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Front end developer/ designer

BoardSpace

This is a Full-time position in Ottawa, ON posted August 10, 2019.

About YouYou enjoy the challenge that web programming offers and you love to produce designs that delight end users.

You demonstrate rigour in the way you approach technical problems and in the software you build.

You enjoy working independently but can also work effectively as part of a team.

You crave working on a variety of projects and enjoy the fast pace of a Startup company.The ideal candidate has significant technical skills but also a creative spirit, a curious mind and flexibility are also paramount.About the teamAs a member of our small team, you will be an integral part of the company.

You will work directly with the company’s CEO and Full Stack Developer.We are on a mission to develop user-friendly world-class software.

A tall order, but one that our market demands.

We are continually adding new features that expand the capacity of the software.Our customers rely on BoardSpace, our cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) platform to manage their boards of directors.

Every day the boards of directors of condos and not-for-profits use our software for taking minutes during meetings, tracking actions, and keeping track of documents and events.What You’ll Do
· Play an active role in developing the next version of the company’s WordPress site
· Design webpages that automate the marketing and sales processes
· Create a self-guided software demo and FAQs
· Improve the overall website, designing landing pages,
· Integrate landing pages, with signup forms and CRM.

We use zaps from Zapier, FreshChat, FreshSales, a premium theme Divi from Elegant Themes, Gravity Forms, and additional plugins to get various tasks done.
· Collaborate with backend developer to style existing and new features.What we are looking for
· In addition to a post-secondary diploma or degree in a related discipline, you possess:
· Demonstrated ability to design
· Strong proficiency with WordPress (experience with Divi is desirable)
· Proficient understanding of web markup, including, CSS3, HTML, HTML5 (knowledge of XHTML is desirable)
· JavaScript and jQuery
· Aptitude for learning new software
· Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
· Excellent teamwork and collaboration skills
· Self-starter with strong initiative and results orientationAdditional RequirementsCandidates must be
• between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive);
• a post-secondary graduate;
• a Canadian citizen, permanent resident of Canada, or person who has been granted refugee status in Canada;
• legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations; and
• a first-time participant in a Youth Employment Strategy work experience program targeted at post-secondary graduates.(These requirements are imposed because funding is being provided by a federal government program.)Assets and Knowledge:
· Experience using premium WordPress theme Divi (Elegant Themes)
· Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as GIT (Source Tree)
· Understanding of server-side and database programming languages (ie.

Java, JSF)
· Photography and Video editing
· Netbeans
· Illustrator and PhotoshopIf you want to be part of a team that challenges you, moves fast, improves constantly, and makes a difference, let’s talk!For more information, visit the BoardSpace web site at https://boardspace.co or the company’s blog at https://boardspace.co/our blogPosition is full-time, initial 6-month contract (with opportunity to extend) and will involve working remotely as well as from company office.

Location: Ottawa.Application Deadline is Aug 15, 2019 11:59 pm ESTInclude in your cover letter how you meet the additional requirements noted above, links to your portfolio or other projects, and salary expectations.