Interactive Web Developer

Simons Foundation

New York, New York

Date Posted October 06, 2021
Industry Magazines / Publishing
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Quanta Magazine seeks a talented interactive web developer with a strong interest or background in science, math, design and media. In addition to working with Quanta's award-winning editorial staff to dream up and create high-impact interactive features, explainers and templates, this developer will collaborate with other in-house developers and production staff to conceive and implement new and improved website features to better serve the magazine's growing audience.

The interactive developer will be a skilled coder, creative problem solver and tech-savvy designer who is enthusiastic about Quanta's mission to illuminate basic science and math research through public service journalism. Devotion to the highest standards in interactive web design, media ethics and scientific accuracy are a must.

This full-time position will report to the Web Development Team Lead and to Quanta's Editor-in-Chief and will be based at the Simons Foundation offices in New York City.



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Quanta Magazine is an award-winning, editorially independent online publication launched by theSimons Foundationto enhance public understanding of science. Our reporters and editors focus on developments in mathematics, theoretical physics, theoretical computer science and the basic life sciences, with an emphasis on delivering timely, accurate, in-depth and well-crafted articles for our broad, discerning audience. Among other awards and accolades for its science journalism, Quanta was awarded a 2020 National Magazine Award for general excellence. Quanta has syndication partnerships with WiredThe AtlanticScientific AmericanThe Washington Postand other publications, has published two books (Alice and Bob Meet the Wall of Fire and The Prime Number Conspiracy) and our articles have been translated into several languages.


Many of the greatest ideas and discoveries come from a diverse mix of minds, backgrounds and experiences, and we are committed to cultivating an inclusive work environment.The Simons Foundation actively seeks a diverse applicant pool and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply.We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law.

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