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Frontend Engineer

News Revenue Hub

https://fundjournalism.org/

We build software that allows our clients to fight misinformation, keep the public informed, and hold elected leaders accountable.

The News Revenue Hub, a nonprofit that builds technology products and provides consulting to news organizations in service of the public good, is looking for an experienced frontend developer with a passion for mission-driven work to join our team. As an early hire on a growing team, you will help set direction with a set of design and coding principles that can help establish a scalable, maintainable framework for future engineers.

In this role, you will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications. You’ll translate our stakeholder needs into accessible and appealing interactive applications. You will create a functional, user centered, and attractive digital environment for us, ensuring a great user experience. You are a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.

If you’re interested in creating a user-friendly environment by writing code, and advancing in your career, this job is for you. There will also be opportunities to work on backend technology for those interested (Python, Django, Docker, Heroku, AWS, GCP/GKE).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use markup languages like HTML to create user-friendly web pages
  • Maintain and improve website
  • Design mobile-based features
  • Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
  • Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
  • Write functional requirement documents and guides
  • Create quality prototypes from user stories, sometimes without full design composites
  • Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
  • Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
  • Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a Frontend Engineer
  • Experience with templating languages like Django’s Jinja2, etc.
  • Experience with modern JavaScript including ES6, CSS (Sass, SCSS), HTML
  • Experience with frontend frameworks (React preferred)
  • Experience with Node helpful
  • Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
  • In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
  • Understanding of layout aesthetics
  • Solid understanding of Git
  • Knowledge of SEO principles
  • Experience with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
  • Build systems (Webpack, Gulp, Babel, etc)
  • Mobile browser testing (e.g. BrowserStack)

Benefits of working at the Hub include: 

  • 100% remote team with post-pandemic potential travel
  • Full health benefits (medical, dental,vision).
  • 401k plan with 5% match
  • Home office stipend and cell phone reimbursement
  • Flexible work hours with a generous vacation policy
  • Life insurance
  • Annual performance reviews with merit-based increases and opportunities for advancement

Details

Type:
Full-Time
State(s):
- Virtual
Location(s):
Function:
Web Development
Industry:
Public/Social Benefit
Salary:
$95,000 to $125,000
Posted on:
November 1, 2021

How to Apply

Visit this page for more information about News Revenue Hub and to access the link to apply.

This position will remain open until December 1, 2021.