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Junior Front-End Developer

Information Systems | New York, NY | Contract

Job Description

Sesame Workshop is seeking a Junior Front-End Developer to join our Digital Media & Engineering (DME) team within our Technology & Engineering department. This is a full-time, contract position for 3-6 months+ located at our offices in NYC. Please note: Working remotely is not an option for this role. 

The Junior Front-End Developer will be responsible for the development, maintenance and enhancement of a variety of digital products. 


  • Develop, maintain, fix and enhance existing sites
  • Build new sites as needed/requested from stakeholders
  • Assist in the maintenance and enhancement of,, and all other sites
  • Wireframe and design UI/UX for a variety of different digital projects
  • Work with producers to ensure timely deliveries within budget
  • Help document new and existing technical processes
  • Work with the manager to streamline processes, help organize the front-end, and any additional tasks that may be needed


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant majors for this role
  • 1+ years’ experience 
  • HTML5/CSS/JS/jQuery
  • PHP
  • WordPress custom theme development
  • Google Analytics and Tag Manager
  • UI UX methodology and industry standards (mobile & desktop)
  • Responsive and mobile web design
  • Version control – Git

Desired/Additional Skills:

  • Drupal 7 & 8
  • Craft CMS
  • HTML5 games/interactives
  • Cordova/PhoneGap Build
  • Familiarity with SEO
  • Atlassian Software - BitBucket, Bamboo, Confluence, JIRA
  • Vagrant/VirtualBox, Docker