Careers

Graphically Speaking is an industry-leading, full-service web development firm, with a full-time team of web specialists who collectively produce hundreds of websites every year.

Our Value Statements:

  1. Provide great value, quality and service to our customers.
  2. Be a great place to work.
  3. Treat others as you would like to be treated.
  4. Act with honesty and integrity.
  5. Individual contribution and responsibility.
  6. Continuous improvement in everything we do.

Current Job Postings

PHP Programmer

Graphically Speaking is British Columbia’s second largest Digital Agency with a staff of 50+ people.

We are growing again and looking for PHP programmers to work full-time in our downtown Vancouver office. There is lots of room for advancement and a great environment to acquire new and refine existing skills.

Experience in the following is recommended:

  • Advanced PHP/MYSQL knowledge
  • Magento
  • Drupal
  • Wordpress
  • Responsive design
  • Javascript/Jquery
  • Proficient in LAMP stack ( Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) setup and configurations
  • Proficient in Git

Other Requirements:

  • Computer programming diploma or degree
  • Nice person
  • Good sense of humour

Other Useful Experience:

  • Linux experience
  • HTML5 & CSS3
  • Other CMS & ecommerce solutions
  • Adobe Products
  • Flying drones, pin ball, table tennis & video games

Income / Compensation:

  • Competitive salary and paid overtime
  • Profit sharing
  • Paid medical
  • Extended medical & dental
  • This is a full time permanent position
  • Flexible hours
  • Education budget

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé

Email resumé to:

Stephen Lu @ Stephen@graphicallyspeaking.ca

NOTE: This is a full time position in our office. Please do not apply if you are pursuing contract work or you are not local.

Senior Web Development Project Manager

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is an excellent communicator to be part of our web development team as a Project Manager. This individual will be responsible for ensuring the highest level of quality is met for design, development and maintenance for all assigned projects.

The Project Manager is required to understand and follow processes from initiation to deployment, resulting in on time, on-budget and accurate delivery of quality assurance. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, understanding project scopes, estimates, change orders, schedules, proactively managing details and requirements, monitoring and communicating risks and changes, problem solving, identifying opportunities and troubleshooting when problems arise.

Graphically Speaking is BC’s second largest Digital Agency. We employ 50+ talented specialists who collectively produce industry leading websites.

Our services include: Web and mobile design, ecommerce, digital marketing, application development and database programming. To learn about us, see our website at www.graphicallyspeaking.ca.

Job Requirements:


Skills and Experience

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Web development, design, marketing or communication designation from a recognized post-secondary institute.
  • 3+ years of website development experience as a PM.
  • Project management training or certificate.
  • Excellent knowledge of web development processes.
  • A working knowledge of Content Management Systems (WordPress, Drupal, etc.).
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills.
  • Outstanding eye for detail and quality control.
  • Effective time management skills and multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.
  • Knowledge of website usability, conversion optimization, analytics, email marketing and search engine optimization is preferred.

Personality

  • Self-starter, quick learner, intelligent and resourceful
  • Dedicated and passionate
  • A problem solver

Benefits:

Competitive salary, MSP coverage, extended medical and dental, flex time, profit sharing*, education fund and an opportunity to grow and advance in the web development industry.
(*after 1 year - assuming productivity requirements are met)

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  • Cover letter
  • Resumé

Email resumé to:

Darrell Hadden, President
Darrell@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Senior Web / UX Designer

We are seeking a highly motivated, digitally creative and passionate team player to be part of our web development team as a Senior Web/UX Designer.

Graphically Speaking is an award winning, progressive full-service web development firm. We employ 50 talented specialists who collectively produce industry leading websites.

Our services include: Web design, responsive and mobile, ecommerce, database & application development, digital marketing, social media, print design and more. To learn about us, see our website at www.graphicallyspeaking.ca.

