Interactive / Front End Developer - Ottawa, ON | Nonlinear | | 12/01/17
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Interactive / Front End Developer Full-Time

Location: Ottawa, ON
Company Name: Nonlinear ()
Category: Graphic Design, Interactive Web / Video, Web Design / Development

Interactive / Front End Developer Nonlinear Creations Inc. is seeking an Interactive/Front End Developer for a full time permanent position in our Ottawa office.    As an Interactive / Front End Developer you would be responsible for developing interactive web based applications using Industry best practices to deliver high value and quality to Nonlinear's clients. The Interactive / Front End Developer works closely with Visual Designers and Application Developers to build highly efficient, user-friendly interfaces. You would evaluate and recommend appropriate usage of Rich-UI components and capabilities to enhance the user experience. The Interactive Developer works closely with clients and represents Nonlinear’s expertise and thought leadership in Interactive technologies and applications. Responsibilities and Job Duties:

  • Liaise with client and project teams
  • Gather and document technical requirements
  • Participate in quality assurance activities
  • Provide written documentation and training to clients
  • Provide context and guidance for integration and implementation of Front End Interfaces
  • Translate wireframes, comps, and functional requirements into functional HTML/ CSS/ JavaScript
  • Develop mobile sites and applications across a broad range of devices, and mobile operating systems using a blend of existing frameworks and custom code
  • Implement complex Ajax interactions
  • Develop JavaScript using standard frameworks (jQuery, dojo, Yahoo UI, etc.)
  • Apply knowledge of emerging technologies (HTML5, CSS3, Canvas 2d API, Geolocation, WebGL) to create best of breed solutions for our clients and partners
  • Integrate Social Media plug-ins and APIs like FB, TW, YT, etc.
  • Understand and work around common issues like browser security issues, iframe to iframe communication, https requests
  • Work on CMS based environment e.g. SharePoint, Sitecore
  • Use standard toolsets to develop, validate and test code (Qunit, Jasmine)
  • Understand, implement and  advocate front end performance
  • Provide technology and implementation expertise to domain, projects, or client

The successful candidate must demonstrate at least 5 years of hands-on work experience in the following areas and with the following technologies:

  • Excellent knowledge of hand-coded (X)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and the DOM
  • Strong experience in developing standards compliant, CSS based layouts
  • Knowledge of JavaScript/UI libraries and their use in implementing AJAX solution
  • Must dominate at least one of the following libraries: jQuery, Dojo, YUI
  • Understanding of SEO and accessibility issues and how they relate to development
  • Good working knowledge of the Adobe suite of products
  • Strong graphics manipulation/optimization skills using Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
  • Experience working on large branded websites a plus
  • Experience working with CMS, Portal technologies, and/or backend frameworks (.NET)
  • Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and manage time efficiently

In addition the successful candidate must be able to prove that they have:

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, UX Design, or a related discipline.

This full time position offers a salary of $80,000 and a medical and dental benefits package. Please apply with a CV and a Cover Letter clearly outlining your experience and how it relates to the requirements listed.

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