Hot or Not? – Web Designer

Toronto, ON

The Gig

Want to make a huge difference? Want to work with fun people on a fun product? Then you want to be at Hot or Not!!

Hot or Not has some of the world’s top dating sites:

  • Millions of people date through Hot or Not.
  • Thousands of people find matches every day.
  • We make money and AREN’T advertising supported.
  • Hot or Not is a fast-paced company that measures releases in days not weeks and rewards individual initiative and gumption.

This is key member of the team, and a growth position. You will have your fingers in the entire breadth of Hot or Not’s offerings: our website, social networking apps (Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, etc) and iPhone and other mobile apps.

You will

  • Design and develop a world class user experience
  • Create detailed specifications, wireframes and visual mockups
  • Execute your designs’ HTML, CSS and JavaScript (as your skills allow) in collaboration with the engineering team
  • Create graphics, logos, and icons
  • Be responsible for all brand-related creative at the company for both print and web
  • Finally, you will likely manage a team of designers as the company’s needs grow
  • The ideal candidate is an experienced hands-on designer who is excited about new concepts and can think in terms of both wireframes and visual designs. You have worked in a product development group for leading brands, websites, and mobile devices. The position requires a strong design background in visual and interaction design and a portfolio of work demonstrating the range of experience.

You need

  • At least four years experience in web design
  • Strong information architecture skills. We would like to see specifications: wireframes, site maps, etc
  • Strong visual design skills with demonstrated ability to create graphics and icons with attention to detail
  • Good understanding of current web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Demonstrated ability to design simple and engaging user interfaces
  • Located in mid-town Toronto.

No agencies or contractors please.

Applicants must live in the Greater Toronto Area or be willing to relocate.

To apply

All applicants are asked to build an online profile by clicking on the attached url:

http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IPNETWORKXS&cws=1&rid=39

Make sure to tell us why you think you are a fit and any relevant url’s to your portfolio, blog, work, resume, etc.

Jet Cooper – Drupal Developer

Toronto, ON

Jet Cooper is a digital experience agency that specializes in
building smart end-user experiences for the web. Based in Toronto,
our growing team has a user-centric philosophy with a sworn duty
to inject some realness into the staled traditional approach.

Description

Jet Cooper is looking for an experienced Drupal developer in
Toronto for immediate hire. Candidates must be comfortable with
developing social network functions with the platform. By default,
this role requires proficiencies with PHP/MySQL.
The following skillset will also be an asset:

  • Fluency with other platforms and frameworks (WordPress,
    Expression Engine, Joomla, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, etc)
  • Experience with FBML and developing Facebook
    applications
  • Comfort with working with APIs (Twitter, Flickr, etc)

Candidates are being considered for a 2-3 month project contract.
Pending fit, there are opportunities to extend the contract and
scope of work.

To Apply

Email us at highfive@jetcooper.com with “Toronto Drupal Developer (WDW)” as the subject line. Please include the following information: (1) Resume; and (2) At least 3 examples that demonstrate skills described above. Serious inquiries only. Candidates will not be considered if these items are missing. Toronto applicants only.

Jet Cooper – Web Designer

Toronto, ON

Jet Cooper is a digital experience agency that specializes in building
smart end-user experiences for the web. Based in Toronto, our
growing team has a user-centric philosophy with a sworn duty to inject
some realness into the staled traditional approach.

Description

Jet Cooper is looking for a junior to intermediate web designer in
Toronto with experience in designing smart and visually stunning user
interfaces for websites and web applications. The chosen candidate
will most commonly be producing flat mockups/comps, but an ability to
build semantic and standard-compliant XHTML/CSS templates are an
asset. Applicants must have strong design acumen and a desire to
learn and grow with the agency.
Candidates are being considered for a 3-6 month full time contract.
Pending fit, there are opportunities to extend the contract and scope
of work.

