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Meredith's National Media Group reaches nearly 200 million unduplicated American consumers every month, including 85 percent of U.S. Millennial women. Meredith is a leader in creating content across media platforms and life stages in key consumer interest areas such as celebrity, food, lifestyle, home, parenting, beauty, fashion, news and sports. Meredith also features robust brand licensing activities including more than 3,000 SKUs of branded products at 5,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. and at walmart.com.
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SI.com is looking for a senior designer/front-end developer to join the Sports Illustrated newsroom. This critical member of the team will be expected to work with designers, editors, video producers, writers and developers to produce technologically sound and visually stunning content for everything from breaking news to long-form narratives.
You must be an expert in HTML5, CSS and JS and have experience working with Node JS, PHP and other common front-end technologies. Applications will not be considered without a portfolio that showcases impeccable responsive design and a strong grasp of layout, typography and general UX principles. The ideal candidate will also have a strong interest in sports, and must be willing to work flexible hours, including nights and weekends, as needed.
This position will report to the Director of Editorial Projects and Product.
Build web pages that delight users and smartly incorporate text, photos, videos and other forms of media
Help generate interactive story ideas that fully leverage the potential of digital platforms
Translate complex story ideas and concepts into clean, organized wireframes and prototypes
Work collaboratively with stakeholders across the company to gather assets and ensure projects meet editorial and business standards
Utilize professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
Balance multiple short- and long-term projects simultaneously
Bring strong visual and interactive design skills to everything you do, from custom web pages to graphics and logos
Meticulous: You know that every pixel matters and ensure that every project looks pristine across every platform and browser
Collaborative: You work well with others, and you understand the value of good teamwork
Organized: You have excellent time and project management skills, ensuring projects launch on time
Creative: You see every project as an opportunity to innovate and experiment with new story forms and components
A Self-Starter: You have a clear sense of what it will take to push a project forward and don’t sit around waiting for direction
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