Trapeze – Web Developer

Toronto, ON

Trapeze Media (www.trapeze.com) is seeking a talented hands-on individual to  join our team as a Web Developer.

What we do

Trapeze is a full service interactive marketing agency.

As a member of the Web Development (UI) team, you will create sophisticated  Content Management Platforms and web applications for prominent high traffic websites. You will work on a range of challenging projects with clients such as CBS, Reebok, Canadian Tire, Disney, Pizza Hut, MTV, Cineplex and Globe & Mail. You will be involved in all stages of development of the project, including ideation, technical specifications and prototypes, application architecture and data models, testing, coding, releases management and deployment.

What we use

  • Standards-based XHTML, CSS, Javascript & AJAX
  • Flash (ActionScript 2.0 and ActionScript 3.0)
  • XML and JSON
  • jQuery
  • Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Ubuntu Linux and OS X
  • Python, Django and PHP
  • subversion and git

We want to hear from you if…

  • you have excellent XHTML, CSS, Javascript skills
  • you have some experience with popular javascript libraries such as JQuery and/or Prototype
  • you build accessible, standard compliant friendly websites
  • you are a creative thinker, committed to scalability, extensibility and reusability of your code
  • you are passionate about the web and you have the ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • you have experience with cross-browsers coding
  • you have some experience working with server-side code. Python and PHP are
    preferable.
  • To Apply

      Email your current resume to careers@trapeze.com with the words “Web Developer” in the subject line. No calls, drop-ins or faxes, please.

Canwest – Front-End Web Developer

Toronto, ON

Canwest is Canada’s leading multi-media company. Representing a portfolio of world-class brands, the company creates and distributes some of the most compelling and dynamic content across multiple media platforms. Canwest Broadcasting is looking for an experienced, hands-on Front-end Web Developer, located in Toronto. Reporting to the Director, Creative & Production, the Front-end Web Developer will be responsible for building out the front-end experience of various web/interactive projects.  The successful candidate will work with a team of web production experts in the creation of compelling web and multi-platform experiences.

Responsibilities

  • work collaboratively with the Web Production Team to conceptualize, develop and execute engaging interactive experiences
  • work collaboratively with project teams to meet business goals
  • contribute to concept development, brainstorming and site documentation
  • development of standards compliant code – html, xhtml, css, javascript, etc.
  • function as front-end development lead on medium and large-scale projects
  • evaluate and debug code to ensure cross browser compatibility and accessibility
  • production for ongoing site maintenance and content updates
  • develop, maintain and adhere to site standards and content templates
  • deliver creative development solutions within existing constraints and limitations
  • accountable for accuracy, project deadlines, and contributing to project completion
  • convey expert knowledge of current web trends, user experience and the project process
  • support and exhibit departmental core values; positive, flexible, enthusiastic and professional
  • demonstrate effective time management, initiation and follow through skills
  • willingness to learn and seek out opportunities
  • other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • related post secondary education or commensurate experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in a busy, demanding studio environment
  • 5+ years professional HTML development, including advanced XHTML, CSS, Javascript, etc.
  • 2+ yrs of experience working in and around backend scripting languages – .ASP, .NET, SQL
  • experience with Enterprise level content management systems an asset
  • proficiency using industry standard tools including; Visual Studio, Photoshop, Illustrator, ImageReady and Adobe Acrobat
  • experience with streaming media technologies – Flash, Windows Media, QuickTime
  • intermediate level Flash experience including Actionscript
  • proven ability to identify, evaluate and develop new ideas with supportable results
  • ability to articulate creative ideas and proven aptitude for quick creative thinking
  • solid analytical thinking – a disciplined and knowledge based approach to decision making
  • ability to anticipate consumer needs and leverage this through all initiatives
  • highly organized and accountable self starter who is able to juggle multiple priorities
  • very strong attention to detail
  • exceptional communication and interpersonal skills – experience communicating technical details to non-technical team members
  • outstanding time management, initiation and follow through skills
  • willingness to learn and seek out opportunities

Please note this is not a web designer position. It is a technical role that involves extensive custom web development and coding.

Apply at www.getacooljob.com