Senior Front End Application Developer - Calgary, AB | Getty Images | | 19/11/15
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Senior Front End Application Developer full-time

Location: Calgary, AB
Company Name: Getty Images ()
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Who You Are

You love developing elegant solutions to complex problems. You are a seasoned developer who enjoys coding and find yourself exploring the latest code development practices, platforms and design patterns because it's fun. You regularly read code blogs to stay in touch with the development community and are passionate about finding ways to improve quality, performance and delivery times. You are well established as an excellent individual contributor, but do your best work as a member of an effective team. You have a great mix of technical and soft skills which allows you to excel in a highly collaborative, agile work environment. You are a software craftsman who has real-world Rails experience.

Your Next Challenge

Be a part of development and maintenance of project code including:

  • Take an active role in all aspects of the development life cycle
  • Utilize TDD and BDD
  • Work within a continuous integration release cycle
  • Create and maintain project documentation, in accordance with established standards

Participate in implementation of a high volume, high traffic web based application including:

  • Develop proprietary and open-sourced technologies
  • Have impact on the direction of projects and features
  • Work in an agile environment utilizing the LEAN/KANBAN process
  • Work on a development team that is within a larger technology organization

What You’ll Need

  • Strong understanding of object oriented programming (OO) with real world enterprise web development experience
  • Ruby with RoR experience is a must
  • Must have experience with Javascript, jQuery, AJAX and ideally Angular.js
  • Must have experience with HTML5, CSS3 and other front end tools (Sass, Less, etc)
  • Experience using Git or a similar version control system
  • Strong creative problem-solving ability
  • Ability to contribute to cross functional team discussions
  • BSc. in Computer Science or equivalent education/experience
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with C#, Visual Studio, PHP or Java is a definite asset

Who We Are:

Getty Images is the world’s leader in visual communication, with over 170 million assets available through its premium content site and its leading stock content site With its advanced search and image recognition technology, Getty Images serves business customers in more than 100 countries and is the first place creative and media professionals turn to discover, purchase and manage images and other digital content. Its award-winning photographers and content creators help customers produce inspiring work which appears every day in the world’s most influential newspapers, magazines, advertising campaigns, films, television programs, books and online media.

Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace

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