You will possess the following:

  • University/college degree from a design program
  • Minimum 3-4 years of industry design experience
  • A comprehensive design portfolio
  • A solid understanding of web usability, typography and responsive web design
  • Competency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Ability to take creative direction and work independently and proactively
  • Able to work alongside a developer to problem solve collaboratively
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

Your personality:

  • Creative
  • Dedicated
  • Passionate
  • A Problem Solver
  • Efficient

Benefits:

Competitive salary, MSP coverage, extended medical and dental, profit sharing, flex time, training and an opportunity to grow and advance in the web development industry.

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé
  3. Digital portfolio including examples of web development work

Email resumé to:

Darrell Hadden, President
darrell@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Intermediate Web Graphic / UI Designer

We are seeking a highly motivated, creative and passionate team player to be part of our team as an Intermediate Web Graphic UI/UX Designer.

Graphically Speaking is an award winning, progressive full-service web development agency. We employ 50 talented specialists who collectively produce industry leading websites.

Our services include: Web design, mobile development, application development, ecommerce, database, digital marketing, social media and print design. To learn about us, see our website at www.graphicallyspeaking.ca.

You will possess the following:

  • University/college degree from an accredited design program
  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in a design position
  • A comprehensive design portfolio that demonstrates usability, typography and responsive web design
  • Competency in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Ability to take creative direction and work independently and proactively
  • Ability to work alongside a developer to collaboratively problem solve
  • Work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

Your personality:

  • Creative
  • Dedicated
  • Passionate
  • A Problem Solver
  • Efficient

Benefits:

Competitive salary, MSP coverage, extended medical and dental, profit sharing, flex time, training and an opportunity to grow and advance with a top digital agency.

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé & digital portfolio
  3. Digital portfolio including examples of web development work

Email resumé to:

Melody Shih, Creative & Operations Director
melody@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Web Development Project Manager

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who is an excellent communicator to be part of our web development team as a Project Manager. This individual will be responsible for ensuring the highest level of quality is met for design, development and maintenance for all assigned projects.

The Project Manager is required to understand and follow processes from initiation to deployment, resulting in on time, on-budget and accurate delivery of quality assurance. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, understanding project scopes, estimates, change orders, schedules, proactively managing details and requirements, monitoring and communicating risks and changes, problem solving, identifying opportunities and troubleshooting when problems arise.

The ideal candidate will possess as many of the following assets as possible:

Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 2 years of website development experience as a project manager.
  • Web development, design, marketing, communication, computer science or applied science education.
  • Project management training or certificate.
  • Excellent knowledge of web development processes.
  • A working knowledge of Content Management Systems (WordPress, Drupal, Magento, WooCommerce, Shopify, etc.) and other web development tools.
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Effective time management skills and multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong organizational and coordination skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to break down complex technical problems for non-technical clients.
  • Outstanding eye for detail and quality control.
  • Knowledge of website usability, conversion optimization, analytics, email marketing and search engine optimization is preferred.

Personality:

  • Self-starter, quick learner, intelligent and resourceful.
  • Dedicated and passionate.
  • A problem solver.

What we offer:

Graphically Speaking is committed to providing great value, quality and service to our clients. The firm offers a great place to work and grow your career.

  • Competitive salary
  • MSP coverage
  • Extended medical and dental
  • Flex time
  • Profit sharing*
  • Education fund and an opportunity to grow and advance in the web development industry.

(*after 1 year - assuming productivity requirements are met)

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé
  3. Examples of web development work

Email resumé to:

Melody Shih, Creative & Operations Director
melody@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Technical Project Manager

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

Skills and Experience:

  • Computer science, web development or applied science designation from a recognized post-secondary institute.
  • 2+ years of commercial website development experience and 2+ years of technical project management experience.
  • Excellent knowledge of web development processes.
  • A working knowledge of Content Management Systems (Drupal, Wordpress, Magento etc.) and other web development tools.
  • A working knowledge of HTML, CSS and Javascript.
  • Ability to work effectively under tight deadlines and manage multiple project schedules.
  • Be highly organized and possess excellent verbal/written communication.
  • Outstanding eye for detail and quality control.
  • Effective time management skills in a fast-paced environment.
  • Results-oriented.
  • Ability to break down complex technical problems for non-technical clients.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of e-commerce, database, website usability, analytics, email marketing and search engine optimization is preferred.

