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Axios is a new media company delivering news & analysis.
Engineering, Full Time    New York City // Arlington, VA // Remote, USA    Posted: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets your smarter, faster with the news that matters.

Why it Matters: Our Front-End Developers are a critical part of our mission to deliver the cleanest, smartest, most efficient & trustworthy content to our users. You will architect & grow our existing front-end code bases, give technical input & feedback to Axios product & design teams for new features, & help develop the skills of less experienced developers with industry best practices around testing, accessibility, & documentation.

Go Deeper: In this role, you will make an impact to Axios through the following responsibilities:

  • Help architect & grow Axios existing frontend codebases including & Eden, our in-house CMS.
  • Write clean, well-documented, & well tested code using best practices for frontend development.
  • Collaborate with Axios platform, product, & design teams to ensure we ship the best products possible on time.
  • Mentor less experienced members of the team through pair-programming & empathetic code review.
  • Keep up to date with industry trends & advise the team on best practices to implement.

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit & passion for Axios mission & have the following skills:

  • Experience building large, high traffic frontend codebases
  • Proven ability to ship high quality, testable, & accessible code quickly
  • Experience working with product designers is preferred
  • Experience working with back-end teams to integrate APIs is preferred
  • Experience working on site page performance & accessibility is preferred
  • Experience with SEO is preferred

Dont Forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K has
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter & cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, & diverse work culture
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