Senior Front End Developer

by tbk

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Mar 17, 2024

Job Description

Senior Front End Developer

Type: Full-time; Salary

Location: London, ON. or Remote

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary: $90,000 to $100,000

Reports to: Kylie McConnell, VP Web

Do Better. Work Better. Be Better.

You are someone who values elegant solutions to complex business problems. You’re compelled to design, build, and document some of the country’s best software platforms and you do so passionately. Writing in HTML, and Javascript, and working within major CMSs like WordPress inspires you and you are acutely attuned to improving processes and the quality and delivery of your work. You thrive in a team environment and value the ability to focus on challenging problems. You value open and effortless communication within your team and the entire organization. You value being relied upon by your team members and you are inspired to collaborate with other team members while providing excellent value to not only your clients but tbk. You are a role model for your team and are passionate about mentoring and supporting your team members to become continually better in their positions.


The successful candidate will be responsible for:
  • Translate artwork files (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) into functional, standards-compliant HTML, JavaScript, and CSS (the digital work products).
  • Implement wireframe prototypes into functional websites or website components.
  • Integrate digital work products into a standards-compliant WordPress theme or plugin as required.
  • Adherence to WCAG 2.0 guidelines when authoring and managing digital work products.
  • Guide and advise on the early prototyping of new software solutions that solve business problems and improve tbk or our clients’ businesses.
  • Provide sound architectural guidance internally on the technology stack and software implementations required to deliver on internal and client projects.
  • Implementation of enterprise-class custom web-based software solutions for clients via modern web-based technologies and the delivery of best-in-class progressive web applications.
  • Quality assurance testing of the integrated artwork in a WordPress theme or plugin as required.
  • Write effective tests to support unit testing goals.
  • Collaborate with designers and account representatives to complete tasks related to our client’s marketing and technology needs.
  • Provide mentorship to development team members in a way that supports their learning goals, improves them as professionals, and strengthens the quality of the solutions created.
  • Provide guidance to creative and technical teams on best practices and technologies to leverage in order to effectively solve business problems.
  • Exceed targets set for the development of software modules.
  • Solve technical problems and present solutions to other colleagues (company-wide where applicable).
  • Provide project status updates to the Scrum Master, applicable accounts team members, and leadership.
  • Identify project risks and provide solutions to mitigate or avoid such risks.
  • Attend and contribute to the daily Scrum Stand-up; listen and support the entire development team.
  • Improve any and all areas of the development process within the development team.
  • Support in managing network and server infrastructure for client websites and digital products as required.


Applicants should have the following skills and experience:
  • Minimum 8 years of professional experience designing and implementing websites in modern web technologies such as, but not limited to HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript / TypeScript.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience with modern, browser-based frameworks and their concepts. These include but aren’t limited to: ReactJs, Angular, Vue.js.
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience designing and implementing WordPress themes and plugins.
  • University degree or college diploma in engineering, programming, software development, software design, or web design.
  • Strong understanding of web design patterns and theories, general web functions, and industry standards.
  • Prior experience within a quality assurance (QA) role or QA process within a project. Knowledge of unit testing, continuous integration, and industry standards for coding styles.
  • Deep functional knowledge or hands-on design experience with Web Services (REST, SOAP, etc.).
  • Strong grasp of security principles and how they apply to web-based applications and the protection of sensitive information.
  • Prior experience with Git source control management process within an agile structure.
  • Professional communication skills, both written and verbal.

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