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Junior Developer - AJC

Cox Media Group | Atlanta GA 30346 USA | Part Time | Posted: 09/10/2019

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is building a Digital Product & Technology team to support its mission of great journalism in the city of Atlanta. We are focused on building great consumer experiences to keep our community connected and informed. We expect each member of our team to constantly keep our readers top of mind, and to innovate how to deliver the most engaging news and experiences on all platforms.

How We Work

We believe in agile, self-organizing and performing engineering scrum teams that have a strong understanding of the business needs and the skill sets to deliver solutions iteratively and incrementally.
All our team members are empowered to collaborate and innovate, bringing new ideas to the table and encouraged to ask tough questions while engaged in data-driven debate.
We all work cooperatively within cross-functional teams and across departments and use our expertise to guide and support our teammates in service of the AJC’s overall mission.

Role Summary

The AJC is seeking an entry-level Front-end Web Developer to work on a scrum team in a collaborative environment that encourages everyone to perform at their best. This person should be comfortable writing HTML, CSS, SASS, and have a voracious appetite for learning. Experience with Git and JavaScript is a bonus. One day you might help crank out a new variation of our homepage template; the next you might collaborate with a reporter to help them tell a story in a compelling way on multiple platforms. You will be charged with writing beautiful code and delivering delightful product solutions with an emphasis on user experience and good technical design.


Collaborate with newsroom, sales, marketing, consumer revenue, and operations teams to design solutions that delight our customers.
Member of a cross-functional team that designs and develops code that consistently adheres to good development practices.
Construct and manage services published to both internal and external consumers.
Influence team members on best practices, code reviews, internal tools and process improvements.
Socialize new ideas within your team as well as across teams.
Explore open source or industry standard solutions that could be a fit for the organization.
Manage vendor relationships and influence vendor roadmaps to get the desired functionality for our products
Automate manual processes into repeatable capabilities.
Create and maintain containers to deploy analytics applications in cloud-based and on-prem platforms.
Test new technologies, tools, and data.
Keep up-to-date on new technologies, standards and practices.


4+ years front-end web development experience or a 4-year degree in computer science or related field, or any combination of the two
Solid command of HTML, CSS, and SASS.
An eye towards design and improving the look and feel of a user’s experience
Any experience in PHP, JavaScript, Node, and/or any server-side languages is not required, but is a plus
Experience working in cloud environments such as Google, Microsoft, and/or Amazon are a plus. 
Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with lots of moving parts where information, resources, and priorities can change quickly and where information must be readily digested and decisions made expeditiously. 
You pay attention to details and take great pride in your work.
You proactively identify project, people and organizational problems and provide well-thought-out solutions to them.

About Cox Media Group


Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing and digital media company. The company’s operations currently include broadcast television stations, radio stations, daily newspapers, and digital sites.  Additionally, CMG operates the National Advertising Platform businesses of CoxReps - the country’s biggest television rep firm - Gamut, and Videa. The company also offers a full suite of local and regional advertising services through its Local Solutions and Ideabar businesses. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly across all platforms.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at

Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individual’s age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Location Atlanta, GA, 30346, United States
Categories Information Technology

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