WETA seeking Front End Developer

Front-End Developer: WETA–Washington, DC

 PBS NewsHour is in search of a Front-End Developers to work with the digital team to design and build PBS NewsHour products and contribute to the overall creative direction of the brand.

 Primary responsibilities include developing visual standards and creating designs based on feedback from stakeholders, making use of reusable front-end frameworks by exploring prototyping new products and interfaces that push PBS NewsHour forwards. The Developer collaborates with designers, developers and editors, partners with reporters to research and produce data visualizations on data-driven news stories.

 Qualified applicants have a college degree in computer science, experience in journalism, minimum three (3) years as a front-end developer, or a combination of education and experience. The applicant is an expert user of UX/UI principles, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Sketch, HTML5, CSS, and some experience with JavaScript including libraries/tools, such as jQuery, Sass. The Developer will have excellent organizational, project planning, interpersonal, and time management skills, as well as the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment with shifting priorities and deadline pressures.

 For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: www.weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.

 WETA is an equal employment opportunity employer.  WETA does not discriminate against employees or applications on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, medical condition, genetic predisposition or carrier status, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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