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Front-End Web Developer

NBC


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
06/27/2017
2017-06-272017-07-26
Job Code:
33629BR
NBC
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Job Details

Company NBC Universal

Job Title Front-End Web Developer

Jobid 23768-368255

Location: New York, NY, 10176, USA

Description **Job Number** 33629BR

**Job Title** Front-End Web Developer

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - Skycastle

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** New York

**City** New York

**Responsibilities**

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer who is highly engaged and motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include the translation of design wire-frames to front-end code that will produce the visual elements of our applications. You will work with designers and the product team to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works

**Qualifications/Requirements**

We are looking for a Front-End Web Developer with excellent JavaScript knowledge who is highly engaged and motivated to combine the art of design with the art of programming. Responsibilities will include the translation of design wireframes to front-end code that will produce the visual elements of our applications. You will work with designers and the product team to bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation, taking an active role on both sides and defining how the application looks as well as how it works.



Job Duties

Develop new user-facing features

Build reusable code and libraries for future use

Communicate the technical feasibility of designs

Optimize application code for maximum speed and scalability

Collaboration and contribution to positive team morale



Basic Qualifications:

5+ years working with modern Web technologies (HTML, CSS, SASS)

5+ years building JavaScript apps - Jquery, d3, Leaflet, MapBox, Google Maps, CartoDB

5+ years working with code versioning repositories (Git)

Experience with cross-browser compatibility issues and workarounds

Experience with Content Management Systems and system architecture

Working knowledge of the SAFE Agile workflow

Positive can-do attitude with ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced Agile work environment

**Desired Characteristics**

Degree or equivalent experience

5+ years of related professional work experience in media publishing environment (Newsroom experience a plus)

Familiarity working with APIs

Experience working with Video PDKs

Knowledge of industry standards and up-and-coming technologies (Apple News, AMP, Progressive Web Apps, Facebook Instant Articles, Google News, etc)

Knowledge SEO best practices

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to work on deadline and under pressure on multiple projects

Excellent knowledge of data tools such as spreadsheets and databases



We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.



The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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