What We're Looking For
We are on the lookout for an experienced and talented WordPress Developer to join our busy team in Vancouver. You will be producing high end WordPress sites while collaborating with our front end, UX and UI design teams.
What it's Like to Work With Us
Major Tom is the next iteration of digital marketing — a full-service agency that’s been purpose-built to help organizations thrive in an increasingly complex landscape. We’ve been serving our partners from our offices in New York, Toronto, and Vancouver since 2000.
We are a team of industry-leading specialists hand-picked from across the globe covering the full spectrum of strategy, marketing, development, and creative. Made up of some of the brightest minds on the web, we humanize modern marketing, cutting through the noise to bring clarity to our clients. We’re committed to teamwork and leveraging the unique knowledge of every individual. We believe that passion and accountability are critical to delivering exceptional work. Our biggest heros bring humility, an open mind, and laughter to our team every single day. We’re an informal, yet professional group that truly cares about one another, and our culture is probably articulated best on sites such as Glassdoor, Facebook, and Instagram. We highly encourage you to check these out if you want to know the real deal.
We’re fortunate enough to have an enviable roster of international clients that includes NYU, Pirelli, NBC, Orkin, KPMG, and Bulletproof.
More About What We're Looking For
You have at least 2 years of experience building clean, maintainable and scalable sites
Extensive experience developing custom WordPress themes and functionality with PHP
Experience maintaining and updating WordPress websites
Experience with project documentation and architectural/development planning
Solid experience with Git
Experience working with WordPress plugins
Knowledge of best practices for site security and a passionate commitment to maintaining the health of digital assets
Proven track record of delivering solutions on time and on budget
Some experience working with our core tool set: Grunt/Gulp, Bower, GitHub, BitBucket
Server management experience with tools and processes such as cPanel, PHPMyAdmin, DNS, Cron Jobs, and bash scripting
Experience with server side templating, server scripting and PHP templating engines are a bonus
Exposure to MV* Frameworks (Angular, Backbone, React) is a bonus
Please apply with your resume, a cover letter (including reference to a recent technical accomplishment you are proud of), a link to your portfolio, relevant code samples and/or your Git repository and components or apps you’ve built. Explanations and live demos are helpful too.
Thanks for taking the time to check out this opportunity and for your interest in Major Tom! Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive we are not able to contact everyone who applies. However, all applications are all stored in our talent database and will be considered for future opportunities.