To Apply

Email us at highfive@jetcooper.com with “Toronto Web Designer (WDW)” as the subject line. Please include the following information: (1) Resume; and (2) At least 5 examples that demonstrate skills described above. Serious inquiries only. Candidates will not be considered if these items are missing. Toronto applicants only.

STC – Web Developer/Technical Manager

Toronto, ON

Scott Thornley and Company (STC) is a results driven creative agency committed to making a difference for clients in the arts, government, health and not-for-profit sectors.

Job description / skills

  • 2-5 years experience working in a web production environment
  • Programming/coding – ASP, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, Flash, ActionScript CSS, XML, MySQL, MsSQL
  • File management – keeping a live site, development site and source files organized
  • Experience in working with and developing Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Experience with version-control software such as subversion (SVN)
  • Understanding and interest in Web 2.0 – online communities, blogs, wiki, UGC etc.
  • Manage all aspects of web production including consultation and briefings with client, information architecture and wireframe development, liaising with designers, developers and consultants
  • Familiarity and experience with web development best practices, technologies and usability standards
  • Experience developing cross-browser compatible code, based on web standards
  • Commitment to profitability – revising project estimates and managing client
  • budgets as requirements and deliverables change
  • Managing and outsourcing third-party suppliers: requires understanding of web development techniques
  • Design skills an asset, as well as ability to enhance provided creative and art direction
  • Image work – Photoshop conversion of images to web format and development of web graphics
  • Administrative – budgeting, estimating, invoicing, project briefs, project tracking, working with studio
  • Top-line tech support – PC, Mac as well as Servers
  • Liaise with outside tech support
  • Software experience – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Industry savvy – can represent the category and knows what can and can’t be done
  • Creative and passionate about the web user experiences and new technologies

Desired personal qualities

  • Meticulous – high attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Problem solver – ability to come up with new and efficient solutions
  • Team player – works well and respectfully with both staff and clients
  • Time manager/multi tasker – thrives on working under pressure in a fast paced multi-project environment
  • Excellent communicator – can translate technical jargon to clients in an easily understandable way
  • Entrepreneurial – committed to revenue building
  • Imaginative – able to see ways a project can be improved to provide a better end product

Apply

jobs@stcworks.ca

Motion Media – Web Developer

Fort St. John, BC

Motion Media, a growing media production firm based in Fort St. John, BC, is looking for a well-rounded Web Developer to join our team as soon as possible.

You will work closely with clients and the rest of the team to build exciting marketing and communication solutions for our clients. We will rely on your expertise to help select the best technical and creative solutions for each project. You will work closely with our designer and programmer on integrating solutions that work.

What we are looking for:

  • Strong foundation and training in web development, web programming and web application development
  • Confidence in your ability to deliver solutions that work
  • Ability to learn, adapt and change
  • Excellent communication skills, telephone, email, networking
  • Great documentation skills
  • Knowledge of Flash and Actionscript
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, PHP, MySQL, jQuery,
  • The ability to learn new concepts and skills quickly
  • Experience with Joomla and Drupal content management systems
  • Strong sense of usability and design
  • Deadline oriented
  • Ability to branch out, try new ideas and new tasks within the company

You’ll be based out of Fort St. John, BC – Please look at a map before applying 🙂 It may be north, but Fort St. John, the Energetic City, is one of the most exciting places in the country. The growth and energy of the community is unlike anywhere else. We are looking for someone who wants to be a part of this exciting community while working for a very community-minded, young and progressive company.

Please forward your resume and portfolio to jobs@motionmedia.ca.

Zerofootprint Software Inc – Intermediate Java Developer

Toronto, ON

Update: This position has been filled.

Zerofootprint is looking for a full-time, experienced, environmentally focused developer for a key position in our exciting start-up. We have a small team that is in need of a developer to connect our SOA-based carbon management software to external systems by extending our APIs and connecting with third parties. You will be collaborating with our internal development team as well as external clients to develop the external interface to our carbon engine.

