Senior Front-End Engineer
- Build an enterprise-level, progressively enhancing, responsive website with a primary focus on performance
- Author organizational front-end code and style guide
- Work with written requirements, API documentation, and other business needs to deliver projects on-time
- Interested in building data news interactives, applications, and vizualizations
- Manage and extend marketing, sponsorship, and business requirements
- Willing to keep up with emerging technologies; specifically AngularJS, polyfills, and WebComponents
- Be adaptable; interested in experimenting with and developing new projects
- Willing to bring in your own ideas and recommendations to our roadmap
Qualifications & Requirements
- Understanding of OOP
- Able to architect, author, and extend: Backbone, Underscore, jQuery (and various plugins) with RequireJS / Modernizr
- CSS preprecessor experience (Sass preferred)
- Possess command-line Git skills and can operate the software outside of the confines of GitHub
- Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- Excellent understanding of the client-side stack; specifically how browsers allocate and release memory
- Experience with performance optimization tools
- Experience with content management systems and/or media publishing
- PHP / Drupal experience
- Proven UX skills
- D3 or other visualization library
Candidates must live in or be willing to relocate to New York City or Washington, DC.
To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please also be sure to a link to a GitHub repo or any public code you've recently authored. You may also apply online, via LinkedIn.
SPRING WEB INTERN
The deadline for applications is November 22, 2013.
The New Republic is seeking spring editorial interns who display close attention to detail, have strong writing and editing skills, and show initiative in seeking out opportunities to contribute to the magazine. Interns must be available to work in the DC office at least four days a week. Journalism experience is preferred, but not imperative; some familiarity with HTML is helpful, but not crucial. Interns are asked to contribute to The New Republic by:
- Conducting research for editors
- Copy-editing pieces
- Assisting in web production
- Pitching and writing blog posts and web pieces.
- Undertaking occasional administrative and organizational tasks
The New Republic will hire both Politics interns and Books and Arts interns. To apply, submit a resume, cover letter, and three clips or writing samples to ebreger[AT]tnr.com with the subject “Spring Web Internship.” The cover letter should explain why the applicant is interested in working at The New Republic and specify if the application is for the Politics or the Books and Arts internship.
The application period for the 2013-2014 program is closed. Please check back in late fall of 2013 for information on the 2014-2015 program.