Front-end Developer project with LiboBerry - ON-573

Project type: Innovation
Desired discipline(s): Engineering - computer / electrical, Engineering, Computer science, Mathematical Sciences
Company: LiboBerry Ltd.
Project Length: 4 to 6 months
Preferred start date: As soon as possible.
Language requirement: English
Location(s): Guelph, ON, Canada; Canada
No. of positions: 1
Desired education level: CollegeUndergraduate/BachelorMaster'sPhDPostdoctoral fellowRecent graduate
Open to applicants registered at an institution outside of Canada: No

About the company: 

LiboBerry Ltd is a Canadian software development company that is focusing on developing AI-powered SaaS solutions for different types of end-users all around the world. The main vision of LiboBerry is to make the world a better place in order to eliminate existing barriers of individuals to perform in an efficient way.

Describe the project.: 

Natural Language processing is a challenging topic in real-world applications. We are trying to fight this challenge in the scientific environment. To tackle this challenge, we need to develop some part of our final solution to help the scientific environment review and write their documents in an easy way.

The main part of the project needs two different skillsets (back-end and front-end developer). The main project is dealing with parsing the documents and building a Machine Learning (ML) based parser for them. In order to develop our platform LiboBerry seeking some interns to help us through this journey. 

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include translation of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. You will work with the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.

Required expertise/skills: 

Requirements
• Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5, CSS3.
• Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS.
• Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery. Note: Every front-end developer is expected to have proficient knowledge of JavaScript, while most front-end developers should know jQuery.
• Good understanding of advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks, ReactJS is preferred.
• Good understanding of asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
• Basic knowledge of image authoring tools, to be able to crop, resize, or perform small adjustments on an image. Familiarity with tools such as Gimp or Photoshop is a plus.
• A front-end web developer needs to make some small adjustments.
• Proficient understanding of cross-browser compatibility issues and ways to work around them.
• Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git /SVN.
• Good understanding of SEO principles and ensuring that application will adhere to them.