Responsibilities

  • help to design and implement APIs for external use by customers and partners
  • design and implement connector solutions
  • collaborate with our development team on new features in our carbon management system
  • write and maintain unit and integration tests for all work
  • write documentation for all work, both for internal (team) and external (client) use

Requirements

  • 3+ years of Java experience
  • B.Sc in Computer Science
  • experience with web services, specifically using SOAP and REST
  • experience with writing/parsing XML, XPath
  • experience with SQL databases, preferably MySQL and/or PostgreSQL
  • comfortable on the Unix/Linux command line (e.g. Bash) and in Mac OS X
  • exposure to Spring, Hibernate, Tomcat, Apache
  • good team and interpersonal skills
  • excellent spoken and written English

Nice-to-haves

  • SOA experience, ideally using Mule and JMS
  • experience with concurrency and multi-threading
  • experience in Ruby on Rails
  • web application experience
  • knowledge of the science of climate change and the impact of carbon consumption on our planet

About Zerofootprint Software Inc

Zerofootprint provides essential technologies and services to the growing carbon management market. It operates in three complimentary, for-profit arenas—Offsetting, Consulting, and Software as a Service (or Software as a Platform). It also has a strong presence in the not-for-profit market through, among others, its building skinning and city carbon calculator projects.

Zerofootprint’s solution “circle” provides end-to-end services to enterprises, organization, governments, and individuals. The company’s full suite of tools measure, manage, report, and offset carbon production. Enterprises engaging the VELO solution participate in a Continuous Improvement Process that will reduce carbon emissions.

Apply

This position has been filled.

Social Media Group – Manager, Influencer Outreach

Toronto, ON

We’re looking for a passionate social media practitioner to join our growing team.

Based in our Toronto branch office, you’ll be responsible for providing top-notch service to some of North America’s leading brands.

As a Manager in our Influencer Outreach team, you’ll get to do leading-edge work surrounded by some of the best and brightest folks in the business. It’ll be your job to help develop and deliver strategies, campaigns and programs for our clients.

At SMG, we practice applied social media, not theoretical. Our clients appreciate that our expertise is real and market-tested and that we offer a unique perspective as a pure-play social media agency.

We’re looking for candidates who:

  • are excellent communicators
  • have experience providing client service
  • have worked in the social media space
  • actively participate online
  • are looking to have a remarkable experience doing phenomenal work

At SMG we value honesty, curiosity, innovation, invention, excellence and partnership. Our mantra is to add value in all our interactions at every opportunity. We treat each other and everyone else with respect. And we have a tonne of fun together!

If you’re interested in applying, please check out the job description and send your resume and cover letter to maggie [at] socialmediagroup [.] com and leona [dot] hobbs [at] socialmediagroup [.] com. Please make sure to include links to your websites and profiles on social networks.

Symtext – Content Manager / Project Coordinator

Toronto, ON

We’re looking for a skilled, organized recent graduate who has a passion for e-books. You’ll join a recently funded startup busy revolutionizing the delivery of educational content. Symtext has a great product set to launch for the fall semester, as well as significant customer traction from schools, professors, students and publishers. If you’re independent, extremely organized, and a good project manager with excellent communication skills, please learn more about us at www.symtext.com, and contact us.

This is a contract position with a high probability of becoming full time.

Responsibilities

  • Work with schools and professors to identify their content needs, and work with publishers to source this content
  • Coordinate various types of projects: collecting digital content from publishers, helping professors setup their courses and students with Symtext, assisting custom integration projects with university IT and Administration
  • Add metadata to content and facilitate upload to the Symtext platform; help develop content classification systems
  • Provide product training and demos for professors, schools and publishers
  • Develop and maintain training and support materials including the site FAQ, knowledge base, etc.
  • Help with the day-to-day operations of the company from preparing presentation to doing research and attending events

Qualifications

  • Degree in Business or Master of Information preferred
  • Highly organized with demonstrable experience managing projects of some kind
  • Outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • A natural problem solver and hard worker
  • An understanding of e-books and Web 2.0 products and services
  • Interested in start-up environment: must be comfortable with risk, fluidity and change
  • A sense of humour…

Candidates will be required to provide references upon request, and may also be asked to take a practical test.

