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October 2017

Looking for a Front-End Developer

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FFunction is an award-winning data visualization studio based in Montreal. We’re looking for a talented developer to join our team ASAP. In this full-time role, you’ll be working on interactive data visualizations and data-driven applications for high profile international clients. 

About us 

Since 2008, we have been at the international vanguard of data visualization, and we believe in harnessing the power of data to communicate with credibility and make the world a more transparent and data-driven place. 

We have helped clients including UNESCO Institute for Statistics, Google, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, HP, National Geographic and the Canadian Cancer Society visualize their most valuable property – their information – and use it effectively to drive change on a worldwide scale. 

Tasks 

  • Work with the design team to transform wireframes and mockups into HTML, CSS and JavaScript interactives 
  • Help normalize, process and explore new datasets 
  • Work on our new project planning tool, Min 

Skills & qualities

  • Passionate about programming / software engineering 
  • Has a sensitivity to graphic and interactive design 
  • Inside-out knowledge of HTML/CSS/JavaScript 
  • Solid knowledge of a general programming language (Python, Java, C, etc) 
  • Comfortable with a UNIX environment Not afraid of learning new things 
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects involving different clients & team members 
  • Able to deliver elegant and maintainable code 
  • Work closely with a cross-functional team of developers, designers and project managers to produce high quality work 
  • Must work well under pressure, be adaptable, and meet deadlines 
  • Bilingualism an advantage  

Perks & culture

  • health coverage 
  • a flexible-ish schedule 
  • great coffee & tea sourced from local suppliers 
  • beautiful loft-style studio in Montreal's Mile Ex 
  • diverse and friendly team, with employees from France, Belgium, New Zealand, Australia and Canada 
  • one paid day each year to volunteer with the nonprofit or cause of your choice 
  • free annual bike repairs and tune ups 
  • free pet therapy with our office dog, Byron
  • bilingual working environment 
  • equal opportunity for all employees, regardless of race, gender, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, or disability 

To Apply

Please email your resume and a short cover letter to sebastien (at) ffctn.com and include the following: 

  • Tell us why you are the perfect person for the position 
  • Give us some examples of interactive projects you have worked on in the past. For this role, we care less about your degree or years of experience than what you can do in practice. We’re doing cutting edge projects with a creative use of technology, so our main criteria is a demonstrated ability to learn.

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Rebecca Galloway