate with what you bring to the table. We provide extended health, dental, snacks, coffee, a learning stipend, and a great work environment.

How to apply:

Please provide a cover letter with 3 projects you've worked on recently that you're proud of (including your role), and your CV at the link below.


Date Posted:
Jun 2, 2015 11:28 AM PDT
Company:
wallop
Website:
https://wallop.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=13
Contact:
stephen@wallop.ca

Company:
wallop
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Wallop is a creative studio that specializes in website development, video production, and online marketing. We develop digital creative strategies to help our clients connect and engage their audience on the web. more