Front-End UX/UI Developer (React)- Contract

My Effect - Kitchener, ON (il y a 4 mois)

Postuler dès maintenant

Company Description

MyEffect builds digital solutions to develop and improve humanity.

Our mobile app and online platform that connects people with partners—nonprofits, brands and influencers—to take action for a shared cause and tracks everyone’s impact. We're focused on creating a future where every individual has the resources they need to reach their full potential and meaningfully contribute to society.

How we are achieving this mission by:
Creating tools for individuals to discover opportunities to create measurable change in their communities, track their skill development and share their impact story.

Equipping organizations with the impact measurement tools to build capacity for volunteer management, engagement and retention.

MyEffect is a network for leaders, and those aspiring to be, at the forefront of making change happen, will you join us?

Job Description

We are looking for a front-end developer passionate about UX/UI to join our team of engineers at our growing tech startup based in Waterloo Region. You must be currently living in the area and able to start right away and work from our office.

Candidates must have a solid understanding of javascript and be able to handle front-end development tasks with either React.js and/or Native React.

Solid knowledge and experience working with Sketch is an asset.

Familiarity with node.js (for our backend) is beneficial.

If you fit this need read on!

This role will support front-end development work for our social networking platform and contribute to the implementation of an improved UX/UI and accessibility design.

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic problem-solver who loves to tackle new challenges and stay current on evolving technologies, standards, and practices.

Work will take place at our head office in Waterloo Region, ON.


Engage in all phases of the software development life-cycle which include: gathering and analyzing user/business system requirements, responding to outages and creating application system models;

Participate in design meetings and consult with clients to refine, test and debug programs to meet business needs and interact and sometimes direct third party partners in the achievement of business and technology initiatives;

Implement new user experience and design features according to branding guidelines, including developing new UI features in React and/or Native React;

Maintain and improve the performance of existing software;

Evolution of existing platform functionality;

Develop Automation Tests tools and recommend software improvements to ensure strong functionality and optimization;

Influence the architecture and future of the product.

Purpose Driven - Our team believes in harnessing the power of technology to solve social and economic challenges. Whether its helping businesses measure their social impact or motivating young leaders to take action to care for our planet–your work will have a positive effect in creating opportunities for the next generation to thrive.


Strong knowledge of Javascript with proficiency/experience in React.js and/or Native React. If you do not have experience with React. j.s do not apply.

Experience working with Sketch

Strength in User-experience (UX), User-interface (UI) design proficiency in Node.js, MEAN stack and MySQL databases is of benefit

Experiences on Web services and Mashups

Good communication skills, both verbally and in writing

Knowledge of database design, Application Programming Interface (API) service integration, web service programming and mobile app programming is of benefit

Experience designing information storage and retrieval systems (optional but of benefit)

Team player used to work autonomously with the ability to drive its own initiatives in fast-paced environments

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted candidates.

Please include a link to your work.

Additional Information

Please send a cover letter and resume and links to your work or github.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted candidates.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.