WordPress Developer


MediaFace is looking for an experienced, passionate and talented WordPress developer to join our growing team in Toronto’s Leslieville.

In this permanent position, you’ll work with a variety of clients to exercise your three to five years of experience in: WordPress, WordPress Plugins, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3, HTML5 and UX/UI design.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Development and customization of WordPress sites using custom or template themes
  • PHP application development, writing custom theme functionality
  • Integration of content into WordPress themes
  • Front-end interface development of WordPress themes using HTML/CSS/PHP and JavaScript
  • WordPress plugin integration and development

Initial Skills and Qualifications:

  • Three to five years experience working with WordPress, PHP, HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript
  • Comfortable with MySQL and the architecture of the WordPress database
  • Experience developing custom WordPress themes or plugins using PHP
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, especially with design teams
  • An eye for good design and clean user interfaces
  • Self-directed and able to manage your time effectively
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with a predisposition to showing initiative
  • Knowledge of best practices regarding client management during the web development process
  • Proven leadership experience


  • Skilled in other languages such as Ruby on Rails or Python
  • Experience with mobile application development, either in iOS or Android
  • A interest in education, health or safety
  • Adaptable and willing to take on new and emerging roles
  • Knowledge of designing for accessibility in communication (AODA – WCAG 2.0 AA)
  • French-language skills

About MediaFace:

MediaFace helps companies develop smart media content. Think of us as a newsroom with all the tools to produce engaging videos, podcasts, animation and text stories. We’re a team of 12 made up of journalists, copywriters, videographers, editors, illustrators, designers and project managers.

Please respect these needs:

  • This is not an entry level position
  • You must be legally able to work in Canada
  • This position is in-house, you will work out of our office in Toronto’s Film District (Leslieville area)

Please, no recruitment agencies, no phone calls and no visits. We appreciate your time in sending us your details, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tags: html, css, javascript, php, wordpress, jquery

How to apply:

Please apply to hello@mediaface.ca with “WordPress Developer” in the subject line. Include your resume, as well as examples of websites you’ve developed – indicating the level of your involvement in each.

We are hiring immediately.