Front-End Developer

Wunderman Thompson

Department: 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:

We're looking for a collaborative and curious Front-End Developer with a passion to work on Volkswagen, one of the world's most iconic brands. Reporting to the Technical Director, you will work closely with a multi-discipline team across a variety of projects.

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 design, creative, technology and project management. Discuss technical solutions 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:

  • 3 to 4 years of web development experience in a similar role.
  • Proficient knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as React and jQuery, as well as CSS and Responsive Design.
  • Experience working with Agile methodology.
  • Proficient knowledge of AODA/accessibility a huge asset.
  • Experience in JIRA/Confluence an asset.
  • Curiosity and passion for learning about testing strategies, tools and automation.

What we offer: 

  • Passionate, driven people | We champion a culture of people that do extraordinary work.
  • Consciously cultivated culture | We aim to embody the behaviours to build an inclusive community that is in it together, bringing both positivity and active listening into the workplace as we simultaneously strive to empower creative bravery.
  • Competitive benefits | What we offer full time hires ranges from the full spectrum of group health coverage options (medical, dental, vision) and a variety of paid time off offerings that reflect our investment in all aspects of your overall life balance and wellness.
  • Growth-minded opportunities | We aim to nurture a culture of real-time feedback, growth-oriented mindset, and plenty of training opportunities through Wunderman Thompson and WPP, so you can continue to grow personally and professionally.

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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