Front End Developer - Martha Stewart Living

Posted: 2/24/2016 | Expires: 3/24/2016

Location: New York, NY
Function: Writing & Editing
Specialty: Web Production
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Job Title
Front End Developer - Martha Stewart Living

Job Description

Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

Meredith Corporation is seeking a seeking a highly motivated front-end developer to join the Martha Stewart Living digital team. Strong creative skills, the ability to work efficiently in a team and a passion for the Web are key. We need a smart individual interested in sharpening their skills and working hard in a quick moving environment.

Essential Job Functions

40% Develop custom, dynamic user experiences using HTML5, CSS3, javascript and jQuery.

10% Work with designers to obtain and create all visual assets necessary for Web site production, and to create prototypes.

20% Work closely with back-end developers to facilitate user experience on the front-end using dynamic data.

10% Participate in development of best practices; shared, standardized code libraries; and written documentation of all systems, tools and processes.

20% Participate in agile sprint planning and contribute to strategic and tactical planning sessions.

Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.


Bachelor (4-year) degree or equivalent

Experience: 1-2 years of hands-on, front-end Web-development experience in a professional environment

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

_ Responsive and mobile-first Web design

_ Progressive enhancement, web standards, accessibility, and usability

_ Browser and platform compatibility issues

_ Designing for Web and using semantic markup

_ Collaborating with a team and sharing ideas

_ Keeping code clean, and ensuring performance across browsers

_ Getting your hands dirty with debugging front-end code

_ Working within an agile methodology

_ Drupal and Drupal theming

_ Sass

_ Modern javascript rapid-development frameworks, especially Angular

_ node.js

_ Familiarity or experience with social network APIs (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)

_ Utilization of source/version control systems, especially git and Github

_ Any other open-source technologies such as PHP, WordPress or the LAMP stack

_ Confidence on the Linux command line

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Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets.