Web Developer

We have an immediate need at our head office in Pickering, Ontario, for a self-motivated, energetic Web Developer to join our growing team. You are comfortable being responsible for client related digital execution work and will work with a core team of individuals to ensure our development work is of high quality, on time and within budget. You have a solid background in HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP to name a few and are always looking for the best way to solve technical challenges.

You are good at solving puzzles, and are fascinated by learning. You are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with multiple deadlines, and can solve problems quickly. You have recent experience developing in WordPress and custom WordPress theme development including custom post types, widgets and plugins.

What youll do:

  • Construct, develop, code, debug and maintain web sites
  • Create and maintain websites while maintaining coding, security and performance standards
  • Create customer microsites and landing pages to compliment client marketing campaigns
  • Ensures solutions meet both business requirements and technical requirements, including performance, maintainability and stability
  • Troubleshoot & diagnose problems with sites and fix them

What you must have:

  • In-depth knowledge of WordPress with ability to make modifications to pre-existing themes.
  • A strong ability to create full WordPress custom themes, custom post types, widgets and plugins.
  • Solid knowledge of PHP, HTML/HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript (including JavaScript libraries such as JQuery). MySQL a definite plus.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A roll-up the sleeves attitude with the intense drive to make things happen
  • Ability to work in a demanding environment and the ability to balance many clients simultaneously
  • Must be a wizard at cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Strong front end development skills with a meticulous eye for detail; finding and correcting the little issues that turn a substandard UI into a best-in-class UI
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with Responsive Design and Dynamic Mobile Interfaces, such as bootstrap & skeleton frameworks
  • University or college diploma in computer science/engineering or equivalent with 3 years of progressive work experience with web development
  • Problem Solving and the ability to work within a foreign CMS and diagnose on the fly how to make functional changes.

What you should have:

  • Working knowledge of other popular CMS like Joomla, Drupal and Magento.
  • Knowledge of SEO/SEM/PPC areas and how they apply to web site development
  • Experience working with cPanel, Plesk panel and other control panel type interfaces
  • ASP & ASP.NET experience is an asset

To apply, please send your resume to hr@searchenginepeople.com