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Front End Web Developer

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada   |    Type: Full Time   |    Min. Experience: Experienced

Want to Work With Us?

SurfEasy is a fast-growing consumer technology company providing easy-to-use solutions for protecting your online privacy and security.  We believe that everyone, regardless of technical ability, has the right to protect their online privacy.

Less than one year since our product launch, SurfEasy is protecting the privacy of customers in over 50 countries and is available for purchase in major retailers around the world.

We are looking for someone who’s passionate about working in a high-growth company and looking to flex their muscles in this challenging role. Someone who has past experience and is up for a new challenge. The successful candidate will build and optimize our website, integrate and master marketing tools, drive traffic and conversion and continuously improve the user experience and website's efficiency as a business tool.

Sounds like you?  Then please read on.

What’s the Role?

As a Web Developer, you will be responsible for developing our website and making sure that it does its job of attracting customers and driving them to a product purchase. You will work closely with both marketing and development teams to utilize the best tools and technologies and deliver the ultimate user experience.

You will be expected to offer new ideas, use proven SaaS marketing tools and contribute to process improvement. Driving our website's stats and conversion rate up will be the most objective measure of success in this role. A/B testing, Google Analytics and other conversion tools must be an integral part of your development and optimization process.

You are an experienced front-end developer and have substantial experience with modern back-end technology stacks as well. We strive to use the latest and greatest and would expect you to be on the edge of modern web development.

What You’ll Do:

  • Provide web development expertise to build responsive web and mobile sites and applications
  • Set up A/B testing; measure and analyze the data
  • Integrate marketing tools and API's to track performance and conversion rates
  • Perform an SEO audit and optimize SEO for inbound marketing
  • Use the collected data to identify areas of improvement; develop a forward-thinking strategy
  • Continuously grow traffic and improve conversion rates
  • Help the development team with web front-end and UI implementation when needed

What You’ll Need:

  • Expertise in JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Experience with AJAX, JQuery, XML, JSON, BootStrap
  • Understanding of the WordPress core, theming, best practices, plugins and APIs
  • Expertise in developing, debugging, and performance tuning WordPress sites, plugins and themes
  • CSS compilers (SASS/SCSS, LessCSS)
  • A/B Testing experience is a must
  • Google Analytics and other marketing tools
  • Modern JS MVC technology (Backbone, CanJS) is nice to have
  • CoffeeScript is nice to have
  • Modern web backend (Rails, Django, etc.) is nice to have
  • Linux deployment knowledge is an asset
  • A degree in Computer Science or related area is a plus
  • Ability to work successfully both independently and in a team setting
  • Creative problem solving skills and an ability to apply business logic to development requirements
  • Strong knowledge of cross-browser implementation techniques and limitations
  • Understanding of search-engine optimization techniques
  • Complete grasp of web analytics
  • Detail-oriented and resourceful individual who work well under pressure


  • Be a leader in a fast-growing consumer brand
  • Contribute to patentable technology development
  • Work alongside an amazing team in our downtown Toronto office
  • Enjoy free coffee, snacks of your choice and a fridge stocked with beer


  • Full-time salary negotiated based on experience
  • Full benefits program


Downtown Toronto – King West.

How to Apply

Send us a cover letter explaining why you’re right for SurfEasy.  Include a brief resume (just make sure it covers your achievements, experience and education).


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