Lead Web Developer

Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Description

The Web Advisors are seeking an outstanding Lead Web Developer to join our fast-paced marketing agency. You have the technical expertise that will support our Agency’s eff0rts in delivering optimized, high-performing marketing services for our clients. You are an expert in building and maintaining websites within WordPress and your knowledge of Javascript and PHP is only surpassed by your desire to create and showcase innovative and functional solutions for challenging problems. Your attention to detail exceeds all expectations and you have a keen eye for UX & UI that will drive conversions and exceed the goals of our discerning clients.

The Lead Web Developer responsibilities include building websites from concept through to completion from the bottom up, fashioning everything from the home page, to internal pages including site layout and function, integrating multiple marketing stack services and be comfortable in resolving technical issues throughout the process. To be successful in this role, you should have extensive experience building WordPress web sites from scratch and in-depth knowledge of PHP and Javascript. Ultimately, you will ensure ours and our clients websites are up and running and cover both internal and customer needs.


RESPONSIBILITIES

As our Lead Web Developer, your role will be varied and include, but not be limited to, the following in support of marketing objectives:

Requirements

  • Minimum 3 years' working experience in web programming and web development
  • Post-secondary education in computer science, IT or related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Top-notch programming skills and in-depth knowledge of modern HTML/CSS
  • Experience with WordPress, Drupal or other CMS’s
  • Experience with PHP and Javascript and familiarity with at least one of the following programming languages: ASP.NET or Ruby on Rails
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and best development practices
  • Adequate knowledge of relational database systems, Object Oriented Programming and web application development
  • Hands-on experience with network diagnostics, network analytics tools and administration of cPanel, SSL and DNS infrastructures.
  • Current knowledge of Search Engine Optimization processes
  • Aggressive problem diagnosis and creative problem solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills to juggle multiple tasks within the constraints of timelines and budgets with business acumen
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly and master diverse web technologies and techniques.
  • Sound organization skills with a structured approach to planning and implementation
  • Excellent communication skills (written, spoken and grammar)
  • Google Analytics Certification would be considered an asset

  • This is a full-time position with flexible hours to ideally be based in Vernon, BC. Remote service may also be considered from the Thompson Okanagan or Vancouver Island.

    Benefits

    In addition to offering an exciting workplace where you will be challenged to create great work for our clients, The Web Advisors offer the following benefits over and above a competitive salary

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