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Front-End WordPress Publishing Developer (UI/UX) Austin, TX

  • Expired: November 17, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.

We are looking for a front-end developer to help optimize and evolve News & Insights, our best-in-class, WordPress-based content publishing site within We have up to 10 million readers each month consuming our stories on housing trends and celebrity and unique homes, and reported advice stories on buying, selling, and owning homes. Our goal is to increase traffic and engagement, enhance user experiences, and innovate ways to attract more people at all stages of the home journey to primary focus will be implementation and improvements of front-facing code, maximizing user experience on mobile and desktop, as well as working with a back-end developer to deliver pertinent and customized content to site users.

A/B and multivariate testing, metrics on current traffic performance, as well as cross-browser analysis will provide daily learning opportunities for yourself and your co-workers. You will be part of a small, high-performing, and connected team within a growing company.Responsibilities:Primary focus: Front-end and UX development and optimization of a high-traffic, WordPress-based news siteUI implementation / strategyDevelopment of A/B and multivariate testing protocols for article headlines, images, CTAs, and other assetsWork with SEO team to identify and implement technical fixesDevise, test, and implement ways to integrate News & Insights into the core experience Test strategies for increasing time on site, reducing bounce, and increasing article-to-article consumptionTesting and development of reminders, pop-ups, and other notifications to increase user engagementAnalyze and optimize video delivery and usageOngoing analysis and reporting on current traffic and suggestions for improvementsCross-browser testing and refinementsWork with dedicated back-end developer to iterate on site design and engineer new consumer-facing products, including suite of CMS-enabled advice guidesImprove performance of the economics portalWhat will you bring?3 to 5 years (minimum) experience in content engineering and developmentHands-on experience working with online publishing platforms essential. Experience working at a content site or in a newsroom environment preferred.Deep understanding of WordPress functionality and customizabilityCutting-edge and finely honed front-end development skills (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.)Experience in mobile first developmentEngaging portfolio showcasing experience with high-traffic, WordPress-based news / content publishing propertiesPositive, communicative, and team-based work styleabout realtor.comAt, we believe that everyone deserves a home of their own.

We're a community of nearly 2,000 employees that work hard to ensure that from the moment someone starts dreaming about a new home, to the moment they walk in the door and beyond, we're there to lend a helping hand. Every month, 70 million people trust us with their journey home by visiting our site and mobile apps, and we'd love to have you join our team to help.We've got great offices across Canada and the US and lots of sweet jobs to choose from, so we're hoping you'll join us on our journey to make home buying and selling easier, and more rewarding for everyone.Let's make a difference, together. For Real.#LI-IH1


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