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A multi-award winning creative agency based in Sydney's CBD, Canvas Group provides strategy, design and development services to a wide range of local and international clients. Nominated for the Awwward’s Agency of the Year in 2011, we’re a small, dedicated team of designers and developers, and incredibly passionate about what we do.

Canvas Group is currently looking for an experienced, creative, full-time developer to join our team, who has a solid understanding of Object Oriented Programming and MVS frameworks and design patterns.

Technical skills:
  • Extensive experience with Zend Framework and Smarty
  • A thorough understanding of MySQL and SQLite
  • Comfortable with SQL and handling O/R Mapping
  • Sass, Compass, Less CSS experience
  • Mobile development using jQuery Mobile
  • HTML5 and CSS 3 experience
  • CMS experience (Expression Engine 2, WordPress, Drupal)
  • Understanding of APIs (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, eWAY, PayPal, Campaign Monitor)
  • Subversion/Git source management
  • Comfortable with shell scripting
  • Some experience with Linux servers
  • Considerable experience with cross browser compatibility/testing
  • Comfortable with Eclipse
  • A strong eye for animation and UI.

Interpersonal and organisational skills:

  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Highly organized and self-motivated
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to realistically establish, and meet, deadlines and budgets
  • Eager to learn, share and problem solve as part of a team.

The following would also be highly valued:

  • iPhone/iPad application development with Objective-C
  • Understanding of Core Framework, Open GL and Cocos 2D
  • Android application development with JAVA
  • Experience with other PHP frameworks such as Code Igniter and Cake PHP
  • Experience with e-commerce sites
  • Python and Ruby experience
  • Django and Ruby on Rails experience
  • Node.js experience
  • Coffee Script experience
  • ActionScript 3 development with PureMVC.

How to Apply

Please send a succinct CV, references and cover letter, along with a brief portfolio and/or link to your website, to by Friday 18 January 2013. If you have previously applied for a position at Canvas Group, we would appreciate you not doing so again.