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Front-End Developer

Hunt Valley, Maryland Sinclair Broadcast Group

6/5/2018
Front-End Developer
Tracking Code
10892
Job Description
Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair
Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to
making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest
and most diversified television broadcasting company in the
country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides
services to more television stations than anyone and has
affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is
focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and
over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our
success is the result of extraordinary employees and an
exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are
dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you
are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it
at Sinclair! 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.
The candidate should be experienced with various front-end HTML
and JavaScript frameworks and libraries, utilizing components
from each to complete functional websites and web applications.
One of the primary functions of this position is bringing to
life our web designers more complex UI designs. In addition,
the candidate must be able to work well with customers and our
customer-relations personnel to implement digital solutions in a
clean and effective manner. The candidate should also be able to
manage their time well across multiple projects within a highly
collaborative environment.
If you enjoy writing JavaScript and breathe HTML/CSS, then this
is the job for you!
Responsibilities include:
* Converting design documents into working UI for websites and
web applications utilizing HTML and JavaScript libraries and
frameworks
* 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
Qualifications:
* 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
* Experience with writing modular JavaScript.
* 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
Required Skillset:
* JavaScript
* js
* Gulp
* Intermediate knowledge of PHP 5.x/7.x
* Mac Terminal navigation and function execution
* WordPress 4 template creation
* WordPress plugin implementation and manipulation
* HTML, CSS, SASS/LESS
* Git
* MS Office Suite
* Understanding of web analytics tools such as Google
Analytics and Comscore
Desired Skills:
* Knowledge of additional SPAs
* Ability to write jQuery plugins
* Applicable knowledge of WebSockets
* D3
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal
Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!
*LI-SP1
Job Location
Hunt Valley, Maryland, United States
Company Location
HR.SINCLAIR, Lakefront.Headquarters.Hunt *********
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

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