Posted June 15th 2017

Position Description

Your mission is to become the driving force and lead developer of our technology platform that is educating a global community of blockchain enthusiasts.

 

Key outcomes (6 months timeframe)

 

  • Thoroughly understand Blockgeeks business, it?s key drivers and supporting metrics
  • Take over the development of the Blockgeeks Wordpress-based site. Review and refine existing functionality and implement changes and enhancements as required.
  • Document, implement and maintain an efficient, growth-oriented development process (product roadmap, collaborating on business requirements and UI/UX, actual development, QA, deployment)
  • Drive and project-manage ongoing improvements in the frontend and backend of our marketing site, educational platform and other projects
  • Manage relationships with other parties for our current development needs and planned scaling of the development work (designers, QA, copywriters, outsourced developers etc)
  • Improve our marketing automation and support our marketing experiments (A/B testing etc)

Competencies

 

Required

  • At least 5 years of full stack web development experience (HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP etc)
  • At least 3 years of experience with WordPress, its themes and plugins
  • Experience with web design for cross-browser and mobile platforms
  • Experience integrating external systems via APIs
  • Knowledge and experience with efficient software development processes (e.g. Scrum), from design to going live
  • Experience working with remote collaborators (e.g designers)
  • Understanding of usability and security principles for web software
  • Good personal productivity system for dealing with many frequently changing tasks to prioritize and execute
  • Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.

Desired

  • Basic knowledge (and desire to learn more) about blockchain technology
  • Understanding of basic design principles and Photoshop
  • Experience with marketing process automation (e.g. data scraping)

 

What?s in it for you?

 

  • Be at the forefront of an exciting, fast-paced, and hyper-growth industry
  • Forge new relationships and connections with global leaders in the blockchain industry.
  • You'll learn more than you thought was possible; our team is obsessed with personal and professional growth.
  • Opportunity to learn from experienced entrepreneurs who started multiple seven figure businesses.
  • Freedom to plan, implement and lead the development of the technology platform
  • Competitive salary and potential for scaling your earnings

 

Does this sound like a role you can excel in?

Please send your resume to hire@blockgeeks.com AND tell us how this role aligns with your experience and personal purpose in this world.

Responsibilities

Key outcomes (6 months timeframe)

 

  • Thoroughly understand Blockgeeks business, it?s key drivers and supporting metrics
  • Take over the development of the Blockgeeks Wordpress-based site. Review and refine existing functionality and implement changes and enhancements as required.
  • Document, implement and maintain an efficient, growth-oriented development process (product roadmap, collaborating on business requirements and UI/UX, actual development, QA, deployment)
  • Drive and project-manage ongoing improvements in the frontend and backend of our marketing site, educational platform, and other projects
  • Manage relationships with other parties for our current development needs and planned scaling of the development work (designers, QA, copywriters, outsourced developers etc)
  • Improve our marketing automation and support our marketing experiments (A/B testing etc)

 

 

Qualifications

Required

  • At least 5 years of full stack web development experience (HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP etc)
  • At least 3 years of experience with WordPress, its themes, and plugins
  • Experience with web design for cross-browser and mobile platforms
  • Experience integrating external systems via APIs
  • Knowledge and experience with efficient software development processes (e.g. Scrum), from design to going live
  • Experience working with remote collaborators (e.g designers)
  • Understanding of usability and security principles for web software
  • Good personal productivity system for dealing with many frequently changing tasks to prioritize and execute
  • Attention to detail. Does not let important details slip through the cracks or derail a project.

Company Description

We are Blockgeeks.com, a blockchain media tech startup based in Toronto, Canada. From our launch in Sep 2016 we have already scaled to almost a million monthly visitors by June 2017. With our continued growth and ambitious plans for the future, the time has come for us to add a dedicated Senior Developer to our team to scale our technology platform (LAMP stack).