Web Developer

Location

Ottawa, ON

Summary

The Liberal Party of Canada is seeking Web Developer for an opportunity to join a dedicated team of staff to support Justin Trudeau and our Liberal team’s work to keep Canada moving forward.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Communications, the Web Developer will play a lead role in the front- and back-end development of the Liberal Party of Canada’s websites, and web-based organizing and fundraising tools, plus the integration of various marketing and data platforms, in cooperation with the other members of the team and wider organization.

We are looking for people who care about the work we do and who are a great fit for our culture and team. If you want to work in a dynamic and fast paced environment, build and win our next campaign, and play an active role in promoting Liberal values, then we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain the Liberal Party of Canada web codebase
  • Work with internal stakeholders to develop organizing and fundraising tools
  • Ensure proper integration of various marketing/data platforms, such as BSD and SalesForce
  • Help develop and maintain solid, long-term web strategy, and ensure LPC web properties are equipped to handle large spikes in traffic
  • Continuously curate ways to improve UI and UX of LPC web properties, including regular variable testing and reporting
  • Work with the design team to ensure overall look of all web properties is consistent and up to date
  • Capture and analyze appropriate website metrics to develop best practices and inform future decisions
  • Report on web design and development trends, and research and evaluate new technologies
  • Other duties as required

Requirements

  • Significant programming experience in PHP, MySQL, Javascript, and CSS, as well as the WordPress framework
  • Experience with modern development workflows including GIT, Vagrant, gulp.js/grunt.js, staging and production servers
  • Experience with advanced Javascript frameworks such as react.js or angular.js
  • A solid understanding of web standards, web accessibility and UI/UX best practices
  • Previous experience with variation testing, conversion optimization and their implication in the development schedule/workflow
  • Resourceful and strong troubleshooting skills
  • Good judgement with the ability to make quick and decisive decisions
  • Knowledge of how web works within a digital marketing ecosystem (social, email, etc.)
  • Team player with keen sense of personal organization, time management and discipline

Working Conditions

  • Must be comfortable working in a fast paced, dynamic environment with shifting priorities and operational objectives
  • Must excel at building consensus in a multi-stakeholder team environment
  • May be required to work unusual hours and periods at an accelerated pace

NOTE ー This position is based in Ottawa, ON. With regional restrictions during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, with the agreement of the employer, new employees may have the option of temporarily carrying on duties from home at the moment, however will be required to work from the Ottawa office on a daily basis at the determination of the party.

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The Liberal Party of Canada is committed to the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, racialized people, LGBTQ2 people, people living with disabilities, and other equity-seeking groups. If you identify as a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application.

If you need accommodation at any stage of the application process or want more information on our accommodation policies, please contact Sandra Colin at scolin@liberal.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Should an offer of employment be presented to you, the offer will be conditional upon the candidates attesting to their fully vaccinated status for COVID-19 and providing proof of such vaccination. The Liberal Party of Canada is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all requests for accommodation based on a medical contraindication, religion or another prohibited ground for discrimination under the Canadian Human Rights Act. Should you require accommodation, please email hr-rh@liberal.ca.

  • The Liberal Party of Canada is committed to the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous Peoples, racialized people, LGBTQ2 people, people living with disabilities, and other equity-seeking groups. If you identify as a member of an equity-seeking group, you may choose to identify as such in your application.

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