Front-End Web Developer

Digital Chaos Inc. - Kitchener-Waterloo, ON (25 days ago)

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Description:

Digital Chaos Inc. is looking for an experienced Front-End Developer. We are looking for a talented individual to join our team to help us continue our over 23-year history of building awesome websites and digital projects.

The Position:

You will be joining our team of versatile, creative developers. Your primary responsibilities will be to build new websites, perform website maintenance (core files, plugin updates etc.), execute content/style/layout updates to websites, and engage in HTML email template coding. There will be a focus on WordPress with this position.

Who you are:

You are a Front-End Developer looking for an intermediate position. If you have experience writing HTML/CSS, working with WordPress, and have an appreciation for design -- then we'd love to hear from you!

What we Require:

  • 3+ years of relevant web development experience
  • Proficiency in coding with HTML and CSS
  • Experience with WordPress/PHP templates and/or other CMS/e-Commerce systems
  • An understanding of positioning, box model, and modern CSS techniques
  • Understanding of responsive mobile first websites and how they function across desktops and mobile devices
  • Knowledge of image optimization and browser compatibility
  • Good design sense and at least a working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, XD, and Illustrator
  • Ability to work closely with Designers and Back-End Developers
  • Attention to detail as well as when working with task lists from clients/agencies
  • Ability to work comfortably within a team

Additional Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of JavaScript and/or jQuery
  • Experience using frameworks such as Bootstrap or Foundation
  • A good sense of typography, illustration, and composition
  • Experience with wire-framing, site-mapping, and usability testing
  • Desire to stay up-to-date on design and development trends

What you should prepare for:

  • To present a portfolio of your work experience or online links/examples thereof.
  • To speak to and possibly demonstrate your abilities with regards to the job requirements (code examples, workarounds, problem-solving etc.)

About Digital Chaos:

Digital Chaos Inc. is a full-service interactive studio. We strategize, design, and build awesome websites. We've been in this business for over 23 years so there's not much we haven't done. We specialize in (but are not limited to):

  • Web Design & Development
  • Responsive/Mobile Web Development
  • Custom Web Application Development
  • Social Integration (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Motion Graphics/Video
  • Email Marketing
  • Web Application Design/Systems Integration
  • E-Commerce
  • Managed Hosting & Domain Registration
  • Digital Advertising & Web Campaign design/development
  • Standards Compliance (WCAG, AODA, W3c)
  • IVR Phone Applications
  • App Development

What We Offer:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud access
  • Dog-friendly work environment
  • Great work/life balance (no ridiculous start-up hours here!)
  • Open work environment full of learning and teaching
  • Tickets to conferences and the time to attend them
  • Competitive salary with opportunities for progression
  • Benefits package that covers you and your family

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • WordPress: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Web Development: 3 years (Preferred)

Location:

  • Kitchener-Waterloo, ON (Preferred)