Internship

Front End Developer

Pocket Finance Inc.


  Posted: April 26, 2021

  Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

  Internship Program: Digital Tech

  Salary Range: $20,000 - $30,000

  Hours per Week: 40

  Start Date: July 12, 2021

  End Date: October 4, 2021

Job Description

Pocket Finance is looking for a programmer with a keen eye for design for the position of Front-End Developer. This person will be responsible for ensuring the alignment of web/mobile design and user experience requirements, optimizing web pages for maximum efficiency, and maintaining brand consistency across all web pages, among other duties. The Front-End Developer will work in teams alongside Back End Developers, Graphic Designers and User Experience Designers to ensure all elements of web creation are consistent

Duties and Responsibilities

• Determining the structure and design of web pages and mobile screens.
• Ensuring user experience determines design choices.
• Developing features to enhance the user experience.
• Striking a balance between functional and aesthetic design.
• Ensuring web design is optimized for smartphones.
• Building reusable code for future use.
• Optimizing web pages for maximum speed and scalability.
• Utilizing a variety of markup languages to write web pages.
• Maintaining brand consistency throughout the design.

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge or experience in using MonoDevelop or similar software for C# programming

Knowledge or experience in using Light Table or similar software for HTML-based code development

Knowledge or experience in using Atom or similar IDE for developing and editing code in AngularJS, Javascript and React Native

Knowledge or experience in using Figma or similar software for UX and UI design

Knowledge or experience in using Adobe Illustrator or similar software for graphics and illustration design

Education Required

Post-secondary degree or diploma in Computer Science or related field.

Certification Required

No specific certification required

  How to Apply

To apply, send your resume to sheldon@pocketfinance.com.

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