HTML5 Advertising Developer

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CBS Interactive is a premier online content network for information and online operations of CBS Corporation as well as some of the top native digital brands in the industry. Our websites dive deep into the things that people care about: business, entertainment, games, news, sports and technology. With more than 290 million unique visitors each month, CBS Interactive is a global top 10 web property and one of the largest premium content networks.


The Developer role is a key position in the Entertainment/Sports/News Integrated Design Team at CBS Interactive. You are a pro in HTML5 ad development and the integration of animation through JS export from Canvas. You can build complex H5 ad units and maintain various templates for standard units used throughout the department. Custom ad builds may include the incorporation of API’s and cross-talking with a cached server, as well as setting up internal preview mocks for units in development. You can assist other Ad Designers with production issues while supporting the generation of specialized rich media. Knowledge of interactive ad creation utilizing HTML5 is essential.

The H5 Developer will be responsible for the brainstorming and creation of a broad variety of design and custom assignments from concept through final production. This person will work with a team of creative designers, project managers, account managers and sales staff on a daily basis. This position will be responsible for generating high quality and innovative executions within budget and deadlines, specific to each project.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Design and create custom, interactive, Rich Media HTML5 ad units

Troubleshoot urgent issues with live ad units in a timely manner

Provide ongoing technical support to fellow Designers

A digital evangelist/enthusiast who passionately keeps up with what’s new and what is coming down the pipe

Builds strong working relationships with coworkers, customers (internal and external), and company management


4-6 years of Interactive and custom ad design experience within the interactive advertising industry

A complete understanding of DoubleClick Studio, as it relates to Desktop for Publishers (DFP), and the ability to generate test lines within DFP. QA and Trafficking certification a plus.

Advanced skills with Adobe CC 16: Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, Canvas, Edge

Experience coding ads for display/tablet/mobile, (both iOS/Android, browser and in app)

Strong communication and organizational skills

Professional work experience and team player

Proven problem solver

Familiarity with IAB Standards

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Fine Arts or equivalent work experience

Applicants must provide a portfolio or sample URLs that they are directly responsible for developing


Previous ad agency experience


Knowledge of Video/Audio production in regards to editing and creation/usage

Experience with parsing Web API’s and their integration with ad served creative

Occasional need for micro site creation and refresh

Must successfully pass a background check

In addition, CBS will be guided by applicable federal, state and local laws when considering for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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