Job Description - Front End Developer
Are you passionate about designing and creating engaging, easy to use Web and mobile applications? The Coup Company (Overinteractive Media Inc./ Cinecoup Media Inc.) is looking for a Front End Developer who will work with various stakeholders to create wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes of new and existing features and applications. The FE Developer will work with developers in the Web Application Group to develop these features / applications using front-end web technology.
The Front End Developer is responsible for designing and developing great user experiences for all Coup products, including but not limited to:
Implement features in The Coup Company’s web applications using HTML5, CSS3, JS,
Use third party tools to create engaging visualizations and user interfaces.
Develop new user interface designs through mock-ups, wireframes and prototypes for new and existing features.
Communicate designs to key stakeholders and developers.
Participate and lead user research and other forms of user feedback.
Continually improve knowledge of the software development by reading books, blogs and websites subsequently disseminating the knowledge amongst the Development team.
Act as a software domain expert for areas allocated by the Project Manager.
Participate in peer work reviews.
Skills & Requirements
2+ years of web UI development experience
Strong CSS3, HTML5, JS and other front-end development skills
Using SASS to create awesome and highly responsive designs
Solid knowledge of jQuery (other JS frameworks a plus)
A heart for Bootstrap
Ubuntu / Nginx / PHP / MySQL basics would be helpful (for our backend)
Experience with Zend Framework , UNIX CLI or APIs (JSON etc. ) a plus
Strong understanding / implementation of responsive designs for desktop and mobile
Experience with user-centered design practices to create wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Experience in iterative software development life cycles such as Agile.
Nice to have: GIT and Photoshop.
Design experience and/or knowledge would be a bonus.
Proactive in learning new technologies: Desire to learn and enjoy intellectual challenges on a daily basis.
Good planning and organizational abilities. Works well in pressure situations.
An interest or knowledge about visualization best practices and state of the art technologies
How to apply:
Our company culture is about going fast when we need to and relaxing when the crazy is over. We have a lot of fun, but work hard to deserve it. If you like to laugh while you work, then this is the place for you.
OverInteractive Media Inc. is a digital agency that designs and develops gamified, social media experiences that engage and grow audiences while delivering actionable analytics and revenue streams.
Currently working with TV, film, and web clients, we leverage our turnkey tech and social strategies to build digital platforms that extend and fortify their brands. Our clients include CBC, Telus, The Weinstein Company, Disney ABC Group, V-Tele, and PwC.