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Lead Full Stack Developer

Posted on: April 20th, 2017 Yellowknife, NT Kellett Communications

Scope of Position

The Lead Full-Stack Developer is responsible for taking a lead role in web development projects, being involved from start to finish and covering everything from scoping and estimating, research and solutions analysis to full front-end and back-end development. The position also requires a strong understand of Linux server technologies and administration. The Lead Full-Stack Developer uses a variety of languages and tools during project development.

Core Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership and assumes overall accountability for a successful implementation phase on all client projects.
  • Oversees employee, freelance or partner web developers, ensuring technical solutions are properly specified and architected, reviewing code for quality assurance purposes.
  • Support projects from inception through beta testing and final product delivery, planning architecture, layout, solutions research and analysis, scoping projects, estimating hours, reviewing all materials, including checking all estimates and specifications.
  • Identify, communicate, and overcome development problems and creative challenges related to complex web and application-based projects.
  • Collaborate with artistic and creative directors, creative teams and web designers throughout projects, in support of creative process.
  • Keep current with programming languages/platforms within the web development/web application, and desktop application space.
  • Work with the Digital Solutions Manager to help recommend, implement, maintain and document internal processes for development and project management, advocating for and promoting best practices within the team.
  • Provide tactical application mentorship to other developers and act as a go-to person within technical areas of expertise.
  • Responsible for various aspects of ongoing support and maintenance contracts or engagements.
  • Partners with account managers and other web developers to successfully manage client relationships.
  • Turns design and user interface mock-ups into functional websites.
  • In a hands-on fashion, ensures all technology solutions are properly architected and specified.
  • Ensures HTML/CSS is cross-browser and standards compliant and meets accessibility requirements.
  • Integrates websites with existing applications or third-party/open-source platforms.

Performance Measures/Accountabilities

  • Understand Kellett’s strategic goals and brand; environment, processes, technologies, etc., and carry out functions aligned with and supportive of those goals.
  • Ensure that Kellett’s high quality of production is upheld, maintaining consistently high standards in projects delivered.
  • Work within Kellett’s policies and ethical standards.
  • Demonstrates accountability; owns outcomes and results, prioritizes tasks, and consistently meets deadlines.
  • Proven ability to consistently deliver technology projects on time, on budget with high quality results and satisfied clients.
  • Utilize internal software tools for project and time tracking to ensure information is accurately recorded and up to date.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A degree or diploma in Computer Science/Web Design with several years of practical experience.
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience in web design/development.
  • Strong understanding of advertising and marketing principles (including interactive communications, media production) as well as industry best practices.
  • Understands web trends, including social media integration and the impact of the growth of mobile/tablet browsing.
  • Comfortable integrating websites with other web applications and systems, both commercial and open source.
  • Proficient in Drupal site development including custom module development, contributed and core modules.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Superior technical and analytical skills.
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    How to Apply
    Email William Kellett,

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