Web Developer & Designer
Software Engineering, Design
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024
Position title: Web Developer & Designer
Location: Candidate must be located in Canada or the USA. Our office is located in Toronto, ON, Canada, but the role is remote/hybrid/flexible.
Reports to: VP of Growth Marketing
About the Position:
Practice Better is actively seeking an experienced and creative Web Developer & Designer to play a pivotal role in shaping the tone, aesthetics, and personality of our marketing endeavors. In this position, you will take charge of designing various marketing materials, including our website, ads, videos, and blog posts. Your responsibilities will extend to conducting user and competitive research, analyzing user journeys, and collaborating on strategies to effectively communicate the value of our product. Working closely with our marketing team, you will ensure seamless implementation of the designed elements for successful marketing outcomes.
Practice Better is a leading all-in-one practice management software solution transforming how health and wellness professionals run their practices and support their clients. The company serves 15,000+ customers in over 70+ countries across the globe and processes hundreds of millions annually in payments on behalf of customers. Over 65% of growth in our customer base comes from word of mouth and referrals, which is a testament to our strong brand and community. Practice Better has recorded a 300% compound annual growth rate in revenue since inception, and we are well-positioned for continuous growth in the years to come.
Responsibilities of the role include:
- Website Design — Design visually appealing and functional layouts. Ensure cross-browser compatibility and consistent user experience. Conduct A/B testing and implement user feedback for improvement.
- Graphic Design — Develop visual elements such as ads, infographics, and landing pages to support our marketing efforts.
- Branding – Ensure consistency in branding across all design elements to strengthen brand identity. Contribute to or develop brand guidelines to maintain a cohesive visual identity.
- User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) — Conduct user research. Create interactive prototypes for visualization and testing before implementation.
- Collaboration — Work closely with marketers, content creators, and developers. Communicate with clients/stakeholders to understand requirements and incorporate feedback. Provide training and support for website management.
- Research & Trends: Keep up-to-date on design trends, tools, and technologies to continually improve design skills and approaches. Utilize A/B testing and analytics for data-driven design decisions.
- Testing & Quality Assurance: Conduct testing to ensure designs meet usability and accessibility standards. Review designs for accuracy and quality before final implementation.
- 3+ years of coding experience in advanced languages and frameworks.
- 3+ years as a Website Designer and Developer with a strong portfolio.
- Bachelor's degree in Web Development, Design, Computer Science, or relevant working experience.
- Proficiency with design tools (Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD).
- In-depth knowledge of WordPress architecture, themes, plugins, and customization.
- Familiarity with content management systems (e.g., webflow, WordPress, Drupal, HubSpot).
- Knowledge of SEO principles for web content optimization.
- Strong understanding of UI/UX design principles and best practices.
- Previous experience in a tech startup environment and working in an Agile methodology.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills.
- Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively.
Perks & Benefits
- Unlimited Vacation: We believe you can be highly productive and still have plenty of time for life outside of work.
- Generous health benefits plan: Coverage starts from Day 1 and includes vision & dental.
- Choose your device: Are you team Windows or Apple? You shouldn’t have to compromise, especially if you work more efficiently on a specific operating system. When you join us, you get to pick!
- Home Office Allowance: $500/year to ensure your home office is set up for optimal comfort and productivity.
- Health & Wellness Allowance: $750/year to support your health & wellness-related goals and hobbies.
- Learning & Development Allowance: $1000/year to explore a new skill, attend a conference, read some new books, etc.
- Fully Remote: Work from the comfort of your own home with the choice to access our downtown Toronto office for a change of scenery.
- Events & Free Lunches: We prioritize weekly team bonding and monthly company-wide social events with a lunch stipend. We pride ourselves on maintaining a culture where everyone feels engaged, inspired, and excited to come to work every day.
How we work:
Practice Better operates remote-first, hybrid-optional. We ensure each member of our team is equipped with the necessary tools to perform effectively within the comfort of their own space. However, flexibility is important! So if you need to stretch your legs or whiteboard with your team, you can use our beautiful, private downtown Toronto office.
Practice Better is a respectful, caring, and inclusive workplace. We are committed to accessibility, diversity, and equal opportunity. Requests for accommodation can be made at any stage of the recruitment process providing the applicant has met the requirements for the position. Applicants need to make their requirements known when contacted.
Practice Better is proud to be a diverse and equal opportunity employer and as such does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origins, age, sexual orientation, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws. Selection decisions are solely based on job-related factors.