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We've come a long way baby*

* In a few short years, we've grown from a team of seven with no budget and a strange-smelling office to a full-service agency with over 45 kick-ass employees and a ton of awesome clients. The office still smells (thanks Eric) .



We are on the hunt for an experienced Front-end Developer to join the Akufen team full-time.

About Us

Akufen is an award-winning agency located in the beautiful neighbourhood of Saint-Henri, Montreal. Specializing in interactive design, our mission is to craft creative, beautiful and fun projects of the highest quality. We surround ourselves with people who enjoy being challenged, want to create extraordinary things and share our ambition.

We’ve worked on some memorable projects over the years : we’ve traveled far into space and beyond the earth, celebrated the 100th anniversary of the DADA movement, and documented the adventures of 18 fugitives.

About the job

Working with us will give you the opportunity to explore the latest technologies on innovative and exciting projects. The role include everything from building prototype concepts to micro-sites, large scale immersive websites, apps and digital experiences.

The perfect candidate has already acquired some agency experience. They are passionate about web technologies with a particular interest in design, aesthetics, and animation. They have the ability to optimize the compatibility of projects over multiple browsers and platforms. They are self-motivated, and keep up to date with the latest technologies and interactive trends. Above all, what we really value is creativity and the ability to find unique solutions to solve problems.

Desired skills and experience
  • Extensive expertise in HTML5 / CSS3
  • Mastery of JavaScript POO (ES6)
  • Good knowledge of MVC or similar design pattern
  • Mastery of GSAP (TweenMax) or similar framework
  • Experience with Three.JS, PIXI or similar framework
  • Good knowledge of SASS/LESS
  • Experience with development tools ( Gulp/Webpack, Babel, Browserify, etc…)
  • Knowledge of Open-Source CMS and API (Wordpress, YouTube etc.)
  • Experience with Cordova (asset)
  • Experience with shaders (asset)
  • Ability to collaborate closely with designers and back-end developers
How to Apply

When applying, please include links to projects and relevant source code examples.

We look forward to hearing from you.


Don't be shy... we don't bite.

We are not offering a desk right now but we're always on the hunt for new talents. You're an awesome designer/developer/manager? Drop us a line, it doesn't cost anything and who knows, you might get a job out of it.

Little extras
  • A talented young team a bit on the crazy side
  • Wine-Fridays
  • Annual Pukecamp (corporate retreat)
  • Playroom with NHL and Mario Kart
  • Pet Therapy with Nacho
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  • Don't be shy... we don't bite.