junior wordpress developer

Junior WordPress Developer

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Ottawa, Canada
Residency Status: Must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident and available to work from our Ottawa office post-COVID
Salary:
50-60k CAD

Are you a talented web developer with a diverse skill set? Inkline Media is looking for a 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.

While our team is currently working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, you must be available to work locally from our office in Ottawa if and when it becomes possible.

Responsibilities

  • Use your development skills to build 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.
  • Coding and testing of responsive WordPress websites.
  • Advanced configuration of WordPress, Plugins, Custom Post Types, Custom Fields and data architecture for Elementor-powered WordPress sites
  • 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
  • WordPress Configuration and Development
  • Git
  • Modern development tools and workflows (npm, Bower, Gulp, Grunt, Webpack, etc.)
  • Code Editors such as Visual Studio Code or Sublime Text
  • Browser and device testing
  • Adobe Creative Suite (specifically Adobe XD, Photoshop and Illustrator) – from the perspective of working from provided design files
  • An ability to research solutions and problem solve (you know how to Google)
  • 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
  • An ability to research solutions and problem solve (you know how to Google) – yes, we listed this one twice ;-)

 

You Bring

  • 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

 

Nice-to-Haves

  • A degree or diploma in computer science, software engineering, or related disciplines
  • Familiarity with Asana, Slack, G-Suite services, Google Drive
  • Experience with Elementor visual editor for WordPress
  • Experience with PHP, MySQL, 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
  • Competitive Salary
  • Health, Drug & Dental Plan
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Unlimited tea and coffee in the office! (when we are back in the office)

 

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