Web programmer

Maritime Digital Art and Design ltd based in Halifax, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Web programmer who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. Maritime Digital Art and Design (MDAD) LTD was founded in 2014 to fill a gap in the market for 3D visualisation, multimedia, immersive, and interactive media. To capitalise on the rapidly expanding market, the studio has grown to create world-class interactive multimedia software products, Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR), 3D modelling and illustrations, Safety, and educational training applications. MDAD Studio is guided by an artistic vision of interactive storytelling and entertainment art, pushing the boundaries of professional involvement with digital media design and training applications.

It is constantly exploring the frontiers of this new media, charting ways to combine user interaction with immersive Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) experience and education-training; gaming, video, text, graphics, animation, and web. MDAD Studio now intends to capitalise on the immediate opportunities for growth in the VR/AR immersive and interactive media explosive market by expanding our operations to include publishing as well as production, and significantly increasing the number of innovative titles we produce each year. We are grateful to have been subcontracted by Bluedrop Training & Simulation from 2015 to 2021 and to have been a part of some fantastic projects in the past. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to permanent employment or Full time job.

Employer Name: Maritime Digital Art and Design ltd
Position: Web programmer
No. of vacancies: 3
Salary: $30.00 to $40.00 hourly for 35 hours per week
Employment type: Full time, Permanent employment
Location: Halifax, NS

Job Description

  • The candidate will be required to write, modify, integrate and test software code.
  • The candidate would be responsible for identifying and communicating technical problems, processes and solutions.
  • The candidate will be required to prepare reports, manuals and other documentation on the status, operation and maintenance of software.
  • The candidate will be expected to conduct research and evaluation on a variety of software products.
  • The candidate must be able to assist in the collection and documentation of user’s requirements.
  • The candidate must be able to assist in the development of logical and physical specifications.
  • The candidate will be expected to conduct research and evaluation on a variety of software products.
  • The candidate will be expected to write special effects software for film and video applications.
  • The candidate will be expected to maintain existing computer programmes by making changes as needed.
  • The candidate will be responsible for writing, modifying, integrating, and testing software code for e-commerce and other Internet applications.
  • The candidate will be required to programme animation software to predefined specifications for interactive CDs, DVDs, video game cartridges, and Internet-based applications.
  • The candidate will be required to troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing software.
  • The candidate must interact with the team to address issues and resolve conflicts.
  • The candidate would be responsible for testing and deploying programs and systems
  • The candidate would be responsible for preparing reports on programming project specifications, activities, or status.
  • The candidate must be able to ensure that designs are in compliance with specifications.
  • The candidate would be in charge of designing and developing software systems based on scientific analysis and mathematical models that predict and measure outcomes and design consequences.
  • The candidate would be responsible for all stages of software development lifecycle
  • The candidate will be expected to keep their technical knowledge and skills up to date by attending in-house and external courses, reading manuals, and gaining access to new applications.
  • The candidate will be expected to ensure that websites and applications run smoothly on all browsers.
  • The candidate must keep a record of data and backup files.
  • The candidate will be expected to analyse customer feedback and provide appropriate solutions.
  • The candidate must integrate existing software products and make incompatible platforms work together.
  • The candidate will be expected to incorporate cutting-edge technologies in order to provide outstanding applications and services.
  • The candidate must ensure that security principles are followed.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate should have minimum qualification of Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum 1 to 2 years of working experience in similar industry.
  • The candidate should be a good team player with enough interpersonal and judge-mental skills.
  • The candidate should be accurate.
  • The candidate should be organized and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate should be punctual.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should have excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work.
  • The candidate should have strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task.
  • The candidate must have excellent written, oral, and verbal communication skills
  • The candidate must have strong analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should be energetic with a positive attitude
  • The candidate should have strong knowledge in programming language.
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate should have the ability to work quickly without compromising quality
  • The candidate should be knowledgeable about current issues affecting the industry and its technologies.
  • The candidate should have a thorough Criminal record check.

Computer and Technology Knowledge

  • The candidate should be well-versed in Database software, 3D graphic software, Web service design, Software development, Website creation and management software, Multimedia software and API

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting positions.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.
  • The candidate should have ability to distinguish between colours
  • The candidate must finished the work with in the given time line.
  • The candidate should ready to work overtime if needed

Benefits

  • Health and other benefits would be provided to the selected candidates.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidates would get Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan, Vision care benefits and Paramedical services coverage
  • In addition to the above mentioned health benefits, the selected candidates would get few other benefits in the form of Learning or training paid by employer, Paid time off (volunteering or personal days) and Team building opportunities.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

job@mdad.ca

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
  • Link to web portfolio
  • Copy of portfolio or relevant work examples
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