Front End Developer (Vancouver, BC, Canada)

Date: 2011-07-22, 1:42PM PDT

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About D7

Domain7 is a full service web agency based in Abbotsford, BC, with offices in Vancouver and Washington, DC. We are a skilled team of strategists, programmers, online marketers, and designers who’ve assembled to do one thing and do it well: help businesses maximize the potential of the Internet to grow their idea, business, organization or community.

Role Description: Front End Developer

As a Front End Developer you are first and foremost a deep source of technical knowledge in the development of custom websites, primarily using various CMS platforms and HTML / CSS, but with a demonstrated capacity to acquire new technical skills as required. However, you are also able to work effectively across all phases of a web development project, including providing development input on design, conducting thorough testing and troubleshooting, and deploying solutions.

You possess the skill and ability to grasp the nuances of a client’s business. You are blessed with an endless curiosity and desire for learning. You are able to communicate effectively with both clients and internal team members.

Summary of Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree
Six or more years professional experience in website production, development and implementation in the information technology arena
Experience working with different content management systems, including extensive experience with Drupal, and familiarity with WordPress.
Keen eye for detail, with the skills to apply a design quickly and accurately in HTML/CSS
Highly organized, self-motivated and reliable
Competent in the Adobe Creative Suite
Passionate about creating clean, tidy code that’s compatible on multiple platforms and in multiple web browsers
Team player with strong written and verbal communication skills (English)

Key Responsibilities:

Develop websites ensuring strong optimization and functionality – HTML, CSS, jQuery, PHP
Configure Drupal core, install and configure Drupal modules, create and modify Drupal themes
Manipulate images and output, primarily in Photoshop
Convert PSD design files to HTML – skills writing HTML & CSS
Perform cross-browser testing.
Track time and self manage
Provide excellent communication skills (oral and written) and attention to detail
Ability to work on multiple projects in parallel
Ability to work within various CMS systems – Drupal, WordPress, Joomla
Test technical and functional requirements of work upon completion
Apply W3C Standards – knowledge of W3C standards (HTML,CSS)
Identify foreseeable problems and recommends solutions – ability to anticipate deficiencies and to proactively problem solve
Work with designer to influence design decisions that affect development
Edit files in digital environments – experience with local and remote hosting environments
Knowledge and understanding of various browsers and their deficiencies (Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer)
Troubleshoot and problem solve issues as they arise

Please email a current resume and cover letter referencing “Front End Developer” in the Subject line of the email.

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