Front-End Web Developer
Discoverygarden is looking for an experienced Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. You will work with the UI/UX designer and 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. We are looking for an individual with a critical eye for design and the ability to turn wireframes into functional sites.
Translation of UI/UX design wireframes to actual code
Develop new user-facing features
Build reusable code and libraries for future use
Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
Skills And Qualifications
Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3
Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git / Mercurial / SVN
Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that the application will adhere to them.
Digital asset management (aka DAM) is broadly defined as management tasks and decisions surrounding the ingestion, annotation, cataloging, storage, retrieval and distribution of digital assets while Digital preservation is defined as "a formal endeavor to ensure that digital information of continuing value remains accessible and usable. It involves planning, resource allocation, and application of preservation methods and technologies, and it combines policies, strategies, and actions to ensure access to reformatted and "born-digital" content, regardless of the challenges of media failure and technological change."
We bring these principles and functions together to provide services and solutions that allow our clients to effectively manage images, videos, documents and more in a central workspace while ensuring files are protected and preserved for long-term. Our team, consisting of solution architects, systems engineers, and software developers, develop solutions ranging from closed repositories intended to preserve and protect company's internal assets to public repositories designed to bring organizational assets online to share with the world.
This position is located in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada however telecommuting may be considered for extremely strong candidates with direct experience in Drupal/React.