Front-End Web Developer — Fresh Tracks Canada

Fresh Tracks Canada (FTC) is the leader in creating personalized vacations for visitors to Canada. We’re the ‘Canadian Insiders’ – nobody knows more about travel and adventure in Canada than we do. This role will report into the Digital Product Strategist.

In this role, you will:
– Spike, write, test and deploy code for the Fresh Tracks Canada website that integrates with the existing back-end systems, ensuring SEO and Accessibility are top of mind
– Build and maintain React plugins within the web CMS system
– Cultivate knowledge and continuous learning through peer-training, as well as seminars and webinars on technologies that support the codebase such as: JAMstack, TypeScript, React, CSS, NextJS
– Be willing and demonstrating a great attitude (Relentlessly Positive)
– Work with project leads to design, implement, and support reliable, secure, and scalable code in support of consumer-facing website
– Participate in architectural discussions and recommendations for performance, stability, and security
– Support the Marketing team on processes and Marketing tools (eg. DAM solutions)

To be successful in this role, you must have:
– Bachelor’s Degree (ideally in a technical field) or equivalent experience
– 3-5 years of relevant work experience in front-end development in Javascript/TypeScript, HTML and CSS
– Demonstrated experience building responsive websites
– Experience implementing search engine optimization (SEO) best practices
– Comfortable in helping develop new projects, as well working with design teams on improving the look and feel of our websites
– Experience working with APIs and dynamic content
– Passionate about building engaging visual experiences and problem solving
– Strong communication and interpersonal skills — can explain complex concepts and get buy-in from the team
– The ability to take ideas all the way from concept to execution
– Self-starter, ability to identify and take ownership of new opportunities
– Ability to work in fast-paced, growth-oriented environment

Required technical skills:
– JAMstack development
– Javascript + Typescript
– Headless CMSs – we use DatoCMS
– GraphQL
– React + NextJS
– Tailwind
– Storybook
– Accessibility/accessible components and front-end development
– Highly desirable technical skills:
– Netlify
– Firebase functions
– UI design
– Rapid prototyping

About Us:
We like to think of ourselves as pioneers in our industry and our culture reflects that. We use our seven values; (Growth, Legendary Hospitality, Pioneering, Working Together, Relentlessly Positive, Pursuit of Excellence, and We love Canada!) to guide our thinking and decision making to ensure we are providing the best travel experience to our customers.

Based right here in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, we have over 20 years of experience in building over 15,000 personalized vacations for our guests – and we’ve learned a thing or two about making vacations memorable. We take pride in our unique ‘Insider’ perspective on everything Canada which enables us to create personalized experiences that ensure you see the best that Canada has to offer, and make sure that it’s done your way.

To apply go here: https://freshtrackscanada.bamboohr.com/hiring/jobs