Northeastern University's award-winning digital newsroom is looking for a Front-End Developer to create beautiful, engaging and interactive experiences to tell stories. If you love storytelling, design, UI/UX, typography, and being part of a team of creative writers, designers, developers, social media and multimedia producers, you'll love being part of our team.
You have to be super-comfortable with design tools like Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, Fireworks, InVision, Balsamiq (to name a few) as well as Style Guides and Typography.
3-5 years of experience in web design and development
Great taste and love for beautiful design
Experience with interactive and responsive web design
Familiarity with UI / UX best practices and cross-browser compatibility
Experience with content management systems, especially WordPress
Familiarity with Git, Sass, HTML5, CSS, JQuery, PHP, working with APIs, mapping and data visualization tools
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and other design tools.
Strong attention to detail
Curiosity and a passion for your work
Sense of humor
Love for problem solving, multitasking, collaboration and a strong respect for deadlines
Desire to learn every day on the job
Great if you also have:
Strong audio, video and illustration skills
Experience with Wordpress theme management (we use Timber)
Understanding and experience with SEO
Experience with mobile app design and development
Newsroom experience is a plus
What stands us apart:
We offer a highly competitive benefits package, including tuition waivers for that master's degree or certificate you've been thinking about.
A selection of other current offerings includes medical, dental, and vision plans, paid parental leave, generous retirement programs, discounts on technology products, health and fitness programs, ample paid time off, and professional development opportunities.
Please note: Criminal Background Check Required
Requisition Number: STFR005240
Internal Number: 59534
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs?our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning?build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.