Senior Frontend Engineer

The Position:

We are looking for an experienced and forward-thinking frontend engineer to join our top-notch engineering team.

Candidates should be self-motivated professional who specialize in crafting isomorphic frontend applications with elegant and responsive user experiences.

The ideal candidate is specialized in frontend work, but is comfortable being involved in all other aspects of building a world-class media platform: from designing adaptable data models to writing highly scalable application code to deploying into a continuously integrated cloud environment.


You should be proactive and organized, love creating great products, and are borderline neurotic about code quality and employing the best software development practices.  You should also have an open-source mentality, thinking about how to build projects as sets of reusable components that can be shared with the world.

Experience working on large-scale content management systems or digital video platforms is highly valued.  Experience working with journalists and researchers on data-driven stories is outstanding.

Technology Stack:

We use the best tools for the job and are always open to new technologies, but our basic stack includes:

  • node.js
  • css modules
  • sass
  • react
  • relay
  • aws

About First Look Media

A bold, independent spirit defines everything we do at First Look Media – from journalism that holds the powerful accountable, to arts & entertainment that shapes our culture. Launched by eBay founder and philanthropist Pierre Omidyar, First Look Media is built on the belief that freedom of expression and of the press, and fiercely independent perspectives, are vital to a healthy democracy and a vibrant culture. FLM is home to Topic studios,, The Nib, The Intercept, Field of Vision and the Press Freedom Defense Fund.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer--people of color, people with disabilities, women, and LGBT candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; we are committed to a diverse workplace, and to supporting our staff with ongoing career development opportunities.  


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