Frontend Developer


Position type: 

Full-time / Work Term


Who we’re looking for:

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:

  • HTML5 
  • 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?

Send your resume and let's talk