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Now Hiring: Full Stack, Front-end and Back-end Developers at MediaStorm

MediaStorm is looking for a passionate and self-motivated Full Stack, Front-end and Back-end Developers to implement and maintain web-based applications including The MediaStorm Platform and websites for MediaStorm’s publication and client projects, as well as in-house and public-facing products and tools. Ideally these positions will be located Menlo Park, CA but we are open to a remote position.

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Full Stack Developer

The Full Stack Developer will:

  • Develop innovative production and workflow tools
  • Work with Back-end Developers, Interactive Designers and Project Managers to establish production timelines
  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications
  • Participate in client meetings and develop to their needs
  • Work with designers to implement designs and user interfaces
  • Be responsible for testing code across various browsers and platforms
  • Manage deployment of code updates to production environments
  • Generate and maintain detailed documentation for all code
  • Remain up-to-date with new development trends and technologies

The applicant should have:

  • At least four years of professional development experience
  • Proficiency with modern front-end web development tooling (HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3/JS preprocessors & frameworks)
  • Experience with PHP, Ruby, or Node
  • Experience in building large-scale community websites
  • Commanding knowledge of design patterns
  • Experience incorporating a variety of third-party APIs

Front-end Developer

The Front-end Developer will:

  • Develop innovative production and workflow tools
  • Collaborate with Back-end Developers, Interactive Designers and Project Managers to establish production timelines
  • Participate in client meetings and develop to their needs
  • Work with designers to implement designs and user interfaces
  • Be responsible for testing code across various browsers and platforms
  • Manage deployment of code updates to production environments
  • Remain up-to-date with new web development trends and technologies

The successful applicant should have:

  • At least five years of professional development experience
  • Strong proficiency with modern front-end web development tooling (HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3/JS preprocessors & frameworks)
  • Extensive experience with JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as Backbone, Angular, or React
  • Experience with modern development workflow, testing, and version control tools
  • Experience in building large-scale websites
  • Commanding knowledge of MVC and other design patterns
  • Understanding of and sensitivity to visual design requirements and basic principles of user interface design
  • Some experience in backend development a plus
  • Ability to collaborate with a diverse team
  • Ability to self-manage and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to work remotely and to travel as necessary
  • Strong communication skills

 

Back-end Developer

The Back-end Developer will:

  • Develop backend strategies for large-scale web projects
  • Develop innovative production and workflow tools
  • Work with Front-end Developers, Interactive Designers, and Project Managers to establish production timelines and deliver products
  • Participate in client meetings and develop to their needs
  • Be responsible for unit and integration testing of products
  • Build applications focused around media storage, management, and delivery
  • Manage development & production environments and team workflow
  • Generate and maintain detailed documentation for all code
  • Remain up-to-date with new development trends and technologies

The successful applicant should have:

  • At least five years of professional development experience
  • Expert knowledge using Node.js and experience with PHP
  • Expert knowledge of relational and document-based database modeling
  • Experience managing DevOps for an extensive web application utilizing AWS and linux.
  • Understanding of internet standards, security, and compliance
  • Experience in building large-scale websites
  • Deep understanding of design patterns and intended uses
  • Experience integrating with third-party APIs
  • Experience with Continuous Integration strategies and tools

 

Deadline to apply is Friday, September 1, 2017

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About MediaStorm

MediaStorm is an award-winning film production and interactive design studio whose work gives voice and meaning to the most pressing issues of our time. Our stories demystify complex problems, humanize statistics, and inspire audiences to take action on what matters most.

MediaStorm has led a paradigm shift in digital storytelling. Our in-depth reporting and original use of audio, video, and interactive graphics create compelling stories that get noticed. In the past eight we have been nominated for 17 Emmy Awards and won two Alfred Dupont Awards. Our films connect with audiences, spread through social media, and are picked up by major media outlets, such as AP, NBC, New York Times, and the Washington Post.

As industry leaders, we are committed to preparing the next generation of journalists to harness the craft of digital storytelling. As such, we provide a range of training that teach storytellers how to engage and inspire viewers.

 

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