Front End Developer


Job Location: Guelph, Ontario, CAN

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Concourse Media is looking for a creative and ambitious Junior / Intermediate Front-End Web Developer to join our publishing team to create, maintain and improve our new and existing online publications.  The ideal candidate will be dedicated, self-motivated and autonomous with education or experience in Web Development and have great interpersonal skills. This role is a full-time role based in Guelph, ON with Concourse Media, a subsidiary of System1.

Day-To-Day Responsibilities

  • Partner with our UX/UI Designer to ideate and build new websites, from conception to completion
  • Collaborate with your fellow developers in strategy formation to continuously improve our SEO and site speed
  • Work as a team to diagnose bugs and engineer scalable solutions
  • Analyze customer-facing changes and deployments to ensure QA standards are met
  • Organize and maintain existing code bases & repositories

Desired Qualifications

  • Degree or diploma in Computer Science, or the confidence to convince us you don't need it because you're just that good
  • Flexibility to work in both intimate team environments or independently as projects require
  • Confident communication of technical concepts, both spoken and written
  • Dedication to serving as a subject matter expert on evolving trends in the web development space
  • Adaptability to changing requirements and the creativity to engineer solutions that deliver on tight-turnarounds
  • An open-minded approach to problem-solving and superior attention to detail

Needed Skills

  • CSS3, Sass with proficiency in responsive CSS
  • HTML5
  • PHP
  • Javascript with aptitude for JQuery
  • Wordpress template design and coding standards

Skills That Will Set You Apart

  • Experience or proficiency with Photoshop, Illustrator, XD or sketch
  • Affinity for creative website design
  • Familiarity with Linux, NginX, and/or MySQL
  • Knowledge of SEO techniques and implementation

What We Have To Offer

  • Health & Dental benefits
  • Flexible work hours
  • Regular social and team-building events
  • Friday happy hours with our colleagues at neighboring Qool Media
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