junior wordpress developer

Junior Full Stack WordPress Developer

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Residency Status: Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
Salary:
50-60k CAD

Are you a talented web developer with a diverse skill set?  Inkline Media is looking for a full stack web developer to join our growing team.  As part of our full production team, you can be sure to have a variety of exciting challenges and tasks on both client and internal projects.

Responsibilities

  • Use your mix of front-end and back-end development skills to build kick-ass web experiences for our clients.
  • Contribute to and refine the web-development process from concept to delivery.
  • Develop engaging front-end web experiences using HTML, CSS and JavaScript based on design specifications provided by our design team.
  • Developing and maintaining the back-end of our web projects including the server and database.
  • Development and customization of WordPress themes and plugins.
  • Coding and testing of responsive HTML emails for modern and legacy email clients.
  • Leverage web-based APIs to integrate our web projects with various business and marketing applications.
  • Taking part in client meetings as needed – and always seeking to better understand their goals, needs and wants.

 

Essential skills

The following is an ideal list of skills. Candidates for this role are proficient in most of these areas.

  • HTML
  • CSS and CSS preprocessors
  • JavaScript and jQuery
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • WordPress theme & plugin development and customization
  • Git
  • Modern development tools and workflows (npm, Bower, Gulp, Grunt, Webpack, etc.)
  • Coding and testing of responsive HTML emails for modern and legacy clients
  • Development environments such as Sublime, Visual Studio, or Visual Studio Code
  • Browser and device testing
  • Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Attention to detail and the ability to review your own work
  • Awareness of when to ask questions and gather any missing assets you may need for a project

 

You Bring

  • 1-3 years of web development experience in a freelance or agency setting (education may count as experience)
  • Excellent communication (English) and analytical skills
  • Ability to solicit feedback and take constructive criticism of your work in stride
  • An ability to research solutions and problem solve (you know how to Google)

 

Nice-to-Haves

  • A degree or diploma in computer science, software engineering, or related disciplines
  • Familiarity with Asana, Slack, G-Suite services, Dropbox
  • Experience with WooCommerce
  • Knowledge of WCAG Accessibility standards and AODA requirements in relation to web development
  • Experience with front-end JavaScript frameworks such as React
  • Experience creating and maintaining automated build pipelines
  • Experience with WordPress Gutenburg editing experience

 

Perks

  • Get experience with a wide variety of modern technologies and tools
  • Free Treehouse membership with access to hundreds of development focused courses
  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Drug & Dental Plan
  • Unlimited tea and coffee in the office!

 

Apply Now

Sound like a good fit?  We’d love to hear from you!