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Front-End Web Developer

Department: Corporate Digital
Location: Chicago, IL

Weigel Broadcasting Co.

Weigel Broadcasting Co. is a family-owned media company based in Chicago, Illinois. The company owns and operates national television networks, as well as local broadcast stations throughout the country. Weigel is the leader in the multicast television network space with "MeTV," Memorable Entertainment Television, the number-one rated and distributed multicast network, as well as the "Movies!" Network in cooperation with the Fox Television Stations, the "DECADES" Network, the "H&I" Network and the “Start TV” Network in association with the CBS Television Stations. Weigel's local stations include CBS, ABC, The CW, MyNet and Telemundo network affiliates. Weigel and its affiliate companies broadcast network and independent television stations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Seattle, St. Louis, Cedar City-St. George (Utah), Milwaukee, South Bend and Rockford.

Front-End Web Developer

General Job Description:

We are looking for a Front-End Web developer to build our family of Websites.  If you are a smart, ambitious, and creative developer we would like to talk to you about an incredible opportunity with a rapidly growing digital group.

Duties/Responsibilities:

Work with the Digital team to design, build, test, and release web applications for Weigel internet properties.

Focusing on standards-based, responsive design for desktop and mobile browsers.

Keep current on Web technologies and try new things.

Other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

Bachelor Science degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

Experience with Web development in professional or educational environments.

Strong knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Internet video technologies.

Familiarity with JavaScript Frameworks for Web development.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Thrives in a collaborative, team environment.

Creative and motivated.

Our Perks & Benefits:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance package

Long Term Disability Insurance

HSA Plans

401k with Company Match

Vacation/PTO/Sick/Paid Holidays

Paid Qualified-FMLA Leave

Tax-free Transit

Discounted Parking Access

Gym Membership Discount

Convenient access to highways and public transportation

Open air office environment

One block from the aptly named Restaurant Row

Weigel Broadcasting Co. maintains an Equal Employment Opportunity Policy for all applicants and employees. We give fair consideration to all qualified persons and afford all our employees opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age or sex, or other protected categories. No opportunities for promotion, transfer or any other benefit of employment will be diminished through discriminatory practices. Employees or prospective employees have the right to notify an appropriate local, state or Federal agency if they believe they have been discriminated against.

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