Web Developer-WordPress Designer

Term: Part-time, Full-time, Contract
Location: An in-office position with remote work opportunities
Start Date: Immediate

Hybrid Media is searching for a talented and enthusiastic web specialist for our established creative agency in downtown YQL.

Are you a highly-skilled and motivated, web-savvy, technical problem solver that loves to create highly-responsive, fully functional, and super engaging digital masterpieces? Do you love challenges and aren't afraid to maneuver into a leadership position when necessary? If working in a relaxing, fun, yet efficient environment that fosters creativity, professional growth, and innovation sounds like your thing, please read on!

// Must have //

  • A positive attitude with eagerness for growth, pride in your work and focus on providing an optimal customer experience
  • Self-motivated with excellent communication and teamwork skills with the ability to troubleshoot and address technical concerns, requests, and changes from our design team and clients
  • Ability to self-manage, set priorities, and work without constant supervision as well as meet or exceed deadlines
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada as an employee
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

// Expertise //

  • 2+ years of relevant design and development experience - No fancy degrees required but welcomed
  • Strong understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP and other web design coding languages
  • Confident in all stages of development, testing, staging and deployment - Strong experience and proficiency within WordPress, WordPress coding Standards, approaches and common APIs
  • Experience in e-Commerce gateways (i.e. WooCommerce) as well as payment and shipping modules for integration
  • Ability to modify WordPress plugins and themes
  • Optimizing web pages for security, maximum speed and scalability
  • Ability to develop, deploy and troubleshoot functional pages from wireframes and prototypes (i.e. PSD to WordPress)
  • Experience in responsive design projects and development best in practices for mobile optimization
  • Work closely with a design team as well as provide technical guidance to team and clients
  • Server management experience with tools and processes such as cPanel, PHPMyAdmin, etc
  • Familiar with best practices for on-page SEO

// Nice to have //

  • Excellent knowledge of UI/UX web standards and best practices
  • Aptitude in good design practices and related software (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
  • Designing and developing high performance and well-structured databases as well as connect to and integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Implement, configure and maintain Google Tag Manager, Google Analytics and Google Search Console
  • Strong knowledge of one or more languages such as jQuery, SASS, React, SCSS, HTML5, SQL, C++ and Bootstrap framework

// What We Offer //

  • Flexible work hours
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Casual dress
  • Paid parking
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Other benefits after the probationary period

If you made it this far and this sounds like a match, please forward your resume, cover letter, and links to relevant web work attention: Jeremy!