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Web Developer

Toronto, Ontario  - Permanent

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Web Developer to join our team of designers and architects in a role that is key to shipping user-facing code on a daily basis. "Users" for them, as a financial media company, are visitors to their web properties who deeply engage in their investor content and tools across seven powerful domains. Web developers work with cross-functional team members to clarify deliverables; develop, document and test new product features and bug fixes; and review peer written code and provide constructive feedback.


- Writing standards-compliant code for websites, web applications, and mobile solutions using Ruby, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
- Test-driven development for both front-end and back-end code.
- Ensure smooth integration between front/back-end code by working closely with a team of developers and QA.
- Establish and document design and UX standards for common components for reuse across all applications.
- Collaborate with team members: subject matter experts, graphic designers, and developers to ensure the effectiveness and quality of the design solution.

Special Perks:

- Competitive salaries, upward mobility and an opportunity to grow professionally with the company.
- Work with experts in Agile development and open source software.
- Opportunity to initiate your own ideas.
- A hungry and ambitious team of professionals who like to have fun along the way.
- Collaborative work environment built on respect, openness and intellectual honesty.
- Paid GO Train, TTC commuting, and parking spaces.
- A beautiful loft workspace.
- Health, dental, and vision.

Must Have Skills:

Required Skills:

- Know Git and use it regularly.
- Familiarity with Rails or a similar framework.
- Familiarity with JavaScript frameworks and libraries that support efficient web development (beyond jQuery) - e.g. React, Backbone, Angular, and other open source libraries and frameworks.
- JSON and XML API experience a plus.
- Experience working in an Agile Software Development environment a plus.
- Familiarity with JavaScript-related and CSS-related browser compatibility issues a plus.
- Excellent communication and troubleshooting skills.
- Strong attention to detail.

Starting: ASAP
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