Front-End Web Developer
The Creative Co-Opt
Barrie, ON

The Creative Co-Opt, a new advertising and design agency, is looking for a Front-End Web Developer to join our growing team! Our ideal applicant will possess deep expertise and hands-on experience with designing and developing websites using various programming languages and graphics software, a strong grasp of web design principles, a great positive-thinking attitude, and an eye for detail.

Company Overview

Looking to work for a company that provides you with professional development opportunities, internal growth, and an exciting work environment? Look no further than The Creative Co-Opt! We are one of the fastest growing start-up advertising and design agencies in the GTA with a unique clientele of national brands and emerging/established businesses. Join our team and let us help you reach your full potential in the world of web technology.

Job Summary

We are looking for someone who can help bring initial ideas and concepts to reality online. This position requires a combination of programming and design skills while utilizing and understanding overall aesthetics (colour palettes, typography, user interaction, etc.) Experience with responsive and adaptive design is a must. Also, a strong understanding of the entire web development process, including concept design, development, and deployment is preferred.

Key Responsibilities

Design, develop and deploy client websites using the latest web technologies,
Manage client websites ensuring uptime, security, and perform plugin/Wordpress updates + backups
Suggest different methodologies/solutions and streamline client projects

Our Ideal Candidate

Energetic, passionate, friendly, outgoing and loves to share their knowledge
Motivated and moved by code, and enjoys watching their creations come to life
Looks at each project with an analytical, yet artistic mindset
Loves constantly testing their work for speed and accuracy
Is familiar with both MAC + PC design and development environments
Has a strong portfolio of websites, and can provide URL’s for review

Required Skills & Experience

4+ years of relevant experience in a creative design role designing custom websites/Wordpress
5+ years working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, with a strong focus on web production
5+ years of experience utilizing HTML5, CSS3, and PHP to further customize WordPress themes
3+ years experience of prototyping software like InVision, Webflow or Adobe XD
Ability to translate designs and mockups into fully responsive websites
Solid understanding of WordPress core, operation, and potential customizations
Solid understanding of responsive vs adaptive design, and issues concerning non-standard layouts
Self-motivated and detail-oriented individual with the ability to handle multiple assignments
Ability to balance multiple projects, with good organization and time management skill

Considered as Assets

Solid understanding of PHP, jQuery, HTML5, and CSS3
Familiarity with WCAG 2.1
Experience creating, maintaining hosting accounts in a VPS environment
Solid understanding of L.A.M.P environments concerning client project execution
Detail oriented, well organized and commented coding if and when
Understanding of the importance of load times, minification of code/plugins, optimizing images

Benefits and Perks

Our agency is young and growing fast, time to make your mark and go far!
Relaxed, friendly environment full of humour, candour + Timbits
Agency events, parties and special occasions

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $18.00 to $33.00 /hour

Experience:

  • WordPress: 3 years (Required)
  • Programming: 4 years (Preferred)
  • javascript: 3 years (Required)
  • Web Design: 5 years (Required)

Location:

  • Barrie, ON (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)