Front End Developer

Aptitude Digital is looking for an exceptional Front End Developer to join their team in Halifax.

Employer: Aptitude Digital

Location: Halifax / Canada

Position: Front End Developer


We’re looking for an exceptional Front-End Developer who can work with Drupal’s CMS to implement beautiful, functional and responsive websites and web applications.

Where we’re located:

Our office is in beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia. Get inspired with a stunning view of the Bedford Basin every day. Satisfy your cravings at the cafe and farmers market located just two floors down.

What you’ll do:

• Use markup languages like HTML to create user-friendly web pages
• Write reusable code, templates, styles and libraries in accordance with industry best practices
• Work closely with our design team to customize user experience on the front-end
• Theme Drupal websites, familiar with Drupal templates / Twig
• Writing well-designed, testable, efficient code by using best software development practices
• Manage individual project priorities, deadlines and deliverables

What you’ll bring:

• University degree or college diploma in Information Technology or similar
• 2+ years working experience doing development for software, websites or web applications which leverage emergent technologies
• Excellent HTML5 and CSS3 knowledge, responsive design, flexbox, CSS-grid, SASS
• Strong knowledge of frameworks such as Bootstrap
• Deep understanding of responsive design requirements
• WCAG 2.1 level AA accessibility guidelines is considered an asset
• Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
• Knowledge of Git source control (bonus: Git Flow Workflow)
• Experience working as a team and supporting teammates
• Experience with Drupal considered an asset
• Understanding proper use for web fonts

What you excel at:

• CSS3
• JavaScript
• Bootstrap
• Git
• Sass

Why Aptitude?

• Work/life balance. Our typical work week is 35 hours and we rarely go over 40
• Health and dental insurance benefits
• In addition to paid vacation, we recognize 11 stat holidays. Plus, we close between Christmas and New Year’s
• No car? No problem! Get a discounted rate on bus passes
• Not a morning person? Early riser? Choose hours that work best with your schedule
• Cable guy coming between 9am and 5pm? Work from home

Sound like the next step in your career?

Job Application Email Address: [email protected]

Aptitude Digital

Aptitude Digital

Headquartered in Halifax Nova Scotia, Aptitude Digital focuses on connecting our clients with their target audiences.

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