Frontend Developer (React)

Frontend Developer (React)

Frontend Developer

What we are looking for:

As a Front End Developer at Valtech you are responsible for working with Designers and Back End Developers to build modern and engaging web experiences. You would use your knowledge to evaluate and recommend best practices during the entire design phase as well as deliver quality code that can be easily integrated to the back end. You are comfortable with and understand the best ways to build CMS-based websites.

A Senior Front End Developer must also be able to turn a blank slate into a fully working build. You’ll define the architecture of the Front End, deciding if and which tools, frameworks and libraries should be used. You’ll set standards and train the team to follow the best practices. The Senior Front End Developer is also responsible to work closely with clients, gathering requirements and providing guidance on how to achieve the client’s goals.

Before we continue to dive into the requirements for the role let’s talk about Why you should join Valtech?

Flexibility: We trust in the expertise, skills, and actions of our colleagues. That’s why we provide a flexible work schedule that supports work/life balance.

Career Advancement: We offer a career, not just a job. We invest in the personal and professional growth of every employee because we believe growth leads to both business impact and personal fulfillment.

Learning and Development: We foster a culture that encourages and promotes professional growth and development, with continuous learning through our in house LMS (Ask us about the Academy)

Toronto Benefits:

  • We offer competitive compensation, Group Benefit Plan, and a Health & Wellness program ($1000 toward mental health!)
  • Monthly events with an active culture club
  • We close over the winter holidays and keep summer hours to help you make the most of those sunny Friday afternoons

Want to learn more about our unique culture and awesome people click here

What you will do:

  • Liaise with client and project teams
  • Gather and document technical requirements
  • Participate in quality assurance activities
  • Provide written documentation and training to clients
  • Translate wireframes, comps, and functional requirements into fully functional user interfaces
  • Effectively develop in a clean, well structured, easily maintainable format producing DRY code
  • Configure and manage automated builds
  • Know the latest features but understand not everyone uses the latest technology
  • Help every project you’re part of to be innovative and successful
  • Can communicate to technical and non-technical people on the same level
  • Be an advocate for Accessibility and Performance
  • Understand the impact of Front End decisions on the Back End
  • Ability to thrive under tight deadlines and manage time efficiently

What you should have:

Technical Skills

  • HTML, CSS and Javascript
  • Experience with React.js
  • Responsive Design
  • Version control – TFS, Git
  • Gulp, Webpack and other Front End automation tools
  • React, Angular, Vue and other Javascript frameworks
  • LESS, SASS and other CSS pre-processors

Nice to have

  • Experience working with Digital Experience Platforms like Sitecore, Optimizely, AEM, and other headless platforms (Contentful, Contentstack) etc.
  • Experience with .NET development
  • Experience with design systems and component-based architecture
  • Experience with Salesforce Commerce Cloud, CommerceTools, and etc.
  • Design tools – Photoshop, Sketch, Invision, Zeplin

Here’s a little about us:

Valtech is a global digital agency that focuses on business transformation for our clients. Founded in 1993, Valtech has established itself as one of the largest independent global agency groups with more than 3.000 exceptional individuals operating out of 40+ offices in 15 countries. We work with some of the world’s best-known brands from travel to retail, connected experiences to automotive and we’re now ready to bring on even more talented colleagues to join us.

We believe diversity is essential to creating the best digital products & experiences. Valtech is committed to providing and maintaining a work environment where all employees and candidates are treated with dignity and respect and that is free of bias, prejudice, and harassment. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

So, if you are looking for your next challenge? Then this is your chance to join our team of exceptionally talented, creative and innovative professionals working with composable Best-of-Breed technology platforms within the large-scale digital experience and e-commerce business area.