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Stocksy United


Development – Victoria, British Columbia
Department Development
Employment Type Employee




                                                              Come work with us! You’ll love it.

                                                  Stocksy United is looking for a Developer to
                                                          join our growing Development team.

About us…
Authentic stock photography and footage with no filler.

Stocksy United is an art-forward, royalty-free stock photo + video agency that makes discovering unique, beautifully authentic imagery effortless. Founded as a cooperative, everything we do is a bold celebration of art.

What we offer...

  • Unlimited time off

  • Extended health and dental

  • Remote days

  • Dog-friendly office

  • Stocked kitchen to keep you fuelled all day long

  • Stand-up desks

  • Beer Fridays and staff socials

  • Funky heritage office space in Market Square

  • Collaborative environment with 50+ team members in Victoria and across the globe

Your purpose…
This position offers a great opportunity to be part of an incredible team of industry leaders in stock photography and videography. Reporting to the Director of Technology, you will be responsible for contributing to the technology team’s initiatives and maintaining Stocksy’s existing application.

Hours: 35 hours per week 

Job Type: Full-time employee

Location: Stocksy HQ (Victoria, BC) 

Anticipated start date: September 2019

You are...

  • Motivated to produce well-written code and creative solutions to complex problems

  • Excellent at working in a collaborative, team-based environment 

  • Passionate about producing great user experiences 

You have...

  • A minimum of three years professional experience working as a developer in an agile team

  • Comprehensive knowledge of both PHP and Javascript

  • A firm understanding of MVC architecture, Object Oriented Design and Test driven development

  • Comprehensive knowledge of Relational databases

  • Experience using industry standard tooling and practices, git, peer review, Atlassian products (or equivalent) etc.

Good to haves (but not required)...

  • Experience with javascript toolchains and frameworks (npm/webpack/react)

  • Docker experience

  • Amazon Web service

  • NoSQL

  • Search Indexes (Solr/Elasticsearch/Lucene)

  • Message Brokers (Rabbit, SQS)

  • Video/Image processing experience

  • Serverless framework experience


  • Design, develop and deploy technical solutions for Stocksy’s application.

  • Write clean, maintainable and efficient code that is unit tested and implemented in line with Stocksy’s best practices. 

  • Assist in weighing which new technologies to implement and give thoughtful suggestions in architecture discussions.

  • As part of a collaborative team of developers, run regular deployments, manually test when required, and keep relevant documentation up to date.

  • Stay up-to-date on new products and technologies to support continual technical improvement of the Stocksy site.

  • Be proactive in identifying improvements surrounding team processes and work in collaboration with the team to advance measures of efficiency and overall quality of technical work.

  • Support your team through mentorship and knowledge sharing.

Interested? We'd love to hear from you! Please send us your resume and cover letter.

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