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Front End Web Developer and Designer for "Space Apps"

Deploy Solutions
🏢 Deploy Solutions 🌎 Remote 🕑 July 17

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Deploy Solutions is transforming the way Space Based Apps are built. We use a combination of Earth Observation Imagery (think satellites), Big Data, Machine Learning (think AI), the latest web design techniques and an advanced Cloud Environment to quickly create exciting and modern solutions for a wide variety of clients. 

This is your chance to team up with a company that understands the growth potential of space technologies! You can learn more about our projects here: https://www.deploy.solutions/projects/ 

We are looking for a talented Front-End Web Developer and Designer to join our growing team in a full-time capacity. You have the creativity and motivation to design and develop cutting edge user interfaces and solutions. 

Important: You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a protected person defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. You must not be an international student or worker. 

Remote Team 
Our team works entirely remotely in a distributed environment, you won’t need to move or commute to work at Deploy Solutions. 

You should be setup with a reasonably distraction-free environment, and a laptop or home computer with a good internet connection. We will provide you with a second computer monitor and a cloud-hosted virtual desktop which will include all the tools you need to get working right away. 

We operate using Agile sprints and hold daily scrums each morning with an end-of-day catch-up meeting. Your work day will be flexible but our core hours are generally from 9 AM to 5 PM Eastern Time Zone. We will provide mentors and plenty of support and guidance to ensure you meet your objectives. 

  • Take an active role to define, validate and implement reusable front-end components as part of a larger Design System. 
  • Translate UI/UX wireframe and prototype workflows into code that meets functional requirements and is near pixel perfect. 
  • Use your Angular or React experience to develop engaging user features, modules and experiences. 
  • Optimize applications and system components for security, speed and scalability
  • Use your excellent communication and collaboration skills to work with other team members to deliver industry transforming solutions

Skills and Qualifications

Important: You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or a protected person defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. You must not be an international student or worker. 
  • You have the ability to quickly learn new concepts, languages and tools. At Deploy Solutions we believe in expanding your knowledge with the help of mentors. 
  • You understand the importance of the Design Process and have learned about Design Systems. 
  • You have a good understanding of design tools like Adobe XD, Sketch or similar tools. 
  • You have good knowledge of the Photoshop Creative Suite or other image authoring tools in order to crop, resize or perform small adjustments on images. 
  • A proficient understanding of HTML, XML, and CSS. 
  • A proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery. 
  • A proficient understanding of React or Angular. 
  • A proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and the ability to work around them. 
  • A proficient understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX 
  • A proficient understanding of Git and GitHub. 
  • You can demonstrate applied knowledge of UX related tasks; research, user feedback, personas, user testing, brainstorming, wire-framing, etc. 
Nice-to-haves (but not required) 

  • Recent graduate (the last 3 years) from a Canadian academic institution 
  • A history of Open Source project contributions is highly regarded! 
  • Good understanding of Typescript. 
  • Good understanding of Node.js. 
  • Good understanding of Vue. 
  • Experience building applications with MapBox, Google Maps, or other geospatial toolsets. 
  • Basic understanding of SASS (CSS-preprocessor) is desirable but not required. 


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