Web Developer

Description: 
Build a Dynamic and Rewarding Career With Us! We are situated in exceptional surroundings located just steps away from the iconic Niagara Falls. Offering a collection of many of the world’s leading brands with phenomenal views of one of the world’s natural wonders right outside your front door, including: Marriott on the Falls Hotel, Milestones Grill + Bar and Starbucks and many more. Whether our guests are traveling on business or taking a much needed vacation, our mission is deliver extraordinary and seamless experiences that will always exceed the expectations of our guests.
Hiring Organization: 
Marriott on the Falls
Location: 
Niagara Falls, Ontario
Responsibilities: 
Summary of Responsibilities Our Marketing operations is committed to a work environment that demonstrates and supports the Marriott core values and culture of putting people first, acting with integrity, serving our world, embracing change and pursuing excellence. We are currently seeking a Junior Web Developer who has a passion for excellence to support our Marketing team. The successful candidate will be responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including but not limited to creating custom WordPress themes and plugins, custom web tools and integrations, HTML emailers. This position requires a combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, the color and font choices, and so on). The candidate should have a strong understanding of industry trends and content management systems. Experience with responsive and adaptive design is strongly preferred. Also, an understanding of the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment is preferred. Under the guidance of the Vice President of Marketing & Business Development, the Junior Web Developer responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following: Designing and implementing new features and functionality, both within the WordPress platform and as standalone scripts. Establishing and guiding the website’s architecture Ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS Helping formulate an effective, responsive design and turning it into a working theme and plugin. Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: 
Job Requirements: Minimum of 1-2 years related Web Development Experience, minimum of 1 year with WordPress specifically Good understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications Experience designing and developing responsive design websites Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc. Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML) Strong understanding of PHP back-end development Ability to build responsive email marketing templates from design files Detail-oriented in context of a fast-paced environment Flexibility and eagerness to identify, learn, and use new and changing technologies Keen ability to multi-task; self-starter
Benefits: 
Some Benefits Marriott on the Falls Employees Enjoy: Health and Dental Benefits. Complimentary daily staff meal. Immediate access to the Friends and Family hotel and dining discounts at any participating Marriott and Starwood brands hotels worldwide. Complimentary parking. Complimentary Company sponsored events. Personalized electronic access to your pay statements and annual T4 statements- accessible from the comfort of your own home, any computer, tablet or smartphone 24 hours per day, 7 days a week via. online.
Employment Type: 
Full Time
Additional Information: 
Marriott on the Falls Hotel is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture, and welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. How to Apply Please email resume to [email protected] quoting the job title in the subject line. We thank all applicants for their interest in joining the Marriott team; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.