Lead Developer

Job description

Time for a new challenge? Join as our Lead Developer and play a key role in developing our tech team in Montreal!

With our headquarters in Copenhagen, Denmark, Signifly is a global, fast-growing agency, producing a double-digit yearly growth. Every day, +2 million people use the digital products we built. Over the past years, we have received numerous awards, and we continue to push creative boundaries and find clever ways of making new digital products happen and deliver high-quality engineering at great speed. At the beginning of 2019, we set up shop in Montreal and with an increasing number of clients, we are now looking for a passionate, experienced, and talented Lead Developer to spearhead and grow our development team in Canada.

At Signifly, we combine expertises of strategy, design, and technology to help ambitious North American companies seize digital potential and scale business. As our Canadian tech lead, you will be an essential part of developing new digital concepts together with our clients and the team around you.

Sounds like a challenge that could get your A-game on? Please keep reading:

Your daily tasks will include:

  • Making technical decisions in both lean innovation projects and larger builds
  • Close collaboration with our CTO and 7-person tech team in Copenhagen
  • Consulting our clients on creative and technical solutions for new products and services
  • Estimating the costs of building new digital concepts and consult the sales team in the proposal phase
  • Testing and hiring new developers for the Montreal team
  • Code up projects of all sizes – after all, you are a developer and you love to code and lead by example

Our new Lead Developer is (Tech Stack and Process):

If you are a seasoned web- and software-developer, you will quickly get the hang of it with our tools, but some experience with our stack is a good head-start. Our tech-stack is Laravel (PHP) and Vue.js, and we are also apply React Native. You are an entrepreneurial and creative soul. You also deeply appreciate design like it should always be (functional, relevant and carefully crafted). We are an agency, meaning that we work with a range of clients, typically in focused sprints where we build new products for them or make improvements on products that we previously built with them (NO development on stuff that we did not build ourselves!). We have an excellent team across our Copenhagen and Montreal offices, and we look forward to welcoming you, throw challenges at you, teach you new stuff, get stuff taught from you and make sure that we grow together and deliver on our ambition to set new and higher standards.

DEADLINE: Application will close with a two day notice on this page.


About Signifly 

At Signifly, we collaborate with a broad range of clients from all industries, to create new and innovative digital products and business models. We are a team of developers, creatives and strategists, and we believe that creativity, entrepreneurship and a diverse mix of top-notch skills can drive the innovation and change that will help shape a better and more sustainable tomorrow.

Checkout our work at Signifly.com.

Signifly Canada

We recently opened our office in Montreal. We are a small but strong team of strategists, designers and developer. We work with both North American and European business - and we are not alone! We work closely with our team in Copenhagen! Signifly is ONE company, so whether you work on Canadian, Danish or global projects, you can expect to be working with team members from either Canada, Denmark, Norway, Brazil, Hong Kong... You get the point :-)!

Please expect from us

The most important thing that we offer, is an inspiring and ambitious work environment, with emphasis on learning and developing, both personally and as a team. We have an informal organisation with minimal hierarchy, where there is plenty of room for being ambitious within your own area of expertise, as well as taking part in shaping our team, culture and product offering.

Also make sure to check out our Instagram for the latest and greatest ;)



But of course we can also tempt you with:

  • Yearly one-week team trip with both social and professional focus (last year was in Spain). 
  • Coffee, tea, soft drinks, snacks, ColdBrew, etc. day and night
  • Paid equipment of high quality - you choose what you prefer (we prefer Mac)
  • Beautiful office space with emphasis noise reduction, centrally located in Montreal
  • Social activities (Teambuilding, Board Game Nights, BBQ, beer-tasting - you name it)
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and performance
  • Career progress based on merits rather than seniority
  • Onboarding and development programmes in Copenhagen, Denmark (paid)

And if you think something is missing, just let us know. We can probably work together to add it. After all we are trying to create the best possible place to work!


We expect of you

To be considered for this position we require that you:

  • Are excited about spearheading a new team of developers – which you will be part of hiring as we grow
  • You are a natural leader - and you lead by example
  • You thrive in helping others, whether it is a client, the project manager, your developer colleague, or the sales team
  • You have +10 years of professional experience with software development
  • You have +3 years of professional experience with IT-consulting, agency or similar architect/consultant role
  • You are good at understanding real-world client problems, and able to propose smart technical solutions to address them
  • You have a deep understanding of modern web application architecture, including RESTful API design, GraphQL, OO-design, testing, database tuning, etc.
  • You have experience with modern front-end frameworks like Vue.js, React or Angular.js
  • You are confident with the full web stack and have a general of JavaScript performance optimization
  • You are familiar with front-end tools like Yarn, NUXT.js, gulp, SASS etc.
  • You have a strong interest in creating new digital concepts, including commercial perspectives as well as UI and UX design and digital interactions

Got what it takes? - Join our digital journey!