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Jr. Product Designer/FED

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Data plays a huge role with out client. From social data to analytics and refinement, we put an emphasis on making cool products that bring to light interesting and informative data in a unique way. This Front-end Developer will work with our Data Manager to develop innovative front-end user experiences using data gathered from API’s, reports, and other resources.

Key responsibilities:
• Develop and maintain software built by you and the Data Manager
• Be point person for product related questions and technical expertise from time to time
• Collaborate with the product and outside vendors to develop and launch a new data visualization project for the upcoming election coverage
• Invent and produce data visualization products across social, TV, digital platforms in tight collaboration with colleagues across product, editorial and sales teams.
• Jump from project to project on a weekly basis working with different people and departments inline with the goals and priorities of the Products and Partnership team
• Take specific design direction from our design leaders and develop the front-end to match their designs
• Pair program with the Data Manager from time to time
• Learn new languages, processes, API’s, frameworks as needed for different projects


Required Skills:
• 1-3 years front-end development experience
• Strong CSS skills
• HTML
• jQuery
• Social skills
• Ability to multitask
• Desire and passion for prototyping new products. Which includes willingness to learn new languages, processes and/or frameworks


Desired Skills:
• College degree
• SASS/SCSS
• HAML
• Coffeescript
• Ruby on Rails
• API experience (building and/or using)


About the team:
The Front-end Developer will be part of the product team, and will work very closely with many other teams. The product team is a tiny, passionate and super collaborative group of nice people who work hard to make beautiful, interesting things together. We’re looking for teammates who are equally into making magic happen that way with us.

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