JavaScript Developer (React/React Native)

VERB Interactive - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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VERB is a digital marketing agency in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia and with a new office located in Victoria, British Columbia. Our global clients offer the opportunity to work and collaborate with some of the world’s biggest destinations, resorts, and travel brands—and with our employee travel credit, it’s easy to experience them for yourself. We take a balanced approach to work/life and have fun at the office. Meet your coworkers at our kegs for an end-of-week beverage, get discounts on transit, fitness, and farm-fresh food. Plus, we give you the chance to get active, both with recreational sports leagues and community volunteering.

Sound good? Great, here’s who we’re looking for…

Are you a well-rounded JavaScript Developer? Do you have previous experience writing JavaScript, CSS3, and HTML5? Do you want to create awesome work for some of the most exciting brands in the global travel and luxury space?

Well here’s your chance.

Join our busy team, work in a fantastic office with a great group of 150+ people who really love what they do, and work your magic.

What You’ll Do

Develop, update, and implement the features and interfaces of user-facing components
Accurately produce frontend UI components based on creative mock-ups
Architect efficient and reusable front-end systems that drive complex web applications
Identify and optimize applications for scalability and performance
Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders
Adhere to internal workflow and development standards
Escalate issues to senior or lead team members
What We’re Looking For

3+ years of JavaScript experience, including concepts like asynchronous programming, closures, types, and ES5/ES6
3+ years of HTML/CSS experience, including concepts like layout, specificity, cross browser compatibility, and accessibility
Post-secondary education in computer science, IT, related technical field, or equivalent experience
Proficient browser APIs and optimizing front end performance
Experience with React/React Native
Familiar with Object Oriented Programming
Familiar with CSS pre-processing platforms, such as SCSS OR libraries such as Styled Components, CSS-in-JS, and CSS Modules
Knowledge of Objective-C/Swift for iOS and/or Java/Kotlin for Android is a plus
Proficient with code versioning tools (Git, SVN)
Basic Photoshop image manipulation, cropping, slicing, and optimizing for web
Effective written and verbal communication, with a high level of attention to detail
Strong problem-solving skills and a broad knowledge of web development techniques and principles
Knowledge of current web trends and standards
The ability to work across multiple projects without compromising quality
Eagerness to participate in team status meetings and brainstorming sessions
The ability to communicate project and task status and any issues to internal and external stakeholders
Of course we offer the basic benefits (vacation, sick time, health and dental, professional development), however we are proud to offer additional perks such as:

Company Matching RRSP Program
Yearly travel credit
Remote and flexible working arrangements
Transit discounts
Fitness discounts
Free office snacks and drinks
Recreational sports teams
Health spending account
Farm share program
Recognition rewards