Front-End Developer

Wunderman Thompson

Department: Technology

Expertise: Technology

Location: Toronto, Canada

Who we are:

At Wunderman Thompson we exist to inspire growth for ambitious brands. Part creative agency, part consultancy and part technology company, our experts provide end-to-end capabilities at a global scale to deliver inspiration across the entire brand and customer experience.

We are 20,000 strong in 90 markets around the world; our people bring together creative storytelling, diverse perspectives, inclusive thinking, and highly specialized vertical capabilities to drive growth for our clients. We offer deep expertise across the entire customer journey, including communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, and technology.

Who we are looking for:

Wunderman Thompson is looking for a collaborative and curious Front-End Developer to join our technology team. Reporting to the Technical Director, you will work with a multi-discipline team across a variety of national clients and projects.

We are open to candidates across Canada.

What you’ll do: 

  • Find Solutions | Create technical solutions that fit the requirements presented to the team using the latest front-end technologies. Test, debug, and optimize web application performance.
  • Create | Follow pre-existing programming paradigms and write clean re-usable code that is maintainable and follow any existing and/or new frameworks.
  • Collaborate | Work together with creative, technology and project management. Discuss technical solutions with clients and provide innovative ideas to solutions.

Who you are:

  • A builder | Strong technical skills with a desire to provide creative solutions. You anticipate requirements and manage expectations.
  • Collaborative | Work in partnership with assigned clients and team members across several disciplines.
  • Optimistic and focused | Dig in and figure out how to work around problems. You place an importance on the details and can manage your time across many projects.

What you’ll need: 

  • 2 to 5 years of experience in a similar role; experience in a creative/digital agency preferred.
  • Proficient knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as React and jQuery.
  • Experience working with CMS.
  • Experience working with Agile methodology.
  • Experience with accessibility/AODA an asset.
  • Skillful at crafting and presenting recommendations to team members and clients.
  • Curiosity and passion for learning about testing strategies, tools, and automation.

Wunderman Thompson welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

At Wunderman Thompson, we are committed to actively building a diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcomed, valued and heard, and is treated with dignity and respect.  As leaders and creative partners across industries, it is our responsibility to cultivate an environment reflective of our greatest asset; our people. We believe that this commitment inspires growth and delivers equitable outcomes for everyone as well as the clients and communities we serve.

Wunderman Thompson is a WPP agency.  For more informationplease visit our website and follow Wunderman Thompson on our social channels via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.  

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