Would you like to help create a digital news platform relied on by over 10 million unique users per month? Is an active NYC newsroom your ideal workplace?
TheBlaze.com is in search of an experienced Front End Developer/Wizard with a strong interest in digital news design and development. We are looking for someone with the vision and ability to create next-generation experiences for a wide variety of digital news and information mediums.
We are passionate about our ability to bring a community together online, engaging audiences and driving a healthy national debate.
The ideal candidate is a productive and meticulous coder with intense passion for iterative, agile experimentation and is eager to push boundaries with bleeding-edge technologies. He/She is a creative thinker with unique vision for multi-media platforms.
Creating semantic, rich markup with direction from stakeholders and designers
QA testing frontend code in all supported browsers
Analyzing and optimizing website load time
Supporting partner relationships (email, analytics, advertising, etc)
Knowledge of rich markup formats (RDFa, Microformats, Microdata)
Evaluating website for SEO and social media friendliness
Assisting and training junior staff
Semantic HTML 5
An eye for design
CMS experience (Wordpress, Drupal, Django)
Version control (SVN/Git/CVS) experience
This is an on-site, full time position at our New York City office. Compensation for this position is commensurate with the candidate’s level of experience.