As Canada's largest automobile association, we are passionate about keeping our Members safe whether they are on the road, at home, or travelling abroad.
Meeting the diverse needs of our two-million Members requires high performing, forward thinking, and innovative people who work collaboratively to keep propelling our business forward.
Life at CAA Club Group is fast paced, performance-driven and rewarding. We value our Associates' career growth and ongoing professional development and we regularly recognize their achievements and outstanding results.
We work hard and play hard. We're about doing what's right, and feeling good about it
Our E-Channel department is seeking a UI / UX Developer to join our team. This role has responsibilities that include, but are not limited to :
Development of new user interfaces / components / templates. Ensure these interfaces are coded properly for Sitecore implementation.
Sitecore implementation and development of components
Conduct on-going bug fixes and enhancements.
Unit test code to ensure rendering and functionality is flawless across all browsers and devices.
Derive technical solutions based on project / task requirements.
Optimize code for maximum speed and scalability.
Optimize media assets such as videos and animations for online usage.
Make necessary adjustments and changes based on amendments to requirements or feedback from stakeholders.
Ensure proposed designs are properly translated in code, and the final developed piece is rendering perfectly across browsers and devices.
Consult with designers regularly to make certain design specifications align with development structure, so that both design and development areas are cohesive and balanced.
By consulting with designers, developers should ensure proposed designs function well technically, and designers are aware of the technical possibilities available to them.
All UX / UI designers / developers should collaborate and work as one entity; ensuring designs are cohesive across all tasks, projects and channels.
Together with designers, an appropriate work-back schedule should be determined and managed to ensure a timely delivery of the final product.
Participation in off-business hours IT deployments and launches when required.
Research, explore and learn new industry tools, best practices, new technologies, techniques and methodologies. Both your personal career development and CCG should benefit from your learning.
Participate in continual review of our solutions and processes to improve results for the team.
Invest time on research and development, elevating our team’s capabilities and skills.
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications :
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in computer science, UX / UI design & development, or frontend development.
Sensitivity to user interaction and experience, ability to translate design proposals into frontend code.
Expertise in online usability best practices, knowledge of WCAG compliance standards.
Expertise in responsive web design.
Advanced experience and proficiency with tools of the trade, such as, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure and Sublime.
Familiarity with development workflows, processes and development environments.
Proficient in scalable and modular architecture for CSS.
Proficient with Sitecore as a content management tool.
Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and work-arounds.
Good understanding of SEO best practices and principles.
Team player with solid communication skills, able to interact effectively and work collaboratively.
Ability to work under pressure in a changing, demanding environment. Able to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with tight deadlines.
Ability to use project management tools such as JIRA.