New York, U.S.A.

Front-End Developer/Designer

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We are looking for a sharp front-end developer with great design sense and vision to join the user experience team at NBCNews.com.

This is an opportunity to a play an important role in the digital evolution of one of the world’s best-known and most-trusted news organizations.

As a candidate you have a passion for crafting JavaScript and CSS. Clean code and web standards are second nature to you. You thrive on collaboration and are comfortable communicating your ideas with stakeholders from creative, editorial and business areas.

As an ideal candidate your professional experience manifests a strong creative drive and a keen sense for great user experiences across device form factors, and you carry a critical understanding of digital tools and trends. You love pitching design concepts via functional web prototypes. A background building experiences for news or editorial content in particular is a strong plus.

This will be a full-time position reporting to the Creative Director for NBCNews.com, in our 30 Rockefeller Plaza offices in New York.

Qualifications:

You believe:

  • Content is more important than technology
  • Working at the intersection of news and technology is exciting because it’s always changing
  • Multi-disciplined teams and people lead the way

You have:

  • A minimum of 4 years of standards-based HTML, CSS and JavaScript with the ability to create functional prototypes that are fully responsive across devices
  • An interactive portfolio showcasing your work
  • Experience with usability and A/B testing
  • Experience measuring project success with analytics data from Google Analytics, Omniture or the equivalent
  • A 10+ hour per month commitment to learning new web technologies

Desired:

You’re passionate about:

  • Smart web-based mobile experiences
  • Lean/agile development practices
  • Mentoring
  • CSS-based style guides

You have experience with:

  • Frameworks like jQuery, Backbone and Bootstrap
  • SASS and Compass

How to Apply

You can apply for this position here: https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?partnerid=25354&siteid=5108&areq=8561br

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