Senior Web Developer

VERB Interactive Inc. - 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.

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

Are you a well-rounded Web Developer? Do you have previous experience designing, developing, testing and maintaining digital platforms? 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 Will Do
Create, debug, and enhance web-based platforms
Build and integrate websites, components, modules, and third-party applications
Write well designed, testable, and efficient code following software development best practices
Create website layout/user interface by using standard HTML/CSS practices
Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
Work closely with project team to analyze and understand user needs, to implement website content, graphics, performance, and capacity
Clearly communicate status updates related to issues, assignments, projects and team progress on deliverables
What We’re Looking For
Minimum 3 years’ experience in web development
Post-secondary education in computer science, IT or related technical field, or equivalent experience
Experience with Drupal, WordPress or other CMS’s
Experience using LAMP-stack technologies
Familiar with modern PHP development practises and tools including PHP 7, composer, and packagist
Experience creating custom components/modules/plug-ins to integrate with CMS-based websites
Experience creating cross-browser compatible and standards compliant HTML, CSS and JavaScript
Understanding of basic Linux/Unix commands
Familiarity with Web infrastructure technologies like SSL, DNS
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

What We Can Do For You
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
Comprehensive health, vision, and dental benefits plan. We pay 100% of the premium for single coverage and 50% for family.
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