Lead Front-End Developer

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    negotiable / monthly
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  • Posted:
    1 day ago
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    IT & Software

Job Description
Our client is seeking a Lead Front-End Developer to join they entrepreneurial Front-End Team in Montreal. You will be a part of a critical team that helps to make them the best wedding ecommerce platform in the world.
You will work closely across various teams including product, growth, operations, customer service, marketing, and of course, technology. The platform supports an e-commerce business with hundreds of vendors on a platform providing tools and guidance to thousands of concurrent users.
You will lead a team responsible for the design, evolution, and maintenance of this platform as well as the building of new products. Our clients operates a service-oriented architecture written mostly in Java and deployed on AWS. The Front-End of our platform is written in JavaScript with React.
You will:
– Collaborate with tech and product to implement and build a new kind of e-commerce and wedding planning experience
– Manage and contribute code to large scale projects from inception to completion
– Provide technical leadership and guidance to team members and project peers
– Identify and remedy performance bottlenecks
– Communicate best practices for front-end engineering
– Understand tradeoffs between design and performance
Must Have Skills:
– 5+ years of consumer facing frontend development
– Experience with React or Angular and a willingness to learn both
– Strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility and the ability to debug issues
– Experience mentoring or managing other engineers
– BS and/or MS in Computer Science or related degree preferred
Starting: ASAP
Travel: 10%