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Front End Web Developer

Front End Web Developer

Job ID 
2017-2061
Job Location 
CA-Toronto
Category 
Information Technology

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Overview

Keypath Education is currently seeking an experienced Front End Web Developer for our Online Program Management Team!

 

As a Front End Web Developer, you’ll join our academic services team helping to deliver a suite of proprietary educational services. Keypath’s core expertise lies in online education where we partner with Universities to deliver a suite of student and academic lifecycle services, including; research, marketing, student recruitment, course development, retention and career services. You will be part of a global team creating exceptional performance, cross-platform code & smart, beautiful and frictionless user journeys.  This role reports directly to the Senior Instructional Designer. 

 

More about Keypath Education

 

Build Meaningful Connections at Keypath Education

Keypath Education partners with higher education institutions worldwide to launch online programs, grow enrollment, improve learning and connect education to careers. Education is the foundation for our connection with our university partners, their students, our colleagues and our mission to change lives through education. Since its beginning more than 26 years ago, Keypath has been on the forefront of the higher education industry evolution.

 

We foster lifelong learning as we support our employees in their personal and professional growth through competitive salary and benefits, growth and training opportunities, wellness programs, flex hours and more. Keypath Education is a global company with multiple locations in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Australia. 

Responsibilities

  • Work in a creative team environment to develop responsive html/CSS/JavaScript (jQuery) code to form page templates, prototypes and production code, that is performant and accessible across all common browsers
  • Provide diligent user testing and ensure your work delivers an intuitive and memorable user experience
  • Advise on user interface best practices to meet performance and client requirements
  • Develop images for courseware through image creation/manipulation software packages
  • Develop animations and interactive elements to enhance student engagement within the online environment  
  • Contribute to continuous improvement

Qualifications

Education:  Bachelor’s degree

 

Experience:  1+ years' experience in the following:

  • Front-End Web Development experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite with expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator in particular
  • Proficient in client-side technologies including (X)HTML5, AJAX, CSS3, JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Experience in working collaboratively with wireframes and technical specifications for interactive websites
  • A preference for working in a creative team environment, complimented by an ability to self-manage for deadlines
  • Strong HTML skills, and an ability to create elegant, semantically clean mark-up
  • Strong understanding of CSS, its cross-browser quirks and a keen eye for details
  • Demonstrated experience in managing maintainable, scalable, cross-browser code that is a delight to experience on any device
  • Experience working with learning management systems such as Blackboard, Moodle, Canvas and others is strongly preferred
  • Ability to work with multiple deadlines and multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to adapt and to solve problems proactively and creatively
  • Experience with databases and PHP ( a plus)