Senior Web Developer

  • Vancouver, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Invoke is an award winning digital innovation company based in Vancouver, Los Angeles, and NYC. We have a track record of full-service digital offerings working with major brands like NBC, 7-11, Viacom, and AOL, and have launched powerful products like HootSuite, Memelabs, Pos Rep, and Eat St.

Job Description

We are seeking a talented and adaptable senior web developer with extensive experience in both designing and implementing successful web-scale applications. The candidate will play a key role in development efforts and should excel at working alone as well as on teams with project managers and designers.

We are motivated self-starters and want to work with you if you too exhibit unusual drive, can deliver results, and share our passion. Creativity and outside-the-box thinking is welcome, must take pride in getting job done at all costs and enjoy a fast paced design and development environment.


  • Design and implement scalable, reliable, and maintainable web-based technologies

  • Finding creative ways to enhance our product features while writing less code

  • Ability to go beyond the predefined technologies and suggest new tools

  • Working on various client projects as directed by project management staff

  • Meeting deadlines

  • Staying on top of the latest web development trends, tips and tricks

  • Effectively communicating with co-workers

  • Assisting with estimates for client projects


Required Skills and Experience

  • 5+ years experience with HTML, PHP, CSS, Javascript, AJAX

  • 5+ years experience with web services/applications

  • 5+ years experience with Wordpress

  • Experience with Facebook applications

  • Experience building on custom platforms

  • Knowledge of Mobile, Video and Web 2.0 technologies

  • Working knowledge of open source content management/frameworks

  • Comfortable working with the Linux command line

  • Familiarity with Agile development / Scrum method of project management

  • Familiarity with OAuth or other web app authentication

  • A great sense of humor and a can-do attitude

Nice to Have

  • Experience with Amazon EC2 or other cloud computing services

  • Experience with HTML5 video, JQuery

  • Any specific experience with C#, Objective C, iPhone app development

  • Experience with Facebook Open Graph

  • Experience using one or more APIs; especially Twitter, Instagram, YouTube or Facebook

  • Experience and knowledge with front end optimization

  • Open-source contributions

  • Experience with server side caching mechanisms. (e.g - memcached)

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.