Web Developer

Web Developer

Herschel Supply Co. is looking for a Web Developer to join their growing ecommerce team. This position is responsible for carrying out the technical design, development and deployment of client-side technologies, while ensuring that projects are completed to a high standard and on time. This position reports to the Online Manager.


  • Deliver a leading customer experience using the latest web technologies
  • Full project involvement from design through to testing and implementation
  • General UI background (Information architecture, site flow, accessibility, browser capabilities, etc.)
  • Full understanding of the development cycle from requirements gathering to project delivery
  • A technical innovator - able to identify, understand and implement viable new technologies
  • An appreciation for the broader Herschel Supply Co. brand strategy and how technology supports these objectives
  • Stay up to date on the latest trends and emerging technologies within the industry

Required Skills & Experience:

  • 2+ years front end development experience
  • Degree or diploma in a relevant field or equivalent real world experience
  • Thorough knowledge of W3C Compliant HTML & CSS (including CSS3 and HTML5)
  • Experience with Javascript / jQuery / Ajax / JSON
  • Intermediate PHP and MySQL skills
  • Expert level in versioning practices (Git)
  • Experience working with APIs
  • Firm understanding of progressive enhancement and graceful degradation
  • Knowledge of image optimization and experience with Photoshop
  • Strong visual design and rapid prototyping skills
  • Firm understanding of responsive design techniques including mobile & tablet design and implementation
  • Experience and expert understanding of SEO best practices, CMS, E-commerce, social media integration and agile development techniques

Optional (but would be a huge plus):

  • Active in the coding community (Github commits, meetup and conference attendance, social participation, etc.)
  • Passion for staying up to date on latest coding standards and practices
  • Great interest in learning and experimenting with new tricks and technologies
  • E-commerce experience, preferably for a large internet retailer
  • Experience with the Shopify platform

How to Apply:

Please send us a link to your online portfolio and resume to careers@herschelsupply.com. Please also include a brief description of why you want to work for Herschel Supply and how you are a great fit for this position.

Date Posted:
Jan 21, 2014 2:44 PM PST
Herschel Supply Company

Herschel Supply Company
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

In the early 1900s, Peter Alexander Cormack and his wife made the journey from Wick, Scotland and settled in the small town of Herschel, whose population today is counted at 30 residents. Founded in 2009 by brothers Jamie and Lyndon Cormack, Herschel Supply Co. adopted the name of the small town where three generations of their family were raised. Herschel Supply Co. is based in Vancouver, Canada and manufactures... more