Full Stack Developer - AskMen

Engineering Montreal, QC


Position at AskMen

Ziff Davis Canada is looking for an energetic and dedicated full stack web developer to join our development team. This is a full-time position.

This position is a rare opportunity for a web developer in Montreal: you’ll be working at the cutting edge of the online content world in a company with an international reach – you’ll have opportunities to interact with brilliant colleagues in New York, Austin, London, and Sydney, as well as with other strong brands that are part of the Ziff Davis family, such as Mashable, Offers, AskMen and Geek.com. Ziff Davis Canada features a young and vibrant staff, and our offices are based in the exciting Plateau area of Montreal.

What's different about us

  • Competitive salary, unusually generous benefits, warm working atmosphere populated by charming people, access to all the swag you would imagine being offered to a men’s lifestyle company.
  • Fantastic work environment in the Plateau with a view to make your friends envious, unlimited coffee & espresso, access to a beer fridge, snacks and fruits, and access to the many activities and perks Ziff Davis Canada organizes.

About this position

You’ll be joining the ranks of our full-stack web development team. You'll be working on several large commerce focused publisher websites, creating tools and systems that are back with data and use the latest web technologies.

Key Responsibilities

  • Create both frontend and backend components (Laravel, VueJS, CakePHP)
  • Convert Photoshop and / or Sketch designs into functional cross-browser templates (CSS, VueJS, JQuery, Animations, etc)
  • Build highly efficient and cacheable components (Redis, CDNs, etc)
  • Help develop and improve a cross-platform / cross-publisher CMS
  • Build various tools to help improve commerce conversions
  • Develop cross platform solutions for various Ziff Media Group properties
  • Build and deploy using Docker containers
  • Create and optimize programmatic ad products and templates
  • Drive innovation, thought leadership on where the web is going

Skills and Qualifications

  • Essential: 7+ years PHP programming using Laravel, CakePHP or equivalent
  • Essential: 7+ years CSS
  • Essential: 3+ years VueJS or similar (Angular, React)
  • Essential: 5+ years MySQL
  • Essential: Prior work experience with PHP frameworks (CakePHP, Laravel etc)
  • Essential: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or equivalent
  • Important: Ability to work independently on projects and contribute new ideas
  • Important: Ability to manage multiple projects across multiple teams
  • Important: Experience working with and building APIs
  • Important: Experience with JS and CSS frameworks (Bootstrap, VueJs, React, Angular)
  • Asset: Experience with package managers (Composer, NPM)
  • Asset: Strong written and verbal communication skills, and an ability to translate technical jargon for non-technical executives