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Intermediate developer (WordPress)

We are seeking an Intermediate Developer with solid WordPress experience responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of working within a CMS and developing with modern frameworks. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is essential. Also, a familiarity of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.

Responsibilities

  • Building responsive and dynamic websites for clients
  • Working with designers to implement visual interfaces
  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin
  • Possibility for some design if interested

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)

Bonus Points (amazing but not essential)

  • Web design background would be an asset
  • Writing background would be an asset
  • Experience with SEO would be an asset

Jr Designer

We are seeking a full-time Jr Designer that is excited about designing for print and digital mediums. We are looking for someone with graduate level – introductory level experience in the design field. This candidate should be a good communicator that can work to meet the needs of our clients while innovating and adding their own creative flare to each project. Efficiency and organization is also a necessity. Completing tasks in a timely manner, without sacrificing on standards is very important.

Responsibilities

  • Meet with clients or the director to determine the scope of a project
  • Advise clients on strategies to reach a particular audience
  • Determine the message varying designs should convey
  • Create images that identify a product or convey a message
  • Develop graphics, illustrations, branding, logos, and website layouts
  • Select colors, images, text style, and layout
  • Present designs to clients or the Creative Director / Stakeholders
  • Incorporate changes recommended by the clients into the final design
  • Review designs for errors before printing or publishing them
  • Pursue new methods and process that will aid in your skill as a designer
  • Build an expand on the Sonder online visual identity
  • Collaborate with copywriters and developers as required

Skills and Qualifications

  • Excellent understanding of standard design software & office tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, Google Docs / Word, general email & communication software like Slack )
  • Ability to learn new applications such as Figma, Sketch
  • Experience designing user interfaces and responsive websites
  • Interest in how websites are built – markup and css awareness may be necessary to design for the web
  • Knowledge of (or interest in learning) WordPress as a design / communications tool
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to learn new methods and tools

We’re not looking for anything specific at the moment

But..

We are always interested in building relationships with other vendors in the community that fall outside our specialization. If you are a writer, photographer, videographer, illustrator, application developer or PR person we would love to chat about how we can work together. We love collaboration and look forward to building something with you!

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Intermediate / Senior
Web Application Developer

Job Description

We are seeking a full stack Intermediate – Senior Web Application Developer to develop and support medium – large scale web applications. Specifically a new finance and investment product platform. This position requires a combination of development and platform architecture. This will require you to analyze the requirements of the project and be able to scope appropriately.

Prerequisites for this position:

  • Modern Javascript frameworks (React/Redux, Angular, Vue or similar)
  • Experience with database integration (Mysql, Postgres, or similar)
  • Understanding of physical infrastructure (Servers, load balancing)
  • Back-end technologies (NodeJS, Laraval, C#)
  • Capability to build an API driven platform
  • Knowledge of Test Driven Development
  • Good development practices utilizing Git or other version control technology
  • General software documentation
  • Familiarity with CMS integration
  • Experience with responsive and adaptive design is essential.
  • Experience with entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment
  • Must be able to work as a part of a team

Responsibilities

  • Scoping a full web application project
  • Managing your own time and project timelines
  • Learning new technologies as required
  • Working with designers to implement visual interfaces
  • Working with other developers, granting API access, leading and sharing feature development responsibilities
  • Establishing and guiding the applications architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and usability for content managers
  • Hosting functionality reviews with directors / stakeholders

Additional Requirements

  • Must be a Canadian citizen located in Canada
  • Applicant must be a fluent English speaker
  • This is a remote position. Local applicants or openness to relocate is preferred.

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