Innovation Developer - Front End

Location
Washington
Posted
Jan 13, 2009
Closes
Feb 12, 2009
Contact
Ms. Emily McIntire
Category
Digital Media
Duration
Full Time
Atlantic Media Company, publisher of The Atlantic, National Journal, Government Executive, and others, is looking for a highly skilled web developer with a strong visual design sense to join the Company’s newly-formed Innovation Center.

The Center’s Innovation Developer will work in a start-up environment and for a team’s whose mandate is to create new digital products for the Company. We are looking for someone to join our team in a focused effort to launch, research, write and edit new websites. The Innovation Developer will work directly with IC management and will have a voice in the overall direction of IC projects.

You should have an eye for creating clean, professional layouts, with an understanding of usability and a finely-honed attention to detail. As a developer, you should be experienced with (X)HTML/CSS/Javascript, ideally having worked with jQuery, Scriptaculous/Prototype, YUI, or similar. The ability to hand-code efficient, semantically meaningful markup and CSS is a bonus, as is Flash experience. You should be someone who cares deeply about using the right tool for the job.

Other traits:

- Ability to express a strong sense of organization and structure in both visual design and code
- Appreciation of the value of and ability to create clean, semantically rich markup
- Broad knowledge of Javascript and framework libraries
- Experience in user-centric application design methodologies
- Proficiency with (X)HTML/CSS/Javascript and capable of coding by hand.
- Development experience in PHP, Python, or Ruby, especially using Django or Rails


To apply, please visit us at www.atlanticmediacompany.com

Atlantic Media Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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