Front End Developer - Victoria | Stocksy United | FreshGigs.ca | 04/11/16
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Front End Developer Full-Time

Location: Victoria
Company Name: Stocksy United ()
Category: Graphic Design, User Experience, Web Design / Development

About the Opportunity:

Stocksy is an artist owned stock photography and cinematography cooperative. (Think more artist respect and support, less patchouli.) We believe in creative integrity, fair profit sharing, and co-ownership, with every voice being heard.

We offer all employees a collaborative open floor plan, a generous vacation and benefits package, a fully stocked kitchen, and a relaxing rooftop patio. We work hard, we play hard, and we dare you to keep up! (Seriously, we’re talking solid nerf battles when the clock hits 5:15pm.)

Based in beautiful Victoria, Stocksy HQ operates out of the historic Market Square building. Conveniently located within minutes of amazing restaurants, Victoria’s finest harbour views, and all major bus routes. You'll find everything you need nestled within a five minute walk, and a locked bike storage center (including showers) for employee's who prefer to bike.

Stocksy’s looking for a front end developer with a great portfolio, who can talk confidently about their role in a project and who’s honed the ability to collaborate in a team setting.

Our ideal candidate is a self-driven, senior front end developer with extensive experience bringing mock-ups and prototypes to life. We’re looking for a critical thinker, who has superior attention to detail, and who is passionate about creating intuitive interfaces that are beautiful and unique.

About the Position:

Experience:

  • 5+ years of UI/UX experience shipping products

  • 5+ years experience working in a product environment building engaging front-end interfaces with a focus on code correctness, semantics, modular architecture using best practice

  • Experience with git-flow, agile development and/or working with distributed teams

  • Experience building responsive interfaces within a production environment

  • Experience collaborating with designers

Skills:

  • Ability to problem solve, work through blockers and think independently

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Expert knowledge of CSS3, HTML5, LESS/SASS and Bootstrap

  • Familiarity with JavaScript

  • Expert knowledge of WordPress and other CMS systems

  • Working knowledge of MVC frameworks

  • Strong familiarity working with Sketch and Photoshop

  • Strong understanding of UI/UX and responsive designs

  • Pixel perfect translation of mockups to code with a high level of attention to detail

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Taking mockups and prototypes and generating required assets (images, fonts, colours, etc.)

  • Ensuring the technical feasibility of UI/UX design

  • Collaborating with the Stocksy marketing team to produce visually appealing and intuitive interfaces

  • Working with Business Development,QA and CSR teams to refine the user experience

  • Crunching CSS, JavaScript and other code like a boss

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