Senior Full Stack Developer

Jam3 - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Senior Dev’s Mission:
Jam3 is a design and experience agency that partners with modern, global brands. At Jam3 we relentlessly generate smart, creative, forward-thinking solutions in the space between people and technology. As our new Senior Full-Stack Developer, you will be working for one of our largest clients. The work you’ll be doing will be forward thinking and require your expertise on frontend and backend to use existing languages and frameworks. In order to be successful in this role you need to fully understand the Web Development life cycle.

You’ll be part of an international team, comprised of some of the most talented makers, producers, and creative minds in the industry. These are people who aspire to architect the future of experience – imagining, creating and executing meaningful connections with people in forward-thinking ways. We are looking for someone who embodies our values of community, curiosity, passion, positivity and teamwork with a track record of delivery.

You are responsible for bringing creativity to life with your code, for our clients worldwide (including but not limited to Facebook, Google, Spotify, Ford, Coke, Fox, Disney). We look forward to meeting with you to discuss this amazing career opportunity.

The Real Opportunity!

Sr. Full Stack Developers are often playing the role of the Lead Developer on medium to large sized projects at Jam3. As a Lead, you will champion communication and organization, facilitating team interaction through effective communication
You’ll be responsible for scoping out production plans and estimating timing for features and delegation and discussion of distribution of tasks with the support of your Technical Director
As a leader of a development team, you are responsible for managing your own time, directing workflow to your teammates ensuring all deadlines are met and escalating concerns to the Technical Director when necessary
Review not just your own work but also the output of your team in advance of internal and client milestones
Communicate technical and project plans and approaches with clients in a clear and concise manner
Use your experience to recognize system deficiencies and implement/suggest effective solutions for you and your team
Contribute by keeping your knowledge sharp, staying up to date with industry trends and emerging technologies
Take part in research and development initiatives when time permits, with the understanding that the delivery of billable projects take precedence
You’ll have an opportunity to mentor junior team members and co-op students

Be prepared to discuss things like:
Your experience with PHP
Hacklang.org. Don't worry if you've never heard of it!
Your knowledge of JavaScript, the DOM, CSS, and HTML and all aspects of creative coding
Your opinion on popular frontend frameworks: React.js, Angular, VUE.js
Working with public APIs
Your views on open source
Your experience with animation on the web using CSS transition, Greensock or other methods
Jam3 welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.