Front-End Developer

Foundation Description

We love what we do and who we do it for! Our mission is to help non-profits small governments, and impact driven companies develop the media they need to stand out and accomplish their mission. Websites, apps, video, creative, and more, we work with groups across Colorado and further to make sure non-profits get their voice heard.

We're also in Colorado for a reason. We believe that work-life balance creates the drive to make better products for clients, and we practice that with purpose. We believe in having fun at work and having fun outside of work.

Position Description

The Open Media Foundation seeks an expert Front End Developer with extensive experience coding dynamic user experiences and data visualizations. Our top candidate will have a passion for OMF’s mission and a desire to support the community and contribute to the greater good.

We’re looking for someone with outstanding programming capabilities, problem-solving skills and a strong work ethic. We need you to bring everything to the table including: clean, efficient and sustainable javascript, theming and page building. The ability to handle complicated front end applications, challenging interfaces and data visualizations is key. Our new Front End Developer will participate in all areas of the development process, estimating tasks and working to meet team commitments.

Position Responsibilities

Drupal Development - 90%
Estimating Projects - 10%

Required Skills & Traits

  • Expert in Javascript

  • Expert HTML and CSS skills

  • Familiarity with React and Redux

  • Familiarity with package managers and module builders

  • Self-motivated and able to tackle problems with minimal supervision

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Self-discipline to follow through on commitments

  • Belief in the core values of Open Media Foundation

  • Self-actualization

  • Wisdom of the Crowd

  • Direct Communication

  • Honoring Our Word

  • Innovation

Bonus Skills & Traits

  • Experience with data visualization libraries (D3, Highcharts etc.)

  • Experience with Google Maps API or other mapping libraries

Compensation

This is a contract-to-hire position paying $60,000-$65,000 annually with the intent to hire for permanent employment. In addition to healthcare benefits and a flexible PTO policy that includes a paid sabbatical after three years, employees also receive a free Denver Open Media membership which gives them access to all of the Foundation’s video, audio, and studio production equipment, plus unlimited access to OMF’s training programs. OMF is located in the Santa Fe Arts District, with easy access to light rail, tasty breweries and the some of the best tacos in Denver.

How to Apply

We are looking to hire immediately. Local candidates are encouraged to apply, and out of area candidates will be considered who can relocate immediately without relocation assistance. Embracing diversity is a core belief of Open Media Foundation. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds, age, abilities, economic circumstance, ethnicity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, religion, and sexual orientation to apply.

Please submit the following materials to be considered:

  • Cover letter 
  • 3 links to previous work and describe your contribution to each project
  • A code sample through an external link or attached file
  • Resume

Please email all documents and links to careers@openmediafoundation.org. Phone or in-person applications will not be accepted.