Open Positions

 

Senior Developer

Magnify Digital is a Vancouver based firm specializing in building and measuring audiences for TV, film and web media. We are currently looking for a qualified Senior / Intermediate Full Stack Developer, with a focus on front-end, to join our growing team. The office is located in Vancouver, BC, but remote employees in Canada will be considered.

The role

As a developer, you will be concerned with all facets of the software development process. You will be required to implement features, contribute to system architecture, help with deployments, and maintain the existing codebase.

Excellent interpersonal skills are essential. Ideas need to be communicated to development staff prior to implementation. Translating technical details to non-technical staff may also be required. All code is peer reviewed prior to being accepted, so it’s important to be comfortable with feedback. Skill and ease communicating over Slack is also important at times when team members are working remotely.

Our tech stack is composed of React using Redux, Router, ES6-9, with a heavy usage of higher order functions. Our back end is built on Node, Sequelize, and MariaDB all hosted on AWS. ESLint is used in the CI/CD systems and its rules are strictly enforced.

Accountabilities

-Work with the product manager and development team to design and implement new features

-Create and update appropriate software design and architecture documents, ensure implementation details and source code are sufficiently documented

-Use task management software to track stories, tasks, bugs

-Create unit testing for developed components, integration test for system boundaries, and regression tests for the system as a whole

-Execute performance tests, and optimize solutions as required

-Take part in the code review process with your peers

Basic requirements

-University Degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience

-Solid understanding of programming fundamentals, data structures, and time complexity

-5+ years of previous programming experience with proven experience developing scalable cloud solutions

-Experience with React using Javascript, Redux, and React Router

-Experience with Git

-Understand layout with CSS and SCSS

Preferred requirements

-Practical experience with Node and Express

-Familiar with ORM libraries, but able to create your own SQL

-AWS (EC2, RDS, S3) administration skills

-Comfortable with command line Linux

-Experience with third party APIs and OAuth

 

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to info@magnifydigital.com.

Please note, due to volume, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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Designer

We are looking for an outstanding contract designer who is passionate about graphic design for web applications to help shape the development of a new analytics platform for the media industry. Our user base is highly visual so our app needs to be beautiful. If you are highly creative with a flair for design that is both aesthetic and functional, read on!

Deliverables include high fidelity mockups that engineers can implement, site-wide theming and page specific design. The role will work alongside product and engineering to ensure a successful product for both our business and our customers.

The ideal candidate has a proven track record solving complex interaction problems across multiple platforms. Candidate has an eye for pixel perfect detail, and possesses a strong blend of interaction and visual design skills, as well as user-centered design principles. Candidate should be self-motivated, proactive, able to work independently, and perform multiple tasks under minimal supervision.

Key Qualifications

– Portfolio demonstrating user experience and visual design work required

-Minimum 3 years of experience

-Strong familiarity with design tools, graphic formats and user interface technologies

-Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles

-Demonstrate solid understanding of web design and user experience principles

-Ability to understand complex technical requirements and distill them into a usable design

-Experience working on responsive web apps

-Ability to create beautiful visual designs that support the user experience

-Communicate conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale visually and verbally

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To apply, send your cover letter and resume to info@magnifydigital.com.

Please note, due to volume, only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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