Front End Web Developer

Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company - Toronto, ON (8 months ago)

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At Trisura, we expect more because we believe it can be done better.

Named one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium Employers by Canada’s Top 100 project in the Globe & Mail in 2017 and 2018, Best Small and Medium Employers in Canadafor four years running by Aon, and Insurance Industry Employer of Choice for 2016 and 2017 by Insurance Business, we are a young, growth oriented team with a commitment to attracting and retaining exceptional talent. Our growth has landed us on the Growth 500 list twice and our entrepreneurial style and niche market position ensure that our people see the result of their hard work reflected in the company’s success.

We are currently seeking a qualified individual to join the dedicated, forward thinking Developer team in our downtown Toronto office.


We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation and creation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with Business Analysts and UI/UX designers to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

The successful candidate will be responsible for timely and quality delivery of front-end and back-end application components, ensuring a user experience that is a step above.

As an integral member of the team, you will bring:
A positive and collaborative work style
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Forward looking and constantly upgrading your own development skills.
A great attitude and entrepreneurial spirit, embracing our vision “a step above”

Consulting with other team members to understand business needs
Developing new user-facing features
Building reusable code and libraries for future use
Ensuring technical feasibility, helping in the creation of UI/UX designs
Providing input and ideas for web trends and technologies
If you are looking for a career in an exciting and rewarding company, are driven to excel, thrive in a team environment and want to contribute to the success of an organization that values your contribution, we would like to hear from you!

We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Here at Trisura, we are committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace that reflects the diversity in each of our offices across Canada. Accommodations will be provided on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of our recruitment and selection process.

Trisura Guarantee Insurance Company, headquartered in the heart of Canada’s financial district, is a specialty lines insurer with a focus on Surety, Specialty Insurance, Property & Casualty, and Warranty products.

As a Canadian owned and operated company, Trisura brings innovative solutions and expertise through a select network of both national and regional brokerage firms.

The company, founded in 2006, and operating across Canada with offices in Toronto, Halifax, Québec City, Montréal, Calgary and Vancouver, is uniquely positioned to satisfy all varieties of risk in Contract, Commercial and Developer Surety, Directors' and Officers' Liability, Fidelity, and Professional Liability including Media Liability, as well as Warranty products.


1+ years professional work experience in a studio environment or at “agency”
Understanding of basic OOP principals
Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms such as LESS and SASS

Programming experience with the following:
must be comfortable and have intermediate to advanced knowledge of styling web pages.
must have experience with cross browser compatibility testing (IE, Firefox, Safari)
Mobile web development.
HTML (familiar with Bootstrap 4 or similar framework)
Javascript (required)
jQuery (required)
SQL basic knowledge (searches and joins)
Knowledge of both Web Forms and MVC architectures. (an asset)