Web Developer for BLOX at TownNews (Moline, IL) (allows remote)

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Job Description

Looking to join a fast-growing, cutting edge technology company serving customers nationwide? Look no further! TownNews, the premier internet hosting provider for newspapers, seeks a seasoned web developer to join our team in Moline, Illinois.

Job Responsibilities:



  • Development of JavaScript modules and applications for the front-end of TownNews' BLOX CMS Software-as-a-Service solution serving millions of page views daily nationwide

  • Construct markup using modern HTML and CSS to build responsive and fast loading BLOX CMS websites

  • Work with a team of product managers, back-end developers, and other stakeholders to design and define new features for vertical applications connected to the BLOX CMS

  • Assist customer service teams in troubleshooting issues, and providing custom solutions for nonstandard requests

  • Solve interesting problems that may require thinking outside-the-box to accomplish development goals

  • Work with version control systems, deployment workflows, system architects, and QA teams to deliver robust and error free applications


Successful candidates will have the following:



  • Bachelor's degree or 2+ years of development experience using JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

  • Experience using modern web components, vanilla JS, shadow DOM, StencilJS, fetch API, etc. strongly preferred

  • A strong understanding of cross-browser compatibility, and general web functions and standards

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at once

  • You must be a motivated, driven, problem solving developer eager to learn and willing to adapt to build modern front-end solutions


TownNews offers a chance to be creative, working with an innovative team in a relaxed atmosphere. TownNews provides services for more than 1500 newspapers nationwide. It is majority owned by Lee Enterprises.

Posted: 10 September, 2020