Front-end Web Developer (JavaScript)

Foundry Spatial Ltd.

January 20, 2014

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Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

Foundry Spatial Ltd. is a Victoria, BC based specialized consulting firm, which provides full service geographical analysis and mapping in the natural resource sector. We provide a suite of services and technology to discover and map information needs from one streamlined, reliable source. 

Job Summary: 


We are looking to add a new member to our team to help with several ongoing and new projects. They involve delivering lots of data (map based and numeric) using flexible, responsive tools on the web.

Experience and skills:

You should have experience in front end web development, including interface and user interaction with javascript / AJAX. The ability to trouble shoot, think on your feet and develop creative, pragmatic solutions is a requirement. We use an agile approach to project development so the ability to work well with the rest of the team and iterate is key. A background in physical geography, earth sciences or environmental studies is a benefit, as the majority of the information that we work with relates to the natural environment.

Required skills:

  •  javascript (D3.js, jquery, AJAX, Openlayers), php, HTML5, CSS3, cross-browser testing and development.
  • UI / UX design and development
  • appreciation for modern visual design

We are a small team, so familiarity / the ability to pitch in on some of the rest of the technologies that we work with would be great – they include:

  • Postgresql / PostGIS
  • python
  • Nginx
  • TileMill / Mapnik
  • tilestache / gunicorn
  • QGIS / gdal
  • Wordpress

Casual work environment, great coffee, and extended medical benefits after 3 months are some of the perks. There is lots of room to be innovative, and you will be joining a great, growing team.

How To Apply: 

Please send a brief introduction, CV and portfolio to:

All applicants can expect a response.

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