Digital/Interactive

  • Sr. Applications Developer/5 years of C# and dotNET experience. – (CA-ON-Toronto)/7 months contract to start.

    Posted on December 19th, 2013

    Sr. Applications Developer/5 years of C# and dotNET experience. – (CA-ON-Toronto)

    Compensation: 
    $50.00 – $70.00 / Hour

    Sr. Applications Developer on a contract basis.

    7 months to start.

    Description:
    - The successful candidate will be part of a fast-paced development team responsible for delivery of an exceptional online video viewing experience.
    - You have significant experience creating web interfaces for large public facing websites, and the desire to advance that art with CSS 3, HTML 5, modern video players, and ASP.Net 4.5. You are comfortable with complex large-scale systems and have numerous years of experience in this space. Additionally, you have an eye for attractive user interface design, and can produce both code and the basic artwork to deliver a complete user interface compatible with our design lexicon. You are a black-belt in Javascript, CSS, HTML, HTTP, and REST services, and have experience delivering high-quality code and a clean, effective visual experience.

    Primary Function:
    Design, develop and implement font-end code supporting the video viewing experience as well as operations and customer care interfaces. Consume state of the art web services to create user interface interactions that delight and inspire the user. Create visually attractive and functionally effective user interfaces by understanding all the use cases, their relative weights, and applying creative thinking and advanced techniques. Apply your in-depth knowledge of HTTP, caching, and content distribution networks to achieve fast, fluid performance.

    Detailed responsibilities include:
    - Produce prototype user interfaces based on new ideas and advanced web services
    - Produce production-ready user interfaces for large-scale consumption
    - Support new features and performance enhancements with designs for user interfaces, components, and 3rd-party service integrations
    - Participate in design and review meetings for both local and corporate initiatives
    - Contribute to testing strategies and test plans
    - Develop and implement strategies for automated functional and load testing of user interfaces
    - Evaluate new applicable technologies and develop POC’s
    - Recommend performance improvement techniques for related web sites
    - Evaluate Javascript libraries and 3rd-party service API’s for integration potential
    - Recommend and implement workflow improvements for a growing development team and our video infrastructure
    - Identify and implement advanced SEO techniques

    Qualifications:
    - Minimum 10 years overall experience in software development
    - Minimum 5 years minimum experience in front-end-related development
    - Experience with large public-facing website design, optimization and support
    - Advanced level in ASP.Net and C# .Net 4.0 or higher
    - Advanced level HTML5, CSS 3.0 and other leading-edge technologies
    - Experience with Flash or other video players
    - Excellent written and spoken English
    - Comfortable working with both SOAP and REST API’s
    - Strong analytical and problem solving skills
    - Desire to work in a fast-paced, growing team
    - Knowledge of leading-edge web APIs and standards
    - Experience with related web technologies including XML and XSL
    - Advanced knowledge of HTTP caching, Content Distribution Networks, and performance optimization techniques
    - Knowledge of video streaming protocols and other video-related technologies is desirable
    - WPF experience is desirable

    Mandatory Skills: C# (5) .NET (5)

  • Solutions Strategist/General, Marketing or ERP

    Posted on December 17th, 2013
    Location: Toronto
    full-time/Permanent
    Salary: 100-120K
    Solutions Strategist to work with them on a full time basis.
    If you are looking for work in a dynamic, fast paced and exciting role using your business analysis, business process analysis and architecture/technical know how in a role where you can make a difference, this role may be for you.  Compensation package is very attractive for the right candidate.
    Job Description
    As a Solutions Strategist, you will work with clients to understand their business needs and objectives.  You will work tirelessly to create solutions to meet them.  This can include the design of business processes, definition of application functionality and the integration of data between systems.  You’re considered a “Trusted Advisor” to a client, providing thought leadership to both strategic and day to day operations.
    You’ll build bottom up feasible strategies by working with business SME’s and stakeholders to identify and create requirements, process maps and business cases.  We believe that a strategy is only as good as its implementation, thus you’ll work top-down from C-level executives to employees to ensure that it is understood and rolled out correctly.  Your strong technical background will allow you to interface with IT teams to map out AS-IS infrastructure, application feeds / integration, functionality and business rules.
    You are the nexus between technology and business, using your knowledge and past experience to apply one to solve the other.  You are always driven to deliver excellence in the work that you do and the optimism to always make things better.   You can empathize with a client to not only understand their needs but why they need them.
    Qualifications
    Technology
    -5+ years working creating / designing application functionality and features
    -5+ years in a business analyst role to identify requirements, create use cases, business rules and specifications
    - 5+ years implementing and rolling out enterprise software including applications in ERP (i.e. Microsoft Dynamics AX, Epicor, Oracle) and BPM (i.e. Pega, Appian, IBM)
    Consulting
    -5+ years working with clients to define and refine business strategy to increase revenue and / or lower costs by changing service offerings and process re-engineering
    -5+ years business and workflow processing mapping
    -2+ years creating business cases justifying a solution or strategy to executive leadership
    -2+ years facilitating requirements, brainstorming and other collaborative workshops
    -2+ years in enterprise software software evaluation including the development of scoring criteria and approach methodology
    Additional Information
    Education – A degree in computer science, engineering and an excutive MBA is most prefered.  However, your experiece is equally relevant.
    Travel – A fair portion of your work will be done at the client site, and may require you to travel up to 50% of the time (99% local projects)