Guild Software

Front End Web Developer

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes 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 and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Location: Bedford, NS

Job Description:

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes 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 and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Located in Bedford, Nova Scotia, Electric Playground has been providing digital solutions to hundreds of clients globally for over 20 years. We have a stable client base, as well as two successful commercial software platforms. Our work environment is fun, flexible, and most of all focused on success while enjoying a good work/life balance.

Employees are granted a comprehensive benefits package after six months of successful employment, 2 weeks of vacation as well as a week off for the holiday season.

Preferred Skills:

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

Skills And Qualifications

  • Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
  • Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, such as AngularJS, KnockoutJS, BackboneJS, ReactJS, DurandalJS etc.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Basic knowledge of image authoring tools including Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git and SVN
  • Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.
  • Video edting and compression skills are an asset for video backgrounds
  • Familiarity with coding front end UX for various content managent platforms such as Joomla and Wordpress, as well as Laravel based software applications

New grads and new Canadians are encouraged to apply.

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