Front-End Developer

Oakville, ON, Canada Req #830
Thursday, May 11, 2023

Independence Pet Group® (IPG) is one of North America’s largest pet insurance and services organizations. Our impressive family of brands (PetPartners, Figo, Pethealth, IAIC) supports insurance for more than 600,000 pets in the U.S. and Canada and provides well-being, safety, resources, and business solutions to the pet industry, including microchip identification and an online pet registry.

The Front-End Developer is primarily responsible for the implementation of effective visual elements of IPG North American brand websites. The successful candidate will closely work with the Ecosystem, marketing communications, and digital marketing teams. This role is ideal for someone who takes initiative, is a self-learner, is resourceful, and can work independently. The work done in this role will provide a better user experience for site visitors, resulting in more conversions and sales revenue.
Job Location: Remote work is not available in AK, MT, HI (US) and Quebec, Nunavut, NW Territories, Yukon (Canada)
Job Responsibilities:
  • Work alongside architects, backend developers, UX/UI visual designers, and product owners
  • Markup and script interfaces on AEM Cloud, to create responsive websites/systems that work flawlessly on desktop, tablet, phone, and other devices 
  • Work with various front-end libraries, JavaScript, Typescript, ReactJS, etc.
  • Work with AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) Cloud
  • Create events and listeners on content and interaction to produce meaningful reporting (Google Analytics, Adobe Marketing Suite, and other conversion tags) 
  • Deliver a scalable front-end AEM solution for both short term and long-term business use cases
  • Work alongside technical and non-technical team members to implement and maintain DAM, Adobe Analytics, Adobe Launch, and Adobe Target
  • Deliver products and apps that are based on pre-existing wireframes, designs, or other client requirements 
  • Document front-end code accurately with great technical proficiency
  • Work alongside Digital SEO team to implement Technical SEO elements on the website for SEO optimization
  • Other duties as assigned

  • Degree/Diploma in Website Development, Computer Science, or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years building sites using: CMS, HTML5, CSS3, Sass CSS, Less CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Typescript and React
  • 3+ years’ experience maintaining and administering AEM sites
  • 3+ years’ experience with creating designs systems, and Clientlibs architecture in AEM
  • Experience utilizing BitBucket, GitHub, Jira, and Confluence
  • Knowledge of Patterns and Good Practices to design and develop quality clean code
  • Understanding of the overall AEM Architecture
  • Understanding of SEO best practices

Required Qualifications (Certifications, Licenses, Software Programs, KSA’s):
  • Post-secondary education in Computer Science/Programming/Front-end Development
  • Certifications on Front-end Development
  • Portfolio demonstrating Front-end development works
  • Additional Qualifications:
  • Skilled in troubleshooting, fixing bugs
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to seek input when needed
  • Able to work in an agile environment
  • Display a high sense of urgency and react quickly to ever-changing business needs

All of our jobs come with great benefits including healthcare, parental leave and opportunities for career advancements. Some offerings are dependent upon the location of where you work and can include the following: 
  • Comprehensive full medical, dental and vision Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance at no cost to the employee
  • Company paid short-term and long-term disability
  • 12 weeks of 100% paid Parental Leave
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k) savings plan
  • Personal Paid Time Off
  • Ten holidays and company-wide Wellness Day off
  • Paid time off to volunteer at nonprofit organizations
  • Pet friendly office environment
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Group Pet Insurance
  • On the job training and skills development
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
We thank all candidates for their interest.

If selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email within 7 business days.

Independence Pet Group is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation or national origin. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Other details

  • Job Family Services - Software Solutions
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Certification
Location on Google Maps
  • Oakville, ON, Canada