Web Developer

Company: Eagle Communications
Company Website
Location: St. Joseph, MO
Full Time

Do you want to be part of creating a better experience where you live, work and play? Why not grow with a company where you are not just an employee, but where you can be an owner? 

Founded in 1948, Eagle Communications is a Kansas based media company with 175 employee owners. The company operates 31 radio stations in Kansas, Nebraska, and Missouri. In addition to radio, the company offers online solutions, web development, video production and creative services- All for the purpose of supporting the communities we serve to grow and remain vibrant. 

Eagle is a leader in the industry as the company continues to grow.  We made three acquisitions throughout 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic and continue to invest in our employees and business. 

Our Digital team is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Web Developer.

The role is responsible for designing, coding and modifying websites, from layout to function and according to a client’s specifications. Strive to create visually appealing sites that feature user-friendly design and clear navigation.

Compensation is commensurate with experience along with a competitive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Design and develop websites with WordPress and Figma.
  • Manage & scale high traffic news websites. Build new ideas and maintain a polished experience for our readers & editors.
  • Exercise regular communication with coworkers, business owners and project managers.
  • Manage linux servers, databases, and other cloud services within AWS & Digital Ocean
  • Maintain & build new features for our news apps in iOS and Android using React Native

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of modern javascript (ES6)
  • React & React Native
  • Node.js
  • WordPress
  • Some experience with Figma/Indesign/Sketch (or another prototyping design tool)
  • Experience with managing linux servers and relational databases such as MySQL or Postgres

Other information:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check and motor vehicle check. Eagle Communications is an Employee-Owned company and an EEO employer.