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Lead Software Developer, Front-End

Movable Ink

Movable Ink

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Software Engineering
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Friday, December 15, 2023
Movable Ink scales content personalization for marketers through data-activated content generation and AI decisioning. The world’s most innovative brands rely on Movable Ink to maximize revenue, simplify workflow and boost marketing agility. Headquartered in New York City with close to 600 employees, Movable Ink serves its global client base with operations throughout North America, Central America, Europe, Australia, and Japan.

As a Lead Software Developer, Front-End, your mission is to design and implement high-quality, user-focused web applications, while providing technical mentorship to junior team members. Your expertise in front-end technologies, UI/UX design principles, and web development best practices will be central to driving innovation, ensuring code quality, and delivering solutions that elevate user experience and meet our organization's objectives. Your leadership will play a pivotal role in fostering a culture of continuous learning, professional growth, and excellence, which will be instrumental in the success of our team and in upholding our position as leaders in the industry.


  • Implement scalable and maintainable front-end solutions that meet technical requirements and best practices
  • Provide mentorship to front-end developers, promoting continuous learning and best practices in front-end development
  • Lead the development and integration of a comprehensive design system to ensure consistency and efficiency in front-end development
  • Optimize front-end code for enhanced performance, scalability, and reliability
  • Enhances project agility and innovation by adopting and adapting proven technologies, reducing the need for custom development
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements, align on technical solutions, and ensure seamless integration with other systems. Effectively communicate and coordinate with team members to ensure smooth delivery


  • Possess a deep understanding of React, including, state management, hooks, context API, and ecosystem, with a focus on creating efficient, dynamic user interfaces
  • Previous experience using a React component library (we use Material UI), adept at leveraging its components to build reusable components aligned with design standards
  • Proficient in optimizing GraphQL queries and schemas in collaboration with back-end development teams, enhancing performance by reducing over-fetching and under-fetching issues, and ensuring efficient data loading strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to guide teams in adopting TypeScript best practices, ensuring consistent enforcement of type definitions and interfaces across the application for improved code quality and developer collaboration
  • Familiar with front-end architectural patterns and best practices, able to create scalable, maintainable, and modular solutions
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to guide and mentor team members, conduct code reviews, and foster a culture of technical excellence
  • Understanding of security concerns in front-end development, knowledgeable about common vulnerabilities and best practices to mitigate them
  • Working knowledge of DevOps practices, including continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipelines and automated deployment strategies

The base pay range for this position is $160,000-$185,000 CAD/year, which can include additional on-target commission pay/bonus. The base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Stock options and other incentive pay may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, depending on the position ultimately offered.

Studies have shown that women, communities of color, and historically underrepresented people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single qualification. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive culture where all Inkers can thrive. If you’re excited about the role but don’t meet all of the abovementioned qualifications, we encourage you to apply. Our differences bring a breadth of knowledge and perspectives that makes us collectively stronger.

We welcome and employ people regardless of race, color, gender identity or expression, religion, genetic information, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, ethnicity, family or marital status, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, disability, Veteran status, or other protected characteristics. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

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