Front-End Developer - Modern Healthcare

Apr 24, 2013
May 24, 2013
Human Resources
Full Time and, the online brand extensions of Modern Healthcare, are looking for a front-end developer who can write solid HTML/CSS/Javascript and can tie that to our proprietary CMS and other databases. You should be familiar with Github, Bootstrap and Ethan Marcotte, and slightly enamored of sites like and for their forward-thinking development. This position would create wireframes and mockups, but it's not a design position. We want a coder who is interested in how the project fits into the site strategy and meets publication goals.

The future of publishing is digital first/container agnostic, and your efforts will power an efficient and easy UX for our readers, in every device they use, a powerful and targeted tool for our advertisers to reach those readers and the technical framework for monetizing our content.

- Expert in HTML/CSS. Capable of quickly creating lightweight (table-less), intuitive, search engine optimized HTML and CSS templates.
- Solid experience with Javascript including AJAX, JSON, JQuery, YUI and other Javascript frameworks.
- Working knowledge of object-oriented and server-side scripting languages (i.e. PHP, Ruby, and/or Python).
- Proficient with Photoshop. Able to generate good quality wireframes, mock-ups, and web-compatible designs.
- Previous experience with template-based content management systems preferred.
- Previous experience with other social networking, video streaming, or e-mail vendors highly desirable.
- Knowledge of responsive design and progressive enhancement principles a plus
- Knowledge of mobile-first web development and web/native app development for iPhone, Android, and Blackberry a plus
- Knowledge of audio and video encoding/editing a plus.
- Familiarity with Google Public Data Explorer, Basecamp, Litmus, Zendesk, and other cloud-based tools.
- Strong Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Access) a plus.
- Capable of learning quickly and possesses strong desire to keep up with the latest web technologies.
- Detail orientation; inventiveness; ingenuity; communicability; responsiveness.
- Strong email skills and telecommunicability.
- Previous journalism experience a plus. and are the online brand extensions of Modern Healthcare, the leading news source and provider in news, data, insight and analysis to the healthcare business community and executives. Sites consist of a vast array of digital products - including a daily news e-mails; topical e-newsletters; a web app, mobile-optimized content, digital versions of the print magazine; whitepapers; webinars; blogs; video; e-commerce sites; and more.