WordPress Developer

Development · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation Annual salary starting at $70,000, commensurate with experience

WordPress Developer 

About Us

Affinity Bridge is a Vancouver-based innovation and software development agency focused on creating positive social change in the world through custom-built digital solutions. We support a wide variety of clients working on social justice, environmental sustainability, education, and health and safety

We Are Looking For:

Affinity Bridge is seeking a full-time intermediate-level developer who is a natural problem solver and knows the ins and outs of WordPress development.  The ideal candidate will be someone who is collaborative, brings enthusiasm, is a strong communicator, and is values-aligned.  You will be joining our remote team.

The intermediate developer is responsible for website development, deployment, testing and ongoing support to our roster of clients. If you are a developer who thrives on providing solutions and solving problems, grasps new ideas quickly, works well both autonomously and collaboratively, and is game to work on projects big and small, let’s talk.  

About You

You bring a minimum of 3 years’ experience working on websites, with expertise in WordPress. You'll work directly with our agency’s UX strategists, designers, developers and project managers in partnership with a diverse range of non-profit and social impact organizations to deliver websites that empower our clients to do good in the world. You have excellent planning, organization and communication skills, are self-directed, and work well with project teams to deliver projects on time. 

Skills and Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have 3+ years developing with open source PHP content management systems including proficiency in WordPress. 
  • Drupal experience is an asset
  • 3+ years experience working with MySQL or equivalent 
  • Experience with Git
  • Comfortable in command line interface for Linux 
  • Can communicate openly, transparently and effectively with team members
  • Familiar with agile methodologies
  • A proactive team player who can predict and address issues before they arise 

Nice to haves: 

  • Experience with NGINX, Apache
  • Front end: Javascript, CSS3, HTML5, Bootstrap, Sass, Webpack, npm, gulp, Babel, React.js, Redux, TypeScript
  • PHP frameworks: Laravel / Symfony 
  • Python: Django / Flask
  • Javascript: React / Angular / Vue / other
  • Apache: httpd / Solr / CouchDB
  • Dev tools: NPM / Composer
  • Databases: MySQL / MariaDB / PostgreSQL
  • GeoData: Leaflet / PostGIS / MapBox
  • Operating: Linux / Mac OS X / iOS / Android
  • Quality assurance testing

Why join us? 

  • We offer a competitive salary
  • We provide paid closure over the holidays between Christmas and New Year’s Day in addition to vacation days
  • We offer extended health benefits, and we believe in balancing our work lives and personal lives to support our mental and physical health
  • We support knowledge sharing and learning, and provides all team members with professional development funding 
  • We are a remote, relaxed and supportive workplace that believes in the open source community, and provides time for research and development so you can contribute back to open source projects 
  • You will work with a progressive team and with clients who are doing good in the world

To apply, please submit your portfolio, Github, Gitlab and/or code sample, cover letter and resume in PDF format. Your Github/Gitlab or code samples should demonstrate your ability with the required technologies outlined above. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Affinity Bridge is committed to equal opportunity and fair treatment for all. The company prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Applicants must be qualified to work in Canada, and be able to work in the Pacific Time Zone. 

Please no calls from recruiters or employment agencies. Affinity Bridge does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Affinity Bridge will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Annual salary starting at $70,000, commensurate with experience