Front-End Engineer
Common Sense Media Inc. - San Francisco, CA

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Common Sense Media is the leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
We are currently seeking a talented, experienced Front-end Engineer to join an existing team of five senior Drupal developers and a QA engineer -- as well as product managers, a creative director, and design staff -- to work on a rapidly expanding set of Drupal websites.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to work on one of the nation's major Drupal consumer sites, which reaches more than 70 million homes and tens of thousands of schools. Our organization has distribution through Google, Yahoo!, Netflix, Comcast, DirecTV, Time Warner, and many others.


Demonstrated proficiency writing standards-based HTML 5, CSS/Sass

Proficiency with Javascript in a cross browser environment (3 or more years experience)

Solid understanding of current front-end and mobile development best practices, including responsive design, touch interfaces, and progressive enhancement

Experience working with source control, like git or svn

Experience working in an agile environment

Experience building with responsive design

Proven consumer Internet experience working in a LAMP stack with SQL skills


Experience in developing in Drupal 6/7 with custom modules and themes for Drupal

Devops/Sysadmin experience (we're hosted on Acquia Managed Hosting but have other RightScale/Amazon EC2/Black Mesh hosted sites as well) and experience with Linux command line

Experience with Solr

Experience with a TDD (test driven development) username and code samples


Cooperative & constructive attitude working with product and other teams across the organization

Ability to work with minimal supervision and drive your and others' projects to completion

You're calm, mature, organized, and able to work on multiple projects with overlapping deadlines as well as troubleshoot technical and resource issues

You're a skilled communicator and collaborator and are inspired by Common Sense Media's mission to bring the best in kids' media to families

The chance to work with talented, passionate professionals
Highly competitive salary based on experience
An organization that offers true work/lifestyle balance
Excellent benefits, including medical, dental, vision, and a matching 401(k) plan
The opportunity to really make a difference in the lives of kids in this generation and the next!