Front End Developer
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 3/28/2020

Job Description

Compulse Integrated Marketing, the creative agency arm of Sinclair Broadcast Group, is looking for a talented and dynamic front-end developer who thrives in a fast-paced environment. A candidate with a “can-do” attitude will thrive at this position, which offers the opportunity to add to their design portfolio a multitude of sites created for a growing and diverse client base.

The candidate should be experienced with various front-end HTML and JavaScript frameworks and libraries, utilizing components from each to complete functional websites and web applications. One of the primary functions of this position is bringing to life our web designers’ more complex UI designs. In addition, the candidate must be able to work well with customers and our customer-relations personnel to implement digital solutions in a clean and effective manner. The candidate should also be able to manage their time well across multiple projects within a highly collaborative environment.

If you enjoy writing JavaScript and HTML/CSS this job is for you!


•       Collaborate with designers and back-end developers to create beautiful interfaces that run smoothly and look great.

•       Communicating with a project manager to determine the timeline of project phase completion.

•       Optimize images, JavaScript and styles for fast performance and responsive user experience.

•       Working independently or collaborate with your peers on large-scale projects.

•       Develop and maintain web applications for internal agency use using modern JavaScript libraries and frameworks.

•       Working with your peers to create and improve tools that assist in our process.

•       Work on multiple projects and prioritize as needed, excellent time management is a must.



•       Working knowledge of semantic HTML, CSS, and CSS extensions such as SASS or SCSS.

•       Experience working with CMS, preferably WordPress.

•       Experience writing JavaScript or a high-level programming language (C++, C#, Java, etc).

•       Capability to convert any design to a WordPress theme.

•       Intermediate knowledge of PHP 7.1+.

•       Experience using a CSS framework such as Bootstrap 4 or Foundation Zurb 6.

•       Effective and professional communication skills working with project managers and clients.

•       Ability to troubleshoot, problem solve and communicate resolutions effectively.

•       Exceptional attention to detail.

•       Experience using version control such as GIT.

•       Experience using command-line interfaces such as bash or zsh.

•       Self-motivated, creative and open to new ideas and patterns.

Nice to Have:

•       Proficient with ES6.

•       Experience using frameworks and libraries (React, Vue, Angular, etc).

•       Experience with server-side Node.js / Express.

•       Experience with Amazon Web Services such as EC2, ElasticBeanstalk, DynamoDB, S3, etc.

•       JavaScript tooling experience with Babel and Webpack.

•       Agency experience is a plus.

Sinclair Broadcast Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace!

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Cockeysville, MD
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 3/28/2020

About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…