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Front-end Developer

We are looking for a Front-end Application Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides.

Location possibilities also include Wellington (NZ) and Montreal (CA).

Responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features.
  • Build reusable code and component libraries for future use.
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs.
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.
  • Ensure that all user input is validated.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

Skills

  • Proficient knowledge of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3, as well as server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.
  • Proficiency with client-side scripting and advanced JavaScript frameworks, notably React.js, Electron, and associated technologies.
  • Proficiency with advanced graphics frameworks such d3.js and technologies such as SVG.
  • Proficient understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, AJAX, and MVC patterns.
  • Proficiency with advanced event handling and real-time interaction.
  • Solid knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as as Illustrator or Photoshop is a plus.
  • Proficient understanding of cross-platform compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT.
  • Practical knowledge of Object-Oriented programming and C-class languages​.

Qualifications

  • Computer Science degree & industry experience with Geometry and Graphics.