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Front End Developer

Date:  Sep 11, 2022

Edmonton, AB, CA, T6E1X8

Onsite or Remote:  Remote
Company Name:  EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.


Stacks ,based in Edmonton, is looking for a new Front-end Web Designer / Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Stacks, a division of EBSCO Information Services, is a turnkey, responsive web platform with plug and play integrations and mobile apps connected in real time. The Stacks product empowers librarians to create world class library experiences by bringing local content, catalogs, and electronic resources together.


As a Front-end Developer, your duties will include:  

  • Front-end Development including accessibility implementation, responsive design and component-based theming. 
  • Working with Product Owners and Backend Developers to build and maintain new and existing features. 
  • Participate in design and code review. 
  • Communicate with other team members to figure out the best solution to difficult problems. 


Required experience and skills:  

  • Post-secondary diploma or degree in software development, digital design, or a related field. 
  • 3 - 5 years' experience in web development. 
  • Experience with JavaScript, jQuery, and NodeJS. 
  • Experience with SASS/SCSS/CSS and CSS compiler (Grunt, Gulp, Webpack, Parcel). 
  • Advanced knowledge of semantic HTML. 
  • Advanced knowledge of JavaScript and CSS debugging. 
  • Experience with PHP and OOP. 


Advanced knowledge of cross-browser and cross-device development. 

  • Experience writing reusable code for UI components. 
  • Have a good sense of layout design, color combination, and layout interaction. 
  • Experience with WCAG standards and knowledge on how to implement accessibility. 
  • Git experience. 


We'd love it if you have: 

  • Drupal experience; especially theming and module development. 
  • Good design skills and knowledge in Photoshop and Illustrator. 
  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools including Jira task management system or other task management system. 
  • Experienced in CMS like Drupal or WordPress. 


EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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