About Backpacker College: The go-to destination for financially discerning travellers to find affordable accommodations and great experiences at every college/university community in the world.

Backpacker College™ has created access to the first, largest, and best marketplace and smartphone app for booking beds and finding fun experiences dedicated to college and university communities.

For College and University communities, we’re generating opportunities for travellers to find comfortable economical accommodation and fun things to do around the world, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES to tap into new revenue streams, and professionally managed property owners to capitalize on this innovative collaboration with us!



Reporting to the Managing Director


* Post-secondary diploma, degree in Computer Science, Graphic Design, or related field

 You’ll get to:

* Convert sketches into HTML+CSS

* Perform acceptance testing by reviewing developers’ front-end implementations of that HTML+CSS

* Update user requirements and specifications

* Build existing experience with GIT

* Implement front-end features

* Fix front-end bugs

* Produce responsive HTML+CSS, Javascript, and test it across browsers, platforms, and physical devices

* Keep our 3rd party JS libraries updated

* Collaborate on the redesign of our UI

* Grow experience with responsive design (such as Bootstrap)

* Work with Laravel, Angular

* Continue and grow in familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect to back-end services

* Increase understanding of JSON, XML, SOAP, (should already have knowledge in these areas with some room for growth)

 You’re the kind of person who:

* Loves asking questions, seeking understanding, and is good at listening and working with others to solve difficult problems

* Has experience with qualitative research methods (e.g. interviewing, usability testing, ethnography, etc.)

* Examples of projects where your research insights led to better-informed design decisions (e.g. to guide product roadmaps, strategy decisions)

* Has experience applying a range of research methods with both creativity and critical thinking


Please forward your CV and cover letter to marvin@backpackercollege.com.

As part of MaRsDD (https://www.marsdd.com/) we require a photo of government issued ID, confirmation of eligibility to work in Canada, and information on your co-op period/when you will be returning to college or university. This information should be submitted with CV and cover letter.