Web Developer

We are looking for a results-driven, proven Web Developer with a passion for design to join our team in Toronto, Ontario.

Key tasks you’ll spend most of your time on:

  • Deliver high-quality web elements for advertisers and prominent online retailers. Stay on design trends and apply graphic and web design best practices.
  • Establish and implement guidelines and templates that help streamline the production process.
  • Meet deadlines, end-user goals and marketing objectives on all projects
  • Support user experience strategy and innovation. Prototype low and high fidelity interactive concepts. Integrate mid- to large-scale custom projects using HTML/HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3 and other commonly used code.
  • Enhance advanced template-based landing pages and microsites. Provide technical recommendations on all projects
  • Consider and implement SEO best practices
  • Stay up-to-date with new programming tools, trends, techniques, and best practices. Research and develop solutions for mobile, web, and desktop environments.
  • Experiment with new interactive web experiences; extend learnings to product development
  • Propose creative and innovative ideas, while demonstrating an ability to think strategically from a business standpoint
  • Partner with marketing managers to create high-performing concepts/solutions for consumer marketing efforts
  • Offer recommendations on ways to improve concepts/solutions. Communicate often, openly, clearly and respectfully with peers.

Desired Skills and Experience

Key skills and tools you’ll bring with you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in web design, multimedia;
  • 1-2 years’ experience with web design and development
  • Extensive experience with Adobe Creative Suite (CS5 +)
  • Database knowledge with the ability to manipulate large excel files.
  • Working experience with Javascript and JQuery. Able to create calculators, advanced navigation and custom user experiences
  • Creating optimized mobile websites using the jQuery UI mobile framework and Themeroller
  • Familiar with website management, domain transfers and email configuration
  • Work closely with the delivery team on a variety of website projects.
  • Good organizational skills and able to manage changing priorities.
  • Proficiency with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, WordPress, SQL, XML, action script
  • Strong understanding of mobile technologies and responsive web design
  • Innovative and highly creative
  • Ability to receive feedback and criticism
  • Strong team player with interpersonal skills and sense of humour
  • Strong sense of initiative: self-motivated and eager to grow marked interest in personal and professional development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Definite Assets:

  • Liquid Template experience (shopify customization) experience
  • Able to “hand code” valid HTML 5 & CSS, experience working with Bootstrap 3 and other front end frameworks
  • Experience with with Adobe Photoshop CS6, Illustrator CS6 and Dreamweaver CS6
  • Familiar with cross and legacy web browser support techniques
  • Experience within an agency setting