Front End Developer (CMS Team)

Software Engineering New York, New York


About Your Role:

You should have a demonstrated track record of technical proficiency within distributed teams of developers. You will work in a collaborative agile environment, and as a Frontend Developer you will be writing structured and maintainable JavaScript, HTML, and CSS. You will be contributing well-architected solutions to web applications that aim to take full advantage of our existing frameworks and libraries while incorporating new technologies and best practices. We are looking for someone with a passion for the web and its fast-moving ecosystem, that would also like to expand their skills.

About Your Contributions:

  • Collaborate with other developers, product, and designers to develop new features
  • Participate in conversations about the design and architecture of our codebases and upcoming new builds and code refactorings
  • Develop responsive and elegant cross-platform functionality
  • Research new technologies and approaches to solve problems and improve existing systems
  • Participate in and lead knowledge-sharing sessions and attend technical conferences
  • Help track and address technical debt
  • Work closely with our core users and other teams to gain interesting insights

About You:

  • 2+ years in a frontend-oriented or fullstack web development position
  • Demonstrable proficiency with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with Angular or another major JavaScript framework or library (Vue, React) and related build processes (Webpack, Grunt, Gulp)
  • Experience with Node.js and Express or a similar server-side frameworks
  • Experience working with APIs and REST-ful services
  • Comfortable using Git
  • Can make meaningful contributions to code reviews
  • Can troubleshoot complex issues independently and seek input from the team when stuck

About Us:

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the fastest-growing publishers online, and its brands are the fastest-growing in their respective categories. Dotdash brands include Verywell, The Spruce, The Balance, Lifewire, TripSavvy and ThoughtCo. 

Dotdash embraces inclusivity and values our diverse community. We are committed to building a team based on qualifications, merit and business need. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.