The 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, with a growing correspondent staff across Asia and the United States. Our vision is to “Elevate Thought”, and our mission is to “Lead the global conversation about China”. The South China Morning Post is a global digital news leader with a unique role in championing the plurality of voices in Asia through its breadth and depth of news coverage. SCMP is committed to informing and inspiring through journalism of the highest standards. Apart from its flagship newspaper, SCMP also publishes news 24/7 on SCMP.com. In 2020, SCMP became the first news organisation in Asia to join the Trust Project, a consortium of top news companies developing global transparency standards for credible journalism.

Additionally, SCMP publishes a portfolio of premium lifestyle and fashion titles in Hong Kong including Cosmopolitan, ELLE, Esquire and, Harper’s BAZAAR. SCMP is also home to Abacus, a digital news brand focused on China's tech industry; Inkstone, a daily news brief for those curious about China's growing impact around the world; and Goldthread, a content platform with a focus on food, travel and culture in China.

Web Developer (Front-end) - Product (Ref: PROD-19-140)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work within the development team on new and existing applications owning the user-interface & front end deliverable
  • Provide operational support to existing digital properties
  • Write high quality code within tight delivery timelines
  • Coordinate with functional areas on launch and deployment tasks
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability

 

Job Requirements:

  • Degree holder in Software Engineering, Computer Science or related discipline with minimum 3 years of development experience
  • Expertise in JavaScript (vue.js / React.js / Angular.js / Node.js), CSS3 and HTML5
  • Proficient understanding of client-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery, asynchronous request handling, partial page updates, and AJAX
  • Proficient understanding of server-side scripting and JavaScript frameworks, including Node.js with Express, CasperJS or other test suites
  • Basic understanding of server-side CSS pre-processing platforms, such as LESS and SASS
  • Experience in implementing projects on Drupal and PHP. Possesses a solid understanding of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Experienced in resolving cross browser compatibility issues and adhering to W3C standards
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills with good command of written and spoken English
  • Candidate with more experience would be considered as Senior Web Developer

 

Interested parties please send curriculum vitae with full career details, salary history, availability and expected salary to the People Department, 19/F, Tower One, Times Square, 1 Matheson Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong or by clicking  .

 

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