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Newsroom Developer Hearst
San Francisco, CA

Hearst publishes monthly magazines.

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Job Description

Newsroom Developer

Do you want to work in a fast-paced newsroom on the biggest stories in the Bay Area?

Do you want to design and create in-depth, interactive projects using your HTML5,

CSS3 and JavaScript skills?

We're looking for an ambitious, versatile journalist with web development skills and a design-focused eye to join other developers on the newsroom's digital team. The newsroom developer will be a creative programmer who likes to push boundaries and build stories and tools for readers to explore.

We are looking for a digital journalist to work from conception to execution on short- and long-term projects, creating data visualizations, tools and major projects for SFChronicle.com. We need a self-starter with high standards who can

collaborate well, has excellent communication skills, and is comfortable providing and taking feedback.

Requirements:

● This position is full-time.

● It will likely include 9 a.m. weekday start time.

● It will likely be a Monday-to-Friday schedule.

● Weekend, evening and holiday work may be required as news warrants.

Duties:

● Collaborate with reporters, editors, designers, photographers and producers on short-and long-term interactive projects.

● Take standard news stories and rethink them for a digital and mobile-first presentation.

● Create effective digital tools to improve workflows for journalists.

● Own major data projects for the SFChronicle.com team.

Who we're looking for:

● A minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience in a newsroom or a related work environment.

● Experience building web experiences for desktop, tablet and mobile browsers.

● Comfort with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and relevant code libraries.

● Working knowledge of Git and Github.

● Ability to self-manage and handle multiple projects and fast deadlines.

● Appreciation of Slack, Google Chat and other remote-friendly tools.

● Plus: Experience working with APIs.

● Plus: Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design tools.

● Plus: Knowledge of backend languages/environments such as Python, Node or PHP.

● Plus: Knowledge of frontend frameworks like React, Angular or Vue.

Mission:

The Chronicle is the Bay Area's authoritative news source, focused on San Francisco but inclusive of all California and Western news that reflects the unique Bay Area experience. Our website, SFChronicle.com, is home to the Bay Area's best journalism, and we publish the stories that hit close to home for our readers every day. This position serves as a newsroom developer on our digital team.

Newsroom Developer

Job description:

Do you want to work in a fast-paced newsroom on the biggest stories in the

Bay Area?

Do you want to design and create in-depth, interactive projects using your HTML5,

CSS3 and JavaScript skills?

We're looking for an ambitious, versatile journalist with web

is position is full-time.



It will likely include 9 a.m. weekday start time.



It will likely be a Monday-to-Friday schedule.



Weekend, evening and holiday work may be required as news warrants.

Duties:



Collaborate with reporters, editors, designers, photographers and producers on short-

and long-term interactive projects.



Take standard news stories and rethink them for a digital and mobile-first presentation.



Create effective digital tools to improve workflows for journalists.



Own major data projects for the SFChronicle.com team.

Who we're looking for:



A minimum of 1 to 3 years of experience in a newsroom or a related work environment.



Experience building web experiences for desktop, tablet and mobile browsers.



Comfort with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and relevant code libraries.



Working knowledge of Git and Github.



Ability to self-manage and handle multiple projects and fast deadlines.



Appreciation of Slack, Google Chat and other remote-friendly tools.



Plus: Experience working with APIs.



Plus: Experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator or other visual design tools.



Plus: Knowledge of backend languages/environments such as Python, Node or PHP.



Plus: Knowledge of frontend frameworks like React, Angular or Vue.

Mission:

The Chronicle is the Bay Area's authoritative news source, focused on San Francisco

but inclusive of all California and Western news that reflects the unique Bay Area experience.

Our website, SFChronicle.com, is home to the Bay Area's best journalism, and we publish the

stories that hit close to home for our readers every day. This position serves as a newsroom

developer on our digital team.

About Hearst

Hearst publishes monthly magazines.

Headquarters
Size
2705 employees
Hearst

300 W 57th St

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