UX Developer



About Splashdot

Splashdot is Canada’s leading provider of digital contests, customer engagement and loyalty environments for the lottery and gaming industry. Our nCentive platform is used almost unilaterally in Canada to host digital engagement solutions for every Canadian lottery jurisdiction – Atlantic Lottery, British Columbia Lottery Corporation, Loto-Québec, Ontario Lottery and Gaming, and Western Canada Lottery Corporation (WCLC).

Splashdot is headquartered in Vancouver, BC and employs a distributed workforce. One of the greatest things about our company is that we truly take work-life balance to the next level. We encourage a remote first work environment and support our folks wherever they want to live and work! This is a fully remote position open to Canadian residents only.

About you

You are dedicated and self-motivated, able to produce superb work on tight timelines and with minimal supervision. You are obsessed with quality and a passionate advocate for the best approach. Flexible and adaptable, you are great at working with multidisciplinary teams, and with both technical and non-technical people. You are naturally curious with genuine interest in self-learning and continuous self improvement.

About the Role

Splashdot is looking for a UX Developer with expertise in creating interactive web experiences to join our Front-end team. Emphasis will be on creation of complex in-browser animations and interfaces.

Our projects are very fast turn-around, generally lasting only a few months, but with some being measured in hours. The position is fast-paced and versatile giving you the opportunity to work on a variety of different things every day. You are given a lot of independence right from day one, and the flexibility to design and build the career you want.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Creating responsive interactive websites and integrating with our in-house CMS
  • Creating complex animations, games and experiences based on existing designs
  • Applying industry best practices in web accessibility (WCAG 2.0), search engine optimization and analytics

Necessary skills

  • 3+ years experience working with HTML/CSS/JS
  • Demonstrated experience building interactive experiences with HTML canvas and animation libraries
  • Keen eye for design and presentation
  • Knowledge of fluid responsive UX design principles and best practices
  • Experience working with CSS preprocessors (SASS/SCSS/Less/etc.)
  • Experience working within a content management system, developing templates and reusable items, utilizing dynamic variables and functions
  • Experience with modern JavaScript libraries
  • Experience working with Adobe CS and UX prototyping software
  • Ability to work autonomously and manage various home office tasks (home networking, OS updates, etc.)

How to Apply

If you like what you see, please follow the link to apply or send us your resume via email.

If you have any questions about the posting feel free to reach out to aspence@blankslate.partners