Web Developer in Toronto

at Spin Master Careers

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Title:            Web Developer 

Reporting to:      Manager – Web Production

Location:            Toronto, ON

 



About Spin Master

 

Spin Master (TSX:TOY; www.spinmaster.com) is a leading global children's entertainment company that creates, designs, manufactures, licenses and markets a diversified portfolio of innovative toys, games, products and entertainment properties. Spin Master is best known for award-winning brands including Zoomer®, Bakugan®, Meccano®, and 2017 Toys of the Year, Hatchimals®, Air Hogs® and PAW Patrol®. Since 2002, Spin Master has received 82 TIA Toy of The Year (TOTY) nominations with 21 wins across a variety of product categories, including 13 TOTY nominations for Innovative Toy of the Year, more than any of its competitors. To date, Spin Master has produced six television series, including 2007 success Bakugan Battle Brawlers and current hit PAW Patrol, which is broadcast in over 160 countries and territories globally. Spin Master employs over 1,500 people globally with offices in Canada, United States, Mexico, France, Italy, United Kingdom, Slovakia, Poland, Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Vietnam and Australia.

Job Overview: 

Spin Master Inc is looking for a front end developer with strong knowledge with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Node.js to assist in the implementation and support of the e-commerce  and brand website development. Experience developing using bootstrap framework is a plus.

This position will involve working with business, creative, and external teams and vendors to develop and maintain our brands and e-commerce initiatives. Tasks include analysis and design, code and design integration on the front-end, performing unit testing, releasing code to development and QA environments, and participating in QA testing. Duties will also include production support, running and monitoring batch processes/cron-jobs, troubleshooting performance problems, and implementing bug fixes.

Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively to design, build, test, deploy and maintain quality, scalable solutions that interface with REST APIs
  • Maintain and support existing global web properties
  • Creation, integration, maintenance and/or updates of websites and e-mail campaigns
  • Ability to create and manipulate database information into HTML websites
  • Must be able to work on-site
  • Active participation in web strategy

Job Requirements

Qualifications: 

  • Expert knowledge of HTML & CSS. Experience with CSS Preprocessors is preferred (e.g. SASS, LESS)
  • Advanced level knowledge of Javascript, including jQuery or similar framework
  • Advanced level knowledge of XML and JSON data structures
  • Knowledge of REST API procedures
  • Experience with MVC build patterns
  • Expert knowledge of JavaScript/Node.js, Nuke JS, React, webpack, Babel, React Native, HTML5, and CSS3. Experience with AWS and serverless architectures is preferred.
  • Very strong knowledge of Web technologies like Spring framework,
  • React experience
  • Strong knowledge of PHP
  • Advanced level knowledge of mySQL databases, including relational database design
  • Experience with audio/video compression techniques
  • Experience with Subversion (SVN), GIT
  • Experience building Node JS sites
  • Experience coding using strong SEO and localization principles
  • Experience developing in existing frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation.
  • Advance knowledge with HTML5 standards
  • Experience developing mobile response sites
  • Experience is toys and children’s entertainment is a plus

 

All Internal applications / referrals, please contact your Talent Acquisition Coordinator @ Spin Master.

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We do appreciate all interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.