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Job Posting #: 13-0187
Job Title: Web Specialist
City: Saint John
State/Province: NB

Irving Oil is the regional refining and marketing company serving customers in Eastern Canada and New England. We offer challenging and rewarding employment opportunities throughout our company, and are always seeking committed and talented people to join our team.

The Web Specialist is responsible to design, create and modify Websites; analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity; may integrate Web sites with other computer applications as well as convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content.

Duties include:

  • Confer with management or development teams to prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, develop content criteria or choose solutions
  • Design, build or maintain Web sites using authorizing or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools and digital media
  • Develop and document style guidelines for Web site content
  • Develop or implement procedures for ongoing Web site revision
  • Write, design or edit web page content or direct others producing content
  • Identify or maintain links to and from other Web sites and check links to ensure proper functioning
  • Maintain understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participating in professional development activities
  • Perform and direct Web site updates
  • Perform Web site tests according to planned schedules or after Web site or product revisions
  • Provide clear, detailed descriptions of Web site specifications such as product features, activities, software, communications protocols, programming languages and operating systems software and hardware
  • Develop or validate test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic standards and are compatible with browsers and device types; document test plans and results
  • Evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices or operating systems
  • Identify problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback and correct problems or refer problems to appropriate personnel for correction
  • Respond to user email inquiries or set up automated systems to send responses
  • Select programming languages, design tools or applications
  • Write supporting code to web applications or Web sites
  • Collaborate with management or users
  • Analyze user's need to determine technical requirements


  • Completion of a degree in computer technology/science or related field
  • 3 years of web design and web-based application development experience
  • 3-5 years graphic design experience with print production
  • Multimedia software (flash, photography and marketing)
  • Ability to stay abreast of emerging design trends and techology
  • In depth knowledge of Web technology, protocols and tools including HTML, Flash, etc.
  • Strong understanding of Internet programming languages and development tools such as XML, ASP, PH, JAVAScript/Jscript, CGI, etc.
  • In depth knowledge of Web servers and associated operating systems
  • Knowledge of database development
  • Technically strong skills in and others
Number of Openings 1
Position Location: Saint John
Bilingual Requested: No
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