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Front-End Developer

Web Development | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Title:  Front-End Developer
Business: Electus Digital (
Location: New York, NY
Exemption Status: Exempt

Electus is a next generation studio enabling premium content creators to engage with advertising and technology partners at the inception of the creative process and partner on the finished product across a global and multi-platform distribution model.

Electus Digital, the digital creative and distribution arm of Electus, specializes in creating entertaining content for digital, TV, and film platforms across comedy, music, gaming, food and urban lifestyle categories, and provides full-service branded and third party creative production services. It is comprised of website properties and, YouTube Channels CollegeHumor, Dorkly, and Big Breakfast, the studio behind all Electus Digital video content, as well as a developer of long-form TV properties for Electus proper (including TruTV’s Adam Ruins Everything and MTV’s Middle of the Night Show).

Electus Digital is seeking an ambitious, well-rounded Front End Developer. You will work with our small talented team of developers on CollegeHumor, Dorkly, and our other sites.

Position Summary: 

  • The candidate must have at least 3 years of experience as a front-end developer, and have some experience working on mobile sites. Experience with responsive design is a huge plus.
  • The candidate must be able to provide URLs that will show their code with descriptions that specifically describe what components of the URLs they were responsible for.
  • The candidate must have experience developing over an MVC Framework, and using PHP to dynamically generate front-end code.
  • The candidate must be a conscientious developer who validates his/her code, codes semantically, and understands how to develop for multiple browsers and devices.
  • The candidate should be up to date with industry standards and be following the advancements with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.
  • The candidate must enjoy working in a fast paced environment with small agile development teams.


  • Expert level HTML, CSS, and JavaScript skills
  • Solid understanding of jQuery, AJAX, and the DOM
  • Fluent in PHP and working in an MVC framework
  • Knowledgeable about cross browser issues, and how to fix them
  • Strong attention to detail, pixel perfect precision
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop
  • Experience working in a Scrum environment is a plus. 

How to Apply:

  • This is a full-time on-site position in our NYC office in Chelsea.
  • To be considered, please complete an online application and include coding samples or online portfolio.