Role

Bookmark Content and Communications is looking for a Senior Full-Stack Web Developer to join our team at either our Montreal or Toronto office.

Bookmark is a full-service global marketing agency that combines content and communications to create multi-platform programs for luxury and lifestyle brands, such as Air Canada, Lindt and Tourism Toronto. Our content is distributed in more than 180 countries worldwide; we pride ourselves on our understanding of local cultures on a global platform.

The Senior Full-Stack Web Developer will lead and manage the development of web and other digital projects as well as determine best technologies to use based on specific requirements. They should have a passion for storytelling and digital content platforms.

Reporting: Position reports to the Director of Digital

When submitting your application, please include a list of your three favorite content or story-telling websites, apps, or other digital properties, and a brief explanation of why you like them.

Please note that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Responsibilities

  • Lead in-house and freelance developers
  • Ensure the performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Leverage new and existing technologies to help the editorial team tell compelling stories in the digital space
  • Provide estimates on development for existing and potential projects
  • Stay on top of trends and latest technologies and develop prototypes for clients
  • Participate in recruitment of any potential new hires on the Development Team
  • Build and maintain processes for the Development Team
  • Give formal and informal internal presentations keeping teams up to date on latest development options
  • Build new digital platforms as well as add to and maintain existing platforms using various technologies including: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML, React CSS, GIT, npm
  • Manage web hosting of various websites through AWS (Amazon Web Services)
  • Determine the feasibility of new functionality and provide suggestions on how to best build and implement it
  • Participate in brainstorms to come up with new and innovative ideas on websites and pitches
  • Integration with various APIs
  • Write and keep documentation up to date on applications
  • Look out for emerging technologies and PHP frameworks
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Perform code reviews of freelancer work
  • Stay up to date on the status of projects and provide feedback to the team throughout the development of a project

Qualifications

  • 5 years or more experience as a full-stack developer in an agency setting
  • Expert knowledge of and experience with React is essential
  • Expertise in PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, GIT
  • Expertise in web hosting and AWS server management
  • Experience with Contentful is an asset
  • Experience with WordPress is an asset
  • Effective communicator both with developers and with other stakeholders