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Node.js back-end developer

PHI Studio

Publication date Jan 17, 2023

Working hours
Full time
6-month contract
Spoken and written languages
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PHI Studio is looking for a back-end developer to join its development team to help bring their immersive experiences to life, as well as assist in the development and maintenance of the tools used to support the operations of their installations. The post is on a contractual basis for a period of six months.

About the position

Since 2019, PHI Studio has been pushing the limits of technological art by developing ambitious and innovative immersive experiences. Virtual reality, specialized set design and interactive narrations are just some of the tools used to transport audiences into unforgettable universes. For the past three years, PHI Studio has participated in the development of THE INFINITE. This highly awarded immersive experience takes visitors to the International Space Station through images filmed in space with astronauts.

Main responsibilities

  • Develop back-end applications in accordance with the technological direction of the project;
  • Work on existing back-end applications for maintenance purposes;
  • Work as a team with front-end developers;
  • Implement and extend the back-end technical stack of PHI Studio;
  • Set up databases and create APIs to interact with them;
  • Ensure the security and performance of the applications being produced;
  • Contribute to the documentation of the developed systems.


  • At least four years of professional development experience, including two years in back-end development;
  • Proven back-end development in large-scale projects;
  • Excellent knowledge of Node.js and proficiency with JavaScript;
  • Proficiency with other back-end scripting technologies, such as Python;
  • Expertise with modern databases such as Postgres, the ability to build one from scratch and ensure its proper performance within large datasets;
  • General knowledge of computer systems and system administration;
  • Experience with websockets and/or real-time applications;
  • Ability to work with front-end code and assist with back-end integration;
  • Knowledge of Vue.js is an asset;
  • Mastery of Git and ability to manage branch and file conflicts in order to work smoothly with other developers on the same software;
  • Willingness to work in a team to achieve ambitious projects;
  • Strong interest in art, culture and digital media;
  • Attention to detail and user experience;
  • Ability to communicate in a bilingual French-English environment.

Our Benefits

Grow with us

At PHI, there's always room to grow. We support the careers of our employees and love it when we can give one of our own the promotion of their dreams.

Hybrid work environment

We allow our employees to perform most tasks remotely from home. We encourage PHI's common spaces to be used as a gathering place that fosters creativity and teamwork—rather than as an office.


Physical activity has many benefits for the body and mind, which is why PHI offers its employees an allowance to contribute to the expenses of physical activities (materials, registration fees, events, etc.)  

Vacation and time off

We understand that our employees need time to recharge, which is why we offer paid time off for vacations, personal days and sick days.


Enjoy a comprehensive group insurance plan that offers life insurance, critical illness, healthcare benefits and more. Virtual care and telemedicine services also included

Group RRSP

Employees can choose to join our group retirement savings plan, which gives them access to low management fees and tools that’ll help them achieve their financial goals.
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Our brand promises


The world is in perpetual transformation. Without omitting the past experience, PHI is looking to the future and making a lasting commitment to listening to and making space for the next generation of creative practitioners.


Attentive to ecosystems, PHI acts as an antenna and contributes significantly to new ways of consuming art. Relevance is applicable in the research and development of both tech and form, contributing significantly to contemporary ways of creating and consuming art and new forms of storytelling. Passionate about participating in global consciousness, PHI takes cues from global concerns, compelling themes, and ideas reflecting our human condition.


PHI approaches its work while considering the needs, voices, and points of view of everyone. PHI values lived experience, heritage and difference, seeking to ensure that diverse voices are not only respected, but actively uplifted and included in its discussions through the lens of art.

Dedicated to Quality

The dialogue between art and the public is sacred. The curators at PHI are committed to producing meaningful exhibitions and immersive experiences while respecting, uplifting and contextualizing art, artists and the ideas they cultivate.

Highbrow Punk

At PHI, art is bold, the gesture and creative impulse is unpredictable. Unexpected encounters inform new hybrid ideas. The conversation is always rigorous and impactful.

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