15 JUN 2015

Full Stack Web Developer

Side Effects Software is seeking a full stack web developer experienced with Python and ideally with Django.

Side Effects Software is a leader in the creation of 3D animation software. We are looking for a web developer to add features to and maintain numerous external and internal Django-based web sites. You will work in a small agile team alongside other web developers, web designers, 3D artists, and 3D software developers. At Side Effects, you will have the ability to make a significant contribution to the success of our project. We are looking for the best and brightest to join our highly motivated team.

Job Responsibilities

  • Implement and maintain Django-based web sites
  • Perform both back- and front-end development, with exceptional back-end skills
  • Work closely with designers

Required Skills

  • Significant practical experience using Python
  • Proficiency with HTML and CSS
  • Proficiency with JavaScript and jQuery
  • Ability to build user interfaces using the latest web standards
  • Experience working in Linux
  • Experience deploying a web site in production
  • Knowledge of how to build secure web sites and servers
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team development environment

Bonus Skills

  • Extensive experience with Django
  • AngularJS experience
  • Experience configuring and maintaining Apache
  • Experience with continuous integration systems
  • Experience testing web sites with Selenium
  • Interface design skills
  • Experience with database performance optimization (MySQL)


Our transit-friendly head office location, directly adjacent to Union Station in the heart of downtown Toronto, is open-concept with a relaxed style that includes flexible hours and casual dress.


Permanent full time, starting as soon as possible.

How to Apply

Please submit applications to recruiting@sidefx.com with the subject "Full Stack Web Developer (Toronto)".

Only successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Resumes will be kept on file for a period of six months.

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