Who We Are

Hi! We’re Thinkingbox, a global creative collective shaping the future of brands through craft and curiosity. Our team brings together unique perspectives in design, technology, and strategy that push the boundaries for our clients to create work that is innovative. We are a curious bunch that loves to think big, continuously learn, and make. We love our culture and the natural collaboration that happens in and around our five offices, from dog parties to happy hour brunch, we maintain a vibrant work environment. However, for one month a year we encourage our people to explore the world. Try working from another office or even the beaches of Bali and expand your worldview, then bring that experience back to the team.

The Opportunity

Thinkingbox is currently on the search for an Intermediate level Front-End Developer to join our creative team here in Vancouver! We’re looking for an individual who is experienced in creating highly performant, functional and accessible interfaces with a passion and flair for design! As our Front-End Developer, you will be a challenger, an explorer, looking to enable new capabilities for our client’s new and ongoing initiatives, transforming conceptual prototypes into reality.

Here at Thinkingbox, we encourage creativity, allowing the freedom for exploration. We like to challenge ourselves and ensure that we’re ahead and staying on top of the latest trends. We’re also team oriented, as the successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a close and collaborative, global team - we will enable you to continually grow and provide opportunities for you to hone your skillset!

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Responsible for multiple projects and meeting deadlines while working within a collaborative, creative development team
  • Producing big results while maintaining a positive attitude and having fun
  • Creative design abilities – professional look & feel
  • Support Producers, and other Developers to manage client requirements, communications and balance project schedules
  • Research and evaluate a variety of interactive software products
  • Contribute to a culture of excellence around creative use of technology in advertising and marketing

What You’ll Bring

  • Minimum 3+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent front end web development skills (HTML / CSS)
  • Experience using CSS pre­processors such as LESS, Sass
  • Strong understanding of object oriented programming
  • Knowledge of popular JavaScript frameworks/libraries such as React, Vue, WebGL (Three.js, PlayCanvas), Pixi.js, GSAP
  • Knowledge of build systems such as Webpack, Grunt, Gulp
  • Degree or diploma in computer science or related discipline
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus Points!:

  • Experience or an interest in either Snapchat’s Lens Studio and/or Spark AR
  • Development with cross-platform frameworks ie. React Native
  • Experience with Web APIs (Google’s APIs, Facebook API, Twitter API)
  • Experience with a CMS (Prismic, Contentful, WordPress, etc.)
  • Proficient with some server ­side development (PHP, Node.js)
  • A good sense of humour never hurts!

Equal Opportunity

Here at Thinkingbox, we are committed to building an environment where our employees continuously feel included, valued and heard. Diversity is our creative strength and it’s a combination of our unique experiences and perspectives that make for some of the best problem-solving. The result? Creativity, growth and innovation. We strongly encourage all applicants, regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, or gender identity to apply.

To Apply

Thank you for taking the time to apply with the Thinkingbox family! Please remember to include your resume and links to your online portfolio with your application. Due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to contact everyone who applies. Do note however that all applications are stored in our talent database and will be considered for future opportunities!