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Major Tom

Front End Developer

Operations · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Operations
Employment Type Contract
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Major Tom is the next iteration of digital marketing — a full-service agency that’s been purpose-built to help organizations thrive in an increasingly complex landscape. We’ve been serving our partners from our offices in New York, Toronto, and Vancouver since 2000.


Major Tom is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for our team, our partners, and our clients. We believe that diversity contributes to the success of our business and the well-being of our employees. 


We are a team of industry-leading specialists hand-picked from across the globe covering the full spectrum of strategy, marketing, development, and creative. Made up of some of the brightest minds on the web, we humanize modern marketing, cutting through the noise to bring clarity to our clients.


We’re committed to teamwork and leveraging the unique knowledge of every individual. We believe that passion and accountability are critical to delivering exceptional work. Our biggest heroes bring humility, an open mind, and a positive attitude to our team every single day.  We’re an informal, yet professional group that truly cares about one another, and our culture is probably articulated best on sites such as Glassdoor, Facebook, and Instagram.  We highly encourage you to check these out if you want to know the real deal.


We’re fortunate enough to have an enviable roster of international clients that includes NYU, COBS Bread, Holt Renfrew, Pirelli, NBC, Orkin, KPMG, Denny's, and Cactus Club Cafe.


What We're Looking For

We are on the lookout for an experienced and talented Front End Developer to join our dev team in Vancouver. You will be producing high end WordPress sites while collaborating with our back end, UX and UI design teams.  This is a 12 month contract position commencing May 2020.


More About What We're Looking For:

  • At least 2 years’ experience as a front end developer

  • Solid Javascript (ES6), HTML5, CSS3 skills

  • Experience with PHP and server side templating

  • Experience working with Wordpress

  • Experience with javascript Frameworks (Vue, React)

  • Ability to write Vanilla Javascript, without the help of libraries (jQuery)

  • A solid understanding of SEO, usability best practice and UX design

  • Solid understanding of Responsive Design, and experience building fully responsive sites

  • Working knowledge of Sketch is required, along with a keen eye for detail

  • Experience presenting to clients is a plus

  • Experience with Shopify is a plus

  • Knowledge of Accessibility standards (WCAG) is a plus

  • Experience with three.js or WebGL is a plus

Tools We Work with Daily:

  • Twig

  • Webpack / Gulp

  • NPM

  • Git

  • SASS

  • Sketch

  • Invision 

Major Tom is committed to equal opportunity and fair treatment for all. The company prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Please apply with your resume, a cover letter (including reference to a recent technical accomplishment you are proud of), a link to your portfolio, relevant code samples and/or your Git/Bitbucket repository with explanations of your work. 


Thanks for taking the time to check out this opportunity! Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive we are not able to contact everyone who applies. However, all applications are all stored in our talent database and will be considered for future opportunities.

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    Vancouver, British Columbia
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