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Full Stack Web Developer

Fresh Tracks Canada Inc.

This is a Contract position in Hamilton, ON posted September 15, 2022.

At Fresh Tracks Canada, we craft tailor-made Canadian vacations for people from all over the world.

Since 1996, our team of Canadian Insiders have helped our customers plan their vacations and enjoy life-changing travel experiences.

We believe in keeping our customers front and center in everything we do; in fact, focus on serving our customers is one of our core values.

Everyone acts and operates as an owner , treating this business as their own.

We raise the bar constantly , embracing that nothing is perfect but continuous improvement is key.

Our team is made up of passionate, positive experts who drive healthy collaboration by winning or losing as one, and we bring out the best in each other as a family committed to grow.

ABOUT THE ROLE At Fresh Tracks, our websites; CTV, CV, FTV and TNC,are the heartbeatof everything we do.

It is our primary customer facing asset and a platform for our customers to learn more about our value proposition and more importantly our Canadian Insider difference.We are currently upgrading our websites from a technical and design perspective.

We are undergoing a site migration to anew CMS (Dato) and we are going through a brand and design upgrade.

Giventhese two important upgrades, we are looking for adeveloper who can help lead that challenge.

As a Developer, you’ll work with a cross-disciplinary team, using your knowledge of building front-end applications to make the Fresh Tracks web experience the best it can be.

RESPONSIBILITIES Spike, write, test and deploy code for the website that integrates with the existing back-end systems, ensuring SEO and a ccessibility are top of mind Build and maintain React plugins within the web CMS system Cultivate knowledge and continuous learning through peer-training, as well as seminars and webinars on technologies that support the codebase such as: JAMstack, TypeScript, React, CSS, NextJS Work with project leads to design, implement, and support reliable, secure, and scalable code in support of consumer-facing website Participate in architectural discussions and recommendations for performance, stability, and security Support the Marketing team on processes and Marketing tools (eg.

DAM solutions) Support the development of the existing legacy websites that use PHP and/or Word press
– Relevant work experience in front-end development in Javascript, HTML and CSS Demonstrated experience building responsive websites Experience implementing search engine optimization (SEO) best practices
– Experience working with APIs and dynamic content Passionate about building engaging visual experiences and problem solving GENERAL REQUIRED DUTIES: It may be necessary to help with all other aspects of running and developing of our business Generate new ideas and efficiencies to constantly improve and enhance Fresh Tracks Canada and the way we work Overall high level of individual responsibility is required and it is important to appreciate the job necessitates a willingness to embrace challenge and change, and to work in a highly entrepreneurial way under management’s guidance.

REQUIREMENTS Bachelor’s Degree (ideally in a technical field) or equivalent experience 3-5 years of relevant work experience in front-end development in Javascript, HTML and CSS Demonstrated experience building responsive websites Experience implementing search engine optimization (SEO) best practices Comfortable in helping develop new projects, as well working with design teams on improving the look and feel of our websites Experience working with APIs and dynamic content Passionate about building engaging visual experiences and problem solving Strong communication and interpersonal skills The ability to take ideas all the way from concept to execution Self-starter, ability to identify and take ownership of new opportunities Ability to work in fast-paced, growth-oriented environment Proficiency in PHP, and WordPress, a plus TECHNICAL SKILLS
– REQUIRED JAMstack development Javascript Typescript React NextJS Headless CMSs – we use DatoCMS GraphQL Tailwind Storybook Accessibility/accessible components and front-end development NICE TO HAVES Netlify Firebase functions UI design Rapid prototyping REWARDS 3 weeks vacation (4 weeks after your first year) Extended health benefits package Applauz Recognition Comprehensive employee assistance program Flexible health and wellbeing days Paid anniversary day off “Pawternity leave” days for your new furry family members Remote and hybrid working options available Great working hours Stylish office location in Vancouver, located close to public transit Friendly and fun team environment with company celebrations and social events Access to Canadian travel industry discounts DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION We ar e an equal opportunity workplace.

We strongly encourage applications from racialized individuals, under-represented communities, diverse backgrounds, identities, and experiences.

We don’t judge based on race, religion, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or anything else that you might bring to the table.

We don’t care about where you went to college, your degree, your age, or what names you might have on your resume.

Instead, we’re looking for motivated, compassionate people who can execute from the ground up.

We also know that everyone has a unique career journey and experience comes in many forms.

Only those currently in Canada will be considered for the role.

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