Web Developer

Full-Time Position (On-Site)

Job Description

  • Ensure website designs adhere to style guidelines/design direction set by senior web developer or creative director
  • Watch for display or performance bugs related to the appearance and functionality of web
  • Responsible for installation of security updates as they become available for our web platforms and plugins and ensuring site functionality is not compromised
  • Review details of updates to determine importance/benefits/urgency of the and deciding on course of action – triage based on user traffic and impact
  • Reporting any incidents to vendor and senior web developer as necessary
  • Confirm that all websites and microsites are performing optimally by conducting speed tests and analyzing results and taking appropriate action (problem resolution)
  • Training to configure domains and servers to ensure security and uptime, deploy new properties and redirect old properties as necessary
  • Use web compression to optimize website performance without sacrificing quality
  • Build WordPress themes and websites


Skills & Qualities

  • Experience in WordPress and PHP
  • Strong knowledge and experience with frontend technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience with MySQL Databases, cPanel and phpMyAdmin
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Code optimization
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Create, modify and design static HTML
  • Code accessible HTML5 and CSS3 sites according to web standards
  • Ideal candidate has experiences in building responsive HTML emails from scratch.
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Must be well versed in all major modern browser platforms and devices.
  • A fundamental understanding of the concepts behind web hosting, cloud services, domain registration, DNS and SSL encryption.
  • Experience with CDN and caching strategies.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities, intelligence, initiative, and the ability to thrive under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills, with an ability to collaborate at times remotely
  • Passion for the web, open source development, and working with a bunch of fun people with a great sense of humour.


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