Rakuten Kobo Inc. Junior Front-End Developer Full Time in Toronto, ON

Rakuten Kobo Inc.

Branch Toronto ON CA

Junior Front-End Developer
Toronto, ON

Build web interfaces using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Functional knowledge or hands on experience with web services (REST)….

Kobo is currently seeking a talented Junior Front-End Developer to join our team. Our ideal candidate will have a solid understanding and experience with web UI technologies, work closely with UX designers and architects, backend development team members and product owners. You will be a great fit if you are passionate about building beautiful and engaging user experiences, and takes great care of their code while doing so.

Build web interfaces using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
Shepherd your own code from development and testing to production.
Work directly with business owners, UX, QA, and fellow developers to define and deploy projects.
Keep abreast of the latest trends and technologies in the industry and use this knowledge to drive innovation.
Required Skills
1-5 years of experience as a front-end developer.
Strong experience of HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
Strong experience with using and writing jQuery plugins and jQuery UI widgets.
Strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
Functional knowledge or hands on experience with web services (REST)
Experience using JavaScript testing frameworks (QUnit, Jasmine, Mocha, Sinon, Chai).
Experience with compiled stylesheets is a plus (LESS, SCSS, SASS).
Experience with Git or other version control systems.
Experience with a modern JavaScript MVC framework (Angular, React, Ember) is a plus.
Experience with Java and JSPs is a plus.
Full stack experience is a plus.
Understanding of cross-platform display issues.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with distributed teams; passion for design and an eye for detail.
Rakuten Kobo Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations for candidates with disabilities participating in the selection process are available on request. Any information received related to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.
Rakuten Kobo would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this role however only qualified candidates will be shortlisted.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-04-02
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