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Junior WordPress Designer/Developer – Front End (FT – Contract)

Junior WordPress Designer/Developer – Front End (FT – Contract) | FT – Contract

Accepting applications until May 8th, 2024
Starting date: May 21, 2024

PLEASE BE ADVISED | This job is funded by Canada Summer Jobs. Candidates must meet the following criteria to be eligible for the funded position: (1) be between 15 and 30 years of age at the beginning of the employment period; (2) be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment, and; (3) have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations

Job Summary 

We are seeking a Web Designer and WordPress Developer working in conjunction with our DevOps/Engineer and marketing team to develop the front-end of the Cabinscape website and Admin Panel. This includes assistance with content updates as well as modifying and customizing WordPress themes and plugins. This position requires a combination of basic programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). Experience with responsive and adaptive design is required. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is required.

Duties + Responsibilities

  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Installing/Updating/Customizing WordPress plugins
  • Writing custom CSS, PHP, Javascript or HTML
  • Deploying website updates via repository (GitHub)
  • Experience in basic server management a plus (DigitalOcean)

Skills & Qualifications

  • Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools (GitHub, etc)
  • Understanding of PHP back-end development

Hours of work

  • Approximately 30 hours per week
  • Flexible work from home arrangement

Compensation + Perks 

  • Full-time freelance position (hourly); no benefits  
  • Rate of pay: $25/hour (dependent on experience)
  • Free cabin accommodations! We want you to know our cabins inside and out. This means staying over at our cabins and getting the full CABINSCAPE experience
  • Opportunities for growth within the organization – we are committed to our employees, and want you to grow with us!