Trapeze – Web Application Developer

Toronto, ON

Trapeze Media ( is seeking a talented hands-on individual to join our team as a Web Application Developer.

What we do

Trapeze is a full service interactive marketing agency. As a member of the Application Development team, you will create sophisticated Content Management Platforms and web applications for prominent high traffic websites. You will work on a range of challenging projects with clients such as CBS, Reebok, Canadian Tire, Disney, Pizza Hut, MTV, Cineplex and Globe & Mail. You will be involved in all stages of development of the project, including ideation, technical specifications and prototypes, application architecture and data models, testing, coding, releases management and deployment.

What we use

  • Ubuntu Linux and OS X
  • Python, Django and PHP
  • Apache and Lighttpd
  • PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • memcached
  • subversion and git
  • jQuery

We want to hear from you if…

  • you have outstanding development skills and you know what MVC means
  • you are a creative thinker, committed to scalability, extensibility and reusability of your code
  • you are passionate about the web and you have the ability to quickly learn new technologies
  • you have a good knowledge of SQL
  • you are a perfectionist who meets deadlines
  • you are interested in Agile development methodologies
  • you work best in small teams

What you will get

  • Excellent working conditions: we have an open office with a casual and creative atmosphere
  • Wednesdays afternoon practice group meeting for developers, and Geek Lunch every Monday
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Competitive base salary
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life and disability insurance


Email your current resume to with the words “Web Application Developer” in the subject line. No calls, drop-ins or faxes, please.

Avid Life Media – Developer

Mid-Town, Toronto, ON


Want to work with fun people, on a fun product, and make a huge difference?

Then you want to be at Avid Life Media.

Avid Life Media has some of the world’s top social entertainment and dating sites:

  • Millions of people date through Avid Life Media.
  • Thousands of people find matches every day.
  • We make money and AREN’T advertising supported.

Avid Life Media 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 Avid Life Media’s offerings: our website, social networking apps (Facebook, MySpace, Bebo, etc) and iPhone and other mobile apps.

You will

  • Develop a world class product and user experience using agile methodologies.
  • Experience developing and deploying high availability, high performance web applications.
  • Create detailed specifications and documentation.

You need

  • Strong skills in LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP).
  • Ability to pickup new environments and languages quickly.
  • Compatibility with a workplace built around small, highly motivated teams.
  • Familiarity with modern web frameworks is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Ruby, Python, Java, or C/C++ is a plus.
  • Strong information architecture and database design skills.
  • Good understanding of current web technologies:
    • (Standards-based) HTML, CSS
    • – JavaScript (jQuery, Prototype, other frameworks)
    • – AJAX
    • – Memcache

Additional Details

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

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