Front End Developer - Contract & Project Opportunities

Operations · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Operations
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced

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.


Who we are:

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.


Who we're looking for:

We are looking for experienced and talented Front End Developers to join our roster of contractors for upcoming projects. You will be working on high-end sites while collaborating with our back end, UX and UI design teams. The upcoming projects involve WordPress development, web app development, Shopify development, mobile app development, and web animation expertise. 


Please highlight experience with any of the below in your cover letter:

  • WordPress development
  • Web app development (familiarity with javascript frameworks such as React or Vue.js, working with APIs)
  • Shopify development
  • Mobile app development
  • Web animation expertise (three.js or WebGL)


Potential projects may include:

  • Creating new WordPress sites with our web team
  • Creating new eCommerce websites (either utilizing WooCommerce or Shopify)
  • Maintenance projects or tasks on sites we have created in the past 


We’re looking for:

  • 2 years’ minimum experience with front end development
  • Solid Javascript (ES6), HTML5, CSS3 skills
  • Experience with cross browser testing and a development style that is backwards compatible with older browsers
  • Experience with PHP and server side templating
  • 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
  • Knowledge of accessibility standards and experience implementing (WCAG)


Tools we work with daily:

  • Twig
  • Webpack / Gulp
  • NPM
  • Git
  • SASS
  • Sketch
  • Invision
  • VSCode


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.


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