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With a content portfolio like no other media organisation in the country, SBS occupies multiple channels and platforms, and provides a unique opportunity for employees to help make Australia a better place to live.

Frontend Developer

SBS seeks an experienced front-end developer to join the team that develops SBS’ digital network (

You will be joining a progressive organisation with a team of front-end, mobile,  API and full stack developers as well as designers and UX experts. You will contribute as a highly autonomous front-end developer; with excellent coding skills in JavaScript, HTML and CSS.

About the role

The Front-end Developer will be responsible for creating user facing features, liasing  with the UX/D team to bridge the gap between their graphical design and the technical implementation. You will be working closely with the engineering team to consume their API’s as well as integrating  applications and API’s from third party providers.

  • Ability to produce considered and well-crafted (testable) code
  • Ability to work on a diverse range of projects and technologies
  • Work collaboratively with the EDS team and other stakeholders
  • Ability to work to task and deadlines
  • Working on high profile events and products within the SBS digital ecosystem
  • Work within an Agile team

About you

You will have 3+ years of front-end development experience, with an emphasis on the 3 key pillars HTML, CSS and JavaScript over arbitrary libraries and frameworks.

  • Vanilla javascript (ES2015+)
  • Excellent understanding of Accessibility and W3C Standards
  • Build processes and dependency management (Gulp, Browserify, etc)
  • Source control with Git
  • Mobile first, cross-browser responsive development
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum projects
  • Proactive and team oriented professional

What sets you apart from the rest

  • Familiarity with JavaScript Libraries and Frameworks such as React.js, Angular.js, T3.js and others
  • Familiarity with the TDD philosophy and unit testing
  • Working knowledge of PHP, Symfony and Drupal highly desirable
  • Good working understanding of HTML5 media API’s

This is a unique opportunity to combine your interest in media and entertainment with your drive to innovate and achieve results. In return you can expect a supportive environment within a dynamic media organisation and benefits such as free onsite parking (subject to availability), free gym access and many other perks.

SBS values diversity, and encourages people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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