PHP/WordPress Developer

Pixel is a growing web design and development firm located in Edmonton, AB, and we are looking to add an experienced full-time WordPress developer to our current team of twelve.

What You'll Do

  • Help design and develop websites, eCommerce solutions, and small and large web based-applications, all using WordPress.
  • Manage and troubleshoot all kinds of development or integration issues in WordPress.
  • We are practitioner lead, which means you are the project manager and will communicate and coordinate your own tasks and projects directly with the client.
  • Write clean + well structured code, and document it accordingly.
  • Work with outside data sources and APIs.
  • Continuously discover, evaluate, and implement new technologies and methods to maximize development efficiency.

Technical Requirements

  • Development with PHP 8+ and MySQL.
  • Have an excellent understanding of HTML and CSS / SCSS.
  • Experience with Timber and the Twig template engine.
  • Experience in using (or strategically not using) the WooCommerce platform and its marketplace of various plugins.
  • Extensive knowledge in front-end frameworks like Bootstrap, Tailwind, Foundation, etc.
  • Should have an understanding of front-end scripting like Javascript, jQuery, XML and AJAX, with the ability to learn more on the job.
  • Familiar with working in VM environments like Vagrant or Docker.
  • Familiar with Composer, Gulp and other common development tools
  • Ability to review Git branches from fellow developers, offer feedback, and resolve merges.
  • Ability to handle cross-browser and mobile compatibility.

Personal Requirements

  • Have a good time & joke around, but also know when to buckle down.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. We value communication as a core principle of our development team.
  • Self motivated to learn/work and able to work independently.
  • Always producing high-quality work, following the standards that Pixel has set for itself.
  • Be able to manage multiple tasks while being deadline-oriented.

Experience Requirements

  • 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • Post-Secondary degree or diploma in computer science or related discipline.


  • Website UI/UX/Visual Design Experience.
  • Experience developing on other CMS Platforms like Shopify and CraftCMS.
  • Experience with Amazon Web Service technologies including S3, EC2, RDS & Route 53.
  • Experience with PHP MVC frameworks such as Laravel or Symfony.
  • Knowledge in JS Frameworks like Angular or React.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools. Preferably GitLab, but experience with any at all is a huge plus.

Job Perks

  • Full-time salaried position.
  • Flex time — start anywhere between 6 am and 11 am.
  • Work in our brand new cozy office in the awesome 124st/Westmount neighbourhood in Edmonton.
  • However there is flexibility to work from home here and there.


  • Salary based on experience.
  • 3 week paid vacation time
  • Access to our Personal Betterment Plan
  • Fully covered Blue Cross Health Benefits.

Interested? Shoot us your resume to us ( and include a link to your GitHub account, or something similar!