At g[squared], we passionately align ourselves with people who do good in the world, from socially responsible brands to nonprofits. Since 1996, g[squared] has partnered with hundreds of clients, becoming one of Alberta’s most accomplished business strategy, communications and marketing firms. Whether we’re working with nonprofits or businesses, we make a meaningful and measurable impact.

Why work with us?

Life experience has shown us that people matter more than anything else. Many of our clients have been with us since the beginning, receiving more than 24 years of service, stability and success. Our team is made up of the most accomplished, bright and caring folks in the business, with some contributing to g[squared] for a decade or more. As authentic leaders, only a culture of respect, community and collaboration will do for our amazing clients and staff.

Responsibilities

  • Working with our web development team to integrate front-facing user interface elements with server side logic
  • Developing for WordPress, including custom themes and plugin development
  • Optimizing new website builds for varying hosting environments and user devices
  • Optimizing existing client websites based on updated performance metrics reports
  • Maintaining current client websites with regular security/code updates for various CMS-based systems and custom applications

Requirements

  • Proven experience in custom WordPress development (i.e. custom theme and/or plugin development)
  • Knowledge of other CMS technologies is an asset
  • Strong understanding of PHP/MySQL development
  • Proven experience with front-end web development systems and technologies (e.g. JavaScript, HTML5)
  • Experience with various debugging tools and performance metrics systems
  • An understanding of industry-standard web hosting environments is a strong asset
  • Experience with front-end and local web design/development technologies is an asset (e.g. Sass/SCSS, Node.js, Composer)
  • Knowledge of or familiarity with front-end web development frameworks is an asset (e.g. Foundation, Bootstrap)
  • Experience with version control systems like Git is an asset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with the ability to work on multiple projects in parallel
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • An understanding of industry-standard web hosting environments is a strong asset
  • An eagerness to learn new web technologies and development trends
  • Be a self-starter
  • Driven to be part of a great team

If you think you’re “the one”, please send your resume and cover letter to Tanya Berner. Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews. Open to Canadian residents only.