Front End Web Developer

Reaction is looking for an individual who is passionate about front end web development to craft awesome online experiences for our clients. If you have experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, WordPress, and are comfortable developing for devices of all shapes and sizes (and are super-awesome) you might just be the right fit!

As a Front End Developer, you’ll work closely with a team of pros to build and maintain quality websites and web applications for a variety of well-known companies and organizations. You’ll collaborate with multiple disciplines, including strategy, content, design, and other developers to create things that make a real difference for our clients… and you’ll be proud to show off.

Digital marketing & website development is an industry that’s rapidly changing and we’re looking for someone who is passionate about their work, loves sharing with others, and has a desire to continually expand their knowledge and skill-set.

This job isn’t aimed at a person with a particular level of experience and we can tailor the role (to a certain extent) based on your background and skill set, but expect to grow! You’re going to learn a lot working with us, and we hope to learn just as much from you (because you’re passionate about keeping up on the industry, right?).

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Front End Development

  • Setup, create and edit custom WordPress themes and sites
  • Turn design mockups into fully functional pages with HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Contribute to the overall design, layout, and user experience of the sites you are working on
  • Make design, content, and functionality updates to existing websites
  • Follow our internal code and development standards, along with keeping up-to-date with the latest industry best practices

Website Support

  • Provide general website, CMS, and hosting support to our clients
  • Create training documentation and resources
  • Participate in troubleshooting, debugging, quality assurance, unit testing, and code reviews

Team & Project Collaboration

  • Work with team members to create high-quality projects for our clients
  • Assist with project scoping, planning, and establishing functional requirements

SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • A strong knowledge of:
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • Javascript
    • SASS
    • WordPress
    • Responsive Web Design
    • Local development using GIT, GitHub, and Gulp
    • The Bootstrap framework
  • Basic understanding of PHP
  • A passionate affinity for quality design and great user experiences
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An understanding of current browser landscapes, and the ability to debug and fix cross-browser issues
  • A problem-solving attitude
  • Attention to detail

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • A diploma or degree in visual design, new media, web development or equivalent from a reputable post-secondary institution
  • A diploma or degree from YouTube and StackOverflow, combined with enough experience to prove that you’re legit
  • Knowledge and practical experience designing responsive websites for devices of all shapes and sizes
  • Portfolio of previous projects

Bonus Points if you have

  • Previous experience in an equivalent role
  • Detailed understanding of project life cycles for websites and web apps
  • Previous agency experience
  • Knowledge of Hosting, Domains, DNS, etc
  • Experience with frameworks like Laravel/Node/Angular/Vue/Etc.
  • Experience with other open source CMS’s, like Joomla, Drupal, Magento, etc.

LOCATION

This is a full-time position working from our office in Downtown Red Deer, Alberta.

SALARY

This position has a salary range of $35,000 – $55,000 per year based on experience and qualifications, plus a number of additional benefits.

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Working at Reaction

Work hard. Have fun. Be awesome.

We are team of passionate designers, developers writers, strategists, thinkers and doers who have found solace in a place that bring together those with shared culture, values and purpose.

We have a casual atmosphere and always try to keep things fun – but we’re also really serious about what we do and work hard to make sure we are super proud of every project we put our name on.

That’s us in a nutshell. Work hard. Have fun. Be awesome.

  • Competitive salary based on your experience and performance
  • Extended Health & Dental Benefits
  • Your choice of a Mac or PC workstation
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Cutting edge technology and tools
  • Access to a ProDev fund to keep your skills sharp
  • Awesome co-workers
  • Collaborative, team driven environment
  • Casual, creative atmosphere
  • Regular company funded social events
  • Unlimited coffee and a fully stocked beverage fridge