Web Developer - Vancouver | Vision Critical | FreshGigs.ca | 21/08/13
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Web Developer Full-Time

Location: Vancouver
Company Name: Vision Critical ()
Category: Web Design / Development

Join the Vision Critical team

A colossal revolution is happening in the way organizations engage with their customers and Vision Critical is leading the charge. We provide technology and expertise for our clients to build and manage online insights communities, engaging with their own consumers and stakeholders on a regular basis through the use of online surveys, discussions, videos and 3D simulations. Our client base includes one third of the world’s top 100 brands and our top-notch professionals are spread across the globe in North America, Europe, Australia, Asia and South Africa. And we are getting recognized for our hard work: Vision Critical is amongst Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50, BC’s Top Employers and Canada’s Top Employers for Young People. Join our team!

Web Developer - Vancouver

The web developer will work closely with the marketing team on all web projects. As the technical expert, we will rely on you to stay updated on the most current technologies and best practices of website development and bring that into your work. You will be responsible for proactively maintaining the technical integrity of the site and working collaboratively with the marketing team and external contractors to find creative options, solutions, and workarounds. You can take an innovative approach to problems and never say "no, that isn't technically possible”, but instead be the person to say "that isn't technically possible, but we can to try X or Y instead." You are able to work quickly in a very fast paced and demanding environment while maintaining an extremely high quality of excellence.


  • Maintain www.visioncritical.com site and regional websites
  • Take ownership of all the technical requirements for projects
  • Be proactive at maintaining the integrity of the site and improving it constantly
  • Act as the project manager with internal and external resources in order to ensure web related projects are delivered on schedule and with high quality code
  • Understand business goals and challenges and work towards them in every project


  • 4+ years of related professional experience
  • Experience with Drupal 7 is a must
  • Drupal theming and module development experience - you have built several in the past
  • Good working knowledge of existing Drupal modules and when they apply to a project
  • Strong background developing with PHP / MySql on the LAMP stack
  • Expert knowledge of HTML, JQuery, JavScript, AJAX, CSS
  • Proven project management skills
  • Strong knowledge of OO design principles
  • Strong understanding of SEO and the development skills to support SEO
  • Experience with methodical QA processes
  • Experience working with a marketing department
  • Experience with responsive web design is an asset

You are the right person for this role if you are

  • A strong communicator; you are clear, concise and straight to the point and you are not afraid to express your opinion
  • Someone that can juggle multiple projects at once yet always keep the balls in the air
  • Extremely detail-oriented; no errors get past you
  • Passionate about web development and always up to date on web dev trends and practices
  • Able to stay cool under pressure; you never let a huge workload get the best of you
  • Flexible in changing requirement and deadlines; you always find a way to get it done no matter what
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