Web Developer – Digital Nova Scotia – Leading Digital Industry

Web Developer

VERB is a digital marketing agency located in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia. 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– or wherever we happen to be working. We are passionate about exceeding expectations and we thrive on jobs other agencies might find too big, or too difficult, or too fast

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

We are looking for Web Developers to join our growing integrated marketing and technology team.

As a Web Developer, you will work on multiple projects to architect code and collaborate on the development of platform builds. You will have the opportunity to be involved in all facets of the project lifecycle and collaborate with other disciplines to ensure issues and opportunities are identified. If you are able to write well designed, testable, and efficient code while interacting with various CMS platforms, we want to hear from you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accurately produce frontend components using creative mock-ups
  • Build PHP components under direction of senior team members
  • Write well designed, testable, and efficient code following software development best practices
  • Content population in a variety of frameworks
  • Interact with various CMS platforms including Drupal and WordPress
  • Communicate with Development and Accounts team members to ensure issues and opportunities are identified
  • Track projects and report bugs using Jira
  • Participate in regular project stand-ups and sprint reviews
  • Other duties as required.


  • Minimum 3 years of experience in web development
  • Post-secondary education in computer science, IT, or a related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Drupal, WordPress, or other CMS’s
  • Experience using LAMP-stack technologies
  • Familiar with modern PHP development practices and tools including PHP 7, composer, and packagist
  • 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 and 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 stakeholders

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Additional pay:

Overtime pay

  • Casual dress
  • Commuter benefits
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care
  • Wellness program
  • Work from homeSchedule:

Monday to Friday

Work remotely: