dash media

Senior Front-End Developer

TORONTO, ON

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DESCRIPTION

Here is the opportunity that you’ve been looking for. Dash Media, a Toronto based Digital Media Agency, is looking for your front-end development skills to join a team of inspired and driven individuals.

This is a senior role within the fast growing development team at Dash Media. This is a full-time remote position.

  • Under general direction, responsible for development & integration of custom front-end code (HTML, CSS, JS / jQuery).

  • Responsible for all stages of development, including coding, testing, and related documentation.

  • Produce prototype user interfaces based on new ideas and advanced web services

  • Produce production-ready user interfaces for large-scale consumption

  • Support new features and performance enhancements with designs for user interfaces, components, and 3rd-party service integrations

  • Participate in design and review meetings for both local and corporate initiatives

  • Contribute to testing strategies and test plans

  • Develop and implement strategies for automated functional and load testing of user interfaces

  • Evaluate new applicable technologies and develop POC’s

  • Recommend performance improvement techniques for related web sites

  • Evaluate Javascript libraries and 3rd-party service API’s for integration potential

  • Recommend and implement workflow improvements for a growing development team and our video infrastructure

  • Identify and implement advanced SEO techniques

Required Experience / Technical Skills

  • Advanced level HTML5, CSS 3.0 and other leading-edge technologies

  • Javascript

  • JQuery

  • CMS: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal (others are an asset)

  • Experience with Flash or other video players

  • Excellent written and spoken English

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, growing team

  • Knowledge of leading-edge web APIs and standards

  • Experience with related web technologies including XML and XSL

  • Advanced knowledge of HTTP caching, Content Distribution Networks, and performance optimization techniques

  • Knowledge of video streaming protocols and other video-related technologies is desirable

Why Dash Media
Dash Media believes in the concept of individual responsibility. When joining Dash Media, you will have the opportunity to work remotely, yes that means from home or anywhere else in the world that you want. This is a distinct advantage that we provide you, our fellow team member, to ensure that you’re comfortable and productive by choosing your own working environment.

Our marketing team is an integral part of our organization; our organization is fast-paced and focused on growth. This is an exciting opportunity for the right person!

 

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