Employment - Web Developer

Web Developer





NovaStream Inc. is a results driven digital agency with an expertise in media production and web technologies. We are a digital agency that provides a well-designed and tailored approach to the web, video and marketing needs of various businesses and sectors across Atlantic Canada.

NovaStream specializes in a range of digital media solutions. We offer a diverse range of products and services, including commercial and feature film production, tourism management data applications, live event streaming and visuals, copywriting, content generation, and web development. We believe it is the diversity of our products and services that allows us the flexibility to offer a full suite of solutions to our clients. It is the individual expertise in our team that leads us to excel in each of these fields.

About the Opportunity

We are seeking a talented WordPress developer to help our team build and/or maintain WordPress based websites. The job position is for a locally residing candidate and will be stationed at NovaStream’s office located in the downtown Sydney area.

As a WordPress developer, you will be responsible for both front-end and back-end development, including creating WordPress themes from scratch.

Duties & Responsibilites

  • Convert mockups, designs and graphics from Photoshop provided by the design team into a working responsive WordPress theme
  • Write "clean", secure, efficient and well commented/designed code
  • Produce detailed pseudo-code, mockups, basic documentation and specifications
  • Contribute and help other team members in all phases of each  project's development lifecycle
  • Follow best practices and standards set by the industry
  • Strong understanding of web technologies, libraries and complementary tools, including:
    • HTML5
    • CSS3 (with SASS)
    • JavaScript
    • jQuery
    • WordPress
    • Bootstrap 5
    • Git version-control
    • PHP 8.0+
  • Basic knowledge of Linux, Apache/NGINX, DNS and related tech is a bonus
  • Basic understanding of SQL would be considered an asset
  • Passion for effective design and efficient coding practices and a desire to push boundaries
How To Apply

NovaStream will be accepting applications for this position via email. Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Deadline for applications is 11:59pm on June 4, 2023.

Email Address: jobs@novastream.ca Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
NOC Code
Web developers and programmers (21234)
Experience Required
An Asset
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
To be Determined (Negotiable)
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Posted on
May 12th 2023
June 29th 2023