Front End Web Developer
Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. a communications powerhouse. We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!
Compulse Integrated Marketing, the creative agency arm of Sinclair Broadcast Group, is looking for a talented and dynamic front-end developer who thrives in a fast paced environment. A candidate with a “can-do” attitude will thrive at this position, which offers the opportunity to add to their design portfolio a multitude of sites created for a growing and diverse client base.
- Building custom front-end frameworks for WordPress sites that allow content specialists and designers to complete the website.
- Collaborating with back-end developers and designers to fulfill requirements as defined in the contractual agreements with the agency’s clients.
- Collaborating with back-end developers to create new WordPress modules that augment internal business functions.
- Refining the current front-end automation setup within the development environment utilizing Gulp, NPM and Node.js.
- Providing training to designers on how to utilize front end technologies such as Sass, image optimizers, and browser synchronizers.
- Participating in scope calls/discussion and providing opinions to help estimate the level of effort to fulfill client requirements.
- Bachelor’s degree in CS, IS, Digital Media Design, or other related field.
- 3+ years of experience with front-end web development in a professional environment.
- Highly experienced with utilizing Node.js and various node modules to aid production automation. Examples include Gulp, Browserify, and Browsersync.
- Can code a custom WordPress template from the ground up.
- The ability to code refined and user friendly UI.
- Comfortable with creating wireframes and transferring wireframes into working designs.
- A solid point-of-view regarding software design and a collaborative nature.
- Effective and professional communication skills
- Ability to troubleshoot, problem solve and communicate resolutions effectively
- PHP 5
- Mac Terminal navigation and function execution.
- WordPress 4 template creation
- WordPress plugin implementation and manipulation
- HTML, CSS, SASS/LESS
- MS Office Suite
- Understanding of web analytics tools such as Google Analytics and Comscore
- Knowledge of additional SPAs
- Ability to write jQuery plugins.
- Applicable knowledge of WebSockets.
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!