Full Stack Web Developer

  • Fresh Tracks Canada
  • Front-line
    • Full Time | 
    • Permanent
  • 885 West Georgia Vancouver
  • Accessible Employer: Yes
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on October 25, 2023

Job Description

About Fresh Tracks Canada

We think that a country as wonderful as Canada needs to be shared. From its coasts to the frozen arctic tundra, it’s like a smorgasbord of all the best things the world has to offer. That’s why we love it.

Fresh Tracks Canada is a team of passionate Canadian insiders who help visitors plan Canadian vacations that are personalized to their wishes and needs by using our insider knowledge and experience. We love helping our guests have the best experience possible in our great country through an unparalleled personal service.

About The Role

As a Developer, you’ll work with a cross-disciplinary team, using your knowledge of building front-end applications to make the Fresh Tracks web experience the best it can be.

Fresh Tracks Canada (https://www.freshtrackscanada.com) currently operates multiple websites for users to explore unique travel experiences in Canada, like https://www.canadiantrainvacations.com or https://northernlightscanada.com.

You’ll play an important role in the architecture and migration of the sites, while maintaining the performance and integrity of the existing one.

Responsibilities & Qualifications


Spike, write, test and deploy code for the Fresh Tracks Canada operated websites that integrate with the existing content management (Dato CMS) and back-end systems.
Design, implement, and support reliable, secure, and scalable code in support of consumer-facing website, ensuring SEO and Accessibility are top of mind.
Participate in architectural discussions and recommendations for performance, stability, scalability and security.
Build and maintain React plugins for Dato CMS.
Support the development of the legacy websites and APIs that use PHP
Support the Marketing and other teams on content publishing and processes involving the websites.
Be willing and demonstrating a great attitude (Relentlessly Positive).
Cultivate knowledge and continuous learning through peer-training, as well as seminars and webinars on technologies that support the codebase such as: JAMstack, TypeScript, React, CSS, NextJS.
Required Skills & Experience

Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
3-5 years of relevant work experience in front-end or full stack development in JavaScript/TypeScript, HTML and CSS.
Demonstrated experience building responsive websites.
Experience working with APIs and dynamic content.
Experience implementing search engine optimization (SEO) best practices.
Comfortable in helping develop new projects, as well working with design teams on improving the look and feel of our websites.
Technical Skills – Required

JAMstack development
Javascript + Typescript
Headless CMSs – we use DatoCMS
React + NextJS
Styled components
Tailwind + CSS
Accessibility/accessible components and front-end development
Technical Skills – Highly Desirable

UI design
Rapid prototyping
Proficiency in PHP

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