To apply, email me at ian AT symtext DOT com.

TAXI Inc. – Interaction Designer

Toronto, ON

TAXI Canada Inc. is a company with core expertise in Strategic Planning, Advertising, Design, Interactive, Relationship Marketing and Content.

Qualifications

  • Fluency in the principles of user-centered design methods, information architecture, usability best practices, interface and interaction design
  • A minimum of 4 years relevant experience, preferably at a creative agency
  • Track record of producing unique and innovative interaction models and selling them through design approval processes
  • Relevant post secondary education
  • Well versed in interaction design thinking and execution
  • Experience in architecting the interaction on websites that utilize a variety of technologies
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of architecture-related software (OmniGraffle, Illustrator, Visio, Photoshop, MS Office, Acrobat)

Responsibilities

  • Develop and deliver logical information models, user flows, wireframes, sitemaps, nomenclature documents, content mapping, and navigation schemes
  • Contribute to the overall creative development of online initiatives
  • Concept generation and modeling
  • Assist in translating complex business requirements, user requirements and specifications into interaction designs
  • Work collaboratively with other members of the technical team and creative department to create compelling user experiences

Apply

Please send applications to scott.mcneill@taxi.ca

OrderDynamics – Senior .NET Web Application Developer

Richmond Hill (GTA), ON

OrderDynamics, one of Canada’s leading SaaS eCommerce providers is seeking a skilled and passionate Senior .NET Web Application Developer. An ideal candidate has worked on a number of Enterprise-grade Web Applications and has experience with features like WCF, COM+ and MSMQ. An exceptional understanding of .NET internals is required and a candidate ideally knows their way around windbg. Candidates will also be required to demonstrate exceptional knowledge of web-centric technologies like XHTML, CSS, JavaScript (including libraries like MS AJAX, jQuery, etc.). Experience with a multi-tenant SaaS product is beneficial.

The position is based out of Richmond Hill, Ontario (just outside of Toronto).  The Office environment is young and casual but also fast paced.

Experience

Degree or certificate in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or college level application development program. At least 5 years experience developing production web applications in C# is required.

Responsibilities

  1. Designing and implementing application features and bug fixes in a variety of eCommerce-related .NET Applications authored in C# (majority being ASP.NET web applications)
  2. Implementing standards-based Web User Interfaces using XHTML, CSS and JavaScript, primarily for eCommerce Websites
  3. Documenting implementations, providing assistance to the Technical Writing Team
  4. Communicating with clients regarding progress, feature requests, answering general questions, application support

Requirements

  • Strong object oriented design and programming using C# and ASP.NET 3.5
  • Knowledge of common Patterns & Practices
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 (programming with T-SQL)
  • A desire to take part in the full development process starting with design of features through implementation
  • Job experience working with C#, ASP.NET, .NET framework, JavaScript, AJAX
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Assets

  • Knowledge of Active Directory, IIS, Exchange and other Microsoft Server Products
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Experience with other eCommerce Products, OMS, CRM, etc
  • Experience with graphic design tools such as Adobe Photoshop

Salary

Commensurate with experience; $80,000+

To apply for the job

Candidates will be required to provide written answers to a short test prior being accepted for an interview.

If accepted for an interview, candidates will be required to provide sample source code that demonstrates strong knowledge of C# and ASP.NET. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who provide sample code using .NET 3.0/3.5 technologies such as LINQ, WCF, WPF or Silverlight.

Candidates should provide three references when applying for this position.

This is a full time position, with a complete benefits package.

If you are interested, please e-mail hr@mbccs.com with your resume and cover letter and salary expectations.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an Interview.

We thank all who applied.