Front End Web Developer

Meredith, Los Angeles, CA

Our cornerstone is knowledge of the home, family, food and lifestyle markets.


Level: experienced

Duration: full_time

  • Job Title

    Front End Web Developer

    Job Description

    I. Job Summary | Major goals and objectives.

    The Front-End Web Developer will translate of the UI/UX design wireframes to actual code that will produce visual elements of the application. This position will work with product and the UI/UX designer and bridge the gap between graphical design and technical implementation. This candidate will be responsible for all aspects of the presentation layer development including HTML markup, CSS styling, JavaScript functionality and unit testing.

    II. Essential Job Functions
    Weight % Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results
    70% Front End Web Development (HTML5, CSS, Responsive Design)
    • Create functional website pages from designs with experience in developing cross-platform and cross-browser
    • Develop well-structured, maintainable CSS/CSS3, jQuery, JavaScript and HTML/HTML5 to build out large-scale, responsive websites
    • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
    • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
    • Assure that all user input is validated before submitting to back-end
    • Collaborate with product, back-end developers and web designers
    • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively in small teams
    20% Testing & Performance
    • Work with development and QA teams to code HTML/CSS/JavaScript, test, and verify projects through development process
    • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
    • Constantly review and improve frontend performance
    • Site optimization for SEO and page performance
    10% Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies


    III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered.
    BS Degree in Computer Science or related field; or equivalent training/experience
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with HTML/HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, and jQuery
    • Minimum 2 years of experience with JS frameworks
    • Responsive design techniques and practices
    • Experience with source control such as Git preferred
    • Experience with browser testing and debugging
    Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Familiarity with PHP, Java
    • In-depth understanding of the development process (design, development, deployment)
    • Knowledge of SEO principles
    • Ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment Proficient understanding of web markup, including HTML5
    • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery
    • Version control and issue tracking
    • Ability to function independently in a fast-paced environment, organize and prioritize work independently, and meet tight deadlines
    % Travel Required (Approximate):na

    It is the policy of Meredith to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Meredith will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

    Meredith participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees


About Meredith

We are Meredith Corporation, a publicly held media and marketing services company founded upon serving our customers and committed to building value for our shareholders. Through our national and local media groups, we are on the pulse of pop culture, entertainment, food, fashion and lifestyle, news, business and finance, and sports. From that, we have built businesses that serve well-defined audiences, deliver the messages of national and local advertisers, and extend our brand franchises and expertise to related markets. Our products and services distinguish themselves on the basis of quality, customer service, and value that can be trusted.

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