React.js Developer

Organization Details
Organization Name: TechWPG
Address: Virtual
Winnipeg MB
Website: http://www.techwpg.org
Organizational Description: TechWPG is a community that brings together leaders, innovators, enthusiasts and those who seek knowledge to celebrate the technology community in Winnipeg. From start-ups to publicly traded companies, our aim is to highlight the best and brightest in the Winnipeg tech industry through a series of events.
Volunteer Opportunity Details
Description of Duties: About TechWPG
TechWPG is a not for profit organization that brings together technology sector professionals in Winnipeg to celebrate and foster collaboration for the community. We run an event series as well as operate many media platforms to help showcase the tech talent in Winnipeg with the goal to make the city a hub for the technology sector.

We are looking for a great JavaScript developer who is proficient with React.js. Your primary focus will be on developing user interface components and implementing them following well-known React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux). You will ensure that these components and the overall application are robust and easy to maintain. You will coordinate with the rest of the team working on different layers of the infrastructure. Therefore, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and quality product is important.

Responsibilities include:

- Developing new user-facing features using React.js
- Building reusable components and front-end libraries for future use
- Translating designs and wireframes into high quality code
- Optimizing components for maximum performance
Skills Required: - Strong proficiency in JavaScript, including DOM manipulation and the JavaScript object model
- Understanding of React.js and its core principles
- Experience with popular React.js workflows (such as Flux or Redux)
- Familiarity with newer specifications of EcmaScript
- Experience with data structure libraries (e.g., Immutable.js)
- Knowledge of isomorphic React is a plus
- Familiarity with RESTful APIs
- Familiarity with modern front-end build pipelines and tools
- Experience with common front-end development tools such as Babel, Webpack, NPM, etc.
- Ability to understand business requirements and translate them into technical requirements
- Familiarity with code versioning tools (GIT)
Skills Gained/Related Careers:
Age: 17 and under, 18-30, 31-54
Time Commitment: Daytime, Evening, Weekend
This position is flexible and you get to choose when your hours are.
Location of volunteer opportunity: Winnipeg
Does opportunity require a criminal record check? No
Does opportunity require a child abuse registry check? No
Opportunity is available to candidates that: Are fulfilling volunteer hours for credit
Organization will provide: A letter of reference
How to Apply: Email: aaron.mcmahon@techwpg.org
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2021
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