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Major Tom

WordPress Developer

Operations – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Operations
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

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 GlassdoorFacebook, 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

  • Working knowledge of Javascript, HTML5, CSS3 skills

  • 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.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Operations
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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