Senior Front End Developer

Job Overview

Maple Media is seeking a new addition to our technical team in Gatineau, Quebec to maintain our existing websites and develop new ones for our many mobile apps and games that we operate.

In this role, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining highly scalable and available websites, interfacing with our backend services, as well as updating and maintaining internal dashboards and tools. You will also be responsible for leading frontend bug fixes and troubleshooting technical issues to ensure we maintain high quality products that users love. Please review the skill set below. We invite all qualified candidates to apply!

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Developing website using Tailwind CSS and Laravel Blade

  • Maintaining other websites and promo pages written natively and using static site generators

  • Working together with product and engineering management on planning and developing new functionality

  • Work directly with Product team to design, build and ship website features and fixes that interface with our mobile applications

  • Join development meetings and work directly with iOS, Android and backend developers

  • Must be comfortable owning features end to end, from initial concept and design, to implementation, testing, release and post-release fixes and monitoring

  • Maintain and develop additional features for internal dashboards and reporting

  • Respond to incidents caused by bugs, or other related issues

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 7+ years experience as a web developer

  • Frontend experience with: Javascript, HTML and CSS

  • Frontend and CSS frameworks

  • Tailwind CSS

  • Laravel Blade

  • Adobe Creative Cloud experience

  • Experience with high-traffic, complex websites

  • Knowledge of git, JIRA, deployment processes, package managers

  • Good web design sensibilities

  • Ability to work individually

  • Startup minded individual that is inherently curious and is excited to take on the challenge of learning about new products, new languages and frameworks

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, provide accurate estimations and work on multiple initiatives simultaneously

  • Candidates should be able to live and work in Canada long term.

Nice to have

  • Backend experience

    • PHP, MySQL, Amazon Web Services (EC2, S3, Lambda)

    • Laravel framework (or any other Symphony based framework)

    • Laravel Vapor

    • Web architecture and protocols, distributed web systems (caching, dbs, etc)

    • Experience with writing REST APIs

    • Linux SysOps skills

  • Experience with payment gateways (Stripe)

  • Familiarity with mobile app development