Front-End Developer

New York, NY | Technology

Job Description

Are you a front-end developer with a passion for design? Business Insider is looking for a highly skilled web designer to help us create new story experiences.  Ideal candidates will have a solid understanding of design and a command of HTML and CSS. Experience using Sass, Bootstrap, Javascript and JQuery are a plus.  You will play a central role in developing new forms of digital storytelling and exceptional interactive experiences.  We are looking for someone with an enthusiasm for user experience. The ideal candidate enjoys guiding a project from planning to completion.

We face exciting challenges every day due to the demands of our growing audience and the 24/7 news cycle. Your work will reach millions of people—40+ million every month around the globe. Business Insider is a dynamic company reaching the new generation of business leaders. We are a well-funded (including by Jeff Bezos) startup at the forefront of digital media. You'll be joining a close team that works hard and has fun.

Responsibilities:

  • Implement interfaces and web pages based on front-end guidelines
  • Work across desktop and mobile platforms
  • Look for ways to evolve the user experience in the form of smart design solutions and new user interactions
  • Work collaboratively with tech, product, and engineering teams to ensure concepts are delivered accordingly

Requirements:

  • Adobe Photoshop / Illustrator proficiency
  • Exceptional understanding of HTML, CSS
  • Fundamental understanding of GUI design and intuitive navigation schemes
  • Detail-oriented and have a passion for writing clean, well-documented code
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and to keep abreast of innovative design trends and technologies
  • 3+ years experience in interactive preferred
  • Strong understanding of mobile

Plusses:

  • HTML 5, Javascript and jQuery
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in web design
  • Open source development projects
  • Experience using GIT or similar version control system
  • Responsive design experience
  • Experience with Angular, Knockout.js, Bootstrap, and Sass
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Events / community involvement
  • A/B testing experience
  • Agile experience

This role is based in New York — you will need to be able to work out of our office on Fifth Avenue. We offer a competitive salary and good benefits. Please apply online and let us know why you're a good fit for the role. 

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