Web Developer


Web Developer

Dow Jones
  • Sydney, NSW, Australia


Job Description:

Reporting into the Manager, Creative Operations, The Trust APAC in Hong Kong, this role collaborates closely with our editorial, design, production and planning Teams to create content-led programs which help our clients to achieve their business and marketing goals through compelling digital, audio and video executions.

The Web Developer will support the team by creating bug-free and user-friendly web programs that work well across all Dow Jones user platforms.

You will:
• Collaborate with design and editorial teams to execute mockups to specification, while offering UX improvements where relevant
• Provide maintenance and upkeep to legacy sites and client programs
• Manage QA feedback coming from the team and client
• Apply analytic end-points to measure all user interactions and provide insights to reporting team when needed
• Provide clear and timely updates to account/project management colleagues
• Ensure code quality through testing and debugging. Troubleshoot bugs and apply fixes using QA tools, such as browserstack, Chrome developer tools
• Manage time effectively to deliver flawlessly, on spec, by deadline

You have:
• Fluency in both oral and written English is essential for this role
• 2+ years experience in developing websites within a creative team
• Experience with using Github for code management and deployment
• Expertise in front-end code stack : HTML5, CSS3, SASS, PHP, Javascript language
• Leverage task automation tools (e.g. Gulp, Grunt, Brunch) to streamline code
• Experience with frontend toolkits such as Bootstrap, GSAP, Swiper, jQuery
• A mobile-first mindset to build web experiences. Implementation of responsive design development
• Extensive knowledge in the Wordpress theme development and PHP language Knowledge of existing inbuilt WordPress functions
• Creation of custom post types
• Knowledge of ACF (Advanced Custom Fields Plugin)

Extra Qualifications:
• Experience building rich media (HTML5) ad units with external data sources
• Experience building and deploying creative and native advertising templates within Google Ad Manager
• Strong vanilla Javascript experience
• An eye for pixel perfect development work
• Experience with 3D-animation, WebGL, three.js, D3.js will be a plus

APAC Benefits:
• Comprehensive Insurance & Retirement plans
• Paid Time Off and Leaves
• Education Benefits
• Family Care Benefits
• Career Growth Programs
• Access to Dow Jones Products
• Employee Referral Program
• Employee Well-being Support & Fitness Programs

Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at [email protected]. Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: MEDIA SALES

Job Category: Software Product Engineering

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

If you are a current employee at Dow Jones, do not apply here. Please go to the Career section on your Workday homepage and view "Find Jobs - Dow Jones." Thank you.

Req ID: 39400


Category : Web Developer
Posted : November 23, 2023
Salary : N/A
Experience : 2 Months

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