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Founded in 1896, The Seattle Times continues its tradition as a family-owned, Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper that cuts through the clutter and provide readers with timely, relevant news. We serve the Pacific Northwest with thoughtful, independent journalism that makes a real difference to our community. And as a media solutions company, we combine cutting-edge digital capabilities and service with the values and integrity of respected traditional media… with an established audience of 1.8 million.
The Seattle Times is excited to announce a recent opening for an Interactives Developer (Web) in the News department! This technical position is actively responsible for helping the newsroom develop, build and implement back-end newsgathering technologies for the daily report and projects. In addition to developing digital storytelling tools that allow readers to interact with our content, successful candidates will be data-driven, and work to improve our digital storytelling and engagement with readers.
As an applicant, you should be comfortable building pages that integrate audio, video, interactive elements, and still images or graphics on both mobile and desktop platforms – as you can with see with examples of our past work here. You should also feel comfortable extending or maintaining our static app scaffolding. Similar to Tarbell or the NPR news template, it handles local development and publishing to S3, and is built on Node. It’s also all open-source: take a look!
Experience: Requires three years’ experience or equivalent at a multi-platform news organization. Four years’ experience in front-end development experience required. Experience in cross-functional teams is desired; project management experience preferred.
Education: Requires a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Please include a link to your portfolio of work in your resume (or separately on your application in the appropriate field)