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Senior Frontend Engineer

Vancouver, BC

Our client is revolutionizing the way people learn online by giving them tools they need to turn their expertise into a sustainable business that impacts both them and their audience.
 
Their Vancouver team is growing and looking to add a Senior Front End Engineer working very closely with Product Managers, Designers, and other engineers to improve their existing product and explore alternatives for new features. You must be an expert at soliciting and receiving feedback. Our client is highly engaged company that cares deeply about their customers - they will have a valid voice of reason in what you do.
 
This role reports into Director of Engineering.
 
What you'll be doing:
  • Deliver high-quality, consistent code based on user stories and prototypes
  • Spec and plan out new features with Product Managers, Designers, and Lead Software Engineers
  • Triage and fix bugs existing code base
  • Peer Code Reviews
  • Migrating our existing code to React
  • Participate in knowledge sharing activities with colleagues and provide mentor ship for others
 What you bring:
 
  • Have 5+ years of experience in a front-end role, with 1-2 of those years at a senior level
  • Demonstrate a strong technical and practical understanding of web technologies in general
  • Have experience developing SPA using the latest JavaScript APIs, language features and frameworks/libraries like React, Angular and Vue
  • Be proficient with CSS processors such as PostCSS, Sass, or Less and build tools such as Webpack
  • Showcase the ability to implement pixel-perfect designs while maintaining stylistic consistency
  • Have experience writing tests using testing frameworks
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills—you’re equally as comfortable speaking to marketing about your work as you are writing post-mortems after the completion of a project or feature launch
It would be nice if you:
  • Believe that better solutions are achieved via collaboration rather than independently
  • Are driven to continually improve by investing time in learning about new technologies or working on your own projects
  • Feel more than simply "organized, with attention to detail”. You’ll have a lot of responsibility and also autonomy—no one will be looking over your shoulder to be sure you’ve got it right! A keen eye for detail is key in everything you do—quality over quantity is the name of the game.
Bonus:
 
  • Have exposure to or are comfortable using Ember.js, Angular and/or Vue.js
  • Previously worked building component libraries/design systems
  • Have worked with GraphQL, Ruby on Rails and/or Go
  • Care about accessibility and believe it’s a first-class concern
  • Have worked with PWA
  • Worked on open-source projects or spoken at conferences in the past

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