TPM Communications – Front-End Web Developer

A Toronto-based communications company is seeking a Front-End Web Developer for a permanent position starting immediately.  You should have 2-3 years experience and a passion for web standards. You strive for excellence in your work and always seek to develop dynamic and usable sites for any audience.  You have an ongoing desire to learn and share your knowledge.  You want to participate in a culture of innovation and creativity and be part of a team that’s driven to succeed.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with project teams to conceptualize, develop and execute engaging and usable interactive experiences.
  • Develop standards compliant and usable websites and contribute to site documentation.
  • Ongoing site maintenance and updates.
  • Participate in project processes, contribute to project completion and be accountable to deadlines.
  • Advise on best practices and current trends, and come up with creative solutions to development problems or obstacles.

Requirements

  • Advanced hands-on knowledge of:  XHTML, CSS, Javascript, JavaScript libraries/frameworks (ideally jQuery), AJAX, XML.
  • Advanced knowledge and commitment to developing standards compliant sites (web and usability standards/best practices)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Flash & ActionScript in developing rich experiences for the web
  • Conversant in the following platforms:  OS X, Windows XP & Vista.
  • Proficiency using industry standard tools: Photoshop, Illustrator and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Knowledge of developing for cross platform/browser compatibility & accessibility
  • Working knowledge of search engine optimization of websites

Required Soft Skills

  • Able to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Self-directed, proactive and accountable problem solver.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly organized, thorough and motivated.  Pays attention to the details.
  • Willing to learn and seeks out opportunities.
  • Solid analytical thinking.

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of server-side technologies (ie. ASP.NET, PHP, JSP, MySQL, etc)
  • Experience with industry leading content management systems
  • Experience with Object Oriented programming methodologies (applied to ActionScript or JavaScript would be ideal)
  • Knowledge of Unix, Linux
  • Experience working with a source control system (i.e. CVS, SVN)

Please email your resumé and portfolio to TPM Communications at
careers@tpmcomm.com with the subject line "Intermediate Web Developer (Front-End)".  No faxes or phone calls, please.

www.tpmcomm.com