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Full-Stack Web Developer


(Full Time, Part Time, and Contract opportunities available)
Immediate Opening, Ottawa, Ontario

blackiron is a well-established creative marketing agency with a great roster of local, national, and international clients. We are looking for a skilled Web Developer who will be responsible for developing responsive websites, microsites and eDMs  for our company’s clients. As part of a Development team, you will be working alongside a team of designers and content strategists to create, maintain, and update the various assets you produce. In order for you to succeed in this role, you will need to be proficient in JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS, JQuery and have solid knowledge and experience in programming applications.

Web Developer Responsibilities:

  • Website and software application designing, building, or maintaining.
  • Using scripting or authoring languages, management tools, content creation tools, applications and digital media.
  • Conferring with teams to resolve conflicts, prioritize needs, develop content criteria, or choose solutions.
  • Directing or performing Website updates.
  • Developing or validating test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types.
  • Maintaining an understanding of the latest Web applications, accessibility requirements, and programming practices through education, study, and participation in conferences, workshops, and groups.
  • Back-up files from Web sites to local directories for recovery.
  • Identifying problems uncovered by customer feedback and testing, and correcting or referring problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
  • Evaluating code to ensure it meets industry standards, is valid, is properly structured, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.
  • Determining user needs by analyzing technical requirements.

Web Developer Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in Web development or related field, or relevant experience.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in programming applications such as PHP, Ruby, or Python
  • Proficient in WordPress/Wordpress CMS, Drupal
  • Proficient in MacOS based web development
  • Proficient in JavaScript, HTML/HTML5, CSS, JQuery
  • Proficient in MySQL.
  • Dedicated team player.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, agency environment.
  • Solid ability in both written and verbal communication.
  • Knowledge of programming language and technical terminology.
  • Able to develop ideas and processes and clearly express them.
  • Ability to work with the web designer to recommend platforms and UI/UX design
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience in developing E-commerce websites, including on the Shopify platform
  • High degree of independent judgement.
  • Detail-oriented
  • Able to solve complex problems.
  • An appreciation and commitment to good design and creativity 

Why blackiron:

  • Competitive salary
  • Flex hours
  • Modern offices located in Westboro (Ottawa)*
  • Mac laptop & company cell phone provided
  • Available health & wellness benefits plan (with full time employment)


Annual Salary Range: Commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send a resume and portfolio to careers@blackiron.agency with “Web Developer” in the subject line.


*Due to Covid-19, the position is currently a remote-work environment, with an eventual transition to in-office determined by following public health guidelines.

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