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Full-Stack Developer

Colony Digital, Daily Hive’s creative agency, is looking for an extremely talented Full-Stack Developer with a versatile and technical background to help drive the development of our products.

Working closely with the Creative Director and reporting to the CTO, this is full time position based in downtown Vancouver.

Who we are

Colony Digital is a full service digital agency that builds brands worth talking about. As a division of Daily Hive, Colony works on a variety of creative projects including: web design, e-commerce, app design, digital marketing, photography, videography and all things digital.

The perks

Our office is located in the heart of Yaletown and includes a video game room, an open bar and at least one furry four-legged friend to play catch with! You’ll also be able to enjoy occasional catered team lunches, Social Thursdays and the opportunity to attend various team outings and events around the city. You’ll also be given the opportunity to get a monthly Soulcycle pass!

What you’ll be doing

  • Implementing advanced front end features using React, jQuery, HTML, PHP, MySQL SASS, Gulp
  • Interpreting requirements of implementation
  • Collaborating with a skilled group of people to define, design, and release new features
  • Feature level testing verifying code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability
  • Addressing and prioritizing production level bugs and application performance improvements
  • Continuously evaluating and implementing new technologies to maximize development efficiency
  • Releasing production ready code on tight deadlines with high visibility

Who you are

  • You have formal software education in development
  • Must have 5 years of professional software development with extensive experience in the core languages: PHP, MySQL, Javascript, CSS (SCSS), etc. (required)
  • You have 6+ months of experience using React in a medium-to-large production-grade web application
  • You have the ability to digest feature specifications and user stories into technical implementation
  • You’re an excellent communicator and collaborator and are capable of receiving and giving constructive feedback
  • You’re able to work alongside an extremely talented group of individuals
  • You’re a self-starter with an adaptable attitude who can handle working on tight deadlines

Added Bonuses

  • In-depth knowledge of React, including experience with scalability issues and system architecture
  • Experience with EmberJS, ReactJS, BackboneJS, or any other similar modern Javascript MVC framework
  • Experience with Sketch for consolidating and implementing product designs, Photoshop optional
  • Familiarity with any modern MVC framework
  • An understanding of development in test driven environments
  • Understanding of Git for source code management and revision control
  • An adaptable attitude and understanding of the Agile software development methodology

The benefits of working with us

  • Opportunity: The opportunity here is endless! You’ll have a strong potential for long-term career growth and development with a fast-growing company
  • Option to enrol in the Group Benefits program following the 3 month probation period
  • Collaborative environment and the opportunity to be part of a hard-working team that feels more like family than co-workers
  • Conveniently located office in downtown Vancouver near transit hubs

Are you ready to dive in and become part of a fast-paced, growing media company? Apply here! We thank all applicants for applying, however, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Colony Digital is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted February 23, 2018

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