Front End Developer

Ref#: 31804
CBS Business Unit: Showtime
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

Showtime Digital Media is the internal Design and Development department responsible for building and maintaining a number of digital marketing initiatives for Showtime, a premium television channel with offices in NYC and LA. We are looking for an experienced, creative developer to join our engineering team. Specifically, we are looking for somebody with a passion for front-end development and emerging technologies, who is comfortable with the current libraries and frameworks, who is a self-starter, and who is an excellent communicator. 

You will:
  • Build and maintain customer-facing websites and web applications 
  • Write top-notch HTML5/CSS/JavaScript components for use in Showtime’s style-guide/component library
  • Plan and implement new features and functionality in collaboration with other teams
  • Assist other teams with planning and execution of A/B tests (we use Optimizely)
  • Write and maintain high quality, human-readable code with an emphasis on reuse and durability
  • Participate in Code Reviews (give feedback and receive feedback via Bitbucket)
  • Write user stories, tests, and documentation to support your code
  • Assist with email marketing efforts, bringing html expertise and out-of-the-box thinking to the table

  • 3+ years of experience building customer-facing websites and web applications
  • Exceptional front-end skills, including HTML5, CSS/SASS, knowledge of mobile-first + responsive design
  • Solid JavaScript foundation, understanding of object-oriented programming and design patterns 
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries, such as jQuery, Angular,  or React/Redux
  • Experience with Git version control system (we use Git Flow)
  • Experience with graphic design applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, etc.)
  • Strong project management skills, including experience working in issue-tracking tools such as JIRA
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

About Us:
SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming slates in all of television. With an impressive line-up of new and returning original series, the SHOWTIME hit dramas and comedies include TWIN PEAKS, HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, I’M DYING UP HERE, SMILF,  and THE CHI. SHOWTIME will also debut two limited series this year, PATRICK MELROSE staring Benedict Cumberbatch and ESCAPE AT DANNEMORA from Ben Stiller. Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING®, the Emmy Award-winning documentary series ALL ACCESS, A SEASON WITH and the Emmy Award-winning veteran series INSIDE THE NFL. SHOWTIME is currently available to subscribers via cable, DBS and telco providers, and as a stand-alone streaming service through Apple®, Roku®, Amazon, Google, Xbox One and Samsung. Consumers can also subscribe to SHOWTIME via Hulu, YouTube TV, Sling TV, DirecTV Now, Sony PlayStation® Vue and Amazon Channels. The network’s authentication service, SHOWTIME ANYTIME, is available at no additional cost to SHOWTIME customers who subscribe to the network through participating providers. Subscribers can also watch on their computers at and

Showtime Networks Inc. (SNI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of CBS Corporation, owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of SNI, operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™, a joint venture between SNI and the Smithsonian Institution, which offers Smithsonian Channel™, and offers Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC. SNI markets and distributes sports and entertainment events

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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