Senior Front End Developer

DevelopmentFull TimeVancouver, BC

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Senior Front End Developer

Intergalactic is looking for a permanent, full-time Senior Front End Developer.

You love working on challenging projects and ensuring that they are delivered pixel perfect. You also like to work with other smart, skilled, passionate developers and help inform tech direction and best practices. As part of our team of web and interactive devs you will work closely with clients, designers and project managers delivering projects from concept through to development and implementation.

Who we are:

Intergalactic Agency is an award winning innovation and creative tech agency with the ambition of becoming the best. Projects range from complex enterprise web sites to real-time multi-user web AR solutions to custom apps using Unity and related tech. Our clients include Cisco, Brand Live, SAP, Microsoft, Xbox, EY and BC Liquor Stores. We’re a fun, fast-moving, small company where you’ll definitely see the work you do put into action. We collaborate with design and event production companies from around the world to bring brilliant ideas to life.

This is a full-time permanent role working out of Vancouver (flexible hybrid work environment).

What you’ll do:

  • Work on custom web applications and interactive projects
  • Ideate and estimate on creative briefs as part of team ideation sessions
  • Work with the Creative Team to come up with envelope pushing experiences
  • Keep up to date on latest tech and trends and present these to the larger team
  • Design, develop and deploy high quality, complex, and highly scalable systems
  • Work within the software development teams to streamline the build processes and release management via continuous integration and deployment pipelines
  • Produce clean, efficient, pixel perfect code based on specifications
  • Contribute to creating a cohesive and well organized team

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Experience with CI/CD
  • 7+ years work experience in modern JavaScript development
  • 7+ years work experience with CSS
  • 3 - 5+ years work experience using ReactJS
  • 3 - 5+ years work experience using NodeJS
  • Ability to design secure and testable code

Nice to haves:

  • Experience / proficient with three.js
  • Full Stack development experience: API development
  • Experience / proficient with headless CMS implementations
  • 2+ years work experience working with databases (NoSQL - MongoDB/Redis and SQL - MySQL, PostgreSQL)

We have a dog friendly "exposed post and beam" office in Yaletown with Nespresso coffee and healthful snacks and drinks provided. For those so inclined we also get out for unofficial team lunches and Thirsty Thursdays (or beer o'clock on Fridays).

Interested? Send us your application including a cover letter, with your favourite sci-fi movie quote and an explanation of why it’s your favourite.