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Front End Web Developers

PROCOM

Guelph, ON, CANADA

Procom

Procom is one of North America’s leading staffing and contract workforce services providers. A privately held company, Procom has been deeply committed to continuous growth and improvement for both ourselves and our clients. Our business succeeds because we are reliable and our clients trust us, and we work hard to earn that trust by providing keen insight and a commitment to transparency. Through ongoing partnerships, we have become recognized as the market-leading source of high-performing services and solutions that transform how our clients acquire and manage the very best talent. With prestigious recognition, including being named one of Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies for eight straight years in a row, we are extremely proud of what we’ve accomplished.

Client ID: 245081


Front End Web Developer – Procom KW is actively searching for several full time permanent Front End Web Developers who are motivated to combine the Art of Design with the Art of Programming! Working with Business Analysts and UI/UX designers to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, you will take an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks, as well as how it works.

 

Front End Web Developer Job Details

 

In this role, the Front End Web Developers will work with the corporate website team, IT and other marketing teams to enhance CMS systems and content; develop best-in-class page load speed protocols; maximize site accessibility; and further evolve their adaptive/responsive/mobile development processes.  They will be  responsible for maintaining and enhancing our client’s primary content management systems, front-end code performance and providing general front-end technical support for websites, microsites, blogs, landing pages, portals and applications.

 

Front End Web Developer Responsibilities:

 

-The translation of UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application;

-Responsible for maintaining, monitoring and improving the company’s websites, microsites, blogs, landing pages, portals and applications including loading of new pages, graphics, and regular changes as scheduled for the websites home pages;    

-Responsible for renewing web content and supporting content editors, ensuring accurate and timely information is presented; ensuring all modifications/updates follow standards and are uploaded to the web server;

-Assists in implementation and maintenance of analytic tracking code and dashboards for all websites and supports any of the necessary programming changes;

-Assists in support of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) programs, including regularly monitoring the rankings of competitor websites on search engines to assist directional advertising programs;

-Collaborates with external vendors on special web site projects;

-Assists in the integration with company CRM systems as relevant and appropriate;

-Troubleshoot problems, creates and runs test cases and regression testing to maintain integrity of websites and applications;

-Develops and maintains a strong knowledge of:

-Evolving page load speed protocols

-Responsive/adaptive design principals

-Accessibility standards (A/AA) and the Ontario Accessibility Act  (AODA)

-A/B and multi-variant testing approaches

-Task runner tools (eg. Grunt)

-CSS pre-processor tools (eg. SASS)

-Google analytics (GTM/UA) and Webtrends;

-Stays abreast of industry trends, with a specific focus on mobile/omni-channel user experiences.

 

Front End Web Developer Mandatory Skills:

 

-You have a diploma or degree in Information Technology or Computer Science, and 2+ years of direct experience coding web sites and/or mobile web-apps;

-You must be experienced with common front-end frameworks and tools;

-You must have relevant experience in the following:

·   In-depth knowledge of HTML (including HTML5), JavaScript and CSS;

·   In-depth knowledge of JQuery and Bootstrap;

·   In-depth knowledge of AJAX methodologies and best practices;

·   Extensive experience with responsive/adaptive design and development;

 ·   Good experience with accessibility requirements and best practices;

·   Some experience working with hybrid mobile applications;

·   Some experience with SASS and JavaScript templating libraries.

 

Front End Web Developer Nice to Have Skills:

 

-Experience with Angular;

-Experience with Guidewire Portal is a huge plus;

-Experience with Ionic or a similar framework is a big plus.

 

Front End Web Developer Assignment Length:

 

-Full time, permanent.

 

Front End Web Developer Start Date:

 

-Immediate.


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Front End Web Developers, PROCOM, Guelph, ON, CANADA