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9 Jun 2021

Full-Time Intermediate Frontend Developer

plankmontreal – Posted by plankmontreal Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Job Description

Plank is hiring a full-time Intermediate Frontend Developer.

You will be part of a close-knit team that works very closely with our clients to deliver great solutions. We value diversity in the workplace and the tech industry, and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. Our current team is made up of 22 people from 4 countries, including 10 women and 4 parents. We encourage all applicants to browse our site, our social feeds, and our client work to get a strong sense of who we are before applying. We offer teammates in Montréal a lovely office space to work from, but are open to anyone in Canada (you must be able to legally work in Canada). 

You’ll be working on multiple modern websites with sizeable budgets and realistic timelines, using an agile-like methodology. You would work within a multidisciplinary group (Design, Frontend, Backend and Project Management) where teamwork and collaboration is encouraged at every step. You’ll be able to make a measurable impact on the types of work we do. 


You will be:

  • Developing, implementing and maintaining HTML/CSS and Javascript (React, Next.js). We produce both modern sites and maintain legacy projects, you will have the opportunity to use a variety of technologies
  • Contributing to an evolving team in a meaningful way. We’re a small, growing company and are looking for someone who wants to get involved
  • Proposing solutions to novel problems. The web is constantly changing and we are always pushing to improve ourselves — your ideas concerning the best way to do this are welcome
  • Performing code reviews, learning and helping to improve both the projects and team. We value collaboration and know that we work better when we work together
  • Analyzing project requirements, working closely with the designers, and translating their designs into project specifications
  • Creating projects that reach high standards of accessibility, performance and SEO
  • Working on high profile projects for Arts, Entertainment, Technology and Social Change clients

You must

  • Have at least 2 years experience working in Frontend Web Development 
  • Be proficient in modern React, creating self-contained, reusable, and testable Modules and Components 
  • Experience working with NEXT.js + headless CMS a bonus
  • Demonstrate strong use of modern CSS techniques (you have an “eye” and care about the finer details)
  • Be able to write clear,  semantically correct, accessible code that meets WCAG guidelines & demonstrates empathy for all users 
  • Create performant sites that reach minimum of 90% on Google Web Dev (Lighthouse) and be able to troubleshoot UI performance issues
  • Experience & knowledge with build tooling such as Webpack & Gulp an asset
  • Have an understanding of Git workflows
  • Familiarity with WordPress and/or Laravel is a bonus
  • Have a strong sense of curiosity, a desire to learn new information, and be driven to find solutions as well as share knowledge & expertise
  • Have an understanding of scope and budget, and how to take this into account when architecting solutions
  • Have a good understanding of best practices, while striving to improve and adapt as technology evolves
  • Be able to deliver near pixel perfect designs and extrapolate for “in between” sizes based on design patterns
  • Have a collaborative working style, with the desire to help other team members grow and improve through code review, pairing, and mentoring.
  • Able to clearly communicate to technical and non-technical audiences in English (French would be an asset) 
  • Have solid references directly related to the points above

We give you:

  • Additional compensation: yearly profit-share bonus
  • Normal working hours with a focus on work/life balance
  • Flexible start time to your day with no expectation of work outside of business hours
  • A great physical (Montreal office) and remote work environment 
  • Work from home financial support
  • A comprehensive health and dental plan for individuals and families
  • Lots of paid vacation time, including 2 uninterrupted weeks at the end of year
  • The tools (New Macbook Pro), systems, and support to do your best work
  • Opportunity to keep your skills sharp (Paid certification, conferences,  training and resources)
  • Free weekly private yoga class (in person or via Zoom)


Our Values

Empathy: People are at the heart of everything we do. We care deeply about our partners and fellow team members.

Evolution: We invest in training and ongoing learning for our team members to keep our skills sharp.

Collaboration: Great work happens when people feel valued, trusted, and supported. We believe in cultivating partnerships that encourage collaboration.

Accountability: Transparency and reliability are at the core of accountability. We take ownership of our work and promptly correct mistakes to the greatest extent possible.

Work that matters: We’re committed to the success and well-being of our partners and team members—to celebrating shared passions, solving meaningful problems, and contributing to making the web a better place. 


Job Type: Full-time / Immediate start date

Salary Range: 50-60k per year + Profit sharing / bonuses 

How to Apply

Please apply through our LinkedIn Job post found here:

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: CSS, developer, FED, frontend, HTML, JavaScript, react, webdev, and website. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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