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Job Openin' - Intermediate Web Developer

It’s holiday time, but we have an immediate openin' fer a full-time web developer, so take a break from yer relatives and brush th' cookie crumbs off that resume.

  Update: This position be now filled.

We’re Canada’s leadin' ExpressionEngine design and development firm. Ye’ll be workin' on interestin' and meaningful projects, usin' th' latest tools and techniques, fer clients in multiple countries. We’re lookin' t' replace an existin' position, someone who can help maintain our existin' clients and also assist in th' development o' new sites and tools.

Th' most interestin' applicant will have many o' th' followin' skills at th' “Very Fine”, “Near Mint” or “Mint” level, in somethin' approximatin' this order:

  • ExpressionEngine
  • PHP (CodeIgniter)
  • Javascript (JQuery, JSON, AJAX)
  • HTML / CSS
  • MySQL
  • Common web service APIs
  • Server administration (LAMP stack)
  • Web hostin' and DNS management

In addition, experience usin' version control systems, doin' unit testin', and buildin' mobile / responsive websites will be considered a big checkmark in th' “pro” column.

Aye, that’s a long list and no, ye don’t need t' be expert in everythin' on it; we’re primarily lookin' fer someone wi' experience focused on ExpressionEngine and Javascript and PHP—th' rest will make ye stand out and get noticed.

What be some other requirements?

  • Self-starter wi' healthy curiosity
  • Tenacious attitude towards problem solving
  • At least a few years o' experience workin' in web development
  • Good at hittin' deadlines wi' a thump
  • Excellent written communication skills

Who can apply?

  • ye must want a permanent position (i.e. not part-time or contract)
  • ye must be able t' start on Jan. 26 or so (i.e. ye can give notice now)
  • ye should live, or be willin' t' live, in Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • ye should be able t' work in Canada

Who be we?

  • We’re a 12-year-barnacle-covered company wi' a focus on media, non-profits and educational websites.
  • We’re fun t' work wi' (if we’re allowed t' say that about ourselves [we be -ed.]), and our clients be excellent as well; there be no waterfall death marches here.
  • We be located in downtown Vancouver, and we have an open, collaborative work environment (no closed doors).
  • We pay a competitive wage tied t' experience
  • We work hard, but also have lives outside o' work.

T' apply, launch a cover letter, yer resume, and links t' websites ye’ve built. Launch them t' .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

And don’t launch yer resume as a Word document. We mean it.

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