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Front End/Full Stack Developer

We’re looking for a team member with proven front-end/full-stack web development skills to join our team. This is a full-time role, located here at our HQ in Vancouver, BC.

Front End/Full Stack Developer

Massive is a Vancouver-based full-service branding and creative agency helping brands craft impactful experiences in digital and analog environments.

We’re looking for a team member with proven front-end/full-stack web development skills to join our team. This is a full-time role, located here at our HQ in Vancouver, BC.

At Massive, you’ll collaborate with a diverse team of talented designers and strategists to build world-class brands, websites and campaigns for our partners. The right candidate is comfortable in a fast-paced interdisciplinary environment, has excellent communication skills, and is passionate about development and design.

What you will do

  • Based on RFPs, work with the team to produce estimates, establish timeframes, and identify potential roadblocks/risks to successful delivery.
  • Based on project briefs, work with the team to roadmap the development of web sites and supporting infrastructure.
  • When executing, strike a balance between functional and aesthetic design. Work efficiently and iteratively to deliver value early and identify/communicate challenges that require input from other team members before they affect timelines/deliverables. 
  • Optimize site for speed/usability across desktop, tablet and mobile platforms.
  • Work constructively with team members across disciplines through roadblocks and challenges, solving problems and supporting the team while remaining porous to feedback.
  • Test/QA your work as you execute. Seek to understand what ‘done’ actually means to the team and the client.

What you bring

  • Strong experience with HTML / CSS / PHP / JavaScript / TypeScript;
  • Deep experience in developing custom WordPress themes, plugins, and sites from scratch;
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks, tooling and CI/CD;
  • Excellent communication skills with both colleagues and external clients;
  • Capacity to manage priorities and deadlines;
  • Capacity to work in a rapidly-evolving environment;
  • Passionate about cutting-edge technology;
  • Strong team player, analytical and dynamic;
  • Self-directed, self-starting;
  • Capacity to transform management protocols into effective technology;
  • Experience & understanding of security best practices.
  • Exceptional attention to detail – you take pride in your work and sweat the small stuff;
  • Experience with Shopify is a bonus;
  • Experience with CMS platforms (e.g. Squarespace) is a bonus;
  • Experience managing workload in project management software, and a demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with project managers;
  • Min. 5 yrs experience in front-end development;
  • Proven record of site speed and mobile optimization;
  • Experience & understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them;
  • Experience & understanding of applied SEO and analytics;

Have a GitHub profile or similar? We’d love to see it!

What We’re Looking For

At Massive, our team is expected to develop a diverse skill-stack, but at the core, we just need 

  • An exceptional and strategic front-end/full-stack developer with a passion for people, digital, and a desire to grow with a team!

Apply now