Web Developer 2017-12-27T18:06:20+00:00

Position Details:

Hourly Rate: Based on experience and qualifications


Hours per week: Monday to Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm


Number of Weeks: 52 (1 year contract with potential for permanent employment.)

Key Responsibilities

  • Convert raw images and layouts from a graphic designer into CSS/XHTML themes.

  • Provide daily maintenance of existing websites and applications as well as ongoing support for clients.

  • Customize CMS websites and plugins to meet specified design criteria and functionalities.

  • Setup hosting, databases and provide support on the sites we manage.

  • Convert website layouts into responsive designs on multiple platforms.

  • Determine appropriate architecture, provide technical solutions, and make relevant recommendations to the designers during concept, building, and testing phases.

Additional Tasks:

  • Produce accurate estimates during the planning process, including expertise required, total number of development hours required, etc.

  • Work with our designers to optimize and refine graphic designs for websites to increase website performance.

  • Alert colleagues to emerging technologies or applications and the opportunities to integrate them into operations and activities.

  • Develop innovative, reusable Web-based tools for current or future projects.

Qualifications:

  • BS in computer science or a related field, or significant equivalent experience

  • Development experience using extensible web authoring tools such as WordPress

  • Must excel in HTML/XHTML and CSS

  • Web programming experience, including PHP, ASP or JSP

  • Experience working with relational database systems such as MySQL, MSSQL or Oracle and a good working
    knowledge of SQL

  • Experience developing and implementing open source software projects

  • Strong organization skills to manage multiple projects and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of
    clients’ timelines and budgets

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with design and/or animation for interactive media

  • Experience with server operation and maintenance

  • Some experience with Adobe’s Creative Cloud software (Photoshop, Experience XD etc.)

  • Some experience in mobile app developement

  • Some experience with search engine optimization

Desired Qualifications:

  • Indigenous cultural knowledge and sensitivity considered an asset.

  • French basic spoken and written skills considered an asset.