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Front-End Developer

Vancouver, BC - Full Time

Job Description

If you have a passion for building web applications and love working in a team, we want to work with you. We want you to play an active part in our development at a niche and nimble SaaS company.

We play in the wine industry, with over 1300 wineries using our ecommerce, wine club, and POS software today (we are the largest software player in the space).  While existing wineries love our tools - our platform is still on some legacy ColdFusion, MS SQL and we are working on modernizing it to Rails, Node.js, and Aurora DB.

We’re looking for someone to help shape our frontend framework, take new design elements, and work with a strong backend team to build and ship new features.

Our Stack

  • Languages: Angular, Node, Rails, Coldfusion
  • Databases: MsSQL, Aurora

Your Role Will Include

  • Help to develop the next version of our platform, including decisions on front-end frameworks, UI/UX, and technologies.
  • Working with the UI/UX team to implement pixel perfect versions of the designs.
  • Coach other developers with code reviews, pair programming, etc.

What You’ll Bring to our Team

  • 5+ years of experience in Front-End JavaScript programming
  • 3+ years experience developing large scale web applications
  • Expertise in one or more JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React, Ember, Backbone, etc…)
  • You write clean, efficient and testable code, and have experience with TDD
  • Experience building into scalable REST APIs and microservices
  • Understanding of fundamental UX principles
  • Being able to take mockups, and build them with attention to detail.

Some Nice to haves

  • AWS Experience
  • Experience with Angular 2 / Typescript
  • Understanding of backend technologies (Node or Rails)

6 More Reasons

Still need convincing?


You want a say

Have a voice in the direction of the company, the platform Vin65 builds, and what you do. You're not just another cog in the wheel; every employee makes a big different in our success.


You want a team that is passionate

You want a team that will push, explore ideas, and challenge each other regularly. You want a team that drives forward rather than settles for the status quo.


You want to work where they invest in you

Vin65 sends its employees to conferences, has a generous learning allowance and encourages your education (mentorship, meetups, books, etc.). Every employee can host or join regular lunch and learns (which includes lunch).


You want a life after work

You want to work hard - and then have time to play hard or just relax. At Vin65, everyone focuses on a great platform, and we have fun while we're at it. You want to work where opening the occasional bottle of wine is part of the culture.


You like to geek out

Somewhere that gives you the latest decent computer to work on, had a PS4, Oculus Rift, sit/stand desks, raspberry pies and other fun tech toys.


You want to work for an industry leader

You want to work for a company that's winning. Vin65 is the clear leader in our industry, but we're not content with that, we want more. We stay nimble, continue to innovate and provide clients with a world-class software.

Company Description

Who is Vin65?

Since 2008, Vin65 has come from start-up to now being the leading wine ecommerce and point of sale platform with a growing client base. It grew because of a team effort - a team who is very passionate about the web – with a large focus on the customer.

We started out with four guys in a basement out of a small town called Abbotsford, BC (Western Canada, right above the US border). In 2013, we moved to Vancouver, BC's Gastown area. We now have offices in Vancouver (Canada/HQ), Napa (USA) and Adelaide (Australia).

How to apply:

Email your resume to brent@vin65.com. We'll also be looking for your portfolio, social media accounts, GitHub contributions, etc. if it makes sense for the role that you’re applying for.