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Front End Web Development Manager

Quebec - Montreal Job No. r00137149

Job Description

We are: 

Accenture Song accelerates growth and value for our clients through sustained customer relevance. Our capabilities span ideation to execution: growth, product and experience design; technology and experience platforms; creative, media and marketing strategy; and campaign, content and channel orchestration. With strong client relationships and deep industry expertise, we help our clients operate at the speed of life through the unlimited potential of imagination, technology and intelligence. Visit us at:

Digital Products creates value for our clients, their employees, and their customers. We design and build software that changes the way people work and live. Our team collaborates across studio locations in Boston, Chicago, Houston, New York, and Seattle with 300+ employees across the US and Canada. With expertise in product strategy, project management, QA, design thinking, user-experience design/research, and impeccable development for native mobile, web, and embedded systems, we will help bring clarity to any omni-channel product vision.

You are:

You know exactly what it takes to collaborate & ideate to help bring your clients’ digital products to life. And they rely heavily on your skills and expertise as you translate the creative vision into web based technical implementations and integrate with back end technologies. If you are passionate about developing rich interactive digital solutions that move a brand forward, we’d like to meet you.

The Work:

  • Provide technical leadership on enterprise scale front-end web application projects while concurrently overseeing other development teams on multiple projects; possibly across different offices and geographies 

  • Strong attention to technical detail and an understanding of UX and visual design concepts to provide perspective on front end technologies and their overall impact on the creative development process 

  • Oversee and participate in design, architecture, documentation, development, debugging, and deployment efforts while addressing cross-browser and cross-platform concepts and concerns  

  • Create project estimates, define scope requirements, structure projects, develop coding standards, methodology and repeatable processes 

  • Create and distribute reusable sales and delivery content to internal and external design, business, sales, technical counterparts, and leadership to hone their knowledge of front-end development

  • Identify opportunities for research and development and build innovative prototypes that demonstrate our industry leadership 

  • Apply strong business and client facing abilities to support business development opportunities and build long-term relationships in addition to managing project delivery  

  • Mentor developers both from technical and career path perspectives 


Here’s what you need:

  • Minimum 4 years of leading projects and development teams in the Agile/Scrum methodology including creation of project estimates, defining scope requirements, and structuring projects

  • Minimum 7 years of experience with front-end technologies such as semantic HTML5, CSS Preprocessors (LESS & Sass), UI frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation), JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React), consumption of RESTful web APIs, task runners, linting & unit testing (Jasmine, Mocha + Chai or Karma, etc.)

  • Experience monitoring and optimizing performance of single page web applications

  • Knowledge of accessibility standards (WCAG 2.0) as they pertain to Front End Implementation

  • Bilingual in English & French

  • English is required for this position as this role will regularly interact with stakeholders across Canada, US and other countries across our Global footprint where English is the common language. Due to the significant high volume of interactions with these English-speaking stakeholders, which is inherent to this position, it is not possible to reorganize the company's activities to avoid this requirement.

Bonus points if:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience

  • You have experience working at an advertising/design/consulting agency or web startup

  • You’ve led development teams across geographies

  • You possess broad full stack architectural expertise in order to seamlessly integrate front end technology into the overall technical solution

  • You’re able to solve complex development problems while striving to push the technical boundaries of online applications

  • You are process-oriented with ability to define and ensure quality delivery of the development team


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