Personality:

  • Self-starter, quick learner, intelligent and resourceful.
  • Dedicated and passionate.
  • A problem solver.

Benefits:

Competitive salary, MSP coverage, profit sharing* and an opportunity to grow and advance in the web development industry.
(*after 1 year - assuming productivity requirements are met)

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé
  3. Examples of web development work

Email resumé to:

Darrell Hadden, President
darrell@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Account Director / Sales Executive

You will be responsible for contributing to the growth of Graphically Speaking's web design and application development business. You will also be responsible for assisting your clients with their online business strategy.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Sales experience preferably in B to B with a successful track record.
  • Demonstrated prospecting skills with a strong working knowledge of the selling process. 
  • Knowledge of existing and emerging web technologies including social media.
  • Post-secondary education with a degree or diploma in communications, marketing, design, technology, web development or commerce.
  • Professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Compensation:

  • Guaranteed base
  • Car and business expenses
  • Generous commission plan with over a six figure potential

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé

Email resumé to:

Darrell Hadden, President
Email: darrell@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Internet Marketing Sales Executive

Graphically Speaking is Vancouver's second largest web development organization with a full-time team of over 50 web specialists.

Job Requirements:

You will be responsible for contributing to the growth of Graphically Speaking's Internet Marketing and Web Development business. You will also be responsible for assisting your clients with their online business strategy.

Preferred Knowledge and Skills:

  • Sales experience preferably in B to B with a successful track record.
  • Demonstrated prospecting skills with a strong working knowledge of the selling process. 
  • Knowledge of existing and emerging Internet Marketing and web technologies.
  • Post-secondary education with a degree or diploma in communications, marketing, design, technology, web development or commerce.
  • Professional with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Compensation:

  • Guaranteed base.
  • Car and business expenses.
  • Generous commission plan with over a six figure potential.

Our Value Statements:

  1. Provide great value, quality and service to our customers.
  2. Be a great place to work.
  3. Act with honesty and integrity.
  4. Encourage individual contribution and responsibility.
  5. Continuous improvement in everything we do.

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé

Email resumé to:

Darrell Hadden, President
Email: darrell@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Intermediate .NET Developer

We are seeking an experienced intermediate website programmer to work full-time in our downtown Vancouver location. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in a friendly team based environment and acquire new and refine existing skills.

Graphically Speaking is a large and progressive, full-service web development firm. We employ 50 talented specialists who collectively produce industry leading websites.

Our services include: Web design, mobile development, application development, ecommerce, database programming, digital marketing, social media, and print design. To learn about us, see our website at www.graphicallyspeaking.ca.

Minimum 4 years' experience in the following:

  • ASP.NET
  • SQL
  • HTML/CSS

Other Relevant Experience:

  • Microsoft Certification: MSCD Web Apps
  • MSCD Exam 70-480, Programming in HTML 5 with Javascript & CSS 3
  • MSCD Exam 70-486, Developing ASP.NET MVC Web Applications
  • MSCD Exam 70-487, Developing Microsoft Azure and Web Services
  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010/2013 Experience
  • Strong understanding of the Windows Server infrastructure
  • History of working alongside a team of project managers, designers and frontend developers to problem solve collaboratively
  • History of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

Benefits:

Competitive salary, MSP coverage, extended medical and dental, profit sharing, flex time, training and an opportunity to grow and advance in the web development industry.

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé
  3. Examples of web programming work

Email resumé to:

Darrell Hadden, President
darrell@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Digital Marketing Specialist

Join our Digital Marketing team and be part of our success!

Your Role:

  • Building strong relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Providing strategic recommendations to maximize online visibility.
  • Developing and managing pay per click campaigns.
  • Pulling actionable insights from campaign performance data using AdWords, Analytics and Excel.

