Solutions Support - Front End Web Developer

East Moline, IL, USA Req #5197
Monday, July 19, 2021
TownNews, a digital media solutions provider for news media and broadcast is looking to add a front-end Web Developer to our Solutions Support team. As part of our Solutions Support team, you will work directly with several of our customer-facing teams and be focused on providing innovative and resourceful solutions to our customers. 

Key Responsibilities
Be an organized self-starter with the ability to multitask
Bring a solutions-oriented approach to helping our partners identify and resolve issues
Development and troubleshooting of JavaScript modules and applications for the front-end of TownNews' BLOX CMS Software-as-a-Service solution. 
Construct markup using modern HTML and CSS to build responsive, performant, websites for BLOX CMS
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

Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of CMS Platforms a plus but not required. 
Blox CMS experience is a plus.
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
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to communicate effectively with customers and all levels of the organization
Ability to work independently and effectively with a team

TownNews offers a competitive salary, great benefits, and the opportunity for successful employees to develop within a growing technology company.  TownNews equips more than 2,000 local media organizations with digital and broadcast services and guidance to transform their business models and flourish in the digital age. Our tools and expertise in print, digital, video, OTT, and advertising enable forward-thinking media organizations in dynamic markets to efficiently engage their audiences, increase security and grow revenue. TownNews is majority-owned by Lee Enterprises.  More information at

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • East Moline, IL, USA