Front End Developer - Vancouver, BC | Domain7 Solutions Inc. | | 12/11/14
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Front End Developer full-time

Location: Vancouver, BC
Company Name: Domain7 Solutions Inc. ()
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Domain7 is team of storytellers, solution-finders, designers and developers, who combine curiosity, imagination, tech-savvy and good old street smarts to make the web a better place for our clients and their clients. We put real human needs at the heart of everything we do—we call it “humanizing the web." We’re looking for super smart, passionate, innovative people who share those values. Is that you? We’d love to chat.


Domain7 is a digital agency on a mission to humanize the web.

We love people. We’re not satisfied with delivering the status quo. We focus on making webthings that people talk about and share. Our work is brave and leading edge, and we’re incredibly good at what we do.

We have offices in Vancouver, BC; Washington, DC; and Seattle, WA, but we work with clients all over the world. We rolled out our first website back in 1997. The web has evolved so much since then, and so have we—we’ve grown to nearly 50 employees, we use different tools and collaborate in ways we only dreamed would be possible 17 years ago. Our clients have evolved too—as we’ve grown our team and expertise, we have the opportunity to partner with national and international brands like TELUS, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Imperial College London, the United Way and the YMCA. What hasn’t changed is our passion for people and desire to find solutions to actual human problems, using the web.


As a Front-End Developer, you are first and foremost a deep source of technical knowledge in HTML / CSS, with strong experience creating responsive web solutions. You also have a demonstrated capacity to acquire new technical skills and frequently seek out alternative solutions and techniques to enhance what you create. You are able to work effectively across all phases of a web development project—providing development input during the strategy and design phases, conducting thorough testing and troubleshooting, and deploying solutions.

You possess the skill and ability to grasp the nuances of a client's business. You are blessed with an endless curiosity and desire for learning. You are able to communicate effectively with both clients and internal team members.


  • Convert designs from PSD to HTML & CSS with a focus on responsive web

  • Find creating solutions to client problems in a range of CMS platforms (Drupal, Wordpress, Magento etc)

  • Produce semantic markup

  • Put users first in every decision you make, and consider user-experience across multiple devices

  • Think through performance and accessibility challenges

  • Minimize bandwidth requirements and maximize page load speed

  • Adhere to web accessibility standards

  • Stay on top of industry trends and techniques and share them with your colleagues

  • Test new approaches to understand benefits and determine project fit

  • Fill in design gaps and create custom application experiences

  • Transform designs for desktop to tablet and mobile views (or vice-versa)

  • Independently carry out the tone and vision of the design when needed

  • Customize bootstrap, foundation or other frameworks for a back-end web application

  • Use CSS preprocessors like Sass or LESS


  • Good understanding of usability and user-experience best practices

  • Understand Javascript (you may not be a JS expert, but you have some experience and are excited to learn more)

  • An understanding of or direct experience with user testing

  • Experience building in a range of Content Management Systems

  • Bonus points for experience with Rails / .NET / PHP and working with large content sites (ie. Higher ed, government, large corporations, etc.)

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