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We Are Hiring – Entry Level Front-End Coder / Tech Support!2021-05-31T21:11:00+00:00

Hiring A Front-End Web Developer & Technical Support Agent

We pride ourselves in providing thoughtfully and carefully crafted websites for real estate professionals across North America. If you take pride in craftsmanship and finesse, feel motivated to find efficient and intelligent methods, and wish to further your career and education in a dynamic SaaS + Boutique Agency hybrid environment, this is for you.

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 of 37.5 hours per week of work.

Our website system is a blend of a SaaS-based platform with a very customizable front-end structure, and utilizes the AWS (Amazon Web Services) as part of its infrastructure. This is a great opportunity for those who wish to gain a deeper understanding of custom CMS management, teamwork with designers & communicators, as well as client care & management.

  • Unique opportunity to make your mark in a rapidly growing, boutique marketing services firm

  • Great opportunity to use your newly acquired HTML/CSS/Javascript & PHP skills

  • Closely mentored by senior developers & our CEO

  • Learn new cloud-based platforms we are building & integrate into cutting-edge workflow

  • Gastown, Downtown Vancouver based position, in a brick & beams building with your own iMac (27”) + 2 External monitors at your L-shaped 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.

Your Responsibilities In This Role:
  • Develop & code website front-ends according to the approved template visuals on our system based on the Brixwork core code.

  • Learn & manage the file systems on our Amazon Cloud & utilize them effectively.

  • Follow mobile responsive standard guidelines and styling conventions for beauty & function.

  • Work within deadlines, timelines, and hours allocated to fulfill corporate objectives.

  • Identify faster and more efficient ways to execute visuals to work faster.

  • Troubleshoot issues and make minor modifications/upgrades to websites.

  • Assist our Senior Developers with feedback & ideas to improve customer experience, decrease lead time on websites, and reduce the amount of tech support inquiries.

Your Skills, Qualifications and Experience

The ideal candidate will have at least 3 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 also fine. In other words,  you do not have work experience but have relevant education or other experiences, we may still consider you).

  • HTML
  • CSS & SASS
  • 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 Bootstrap, Skeleton, Boilerplate etc.
  • CSS3 Transitions & Animations
  • AJAX combinations using advanced jQuery & secured PHP back-end
  • MySQL database administration experience
  • Experience in Sketch (Similar to Adobe XD)
  • Work environment in a cloud (Dropbox & Google Drive)
  • Mac OSX environment
  • Amazon Web Services

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
  • Attention to detail & user experience
  • Ability to tailor details to each client
  • 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 For This Position!

If you found this post on InDeed.com, please follow the application procedures on Indeed.

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 “Front-End Web Developer – ”.
  2. Your resume & cover letter
  3. Attach examples of your work, either live on a website or code snippets.
  4. Any questions/answers contributed to StackOverflow, or repositories you worked on on Github etc.

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.

Pay & Benefits

  1. 3 Month Probation & Training Period at $20.00/hr
  2. After probation completion, move to $23.00/hr + performance bonuses.
  3. Periodic reviews going forward based on project completion time, quality assurance score and other performance metrics
  4. Medical/Dental/Vision benefits after passing 3 month probation period

Your Future Co-Workers (7 + you!):

  1. 1 other Coder to share tasks with, bounce ideas off of, and learn from.
  2. 3 graphic Designers who will set the visuals and direction of your products.
  3. 1 Social Media & Content manager to help you out.
  4. 1 Administrator who handles customer inquiries, invoices & payments that you will communicate with.
  5. 1 CEO that oversees the operations, back-end software development & architecture, and project management

Hiring – Office Admin & Customer Support Position (Maternity Leave Contract)2019-02-15T02:19:47+00:00

This position has been filled. Thank you for your applications!

We are looking to fill an Office Admin & Customer Support Agent for a Maternity Leave

This is a maternity leave fill-in position, valid for 10 to 12 months, depending on when the incumbent staff member chooses to return. If the current staff member who’s about to go on maternity leave chooses to NOT return to the position, there is a possibility of extending the position to a permanent full-time role.

Start Date: 2018-01-21

We have an opening for an entry level office admin & customer support agent, and here’s what we need help with:

Does the following describe you?

  • Meticulously organized & disciplined.
  • Like to keep clean spreadsheets & records.
  • Enjoy keeping invoices/payments tracked with precision
  • Eager to help & provide communication between clients and production team
  • Able to meet monthly task cycles & deadlines
  • Have a good handle of written & spoken English
  • Quick at learning new skills on new software and understanding numbers at a glance

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, Monday through Friday, 9-to-5 standard hours.

Your Primary Duties

  • Handle inbound inquiries via phone or email from new and existing clients

  • Disperse & assign emails as they come in to the right staff/department

  • Organize new projects/tasks into our project management platform

  • Create new invoices, recurring monthly invoices & incidental invoices

  • Track & log payments, collections, and account suspensions for delinquent accounts

  • Provide content entry & photo upload support for websites

  • Provide basic (non-technical) tech support for clients

  • Provide executive assistant services on occasion for the CEO

Technical Knowledge & Skills

  • Comfortable with basic software (spreadsheets & word processing)

  • High level of written and spoken English skills

  • Understand cloud drives and docs such as Google Drive/Docs/Sheets and Dropbox

  • Basic sense of invoices & receivables (payment & collection)

  • Comfortable with basic numbers & math

  • Well organized and able to track multiple tasks/projects at once

Experience & Qualifications

  • Team-oriented work experience in any office or retail environment (min 6 months)

  • Legally able to work in Canada

  • Attention to detail with ability to proof-read

  • Able to handle complaints and difficult situation with clients with professionalism and strict adherence to policy

  • Open to learning new softwares and being resourceful to find answers

What We Offer

  • Full time employment in a dynamic, fast-paced team!

