Junior Web Developer & Tech Support Position At Brixwork

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Thank you for the applications! This position has been filled. We are however hiring a new graphic designer as well, so please take a look!

Junior Web Developer & Technical Support Officer

  • Unique opportunity to make your mark in a rapidly growing, boutique marketing services firm
  • Gastown, Downtown Vancouver based role, in a brick & beams building with your own iMac (27”) + 2 External monitors at your L-desk workstation.
  • As much coffee, tea, chocolate milk you can handle.
  • Learn the agency dynamics in a multi-team environment with managers, graphic designers, content managers and other coders.
  • Work in an environment that combines SaaS style web-services with a boutique, agency-grade branding & design agency.

Brixwork Real Estate Marketing provides boutique marketing services for the real estate industry in both Canada and the USA. During a time of unprecedented growth, we are now looking for an additional Web Developer to join the Brixwork team. This role would suit someone with a passion for translating beautiful visuals into functional, mobile-responsive code, whilst maintaining strong attention to detail and keeping deadlines/timelines in mind.

The chosen candidate will be working out of our Gastown studio in Downtown Vancouver. Foreign contractors need not apply as we have a very strict policy of our entire workforce operating out of our Vancouver Headquarters. This is a full-time position, with a minimum 37.5 hours per week of work.

Your Role Responsibilities:

  1. Develop & code website front-ends according to the approved template visuals on our system based on the Brixwork core code.
  2. Follow mobile responsive standard guidelines.
  3. Work within deadlines, timelines, and hours allocated.
  4. Identify faster and more efficient ways to execute visuals while keeping load-time down.
  5. Act as the first point of call for customer support inquiries on how to utilize the back-end of our websites.
  6. Troubleshoot issues and make minor modifications to websites.
  7. Assist our Senior Developers with feedback & ideas to improve customer experience, decrease lead time on websites, and reduce amount of tech support inquiries.

Your Skills, Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will have at least 6 months of experience with the following basic web development languages & skillsets (not necessarily through a previous job, but as a personal hobby or studies is fine. In other words,  you do not have work experience but have relevant education or other experiences, we may still consider you).

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • PHP

Whilst possession of any of the below skills are not mandatory for your success in the role, they will be considered an asset:

  • jQuery & jQueryUI
  • CSS Wireframes such as Skeleton, Boilerplate etc.
  • CSS3 Transitions & Animations
  • AJAX combinations using advanced jQuery & secured PHP back-end
  • MySQL database administration experience
  • Understanding UI requirements based on Photoshop drafts
  • Work environment in a cloud
  • Mac OSX environment

The personality traits our team is looking for in regards to this position:

  • Able to follow established procedures & structures
  • Focused and dedicated
  • Aware of timelines, multiple-project pipelines, and deadlines
  • Problem-solver with determination
  • Efficiency driven mindset
  • Respect for data & website security with attention to detail
  • Not afraid of learning new techniques, experiments and enhancements

 

How You Can Apply:

If this role sounds like you, please submit an emailed application to jeff@brixwork.com (you can also find this email address on our website, www.brixwork.com) containing the following information:

  1. The email subject must contain “Junior Web Developer – <YOUR NAME>”.
  2. Your resume.
  3. A cover letter, or write in your email, explaining why you want to work with Brixwork and outline your relevant skills, experiences and attributes.
  4. Attach examples of your work, either live on a website, or code snippets.

Don’t phone us, please. We need all applications in email form only, and will not accept phone calls for job applications. We will review your resume and contact successful applicants to advise on the next steps.

Your Future Co-Workers (8 + you!):

  1. 2 other Coders to share tasks with, bounce ideas off of, and learn from.
  2. 2 graphic Designers who will set the visuals and direction of your products.
  3. 1 Project Manager who will provide the overall directions for you & the Designers.
  4. 1 SEO/Blog Writer & Tech Support and Content Manager for you to help out.
  5. 1 Administrator who handles customer inquiries, invoices & payments that you will communicate with.
  6. 1 CEO that oversees the operations, back-end software development & architecture, and some project management.
  7. We have 2 more people on the team you will rarely speak to (if not ever) – our CFO and Office Caretaker.
By | 2017-02-20T09:12:12+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Company Updates, Uncategorized|

About the Author:

Helping Real Estate Professionals since 2005, our CEO Jeff brings a wealth of experience and knowledge in the digital, branding & media world to Realtors® in order to help them succeed.