Pixel Designs is a growing web design and development firm with an office in Edmonton, AB, and Victoria, BC. We are looking to add a maintenance plan technician to our current team.
What You’ll Do
The job involves managing a large roster of websites, keeping them up-to-date and troubleshooting any issues caused during the process. The vast majority of the websites we maintain run on WordPress and the WordPress plugin ecosystem.
In addition, if you have development experience or have the desire to learn development skills, you may have the opportunity to take on some small-to-medium development tasks.
- A solid understanding of the WordPress ecosystem including: use of the plugin ecosystem, understanding the concept of theming, and custom post types and taxonomies.
- Ability to manage your own schedule, you will be responsible for running your own roster of websites.
- A high level of attention to detail, important when testing a website post-update to ensure everything is working as expected.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. We value communication as a core principle of our team.
- Be a troubleshooter, be motivated to learn/work to resolve issues and be able to work independently.
- Be technologically-minded, open to and capable of learning new software and digital tools.
- Have a good time & joke around, but also know when to buckle down.
- 1-2 years working with or running WordPress websites.
- Customer service or office experience. You will occasionally be required to contact clients to collect information or inform them of website issues etc.
Nice To Haves
- Familiarity with any of the following plugins: MainWP, WooCommerce (and related extensions), Gravity Forms, Yoast SEO, Updraft, All-in-One WP Migration, SMTP plugins, Wordfence or Sucuri, WP Rocket, WP Smush or Imagify, Advanced Custom Fields, Redirection, or Admin Menu Editor.
- Experience with other CMS platforms like Shopify and Squarespace.
- Experience with custom WordPress development or other PHP development
- Basic understanding of Git repositories: how to clone a repository, and how to push code changes.
- Basic experience with using the command line, ie. accessing a server via SSH
- Post-secondary diploma or degree
- Full-time salaried position.
- Flex time — start anywhere between 6 am and 11 am.
- Work either from the office near Quadra Village in Victoria, BC or 124st/Westmount neighbourhood in Edmonton, AB.
- Ability to work from home occasionally. Many of us work from home a day a week.
- If interested in development, access to chat and learn from our friendly developer team with the possibility of moving into a more development-focused role.
- Salary based on experience.
- 2 Week paid vacation time.
- Access to our Personal Betterment Plan.
- Fully covered Blue Cross Health Benefits.
Interested? Shoot your resume to us (email@example.com) and include a link to your GitHub account, or something similar if you have one!