Frontend Engineer – News Revenue Hub – Remote


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news revenue hub logo
Remote (Permanent)
Starting salary: $95K to $125K per year + signing bonus
Location: Remote (Permanent)
Reports to: Chief Technology Officer

We create software that allows our clients to fight misinformation, keep the public informed, and hold elected leaders accountable.
The News Revenue Hub, a nonprofit that builds technology products and provides consulting to news organizations in service of the public good, is looking for an experienced frontend developer with a passion for mission-driven work to join our team. As an early hire on a growing team, you will help set direction with a set of design and coding principles that can help establish a scalable, maintainable framework for future engineers.
In this role, you will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our web applications. You’ll translate our stakeholder needs into accessible and appealing interactive applications. You will create a functional, user centered, and attractive digital environment for us, ensuring a great user experience. You are a tech-savvy professional, who is curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design.

If you’re interested in creating a user-friendly environment by writing code, and advancing in your career, this job is for you. There will also be opportunities to work on backend technology for those interested (Python, Django, Docker, Heroku, AWS, GCP/GKE).

Key Responsibilities

Use markup languages like HTML to create user-friendly web pages
Maintain and improve website
Design mobile-based features
Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve usability
Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
Write functional requirement documents and guides
Create quality prototypes from user stories, sometimes without full design composites
Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
Ensure high quality graphic standards and brand consistency
Stay up-to-date on emerging technologies

Proven work experience as a Frontend Engineer
Experience with templating languages like Django’s Jinja2, etc.
Experience with modern JavaScript including ES6, CSS (Sass, SCSS), HTML
Experience with frontend frameworks (React preferred)
Experience with Node helpful
Familiarity with browser testing and debugging
In-depth understanding of the entire web development process (design, development and deployment)
Understanding of layout aesthetics
Solid understanding of Git
Knowledge of SEO principles
Experience with Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager
Build systems (Webpack, Gulp, Babel, etc)
Mobile browser testing (e.g. BrowserStack)
Visa sponsorship

No: Not providing sponsorship for this job
This position will remain open until filled.

Benefits of working at the Hub include:

100% remote team with post-pandemic potential travel
Full health benefits (medical, dental, vision)
401k plan with 5% match
Home office stipend and cell phone reimbursement
Flexible work hours with a generous vacation policy
Life insurance
Annual performance reviews with merit-based increases and opportunities for advancement
Contribute to a mission-driven organization with a diverse and inclusive team of people who are passionate about helping news organizations build financial sustainability—because the public deserves access to quality journalism.
About News Revenue Hub

We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that works with news outlets to develop stronger business models and more loyal audiences. We help our clients become sustainable, allowing them to fight misinformation, keep the public informed, and hold elected leaders accountable. We provide a robust technology infrastructure specifically designed for journalism fundraising, along with customized strategies for audience and membership and donor development.

We work with over 60 news organizations and have had the opportunity to work on projects with big impact. Our approach to sustainability is holistic and we work closely with editors and audience strategists as we do with membership officers and fundraisers.

News Revenue Hub works with news organizations to implement fundraising models, automate time consuming processes, conduct experiments, adopt best practices, and more. Our mission is to help newsrooms achieve financial sustainability and take on the heavy lifting so our members can focus on what they do best: producing high quality journalism.