Critical Mass is currently looking for a Technology Lead (Front End). As Technology Lead you’ll be tasked with delivering on fast paced project utilizing modern frameworks and tools. You’ll put your knowledge of HTML, CSS,  JavaScript (ES6) and React to the test to build accessible, scalable, and performant web applications. Knowledge and experience with Typescript and Storybook will be a strong asset to the role. You’ll collaborate closely with the client tech team, Project Delivery, Creative, QA and DevOps team members through each iteration of work, helping to push your project to the finish line. Previous leadership experience will be key to guiding & mentoring a small team of more junior developers through day to day problems, as well as ensuring a high quality of work.

This position will initially be remote. Canada and US candidates only, please.


You will:

  • Work with the Technology Director on strategic initiatives and campaign work.
  • Scope technical components of overall solutions accurately.
  • Enforce the development process and ensure appropriate project documentation.
  • Provide hands-on development support to project team where necessary.
  • Contribute to solution architecture designs and lead code reviews.
  • Understand technical complexities of multi-tiered web solutions and ensure appropriate design solutions are achieved.
  • Be a liaison to our remote development support team.
  • Collaborate iteratively with the Creative team, creating and adjusting prototypes accordingly.

You have:

  • 5+ years previous experience working as a Senior Front-End Developer.
  • Experience managing or leading a team.
  • Experience working closely & successfully with Creative team members in an iterative style.
  • Strong fundamental and practical knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript (ES6) and React.js
  • Experience managing development and delivery of commercial websites or web apps.
  • Familiarity with website operations and fluency in the typical tiers on a high traffic website.
  • Exposure to CI/CD tools such as AWS, Azure, Jenkins, etc.
  • Experience with the Atlassian suite of tools - JIRA, Bitbucket, Confluence, TeamCity etc.
  • Experience with Typescript and Storybook would be an asset, but not a required skill.

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