Web Developer

Overview

Why work for Canadian Niagara Hotels as a Web Developer?

As a part of Canadian Niagara Hotels Group you’ll be part of a company that believes in the talent of our associates, and invests in helping them learn and grow in their career. We also offer medical and dental benefits to eligible full-time associates. Most important, you’ll be a part of a team that’s includes 3000+ talented and dedicated hospitality enthusiasts who are dedicated to providing a luxury to each guest so they feel welcome, comfortable, and free to be themselves.

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a Web Developer who has a passion for excellence to support our Marketing team.   The successful candidate will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including but not limited to creating custom WordPress themes and plugins, custom web tools and integrations, HTML emailers. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred.

Under the guidance of the Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, the Junior Web Developer responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Designing and implementing new features and functionality, both within the WordPress platform and as standalone scripts.
  • Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture
  • Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS
  • Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1-2 years related Web Development Experience, minimum of 1 year with WordPress specifically
  • 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
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Strong understanding of PHP back-end development
  • Ability to build responsive email marketing templates from design files
  • Detail-oriented in context of a fast-paced environment
  • Flexibility and eagerness to identify, learn, and use new and changing technologies
  • Keen ability to multi-task; self-starter