Developer I

Location Atlanta, Georgia Job Number 1714056 Brand CMG Corporate Services

Description

The Web Developer I collaborates with business units to improve the end-user experience and adoption of web applications. The Developer builds and maintains end-to-end solutions based on business functional requirements.  Additionally, the Developer ensures that the applications performance metrics meet stated targets.

Responsibilities
• Partner with in-house customers and external vendors to negotiate and customize business, functional, and design requirements for enhanced end-user experience
• Create user-centered designs based on business and functional requirements, user research, market analysis, customer feedback, and usability findings
• Design user interfaces by using conceptual design techniques such as creating visual mock ups, functional prototypes, and diagrams
• Collaborate with business unit liaisons to understand and develop business and functional requirements
• Enhance, maintain, and troubleshoot web application requests
• Contribute to software and design standards, processes and procedures, and guidelines to ensure they meet business rules and government regulations
• Participate in user research and usability testing to help improve the user experience
• Improve the user-experience by applying best practices and industry trends currently in the marketplace



Qualifications

Requirements 
• BS in Computer Science or related field
• 3+ Years Experience in information technology 

Soft skills
• Ability to understand end-user needs and user experience
• Is an independent worker and proactively seeks to innovate
• Demonstrated problem solving and analytical skills 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Proven results oriented person with a delivery and quality focus
• Ability to mentor and bring junior developers to your level and skill 
• Openness to learn new skills and techniques.

Technical Skills
• Possesses knowledge of the following applications and tools:
• 2+ years experience with Web development languages (e.g. HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
• 1+ years experience with a content management system
• 1+ years experience with CSS pre-processors (LESS, SASS)
• 1+ years experience with XLST
• 2+ years experience with responsive frameworks(Bootstrap)
• Experience with one or more server side languages
• Experience with JSPs
• Working knowledge of JavaScript beyond common web application libraries (jQuery)
• Working knowledge of JavaScript MVC frameworks (Backbone, AngularJS, React.js)
• Solid knowledge on web service integration (REST, JSON, XML)
• Should possess knowledge of graphic design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Axure, Balasmic, etc.
• Should be capable of web application analysis and performance optimization using industry standard best practices
• Experience writing client side web based applications, including one page applications and responsive design. 
• Experience with server side architectures and system design and development
• Experience with Agile development projects, especially Scrum




About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers and non-daily publications; and digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, Mundo Hispanico, Southern Kitchen and All22. Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.



Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-GA-Atlanta-223 Perimeter Center Pkwy NE

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing