Front End Web Developer

Posted June 04

Washington, DC

full-time

Environmental Working Group

The Environmental Working Group’s mission is to empower people to live healthier lives in a healthier environment. With breakthrough research and education, we drive consumer choice and civic action.

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a national, DC-based non-profit that seeks a Front End Web Developer to join our team of advocates, scientists, engineers, policy experts, lawyers and developers. We conduct original research – poring over government data, legal documents, scientific studies and our own laboratory tests – to expose threats to health and the environment, and to find solutions. As a result, EWG’s properties draw more than 24 million visits a year.

Here are examples of our best work:

We like to work hard and have fun. If you’re interesting in driving environmental change with your skill set, we encourage you to apply.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with a team of designers and developers to build and maintain our websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP on Drupal and WordPress content management systems
  • Manage multiple projects while prioritizing workload
  • Integrate data from various back-end services and databases
  • Create and maintain website documentation

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Up to 3 years of prior experience as a web designer or developer
  • Demonstrated experience with JavaScript libraries such as JQuery
  • Possess a strong passion learning, growing, and experimenting with new technologies
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to be flexible, to respond quickly to changing demands in a fast paced environment
  • Basic knowledge of SEO best practices

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and examples of your best work to Brett Dorow at employment@ewg.org

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