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Stocksy United

Junior Front End Developer

User Experience – Victoria, British Columbia
Department User Experience
Employment Type Employee
Minimum Experience Entry-level

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                                           Junior Front End Developer

                                                           Come work with us! You’ll love it.
                                       Stocksy United is looking for a Junior Front End Developer
                                                                 to join our growing UX team.

About us…
Authentic stock photography and footage with no filler.

Stocksy United is an art-forward, royalty-free stock photo + video agency that makes discovering unique, beautifully authentic imagery effortless. Founded as a cooperative, everything we do is a bold celebration of art.

What we offer...

  • Unlimited time off

  • Extended health and dental

  • Remote days

  • Dog-friendly office

  • Stocked kitchen to keep you fuelled all day long

  • Stand-up desks

  • Beer Fridays and staff socials

  • Funky heritage office space in Market Square

Your purpose…
This position offers a great opportunity to be part of an incredible team of industry leaders in stock photography and videography. Reporting to the Director of User Experience, you will be responsible for contributing to the overall quality and development of Stocksy’s online user experience.

Hours: 9am - 5pm PST, Monday to Friday  

Job Type: Full-time employee

Location: Stocksy HQ (Victoria, BC) 

Anticipated start date: October 2019

You are...

  • Motivated to produce well-written code and creative solutions to complex problems

  • Excellent at working in a collaborative, team-based environment 

  • Passionate about producing great user experiences 

  • Organized and adept at prioritization in an agile environment

  • Analytical with an ability to utilize data to inform decisions and planning

You have...

  • 1+ year of Front End Development experience creating quality user experiences 

  • Knowledge of front-end design patterns, libraries and code including CSS, HTML and Javascript

  • Experience using industry standard tooling and practices, git, peer review, Atlassian products (or equivalent) etc.

  • Good cross-functional communication and collaboration skills

Good to haves (but not required)...

  • Experience with javascript toolchains and frameworks (npm/webpack/react)

  • Docker experience

  • Video/Image processing experience

Responsibilities…

  • Help build, test and ship user-facing code using modern tools, including reusable components and front end libraries.

  • Contributing to our culture of continual learning and personal development.

  • Translating designs, wireframes and business requirements into high-quality code.

  • Working effectively within a collaboratively minded, agile team.

  • Collaborating cross-functionally with other teams, including design, marketing, sales and technology.

  • Contribute to the creation of new site features from specification through to shipping.

  • Participating in and contributing to development team practices such as peer review, pair-programming and test driven development to continue to grow our personal abilities and software standards.

  • Optimizing code to ensure it is rendered consistently, accessibly, and efficiently in cross-browser environment.

Interested? We'd love to hear from you! Please send us your resume, cover letter and portfolio.

Want to learn more about us? Check out our website.



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  • Location
    Victoria, British Columbia
  • Department
    User Experience
  • Employment Type
    Employee
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
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