Location:Vancouver, BC, Canada
In the role of Back-End Developer, you will work within the development team on the production and development of back-end code and integration with the front-end development team. You will be responsible for providing strategy and solutions in collobaration with our UX and creative teams to best satisfy client requirements. Your work will follow industry best practices and coding standards developed by The Agency. You will strive to test, refactor and optimize all code to achieve the best performance for the final product.
In the initial strategy and planning phase, you will be responsible for obtaining an appropriate level of understanding of scope, project goals, and requirements, and use your experience to provide input towards practical solutions and development-time estimation.
While the creative team generally leads concepting, we look to all individuals within our agency to participate in creative sessions, bringing together the diversity in backgrounds and expertise and allowing The Agency to continually innovate. You will play a role in the planning of web applications and campaigns, including websites, mobile apps & sites, as well as microsites. You will frequently work with the creative team to determine innovations in the user experience and feasibility of concepts as they relate to technology, budget, scope, and schedule. Together with the creative and user experience teams you may work on researching, prototyping and iterating to prove a concept.
Within the production phase, you will formulate solutions, both independently and within a team utilizing your personal knowledge and finding solutions where necessary. In all cases, you will stay in communication with the Project Manager, ensuring both your workload and progress is clear.
In delivering a final solution, you will make every effort to balance innovation with time and budget restrictions. Detailed development should be your goal; you will need to prioritize your workload based on the time allotted for development. In addition, you will be responsible for Quality Assurance review of your work and will aim to deliver a bug free, optimized and flawless product in every instance.
If this sounds like you, then we should talk.
For full-time positions the Agency offers the following compensation package:
To apply, please fill out the form completely. Only candidates with an online portfolio showing recent work samples will be shortlisted and contacted. Please clearly state your personal contribution to each project submitted. If you have a blog or other online projects, please send those URLs along too. Extra attention will be given to actively creative individuals.
No recruiters, agencies, or phone calls please.