Front - End Web Developer

Toronto, ON, CA
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Katie Denfeld

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Come join the Marketing Design team as a senior front-end web developer. You'll be responsible to design, test, and deliver website related projects aligned to the overall marketing strategy to attract, delight, and acquire new customers throughout Canada. Working in partnership with designers, marketers, and a global web team, you'll ensure the successful creation and delivery of world-class web experiences for mobile & desktop users. We're looking for a passionate candidate that thrives on learning, experimenting, and pushing the boundaries of web development!


  • Build web pages using a mixture of existing and new components on Wordpress/AEM platform (mobile responsive, compatible with most web-browsers, industry-standard compliant)
  • Work with designers to translate visual concepts into functional online experiences using standard HTML/CSS/JS practices
  • QA, test, and deploy changes on production environment
  • Implement A/B tests
  • Work closely with US central web and analytics teams and join weekly calls to optimize the website and roll out new features
  • Be passionate about web performance and building sites for speed
  • Ensure the website is tagged properly for various tracking tools
  • Integrate data from various back-end systems and databases (APIs)
  • Implement personalization tools
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Provide technical expertise and ownership of technical issues
  • Must be available to occasionally work after hours to deploy time-specific changes on the website


***(Although this is a front end developer we still need to have this candidate understand some backend development but they need to be EXPERTS at the frontend development!)***

5+ years hands-on front-end design and development experience
HTML5, CSS3, Responsive Web Design, Java, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, JSON, etc.
Knowledge of Wordpress/AEM application development; including template design, components, widgets, and dialogs
Experience in the design, development, and deployment of website changes
Experience using wireframing and prototyping tools
Knowledge of integration with Salesforce and other backend APIs
Familiar with W3C standards
Proven success using and driving a repeatable, iterative, software development methodology
Familiar with SCRUM methodology
Strong understanding of web architecture concepts (sessions, cache, cookies, connection pooling)
Experience using A/B testing tools such as Optimizely
Experience of using various WebAnalytics software such as GA, AdobeAnalytics, etc
Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques

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