Web Developer

Location Austin, Texas Job Number 178817 Brand Fans 1st Media


Cox Media Group has a small Innovation Team in Austin, Texas working on next-generation media ideas. Our team is expanding to create a new design & technology group focused on Clark.com, Rare.us, and other digital media brands, and we are looking for an inspired and eager web developer to join us.

In addition to top-notch skills in Python, PHP, or JavaScript/Node, our developer will bring a passion for wrangling data and APIs, an interest in media, and a desire to solve problems and build quality products. Delight in working with our data scientist, writers, videographers, and sales folks to find new ways to tell stories and understand our audience. Revel in writing elegant, performant code. Find the purest joy in collaborating with our talented design team to create an experience that is beautiful and easy to use.

You will:
• Regularly employ a stunning command of server-side technologies like Python, PHP, and/or JavaScript to create tools to serve our audience and data science teams, our content teams, and our end-users
• Occasionally employ HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to help your teammates build mobile-friendly experiences for our end-users
• Work cooperatively with design teammates to bring their elegant UI/UX vision to life
• Bribe your fellow developers to transform new user-facing features into WordPress plugins
• Enhance our website by producing/contributing to outstanding code and libraries
• Optimize applications for maximum performance
• Research and introduce new technologies to our technology team

We will:
Offer competitive salary, flexible scheduling, benefits (including paid time off), and the chance to work with an awesome team in a fun, casual, and safe environment on challenging, exciting, and experimental projects


• 4+ years web development experience or a 4-year degree in computer science or related field, or any combination of the two
• Strong skills in a backend language like Python, PHP, or JavaScript/Node is required
• Some level of comfort with front-end (HTML and CSS), Gulp, Git, and other modern web development tools is also desirable

Cox Media Group (CMG) is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that also includes the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations; more than 60 radio stations; six daily newspapers, more than a dozen non-daily publications; and more than 100 digital sites and services, like Rare.us, Clark.com, Dawg Nation, SEC Country, Hookem.com, and All22. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 31 million TV viewers, more than 3.5 million newspaper readers, and nearly 15 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Organization: Cox Media Group

Primary Location: US-TX-Austin-500 San Marcos St

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing