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Web Developer / Front-End Developer

Protocol is hiring a front-end developer to provide a world-leading experience to our readers. As Protocol's first in-house developer, you'll be responsible for building user-facing products that showcase Protocol's journalism and help executives in the technology industry stay abreast of what matters.

The role:

  • Improve the Protocol digital experience, with work on different editorial and research products, including article templates, newsletters and analysis products
  • Collaborate with our Creative Director to bring new designs to life
  • Debug and fix site issues as they occur
  • Help build out necessary integrations with data visualization tools
  • Work with the editorial, advertising and tech teams to turn ideas into functional products and tools, shaping them along the way
  • Establish Protocol's technical culture, setting up processes and ultimately growing the team further

What you'll need:

  • Two to five years of experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks (i.e. React) and libraries (DS.js) is a plus
  • Ability to produce responsive designs across devices
  • Understanding of content management systems and email development
  • User-centered design skills and the ability to creatively solve design challenges
  • A willingness to work with various teams, including non-technical journalists
  • A passion for learning new things, quickly adapting and iterating
  • An interest in journalism and the business of technology is highly desirable

Location: We are a hybrid-remote company, with offices in San Francisco, New York and Washington, D.C. Right now, we're eligible to hire in the following states: Illinois, Indiana, California, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey*, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington.

Salary: $90,000-$110,000

Apply: To apply, send a cover letter and resume, with front-end developer in the subject line, to

Our company:

Protocol is focused on the people, power and politics of tech — arming decision-makers in tech, business and public policy with the unbiased, fact-based news and analysis they need to navigate a world in rapid change.

We are driven by our values. We are relentless contributors, disruptors, collaborators and talent cultivators. Our organization is defined by our values of fairness, integrity, inclusion and collaboration.

We offer a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package, including health and wellness benefits, retirement plans, work-life balance flexibility and opportunities for career development.

Protocol believes a diverse and inclusive workplace enables us to do our best journalism. We welcome inquiries from people of all backgrounds. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.