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SENIOR WORDPRESS DEVELOPER

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in developing Wordpress websites. You will be responsible for creating high-end WordPress sites while collaborating with our front-end UI/UX designers.

You will be working with a diverse team of creatives, including marketers, designers, developers, videographers, writers, content managers, and strategists.

Education, Qualifications and Skills

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Personal Qualities

303 West 5th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Y 1J6
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  • Develop, modify, and maintain custom WordPress websites according to the client's specifications and business needs
  • Build clean, maintainable and scalable sites
  • Collaborate with the project design lead to create attractive and high-end Wordpress sites.
  • Ensure high-performance and availability by constantly running tests to improve site speed and responsiveness.
  • Determine and implement any functionality that a site must support, e.g. financial transactions, account creation, form submissions, etc.
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Create and maintain change logs/bug reports
  • Follow emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and processes
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen 
  • Entrepreneurial, outgoing, collaborative spirit
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills 
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-­‐paced environment, learn rapidly, diagnose problems, and provide creative solutions
  • Flexibility, attention to detail and zealous craftsmanship
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  • Completion of a minimum of two year program in the areas of web development, Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of WordPress Experience
  • Proficiency with the WordPress Coding Standards
  • Extensive experience developing custom WordPress themes and functionality with PHP (i.e. Underscores themes, Advanced Custom Fields, etc)
  • Experience working with WordPress plugins
  • Web Developer Skills and Qualifications:  HTML5, CSS3/SASS, XML, Javascript, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, Bootstrap, Cross-browser compatibility
  • Solid experience with Git
  • Practical knowledge of automation systems like Gulp, Grunt
  • WebServices (REST/SOAP), API's
  • Server management experience with various tools and processes
  • Strong grasp of security principles including SSL and e-commerce
  • Basic knowledge of SEO
  • Exposure to MV* Frameworks (Angular, Backbone, React) is a bonus

Position: Senior WordPress Developer
Type: Part-time
Office: Vancouver
Reporting to
Director of Marketing Operations

Please apply with your resume, portfolio, Git repository, and a cover letter in confidence. We thank you in advance for your interest, however, due to the number of applicants, only select candidates will be contacted.

Position includes the opportunity for external training courses. As the digital landscape continues to develop, it is vital for web designers/developers to keep up-to-date with emerging trends and practices.

  • Comprehensive health plan and dental coverage with extended benefits
  • Company RSP plan option
  • Work with creative and open-minded individuals
  • Work with an established team experiencing steady growth
  • Ongoing training and certification opportunities for digital marketing
  • Coffee bar, snacks vending machine, and retro beer vending machine in our staff kitchen

ABOUT GLACIER MEDIA

Glacier Media is a Canadian business intelligence and media company. We are headquartered in Vancouver, BC.

Our digital agency ecosystem is made up of 150+ folks. We are a merry band of digital mavericks – we get things done by adapting to the ever-changing nature of the digital landscape. Creative problem solving – check.

We also endorse the growth mindset and provide resources for professional development. This includes industry conferences, online courses, software training, and peer mentoring. Constantly learning new skills – check.