JavaScript Job: Front End Web Developer

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Why WestJet:

Every WestJet journey has the potential to enrich lives; a career with us is no exception.

WestJet arrived on the Canadian airline scene in 1996 and changed the industry for the better. We made air travel more affordable for Canadians and now we're going global.

Join us and love where you’re going.

Remote Work:

This position is eligible for remote work, within Canada, under our mobile workforce program.

Overview of role:

WestJet is seeking a Front End Web Developer to join our Digital Delivery Team. The incumbent will be an active member of our Digital Content Delivery team that is responsible for building scalable, user-friendly content for our multiple guest-facing digital channels with a strong focus on guest experience. This individual will apply industry standard practices, and techniques to deliver high-quality, responsive digital content to our guests across Canada, and the world! This position requires an energetic self-starter with a strong work ethic and willingness to learn and contribute to a fast-paced environment. Strong team player skills and excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with others are essential.

Key deliverables include:

  • Develop robust, extensible, high-quality code/content that meets business, technical and quality requirements for multiple digital channels and storefronts using Adobe Experience Cloud Products – mainly Experience Manager, Campaign Standard, Analytics

  • Develop and maintain numerous email templates to support marketing initiatives, WestJet Cargo, WestJet Rewards and Travel Agent partners

  • Follow functional and design specifications provided by stakeholders to deliver high impact content to support retail campaign and brand initiatives and digital enhancement projects

  • Develop digital content following creative briefs and requirement documents provided by product owners and other internal client groups

  • Work closely with platform support teams to recommend functionality enhancements and design specifications for Adobe Experience Cloud products and deliverables

  • Work with business stakeholders to define and prepare functional and design specifications of new features/products

  • Support multiple groups across the org in development of self-authoring capabilities for web and email channels

  • Work closely with external vendors for platform troubleshooting and feature enhancements, training etc.

  • Participate in team meetings, daily stand-up, workshops, presentations, and training provided by WJ and partners

  • Work with quality assurance partners to ensure accuracy and consistency of all digital content.

  • Provide technical expertise for WestJet’s product features and environments

Experience and qualifications:

  • Recognized Diploma at a College/Technical School or Bachelor’s Degree (Technical/Business/Science)

  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in building websites an enterprise level CMS

  • Mobile first approach to web development using CSS, HTML and JavaScript

  • Familiarity with Adobe Experience Cloud (AEM and ACS expertise preferred)

  • Web usability best practices (UI/UX design)

  • Email marketing/development considered an asset

  • Familiarity with version control systems such as Git, Azure DevOps etc

  • Experience using Agile development methods such as Lean, Scrum, Kanban

  • Development on Windows, Linux and/or MacOS

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills

  • Ability in analytical and problem-solving skills

The benefits of being a WestJetter:

WestJet provides all WestJetters with a competitive total rewards package. On top of that, we offer:

  • A fun and friendly culture with colleagues who work together to win
  • Travel privileges for you and your family, effective from your start date
  • Savings and Benefit programs that are flexible to meet your specific needs

Think we are a fit? Apply now!

About WestJet Group of Companies

Together with WestJet's regional airline, WestJet Encore, we offer scheduled service to more than 100 destinations in North America, Central America, the Caribbean and Europe and to more than 175 destinations in over 20 countries through our airline partnerships.

Our Safety Promise

At WestJet, the safety and security of our people and our guests is a core value and at the heart of what we do. As safety and security is a shared responsibility, it is expected that you will use safe work practices to ensure your well-being and the safety of others.

WestJet recognizes that the use of Alcohol and Drugs can adversely impact a safe work environment and the well-being of others including guests, suppliers and the public, as well as place WestJet's operations at risk. All roles that are identified as safety sensitive are required to pass a Pre-Employment Alcohol and Drug Test as per WestJet's Alcohol and Drug Policy.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

We embrace what makes us each unique, and what makes us uniquely WestJet. WestJet is committed to inclusiveness, equity, and accessibility and if you require accommodation during the selection process, please let our Talent Acquisition team know. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. We thank all applicants for their interest in WestJet; however, only those candidates who are selected will be contacted.

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