Jr WordPress Developer

Type

Full-Time

Location

Burnaby

Wanted

We are looking for a driven, talented and accountable Jr. WordPress Developer to support our expanding client projects. The Jr. WordPress Developer ensures projects are delivered on time, on budget and with the business outcomes clients expect. Your passion for WordPress and open source in general is supported by an understanding of effective user experience, SEO, site search, analytics, site features & functionality, lead-capture, e-commerce transactions, social media, mobile commerce and other multi-channel digital tools.

We are looking for candidates that fit our culture of:

  • Being on time
  • Communicating
  • Producing work we are proud of

All while practicing Transparency, Leadership, and Collaboration.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist Project Managers and other stakeholders in creating project plans and "pre-sales" activities (estimates, specifications, scope, approach, schedule, risks)
  • Provide clear descriptions and accurate, competitive estimates of the technical deliverables
  • Roll out features / functions and complete sprint milestones and projects on schedule
  • Coordinate with other team members to deliver a final, functional site to spec including (migrating content, testing features/functions/work-flows, integrating with third party tools)
  • Produce high quality work outputs
  • Use established Production SOP / Best Practices / Work-Flows
  • Actively test product outputs on IE, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari across PC, Mac, and mobile devices
  • Proactively participate in logic and functionality testing to ensure that websites and supporting features are working properly
  • Follow design and code reviews and practice established coding standards
  • Participate project planning, initiation, check-in and scrums
  • Maintain client confidence through active management of private information and established security protocols

Education Level

Technical school

Compensation

  • $40,000 - $55,000 per year, depending on experience
  • Extended health and dental
  • 15 paid days off per year
  • Free at home internet connection
  • Company funded education, certification and career development
  • Unparalleled growth opportunities

About You

  • Completed Post Secondary Education (University or College) preferably in a technical field
  • 1+ year web application development experience
  • 1+ year PHP
  • 1+ year Experience with WordPress (experience with Drupal an asset)
  • Proficiency with WordPress Coding Standards, approaches and common API's.
  • Proficiency with WordPress / Theme / Plugin installation, configuration and management
  • Experience with MySQL (queries, bulk data import/export, etc.).
  • Proficiency in HTML/CSS.
  • Experience with modern web standards required (semantic markup, HTML5, mobile web)
  • Knowledge of integrating SOA or 3rd-party services (especially cloud-based solutions such as SalesForce) with web applications.
  • JavaScript Development, JavaScript Libraries (JQuery), , Ajax, , HTML5, CSS, XML, XML Parsing.
  • Prototype design skills
  • Results / Quality / Process oriented
  • Can effectively understand business requirements into features & functional outputs
  • Excellent and pro-active written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working directly with customers to meet business objectives an asset

Annual Salary

$40,000 - $55,000 depending on experience

Years of Experience

1+ year web application development experience | 1+ year PHP | 1+ year Experience with WordPress (experience with Drupal an asset)

Job Title

Web Developer