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Front-End Developer

Montreal - Full-time - Senior

We are looking for an experienced, highly talented and motivated Front-end developer to join our IT team. You will be responsible for the client-side of our web applications.

If you have excellent programming skills and a passion for developing applications or improving existing ones, we would like to meet you. As a Front-end developer, you’ll work closely with our software architect, product team and Back-end developer to translate our company needs into functional and appealing interactive applications.

Problem solving, flexibility, adaptability, time estimation and ability to learn quickly are key attributes of this position. The individual must be able to report on progress and validate results. A passion for building new things, and keeping up with technology trends will go a long way. You should have big ideas and the conviction to talk about them.


• Integration of user-facing elements with server side logic

• Building reusable code and libraries for future use

• Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability

• Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests

• Unit test developed code. Develop procedures for independently testing code developed

• Run performance and scalability tests

• Collaborate with Back-end developers to integrate user-facing elements with server side logic

• Create quality mock-ups and prototypes

• Help Back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting

• Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency

Minimum qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Engineering preferred or combined equivalent of education and/or experience with minimum of four (4) years of experience as a front-end developer

• Proficient knowledge of Model View Controller (MVC) Java

• Proficient knowledge of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, CSS

• Proficient knowledge of XML and JSON

• Proficient knowledge of different Java frameworks like Grails

• Proficient knowledge of the differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs. desktop and optimizing output to match the specific platform

• Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS

• Solid understanding of REST API

Preferred qualifications

• Participating in user testing and user interface design processes

• Proficient at Git and solid understanding of continuous deployment

Skills and technologies

• Problem solving, flexibility, adaptability, time estimation and ability to learn quickly

• Passion for building new things

• Keeping up with technology trends

• High command of verbal English or French, other languages are an asset

• Driven to constantly evolve to learn new technologies & languages

• Self-motivated, team player, action-and-results oriented

• Well organized, good communication and reporting skills

• Ability to successfully work under tight project deadlines