Front End Developer

Posted: 9/7/2019

Location: Washington, Washington D.C.
Function: Production
Specialty: Web Production
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

About the TeamServing nearly 6 million senior executives, thought leaders and industry professionals, SmartBrief is a leading digital media publisher of targeted business news and information by industry.

By combining technology and editorial expertise, SmartBrief delivers relevant industry news – curated daily from thousands of sources – in partnership with trade associations, professional societies, nonprofits and corporations.

Job Purpose

SmartBrief’s technology is proprietary which means we can be really proud of what we build, focusing on innovating and building a product that really delivers. Our developers are true experts who really care about the quality of our software. SmartBrief's technology forms part of the Future's Global technology stack which is built to deliver an exceptional user experience as well as further optimize the advertising technology and eCommerce functionality.

Learn more about Future's technology from our CTO Kevin Li Ying

We are seeking Front End Developer to join our close knit team in Washington DC.  You will collaborate with both Products and Marketing teams to design and develop new UI/UX for various SmartBrief products including CMS, Ad Server, Reporting Suite, etc

Key responsibilities

  • Develop product features with minimal supervision.

  • Design, build and maintain efficient, useable, and reliable front end applications

  • Help maintain code quality, organization and automation

  • Turn wireframes into interactive prototype

  • Turn prototype into production-ready code

What do I need to succeed?

  • 2+ years of front end development experience

  • Excellent HTML/CSS skill

  • Experience with AngularJS or similar JavaScript framework

  • Strong sense of web design and an understanding of the UX best Practices, cross-platform compatibility, responsive design principles

  • Eagerness to work in a collaborative environment, including teaching and learning from teammates. 

Additional preferred skills:

  • Development and deployment using Linux or UNIX systems.

  • Source code management and bug tracking software, especially Mercurial and Jira.

We are Future

Connectors. Creators. Experience Makers

We have big ambitions to transform media and change people’s lives. Together, we connect people to their passions through the high-quality content we create and the innovative technology we pioneer. It’s an incredibly exciting time to join!

Future is the name behind market-leading brands in specialist sectors across technology, gaming & entertainment, music, creative & photography, hobbies, knowledge and home interest. 

We’re dedicated to creating loyal fans of our brands, and the number is growing all the time. Our global reach is phenomenal with over 250 million consumers across 180 + world-leading brands. It’s an incredible privilege to have such a passionate audience base across our websites, magazines, social media and events.

But that’s not enough – we continue to add to our portfolio and restlessly look to improve, innovate and push the boundaries of what can be done. We are developing leading-edge proprietary technology which is disrupting the media marketplace.

Together, we’re exceeding the expectations of everyone we exist for – our audiences, clients, staff and shareholders. In a short space of time, Future has transformed into an innovative global media platform and the figures speak volumes:

Online audience growth- ↑188% 

EBITDA Growth- ↑169%

Revenue Growth- ↑103%

We reap the rewards too, of course, with a fun and creative place to work with endless opportunities to forge a career. We believe in teamwork that transcends location,  so we don’t have a Future HQ but a globally connected workforce across the UK, US, France and Australia

Every kind of talent is celebrated here.. We hire for person not for the role, looking for people who share our ambitions to be bold and innovate, making Future a global success story. 

Learn more about Future’s mission and values hereLet’s do this!

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why this is your dream job

Future plc is an international publishing and media group, and a leading digital business. Founded in 1985 with one magazine, today we have offices in London, Bath, Bournemouth, Bromsgrove, New York, San Francisco and Sydney. At Future we believe in te...

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