Teehan+Lax – Senior Front-End Web Developer

Toronto, ON

Teehan+Lax Inc. is currently seeking a motivated, hands-on web developer to help our front-end development group on a 3 month contract, with possible extension. Developers are involved throughout our process and are encouraged to work through ideas and solutions with the entire design team.

Required experience

  • 5+ years development experience
  • Expert hands-on knowledge of XHTML,CSS, Javascript, AJAX, XML
  • Experience translating comps and wireframes into flexible and usable code templates
  • Knowledge of developing cross platform/browser compatibility for dynamic web applications
  • Adherence to web standards and object oriented programming
  • Experience with source/version control software is a plus
  • Self-motivated, and able to multi-task
  • Build a technology practice to support the work being done in both the programs and platforms sides of the business.
  • Work with T+L processes and methodologies that deliver quality work
  • Work with clients and third party technology groups to deliver great work
  • Work with Dev team internally to create and deliver great work

Desirable

  • Experience with Flash
  • Experience with Javascript frameworks
  • Experience with server technologies bonus (PHP, MySQL)

What’s different about working at Teehan+Lax

We focus exclusively on front end user experience design for the digital channel. There are no technical build teams, no offline divisions. Everyone you’ll be working with desires to create best in breed online user experiences. In fact, 90% of the staff here hold creative positions. That means no Account Managers, no Managing Directors, no Business Analysts. We maintain very little hierarchy. There are two roles at Teehan+Lax: Partners and Associates. The people with the right skills are put on the right projects. We’re small and nimble. There are no pitch teams, no “B” teams. All of our staff work directly with our clients, so if a client has a question that relates to IA they’ll speak to the Associate or Partner who worked on it – not an
account manager.

How to apply

If you’re talented, smart, hard-working and dedicated, we’ll enable you to do the best work of your career.

Send us a resume and portfolio of your work to “jobs [at] teehanlax [dot] com”. Suitable candidates will be contacted promptly.

Level Platforms – UI Developer

Full-Time Position – Ottawa, ON

Level Platforms Inc. (LPI) seeks an experienced and hands-on full time UI  Developer. You will architect web pages and code these pages as HTML/XHTML/CSS templates and associated Javascript/ AJAX. You will perform analysis, design, documentation, implementation and unit testing as part of the software development lifecycle. You will provide on-going support and enhancements. You will be a part of the UI development team working with new Web 2.0 technologies as well as enterprise-class ASP.net.

Key Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the full life-cycle development of the front end from a technical perspective from requirements phase through the QA phase.
  • Responsible for the technical design, coding and unit testing of GUI related features and functionality.
  • Required to create design specifications for all feature implementations as well as document code.
  • A tireless advocate for the user: both in terms of valued functionality, and usability.

Skills, Abilities and Qualifications

  • College/University degree or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of professional development experience
  • Expert hands-on knowledge of HTML, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX, XML
  • Experience developing Web 2.0/AJAX based applications
  • Experience in ASP.Net & C#
  • Familiarity with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience translating wireframes / UI sketches into flexible and usable code templates
  • Adherence to web standards
  • Knowledge of developing cross platform/browser compatibility for dynamic web applications
  • Graphic and layout sensibility
  • Ability to manage and coordinate work flow and handle multiple assignments
  • Have a passion for usability
  • Excellent problem solving/debugging skills
  • Team player and work well in a team environment
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral

To Apply

If you have what it takes to be successful in this position, please send your CV’s (Word or PDF) to hr@levelplatforms.com.