The Atlantic is a digital-first media company with over 160 years of history and 36 million readers a month. Founded in 1857 and today one of the fastest-growing media platforms in the industry, The Atlantic has throughout its history championed the power of big ideas and continues to shape global debate through our two websites: TheAtlantic.com and CityLab.com. We work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment out of our office in the historic Watergate complex in Washington DC. The role can be based in either Washington, DC or New York, NY.
Who You Are
You are an experienced developer and solid communicator with an interest in journalism and the media business.
You’re well versed in the modern front-end: ES6, SCSS, understand what makes good markup, and how to best use the capabilities of the browser. You know how to collaborate with designers, are knowledgeable about CSS conventions and naming methodologies such as BEM, SMACSS, OOCSS, and can describe their relative merits. Your experience has taught you the architectural strategies and practices that are necessary for organizing and maintaining front end code that can scale as our team continues to grow.
Above all, you’re a creative problem solver: able to devise and deliver practical, maintainable software that addresses Atlantic staffers’ and readers’ needs.
Employees at The Atlantic are entitled to benefits including: 401(k) savings plan with employer match, health care with domestic partner coverage, flexible vacation and sick leave policy, commuter benefits, and rooftop happy hours with one of the best views in DC.
Atlantic Media Values:
Across Atlantic Media, generally, the firm looks for two “pillar gifts” in you, and everyone else. In all of us, these are more aspirational than actual, but they are central in our intentions –
Atlantic Media is an EOE of Minorities/Women/Vets/Disability.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.