Careers

Available Positions

We currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Web Designer – WordPress
  • PHP and Web App Developer
  • Digital Marketing Co-ordinator

Kickass Web Designer – WordPress

Love developing websites? Does working on the front-end of a website make you smile? Love WordPress? Is ACF not just a random spoonful in your alphabet soup? We may have the position for you. We are looking for someone who can take a design, custom code in HTML/CSS and then bring it to WordPress.

Soft Skills:

  • You must have a sense of humour.
  • You must be hard-working, upbeat, attentive and care about your work product.
  • Have a growth mindset, and always learning
  • Speed and precision really matter…. and nice clean code
  • Be nice. Be respectful. Be considerate.
  • We all make mistakes. If you believe that we learn from our mistakes, then you’re the person we want to meet!

Hard Skills :

  • You don’t need to be the Swiss army knife of front-end development, but you need to be rock-solid with HTML and JavaScript.
  • You’re a wizard with WordPress development
  • If you can recite Foundation CSS classes in your sleep, then stop now and click on the ‘apply button’.
  • We’re not looking for someone to just go into a cave and script it up – you really need to enjoy designing things that people will interact with – and then make them. We have a design team, so you’re not on your own, we just like everyone well-rounded.
  • We like for people to see us whether they are on a desktop, a tablet, or a phone! So if you’ve been hardcore developing for IE4–then we’re not the best fit for you.
  • You communicate well. The team moves fast and juggles many moving parts and so keeping others in the loop helps team morale.

Digital Marketing Co-ordinator

Is helping other businesses meet their goals and succeed your motivation to get up in the morning? Creating effective posts and ads come naturally to you? Love staying up to date with best practices for what Google and the world of social media is doing next your strong suit? This may be the role for you!

Soft Skills:

  • You’re an excellent communicator and creative thinker
  • Have razor sharp writing and editing skills
  • Hold yourself to a high ethical standard
  • Can work independently or in a group
  • Well organized

Hard Skills :

  • Up-to-date with with SEO best practices
  • Experience with keyword research
  • Experience with creating content calendars
  • Experience with managing commercial social media accounts
  • Experience with tracking, measuring, and analyzing social media campaigns and PPC
  • Bonus points if you have experience with Adobe Creative Suite, analytics software, WordPress, and non-digital marketing

PHP and Web App Developer

Love building efficient, testable, and reusable PHP modules? Solving complex performance problems and architectural challenges? Is integration of data storage solutions your thing? Than this may be the position for you!

Soft Skills:

  • A person who enjoys working alone or in groups.
  • Great a researching solutions
  • Wants to learn new concepts, approaches and technologies
  • Has incredible attention to detail

Hard Skills :

  • Experience in PHP – preferably PHP frameworks like Laravel
  • Experience in version control software
  • SQL and declarative query languages
  • Has incredible attention to detail

Nice to haves that would make you standout:

  • Knowledge of object-oriented PHP programming – including limitations of PHP as a platform, and knowledge of common web server exploits and their solutions
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Understanding of MVC design patterns
  • Understanding of OOP
  • Understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Knowledge on user authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Familiarity with the Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Bonus points for testing experience, unmentioned languages, cloud and serverless solutions, creating buids like webpack and gulp, and any experience with WordPress development

What’s in it for you if you work at Future Access?

  • Flexibility! We want work/life to actually work for you! We are currently running a 4 day work week experiment. We’re flexible with where you work and when you work so long as it gets done. You can work from our office, or your own. Morning person? Night owl? Need to run to Costco while the lines are short?
  • Unlimited paid time off (after 3 months full-time permanent employment)
  • Book Club! We’ll give you a list of 10 books and when you read them, you get $250.
  • Yoga Membership
  • Benefits (after 3 months)
  • Free coffee!

Here’s the thing–we believe in respecting those who work for us. We offer a lot because things can get hectic and stressful, but we want you to succeed. We promise to be open, transparent and above all else, respect you.

Canada Summer Jobs Program

Future Access has been approved for the Canada Summers Job Program. We would still love to hear from you if you do not qualify, but if you do, please mention it in your cover letter! To qualify, you must:

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Be between 15 and 30 years old at the start of working at Future Access
  • Be either a Canadian Citizen, a permanent resident, or are declared a refugee

How to Apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to tricia@futureaccess.ca. We look forward to hearing from you!