Web Front-End Developer

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Mission

VKS is seeking a talented, passionate, roll-up-your-sleeves, hands-on, highly independent Senior Web Front-End Developer for a permanent position.

You will be responsible for creating and maintaining rich user interfaces. Our team works at a fast pace on an awesome product that is constantly evolving and improving so we're looking for someone who can pick things up quickly. Your job will be dynamic, interesting and challenging. We have a great team overall and offer a respectful and healthy work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain clean, efficient, secure, and well-engineered front-end code that conforms with accepted standards;
  • Create beautiful and effective responsive UIs;
  • Implement current design trends in UI/UX work;
  • Produce detailed specifications for each new feature or enhancement;
  • Communicate and collaborate effectively with team members;
  • Proactively identify opportunities for process and software improvements and make constructive suggestions for change;
  • Identify new technologies that can improve product development and the user experience;
  • Build and maintain unit tests;
  • Ensure that customer issues and technology failures are detected, isolated, and resolved rapidly, and prevented from happening again;
  • Create and adhere to timelines for multiple projects and stakeholders.

Skills & Requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience;
  • 3+ years experience developing rich, large-scale web applications;
  • Expert level skills in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS;
  • Experience with many technologies, including jQuery, jQuery UI, React, React Redux, Raphaël, etc.;
  • Experience in user analysis, usability testing requirements analysis, and functional specifications;
  • Experience programming in SVG and/or Canvas;
  • Experience with XML, Web Services and REST;
  • Experience with Node.js, ECMAScript 6-7 and Sass;
  • Experience creating mobile/tablet-friendly interfaces;
  • Experience with GitHub or an equivalent source management system;
  • Knowledge of all modern browser types and their various idiosyncrasies;
  • Prior experience in a LAMP development environment;
  • Significant web design experience taking projects from concept to code to market;
  • Experience with collaboration tools like Google Docs and Jira;
  • Strong understanding of web standards, accessibility and best practices;
  • Have detail-oriented and strong problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work independently while participating actively in an Agile/SCRUM environment;
  • Ability to adapt to shifting priorities;
  • Strong organization skills, self-motivated, team player, multi-tasking capability;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Be fluent in both French and English;
  • You are satisfied only when things are perfect;
  • It's a plus if you also have experience with...
    • Symfony or other PHP frameworks
    • MySQL
    • Jenkins,
    • Webpack
    • Task automation tools like Grunt or Gulp
    • CORS
    • Android and iOS

Modalities

Position: Permanent (40 hours / week)

Place of work: 1241 des Cascades, Châteauguay, Quebec, Canada J6J 4Z2

Availability: Immediate

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