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Front End Developer

Information Technology and Network Services | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Front-End Developer – Electus Digital (CollegeHumor)


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: was relaunched with a responsive design at the end of 2013. We are now beginning to turn this new codebase into an extensible, scalable publishing platform that will support other websites. This role is for a front-end developer who will be working to continue to develop this platform, build new features, and launch new sites.


-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 send cover letter, resume, and coding samples or online portfolio.