Front End / UI Developer

Toronto, Ontario, Canada · Engineering expand job description ↓

Description

Division: Clickatell Transact

Title: Front End / UI Developer

Where you can make a difference:

Clickatell is a technology company that specializes in helping brands delight their customers with innovative, customer-centric solutions, giving them more time for what really matters.

Are you interested in building products used by millions of people? Do you wish you could launch code daily? Are you looking to work on an enterprise grade transactions platform hosted in cloud environments?

We are looking for a talented and ambitious Front End/UI Developer that is passionate about building Front End UI interfaces across multiple platforms.

You will play a vital Web Applications Development role where he/she will take the designs created and converting them to functional deliverables.

Requirements

The role of our Champion

  • Work with an awesome team of engineers and product designers to implement the next generation of products
  • Be part of and actively contribute to a cross-functional Agile/Scrum team that works together to become a high-performing team in delivering world-class technology solutions
  • Be responsible for creating responsive grid systems along with using clean code that will make web interface function properly on any platform they are being viewed from
  • Utilising JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Angular 4+, Node.js and jQuery for a Java based web applications
  • The candidate in this role will play a vital Web Applications Development role where he/she will take the designs created and converting them to functional deliverables
  • Use Responsive Web Design (RWD) techniques in web development: review mocks, bring them to life on desktop and connected devices
  • Develop interactive components using JavaScript and jQuery; integrate with internal tools, frameworks and services as well as external APIs Collaborate with backend developers, editors, and external agencies
  • Translate UI designs into well-organized and structured HTML/CSS compatible with modern browsers, and use open source tools & frameworks to improve the structure and maintainability of the front-end code where possible
  • Design user interfaces with a modern and clean aesthetic which focus on delivering intuitive & enjoyable user experiences
  • Create wireframes to illustrate high-level solutions to an application and feature requests

The capabilities of our Champion

  • Intricate knowledge and experience with responsive design and its implementation nuances will be essential in this role
  • Mastery of HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Angular 4+ and PHP
  • WordPress and PHP page development is advantageous
  • Knowledge of SCSS, Graphic Design and RxJS is advantageous

Our Champion's journey so far

  • BS/BA or higher in Computer Science, Interactive Design and/or equivalent experience is required
  • Exposure to high transactional high availability environments will be advantageous
  • Experience building multi-platform web sites using Responsive Web Design/ RWD (media queries, progressive enhancement, feature detection)
  • 5+ Years of Front-end design/development for the web
  • 5+ Years JavaScript experience

The characteristics of our Champion

  • Obsessed with UI design and implementation
  • Assertiveness: ability to convince others of right course of action and to explain a point of view convincingly
  • Verbal Communication: good interpersonal skills, verbal communication skills and able to communicate clearly
  • Written Communication: ability to write clear and concise documents, etc
  • Customer Focus: identify and effectively respond to the diverse needs of development department’s customers
  • Team Working: able to work reliably and responsibly with internal and external colleagues to achieve development and organisational goals as a member of a team
  • Individual Working: able to work alone, and to reliably and responsibly achieve development and organisational goals
  • Work Style: Foresight, analysis and logic, systematic and orderly planning, attention to detail
  • Strong sense of humour

Benefits

Why you will love being here

  • Competitive salary paid monthly
  • Health care benefit
  • Quarterly performance incentives
  • Communication allowances
  • Half day off on your birthday
  • 5 “personal” days leave a year, over and above your normal annual leave

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