Jobs at TECI

WordPress Developer Position (Part Time)

Who We Are

At the Tangible Embodied Child-Computer Interactions Lab we conduct design-oriented research and train the next generation of researchers to design, build and evaluate technical innovations that improve, augment, and support children’s cognitive and emotional development.

In the TECI lab we are committed to working with diverse populations of children, particularly those that may be vulnerable or hard to reach. We are working to ensure diversity and inclusivity in our team and in our research participants across a range of social, economic, cultural, racial, ethnic, and gender groups.

Who You Are

You are a current SFU student or recent graduate who is pursuing a career in web development or graphic design. You have at least 1 year of web development experience working with existing WordPress plugins as well as custom plugins developed for websites. You are a self starter and have strong communication skills. You have an eye for design and can create user friendly web experiences. Experience with web front-end development with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript as well as back-end development with PHP and working with remote Apache servers through SSH.

What You’ll Do

You will be responsible for updating, managing and maintaining back-ups of WordPress websites’ back-end including plugins, tools, and database, identify and implement plug-ins to support searchable database for academic publications, monitored websites’ performance and handle troubleshooting and WordPress issues.

You must be available to attend meetings and provide progress reports, be a strong self starter, have a clear and timely communication style and be able to work with minimal supervision.

How to Get in Touch

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume and portfolio link to Triane Tambay, TECI Lab Manager, at  tta75@sfu.ca.