Discotoast is Now Hiring – Junior Wordpress Web Developer

Employment type: Full-time
Beth A. Walton
City: Toronto
Last visit: 2014-01-30
Author's ads: 1

Posted: 2014-01-30


Discotoast Inc. is looking for a talented Junior Developer to join our team to meet the expanding demand of custom wordpress solutions for small to medium sized business clientele.

This is an entry level contract position. IF however you prove yourself an asset who is competent, reliable, and are willing to learn, you will be offered a full-time position on our team.

The position focuses on coding within a WordPress environment. Knowledge of how to custom code within WordPress (including a basic understanding of php css best practices, javascript (especially jQuery and basic web hosting is essential. While you do not have to be a graphic designer, and eye for design aesthetic is as important as the ability to code cleanly.

The contract term is 6 months, with a probationary term of 3 months and the option to expand to 12 months (and beyond

Must Have:

- team player

- positive attitude

- student mentality (willing to learn)

- good work ethic

- you present solutions, not problems.

- fluent in WordPress, CSS, javascript

- be reachable “on call” if requested by emergency client situation (rare but possible)

- a willingness to be agile and change focus as priorities shift between projects and tasks.

- good communication skills, both written and oral.

Nice to have (especially if you are looking for growth):

- an eye for aesthetics a strong asset

- comfortable working in a live environments

- familiarity with web servers and staging environments (hosting, ftp, DNS (including MX mySQL, etc

- knowledge (or interest) of cloud server environments

- webcasting / content delivery networks knowledge or experience

- supplementary design or development skills

- creative talent!

How to apply:

Attention to simple instruction and creativity are MAJOR factors in consideration for hire. Please provide the following:

1) Your resume;

2) Links to work samples with clear descriptions of YOUR specific role

3) 1 paragraph explaining why you feel this gig would be a good fit for you,

Position: Junior Web Developer (contract)

Location: Britain St. (Richmond and Sherbourne)

Required Availability: Full Time, 35-40 hrs/wk

Payment Terms: Salary (contract)