Zenni Optical Ontario, Canada Full-time 2024-02-07

Company Overview:

Zenni pioneered the online eyewear industry in 2003 with a mission to make prescription eyewear affordable and accessible to everyone. Based in Marin County, California, Zenni offers men, women, and children the freedom to express their personal style and individuality through high-quality prescription and protective eyewear curated with a sense for fashion and incredible selection. With over 33 million frames sold worldwide, a pair of Zenni’s is owned in every country across the globe. Zenni is proud to be the Official Eyewear Partner of the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Bulls and San Francisco 49ers. For more information, visit www.zenni.com or connect on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest.  

Position Overview:

We’re looking for a Front-end engineer to join our website development team to modernize our ecommerce platform and website. This is a remote role to work on high-level, complex projects with large-scale and high-impact systems.

A strong predictor for success will be evident in a candidate who demonstrates:

  • Excellent learning skills 
  • The spirit of getting things done with high velocity 
  • Ability to accept and offer constructive criticism 

Responsibilities for a Software Developer will include: 

  • Designing and writing clean, testable, and maintainable code
  • Delivering new features, fixing defects, and improving the existing codebase
  • Mentoring team members and modeling best coding practices
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Research new technology and ideas to enhance website and commerce functions
  • Working closely with other Developers, Product Managers, Designers, Testers and Business Stakeholders to understand and gather requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of web accessibility and front-end performance 
  • Desire to deliver work in a fast-paced agile environment 

Basic Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of work experience in front end web development
  • Have a sharp eye and attention to detail for both the visual rendering and coding
  • Knowledge of GraphQL and REST APIs
  • Understanding and Respect for Diversity and Inclusion

Preferred Requirements

  • Proficient understanding of the following:
    • Web markup, mainly HTML5, CSS3, including W3C validation and compliance
    • CSS pre-processor LESS and SASS
    • Front-end frameworks with strong working knowledge of Bootstrap
    • Client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery and React
    • Working knowledge with Next.JS is a must have
    • Cross-browser compatibility issues and debugging methodology.
    • Code versioning tools, such as Git
  • Write unit, integration and end-to-end tests
  • Ability to implement responsive design across all devices and platforms, and debug complex layout/styling issues
  • Extensive knowledge of web accessibility and front-end performance
  • Desire to deliver work in a fast-paced agile environment

 Benefits 

  • Your choice of PC or Mac hardware and accessories 
  • Excellent health benefits that the company pays for and a RRSP with company match 
  • Annual employee eyeglasses stipend 
  • Great Work Life Balance 
  • Interesting projects with opportunities for growth and professional development in a financially stable, successful, growing Company