South China Morning Post is a leading news media company that has reported on China and Asia for more than a century with global impact. Founded in 1903, SCMP is headquartered in Hong Kong, where it is the city’s newspaper of record. Our teams span across Asia and the United States, working together to connect with news consumers around the world. We are committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”.


Against the backdrop of shifting discovery and consumption behaviours, SCMP reaches users across distributed media platforms including, smartphone and tablet apps, social media and messaging platforms, as well as our flagship newspaper. Additionally, SCMP is Asia’s leading magazine publisher with a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR and The PEAK. We are also home to, a big data-powered recruitment platform that matches jobseekers with their dream jobs.

Lead Web Developer (Ref: PROD-LWD)

The successful candidate will be a detail oriented, enthusiastic self-starter and a good communicator. He or she can demonstrate a working knowledge of current web technologies, a thorough understanding of the processes and challenges involved in developing and maintaining a full spectrum of digital platforms.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead team of developers to build and maintain digital products.

  • Write high quality code within tight delivery timelines

  • Coordinate with functional areas on launch and deployment tasks


Job Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline with 8-10 years of development experience

  • At least 2 years of experiences in managing a small engineering team.

  • Expertise in JavaScript (vue.js / Angular.js / Node.js), CSS3 and HTML5

  • Proficient understanding of server-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including Node.js with Express, CasperJS or other test suites

  • Understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS

  • Experience in Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Experience with performance optimisation in order to improve page speed and load times using tools such as Lighthouse

  • Solid understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Experience in resolving cross browser compatibility issues and adhering to W3C standards

  • Experience defining and running optimization tests using Google Optimise, Optimizely or similar tools

  • Distinctive problem solving and analytical skills; flexible, proactive and ability to work under a fast-paced environment

  • Team player who is self-motivated, energetic and passionate about exploring new technology

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with good command of written and spoken English


Work location be at our Tai Po office, shuttle bus service is provided

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the People Department, Morning Post Centre, 22 Dai Fat Street, Tai Po Industrial Estate, New Territories, Hong Kong or by clicking .


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