Senior Web Developer (Drupal)

Web Development Toronto, Ontario


Requisition Id: 2021-145
Number of Positions: 1
Job Status: Regular Full-Time
Hours & Days of Work: 35 hours per week
Minimum Salary: $68,941.00
Maximum Salary: $86,158.00
Target Start Date: 06/21/2021

Senior Web Developer (Drupal)
Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week)


Are you energized by the idea of working in Canada’s leading art museum, surrounded by great art, award-winning programs and big ideas? Would you thrive working with colleagues who are leaders in their field, from a variety of professional backgrounds? Do you believe art has the power to spark conversation, create community and change lives?

Located in Toronto, the Art Gallery of Ontario (“the AGO”) is one of the largest art museums in North America, with a collection of close to 100,000 works. Through the collection as well as collaborations with leading museums around the world, the AGO presents wide-ranging exhibitions and programs to more than 1 million visitors annually. Focused on delivering content of exceptional quality and contemporary relevance, the AGO is deepening relationships with existing members and visitors, attracting new and diverse audiences, and strengthening its recognition on a global scale. With an operating budget of over $60 million, over 500 employees, and 400 volunteers, the AGO continues to build a high-performance culture as an employer-of-choice, with strong staff and volunteer satisfaction and engagement aligned to the AGO’s compelling mission to bring art and people together to see, experience and understand the world in new ways. 

We are currently seeking a regular full-time Senior Web Developer to join the Digital & Web Services team. Reporting to the Manager, Digital Services, the Senior Web Developer will provide advanced web and mobile app development services. They will be responsible for extending and maintaining the AGO technology stack.

The ideal candidate will be a skilled communicator who is capable of fostering strong relationships across the organization. He/She/They will also have the following skills and experience:
  • 3 to 5 years of designing, developing and maintaining websites using the Drupal CMS, preferably Drupal 8.
  • Extensive experience working with modern web development frameworks, including but not limited to PHP, HTML5, CSS/SASS/SCSS, JavaScript/JQuery/JSON within a LAMP stack.
  • Developed a mobile app using modern front-end tools and frameworks, such as React, SASS/LESS, Angular, Vue.
  • Experience working with APIs and webservices.
  • Experience working within a team using a standardized development workflow, e.g., Git.
  • Experience working with designers to deliver engaging and user-centric online experiences
  • Familiarity with web administration, hosting platforms, monitoring and caching systems, e.g., AWS, Pantheon, Plesk, CDN
  • Understanding of Web Accessibility and ability to apply WCAG and AA/AAA standards.
  • Knowledge of Agile project management tools and methodology an asset. E.g., JIRA, Kanban.
  • Familiarity with Google Analytics and Tag Manager
  • Well-developed verbal, written, interpersonal and multi-tasking skills with the demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and as part of a project team
  • Demonstrated negotiating, organizational and problem-solving skills

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by submitting a tailored cover letter and CV. We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

External Application Deadline: 06/21/2021