JAZZ.FM91,Web Developer Jobs in Canada

We received our
broadcasting license in 1947 and continue to thrive as an independent, listener
supported voice in a marketplace dominated by several large broadcasters. Over
the years our format and technology has changed, but our mandate remains the
same – to enrich the cultural, educational and arts experience of listeners
around the world.

We have built a
passionate and loyal audience who craves diversity and musical sophistication,
embraced through an all-jazz format within a non-profit, arts and education
context. With 700,000+ listeners tuning in via one of the many ways to access
us – radio, web, or our iP

hone, iPad or Android apps – we have proven that
there is a place for an independent voice. More than a broadcaster, JAZZ.FM91
offers youth education programs, adult education, and live concerts and events
through-out the year.

If you love the
Arts, and are interested in making a difference in Toronto’s cultural
landscape, we would love to hear from you. We are seeking a talented and
organized individual to fill the role of:

Developer Job Duties:

Newsletter – work with Promotions manager to produce and send the Jazz
Messenger, a weekly newsletter about all things jazz

Survey creation – Working with Management to produce surveys and compile

Social media – manage Twitter and Facebook accounts

Graphic Design – create graphics and ad campaigns for web, print and mobile

Manage daily content updates via CMS backend, and revising contents on multiple
pages on a regular basis.

Create websites, micro-sites for event within the station or other business
use, from beginning to end: design conceptualization, mock ups, skeleton
creation, and final product roll out.

Perform system analysis, design, and work estimation for required business

Research best practices to cater towards our clients’ needs in executing
high-level functioning websites
Desired Skills and Experience:

Deep expertise and hands-on development experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript,
Bootstrap, jQuery, PHP – Firm knowledge of SQL databases

Ability to integrate with APIs (RESTful) that produce JSON or XML – Firm
knowledge of SEO best practices from a web development perspective

Thorough understanding of modern web standards (AODA, W3C), cross-browser
compatibility, and UI/UX

High-level proficiency using Joomla CMS (Ability to create/manage custom
plug-ins an asset)

Proficiency in WordPress an asset

Professional skill level with Adobe Creative Suite

Strong time management skills and ability to take a project from inception to

Self-motivated with the ability to work under minimal supervision and manage
multiple projects at once

Proactive, organized, and an innovative problem solver

Keen interest in keeping up-to-date with new and emerging industry trends


Completion of related post-secondary training in multimedia design and
programming or equivalent work experience

3-5 years experience in a creative, digital media, web-development environment,
including at least three years as a Web Designer/Web Developer in a small, but
complex environment

Excellent understanding of web site / application development; knowledgeable in
best-practices site architecture, user-interface specification, functionality
specification, and interactive design, possession of necessary technical skills
to perform all aspects of Web Site design/ development and maintenance work.

Journalistic training would be considered an advantage

Excellent written/oral communication skills, able to work within a dynamic,
creative and diverse group and document the processes and techniques of a

Love of music is essential

Interested applicants are encouraged to send their resume and a covering letter
to resumes@jazz.fm. Candidates will be asked to
provide samples of previous work (e.g. an online portfolio, etc.). We thank all
applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an
interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries please.

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