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Web Quality Assurance Specialist

The position would consist of detecting all programming errors that the developers may have missed, before the project is delivered to the client. We primarily develop websites and tablet / mobile applications.

Responsibilities

  • Write detailed test plans

  • Test user scenarios, specifications, and accurately verify the required functionalities

  • Run tests in different environments (multiple browsers, platforms and operating systems)

  • Detect functional and visual disturbances

  • List, itemize, and prioritize bugs on testing software

  • Coordinate bug fixes with the development team

  • Regularly track bugs until corrected and implemented

  • Actively participate in daily meetings with the development team

  • Ensure to meet the production schedule and carry out all tests on time

Knowledge requirements

  • Good knowledge of the Web

  • Experience or knowledge in quality assurance testing (asset)

  • Impeccable written and spoken French

  • Understanding of written English

Required profile

  • Independent, rigorous, meticulous, and organized

  • Team player

  • Passionate about new technologies

  • Good analytical skills, critical thinking and logic

  • Ability to work quickly and on multiple projects simultaneously

 

To apply, send your resume to cindy@akufen.ca.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Apply at cindy@akufen.ca
  • Web Quality Assurance Specialist

Front-End / Creative Dev

We are on the hunt for an experienced Front-end Developer to join the Akufen team full-time.

About Us

Akufen is an award-winning agency located in the beautiful neighbourhood of Saint-Henri, Montreal. Specializing in interactive design, our mission is to craft creative, beautiful and fun projects of the highest quality. We surround ourselves with people who enjoy being challenged, want to create extraordinary things and share our ambition.

We’ve worked on some memorable projects over the years : we’ve traveled far into space and beyond the earth, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the DADA movement, and documented the adventures of 18 fugitives.

About the job

Working with us will give you the opportunity to explore the latest technologies on innovative and exciting projects. The role include everything from building prototype concepts to micro-sites, large scale immersive websites, apps and digital experiences.

The perfect candidate has already acquired some agency experience. They are passionate about web technologies with a particular interest in design, aesthetics, and animation. They have the ability to optimize the compatibility of projects over multiple browsers and platforms. They are self-motivated, and keep up to date with the latest technologies and interactive trends. Above all, what we really value is creativity and the ability to find unique solutions to solve problems.

Desired skills and experience
  • Extensive expertise in HTML5 / CSS3
  • Mastery of JavaScript POO (ES6)
  • Good knowledge of MVC or similar design pattern
  • Mastery of GSAP (TweenMax) or similar framework
  • Experience with Three.JS, PIXI or similar framework
  • Good knowledge of SASS/LESS
  • Experience with development tools ( Gulp/Webpack, Babel, Browserify, etc…)
  • Knowledge of Open-Source CMS and API (Wordpress, YouTube etc.)
  • Experience with Cordova (asset)
  • Experience with shaders (asset)
  • Ability to collaborate closely with designers and back-end developers
How to Apply

When applying, please include links to projects and relevant source code examples.

We look forward to hearing from you.

via jobs@akufen.ca
  • Front-End / Creative Dev

Producer

The position consists of directing all projects assigned to him or her. The Producer would be involved in managing the clients, the team, the budget and the deliverables.
We're lucky to have some pretty awesome projects for clients such as: Coup de coeur francophone, the NFB, the McCord Museum, the Museum of Civilization, Vrak, Attraction Images, Quebec Cinema, McGill and many more!

The candidate must have three to five years experience in a similar position and have studied in communications, marketing or another relevant field.

Responsibilities:

• Prepare the service offering as a result of the of a customer requirements analysis
• Develop the schedule, budget, resource allocation and deliverables of a project
• Coordinate activities and resources
• Manage the budget and billing
• Identify problems throughout the project
• Assess, manage and document change requests
• Inform clients on the status of their project(s)
• Ensure internal quality control for all deliverables
• Ensure that any project is in compliance
• Other related tasks

 The ideal candidate:

• Natural leadership skills
• Interest and knowledge of the web and of related technologies
• Excellent time management, organization, communication, negotiation and creativity skills
• Attention to detail and well executed work
• Skills in client advising
• Enjoys teamwork
• Can easily juggle several projects at once
• Must be rigorous, independent, resourceful, organized, structured and proactive
• Bilingual spoken and written
• Ability to work in a busy/loud environment

The perks:

• A young team of (very) crazy people
• The PukeCamp
• A game room with NHL 2016
• Pet therapy
• A social club
• A hockey pool
• A convenience store

 

Applique à jobs@akufen.ca
  • Producer

Don't be shy... we don't bite.

We are not offering a desk right now but we're always on the hunt for new talents. You're an awesome designer/developer/manager? Drop us a line, it doesn't cost anything and who knows, you might get a job out of it.

Little extras
  • A talented young team a bit on the crazy side
  • Wine-Fridays
  • Annual Pukecamp (corporate retreat)
  • Playroom with NHL and Mario Kart
  • Pet Therapy with Nacho
Apply at jobs@akufen.ca
  • Don't be shy... we don't bite.