Cara Operations Front End / Web Developer in Vaughan, Ontario

Cara Operations Limited is Growing! Come and be part of our exciting growth as we search for a Web Developer to join our IT Professionals located at our head office in Vaughan!

We are seeking talented individuals to help drive the restaurant business into the 21st century with highly responsive and adaptive websites using modern technologies, which will work across different devices and browsers.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as a front end/web developer within a multi-dimensional project team

  • Use all available and emerging creative development tools in your work

  • Actively participate as a direct resource to projects as required in the following areas: Wireframe/UX development, page asset production (HTML, CSS, JS, etc.) and other solutions employed by CARA

  • Work with and enhance project documentation related to storefront development. This includes, but is not limited to, Storefront Requirements Documents and Functional Requirements Documents

  • Direct experience delivering front end code as a part of the CARA development team

Minimum Education/Experience:

  • Strong skills with the following tools/code/technology: JSP, PHP (or similar front end languages), HTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript, and jQuery

  • Understanding of Responsive Websites and how to build them

  • Comfortable working directly with both Software Engineers and Business Users

  • Previous experience working with dynamic markup languages to build dynamic web pages

  • Appreciation for web standards, best-practices and site usability in B2C eCommerce applications

  • Experience tuning and optimizing web sites for performance and cross platform compatibility

  • Self-motivated with ability to manage yourself independently

  • A willingness to learn and adopt new ideas and technologies

Highly Desired Skills and Knowledge:

  • Angular, React, Node.js, Backbone.js, Vue.js or other modern JS frameworks

  • Experience creating websites using MVC

  • Willingness to get your hands dirty in other projects away from pure front end stuff: such as streamlining our development processes to make it more efficient

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science

  • Formal training/education in UX and human computer interaction

  • Web analytics (Google, Omniture) and applying that information to optimize conversion

  • How to use design as a part of SEO (search engine optimization)

  • Mobile HTML optimization

  • eCommerce

  • JSP/Java Development

We work in an aggressive, energetic and sometimes frantic environment where exceptional coders thrive. If you have what it takes, we will push you hard and you’ll gain incredible experience and knowledge solving challenging software engineering projects.

If you are interested in this fantastic opportunity, please apply online today

As part of our accessibility commitment, there are alternative ways to interview with us. Please inform us if you require interview accommodation.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in opportunities with us. Only those candidates under consideration will be contacted - no phone calls please

At this time, we do not require assistance from recruitment agencies. Any candidates submitted via staffing and employment agencies will not be considered.

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