napkin marketing inc.: Web Developer (Contract) (Greater Toronto Area)

Posted: Jan 13, 2020

Web Developer

About Us

napkin marketing is a boutique digital marketing and web design agency that believes in thinking big, working hard and having fun while creating dynamic websites and marketing programs for our clients.

We are currently having an immediate opening for a vibrant, organized, detail oriented, creative and reliable Web Developer. The Web Developer will have extensive knowledge of WordPress as well as skills in MailChimp. Projects include WordPress website development as well as updating existing client sites and campaigns. You must be able to work independently with little oversight and meet tight deadlines. This is an on-site role at our North York Office (Dufferin and Steeles area).

Position Type: Full Time Contract - 3-6 weeks

Work in our North York (North Toronto) office (4646 Dufferin St. Suite 6, North York, Dufferin & Steeles, 1 bus ride from Sheppard West Subway Station). Free parking is available at our office.

Responsibilities include: All coding and site development work including:

− Development of sites from commercial WordPress themes

− Development of original themes from supplied design files (layered Photo Shop/Illustrator/ Sketch files), including converting PSD to HTML.

− Web Development with WordPress, including HTML5, CSS3, SASS, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery and Bootstrap to create custom plugins and responsive design themes for clients.

− Modifying existing websites

− Ability to setup WordPress, backup sites and trouble shoot plugin compatibility.

− Developing responsive HTML emails in Mailchimp and Constant Contact.

− Ability to collaborate with creative staff and account managers

− Communication with agency clients during in person meetings, calls and email correspondence

− Optimizing existing sites for loading speeds and capacity.

Our ideal candidate has:

− Graduated from a recognized college interactive design, Computer Sciences program or technology related field preferred.

− Knowledge of current web standards and capabilities

− Excellent interpersonal skills and work ethic

− Excellent English skills both written and spoken

− Desire to work in a collaborative team environment

− Motivated problem-solving approach to design

− Ability to produce clean and well-documented code for all web projects.

− Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to address web design challenges.

− Demonstrated initiative, creativity and ability to learn new skills.

− Detail-oriented and committed to building and strengthening relationships for clients and over-delivering upon their needs and expectations.

− Can juggle multiple projects with prioritizing, confidence and calm under pressure.

− Highly organized and detail-oriented. Meticulous about staying on top of all project details, record keeping and reporting: weekly client status reports, critical paths; monthly wrap reports.

Important Bonus Skills:

− API Development

− Experience with back end database development

− WordPress Plug in development and customization

− Project management, including writing and providing project requirements and project briefs to other project team members (i.e. designers, developers)

− Marketing/ Advertising background or experience

IMPORTANT: Only candidates who can provide live URLs with completed web projects or an online portfolio featuring websites they've worked on will be considered for the role. NO Zip files of projects please. Please include a link to your portfolio and to your sample projects in your cover letter.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $25.00 to $35.00 /hour

Experience:

web development: 2 years (Preferred)
Wordpress Web Design: 2 years (Preferred)

Location:

North York, Toronto (Preferred)

How to Apply:

Email resume to [email protected] with subject line "napkin marketing - Web Developer"

IMPORTANT: Only candidates who can provide live URLs with completed web projects or an online portfolio featuring websites they've worked on will be considered for the role. NO Zip files of projects please. Please include a link to your portfolio and to your sample projects in your cover letter.

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