Requirements & Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience with on-page SEO
  • A strong interest in search marketing
  • Google AdWords Certified
  • Strong understanding of Google Analytics
  • Experience with developing and maintaining social media profiles / accounts
  • Excellent presentation / client interfacing skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Good working knowledge of CMS tools
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS

Qualities We Like:

  • Self-starter, quick learner, intelligent and resourceful
  • Team worker, detail-oriented and an ability to get things done quickly
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Can effectively manage schedules and proactively communicate your project's progress
  • Thrive and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Values consistent with our own

Our Value Statements:

  1. Provide great value, quality and service to our customers.
  2. Be a great place to work.
  3. Treat others the way you would like to be treated.
  4. Continuous improvement in everything we do.
  5. Act with honesty and integrity.
  6. Encourage individual contribution and responsibility.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • MSP coverage
  • Extended medical and dental
  • Flex time
  • Profit sharing*
  • Education fund and an opportunity to grow and advance in the web development industry.

(*after 1 year - assuming productivity requirements are met)

Items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé

Email resumé to:

Melody Shih, Creative & Operations Director
melody@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

PPC Specialist

Join our Digital Marketing team and be part of our success!

Your Role:

  • Launching and managing PPC campaigns.
  • Providing strategic recommendations to maximize conversions and online visibility.
  • Creating and implementing ongoing digital marketing campaigns for our clients using SEO, content marketing, social media, and more.
  • Building strong relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Pulling actionable insights from campaign performance data using AdWords, Analytics and Excel.

Requirements & Experience:

  • Google AdWords Certified
  • 2+ years’ experience with on-page SEO
  • Experience managing online advertising campaigns in AdWords and Facebook
  • Strong understanding of Google Analytics
  • Experience setting up dynamic ads campaigns
  • Excellent presentation / client interfacing skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills

Qualities We Like:

  • Self-starter, quick learner, intelligent and resourceful
  • Team worker, detail-oriented and an ability to get things done quickly
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Can effectively manage schedules and proactively communicate your project's progress
  • Thrive and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Values consistent with our own

Our Value Statements:

  1. Provide great value, quality and service to our customers.
  2. Be a great place to work.
  3. Treat others the way you would like to be treated.
  4. Continuous improvement in everything we do.
  5. Act with honesty and integrity.
  6. Encourage individual contribution and responsibility.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • MSP coverage
  • Extended medical and dental
  • Flex time
  • Profit sharing*
  • Education fund and an opportunity to grow and advance in the web development industry.

(*after 1 year - assuming productivity requirements are met)

Items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé

Email resumé to:

Melody Shih, Creative & Operations Director
melody@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Please note, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Digital Agency Copywriter

Join our art-copy team and be part of our success.

Qualifications:

You are a brilliant copywriter and a master of the headline.

You are a strategic thinker, inquisitive, possibly a journalist, and certainly a navigator of the digital landscape.

You will possess a working knowledge of best practices for online copy presentation, usability, and ideally, search engine optimization. Of course your work will evince an appropriate and consistent style, voice, and tone.

Your stellar academic credentials will be from a university or college journalism or writing program.

Your Role:

You will develop and write compelling and engaging web and advertising copy for clients across different industry sectors.

Working alongside our digital strategists and art-director, your copy will spark interest, generate excitement, and contribute to our client’s bottom line.

Qualities we like:

  • Self-starter, quick learner, intelligent and resourceful
  • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Can effectively manage schedules and proactively communicate your project's progress
  • Thrive and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Values consistent with our own.

Our Value Statements:

  1. Provide great value, quality and service to our customers.
  2. Be a great place to work.
  3. Treat others as you would like to be treated.
  4. Act with honesty and integrity.
  5. Individual contribution and responsibility.
  6. Continuous improvement in everything we do.

What we offer:

Graphically Speaking is committed to providing great value, quality and service to our clients. The firm offers a great place to work and grow your career.

  • Competitive salary
  • MSP coverage
  • Extended medical and dental
  • Flex time
  • Profit sharing*
  • Education fund and an opportunity to grow and advance in the web development industry.

(*after 1 year - assuming productivity requirements are met)

Checklist of items to include when applying:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resumé
  3. Examples of your web and advertising copy work

Email your resumé to:

Dale Slattery, VP Creative
dale@graphicallyspeaking.ca

Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone inquiries or agencies please.