Front-End Developer

Remote + Toronto, ON, Canada

Full Time

Job Description

We are looking for a front end developer who will be responsible for working with designers, back end developers and product owners to build a world class gifting platform. You would use your knowledge to evaluate and recommend best practices during the entire design phase as well as deliver quality code that can be easily integrated with the back end.

You should be comfortable creating web experiences from designs (Photoshop/Sketch/Figma) as well as offering your own input in terms of user interfaces and experiences. The ideal candidate would have real world experience using CSS3, HTML5, Bootstrap, SASS, JavaScript, React.js, vue.js and nuxt/next.

Please note, we are located at Richmond and Spadina, in Toronto, Ontario and only local candidates will be considered. No recruiters or agencies please.

Responsibilities


  • Transform wireframes, designs, and functional requirements into web pages

  • Participate in quality assurance

  • Gather and document requirements

  • Configure and maintain automated builds

  • Understand the impact of Front End decisions on the Back End

  • Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and manage time efficiently

Requirements


  • 3+ years of Web Frontend Experience

  • 2+ years of React.js experience required

  • Experience with Redux preferred

  • HTML, CSS and Javascript

  • Responsive Design

  • Version control – Git preferable

  • Gulp, Webpack and other Front End automation tools

  • Vue.js (nice to have) or other JavaScript frameworks

  • SASS or other CSS pre-processors

  • Experience working in an agile (Scrum) environment

  • Advanced CSS (media queries, responsive design, flexboxes)

  • Good design sense and ability to translate designs into working code

  • Greater Toronto Area applicants only

Bonus point for


  • Experience with the nuxt.js framework (ideal)

  • Experience working with WordPress

  • Design tools – Photoshop, Sketch, Invision

  • Experience creating emails

About Us

Giftagram is reinventing the act of gifting for both people and companies. Our platform gives companies access to a marketplace and users access to a community of leading local and international gifting brands. We believe in sending gifts to celebrate occasions big or small, and for no reason at all. Our goal is to inspire everyone to experience the good ol’ fashioned feeling that comes from giving and receiving a gift.