Overview

Red Ear Media has an immediate opening for a WordPress/PHP Web Developer. We’re looking for a developer to join our rapidly expanding team and help us build cool sites for small to medium-sized businesses based in Atlantic Canada and beyond. While we’re currently seeking to fill a contract position, if it’s the right fit, this role could become full-time permanent.

We’re a tight-knit team and our work culture is open, inclusive, and honest. We’re all about building great sites for our clients to help serve their needs. We’re big on work-life balance and, as part of a smaller team, you’ll have the ability to grow with us as we move forward.

Responsibilities

  • Building WordPress themes from supplied designs/mockups
  • Interfacing with clients on-site build and design revisions
  • Identifying potential edge-cases and bugs affecting user experience or software functionality
  • Working with our technical leads to adopt our workflow, review code, and continue to learn, grow, and thrive as a developer
  • Providing your insights and opinions to the team and project leads

Qualifications

An ideal candidate will have experience working with any (not all) layers of our tech stack or be able to pick up new tech quickly. Consider applying if you meet some or most of these qualifications. Additional training can be provided to the right candidate.

  • Development experience in: PHP, HTML, JS, CSS
  • Experience in custom WordPress theme building and/or plugin development
  • Excellent analytical skills for creative problem solving
  • Understanding of web design and user experience
  • Knowledge of web accessibility standards
  • Knowledge of current web trends and best practices
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, meet project deadlines and solve problems
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Ability to be an authentic, awesome person who wants to become the best developer you can be

About Red Ear Media

We are expert digital marketers and website developers and designers in Halifax, Nova Scotia. We love what we do. We offer services in: custom WordPress design and development, SEO, and SEM/PPC (Google Ads, Facebook/Instagram Ads), and more.

We've designed and built websites for clients of all sizes and we've got a service offering that's right for you. We offer everything from basic brochure-style websites to custom builds with extended functionality (including e-commerce).

Our digital advertising management services offer a fantastic return on investment and we have significant experience running campaigns across Google, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn platforms. Whether your goal is lead generation, sales, or brand awareness, we can customize a campaign that works for you.

SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is more important than ever and our offerings follow established best practices that include both on-site and off-site optimizations. If your business or organization wants to rank better on organic search results for the keywords that are most important to you, we can help.

Founded in 2015, Red Ear Media is one of Atlantic Canada's fastest-growing digital marketing companies and there are a few simple reasons for that: we're passionate about what we do, we strive to be excellent communicators, and we work hard to get you the best return on investment for your marketing dollars.

We're not your average digital marketing firm and we'd love to show you why.