  • $16/hr probation period (first 3 months), to be bumped to $18/hr + benefits

  • Performance based bonuses and pay-grade change upon periodic

  • Opportunity to learn & grow in a Vancouver-based start-up with years of operation history.

  • Free coffee, lattes & tea all day long, plus ice cream in the summer, chocolate in the winter!

  • 27″ iMac + 22″ monitor dedicated workstation provided with an amazing keyboard/mouse set and your own headset

How To Apply

  • Please send your applications by email to jeff@brixwork.com!

  • Include your resume & brief cover letter

  • The email subject must contain “Office Admin & Customer Support”

  • Do not phone – if you call us, you will automatically be disqualified.

  • References from previous employers or post-secondary professors

Hiring a Co-Op Student for Junior Web-Development, SEO & Customer Service2016-05-02T20:43:18+00:00

Brixwork Real Estate Marketing provides boutique marketing services for the real estate industry in Canada & USA. We are a small team expanding quickly and are looking to fill a position for an entry-level Junior Web-Developer with some basic knowledge in Search Engines & SEO, Social Media & Link Propagation, and of course, a great zest to learn & develop their skills further.

The chosen candidate must be a first-term co-op applicant with studies in the related fields (web development, software development or front-end/UI design), and will be part of a pilot program for a slightly different website & marketing angle.

This position has potential for a full-time web developer & SEO engineer position, so students in their final year of study looking for full time employment in the long term will be given a preferential treatment.

The ideal candidate should have the following skills:

  • Great handle of written & spoken English, punctuation
  • HTML Tag Structure and basic understanding
  • Basics of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
  • Google & Keywords
  • A good sense of mathematics, graphs & charts, metrics etc.
  • Social Media & Sharing Environment

 The preferred candidates will have the following traits:

  • A zeal for achieving numbers, targets & goals
  • Take instructions well from senior / superior team members, and be open to learning
  • Be resourceful and quick thinking to solve problems
  • Know when to ask a question, and when to do a Google search
  • Efficiency driven and utilitarian
  • Respect for data security, privacy & security

The Work, Location & Details:

  • You will be working out of our Gastown studio with all equipment provided. Bring your great attitude (and a packed lunch, or explore some great lunch spots around us)
  • You will be working Tuesday-Saturday, 8 hours a day with a 0.5 hour lunch break (75 hours pay per 2 week pay period), 9AM~5PM
  • Your co-op pay will be $13/hr for the 4 months duration
  • You will start as early as next week (May 9th), if not even earlier depending on how well the interview goes
  • You will be part of a team of 6 people, and will be working closely with 2 of the teammates as we nurture & train you

Candidates MUST be (for legal and other reasons):

  • A Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident with no working restrictions (Working/Student Visas do not qualify)
  • Free of criminal history
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary school in BC recognized by the BCIC

How To Apply:

Write an email to info at brixwork dot com (you can also find this email address on our website, www.brixwork.com) with the following conditions met:

  1. The email subject must contain “Co-Op Web Developer Position”
  2. Attach your resume
  3. Attach a cover letter, or write in your email, detail what you want to learn, achieve & work on after graduation.
  4. Attach examples of your work, either live on a website, or code snippets.
  5. Don’t phone us, please. We’re busy as it is with client phone calls. We will review your resume on our own time and get back to you when we are ready.
Part Time Junior Graphic Designer Position2015-06-11T18:01:18+00:00

The position has been filled. Thank you for your applications.

Brixwork is looking for a junior graphic designer to handle the day-to-day tasks of handling listing feature sheets, print media & email newsletters for our Realtor® clients. You will be in charge of placing photos & data of properties, setting up Mailchimp newsletters, business card/folder/presentation layouts, and some social media management.

Junior Graphic Designer

Technical Knowledge & Skills

  1. InDesign & Illustrator skills
  2. Photoshop Skills
  3. Comfortable On Macs
  4. Knowledge of typography.
  5. Knowledge of colour spaces (CMYK, RGB & Pantone).

Experience & Qualifications

  1. Minimum 1 year in design school or equivalent self-obtained education.
  2. Preferred 1 year in any type of customer service or administrative/office experience.
  3. Legally able to work in Canada.
  4. Attention to detail & proof reading data.
  5. Good handle of English & clear communication skills.
  6. Able to work in a team environment and under pressures of deadlines.
  7. Good organization skills to keep track of multiple projects.
  8. Willingness to learn & progress with new skills and techniques.
  9. Work ethics, and able to work without supervision.

What We Are Offering

  1. Part time hours to start (2~3 days a week, Mon/Tue/Wed)
  2. $12/hr probation wage for first 2 months, then up to $14/hr.
  3. Opportunity to grow to a full time position.
  4. Opportunity to learn & grow in a Vancouver-based start-up with years of operation history.
  5. Free Coffee & Lattes all day long.
  6. iMac workstation provided.

How To Apply

Email only please – to Jeff Kee (jeff@brixwork.com). Things to include:

  1. Resume & Brief Cover letter
  2. Email subject including “Junior Graphic Designer Position”
  3. Graphic Portfolio: include at least one raw InDesign and one raw Illustrator file for inspection.

 

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