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Front-End Web Development Engineer

What are you looking for in your next role?

Does your job reflect who you are and what you believe in? Do you want to be a part of a team of creative, passionate, and driven individuals who sincerely care about the work they are doing? Do you want to use your creative skills and technical expertise to help your community and your country? Do you want to do more than make money for mega-corporations?

The National Democratic Training Committee is a not-for-profit political start-up with with a mission to help real people change the world by teaching them how to run for office and impact their communities for good.  We offer free, interactive online and live training for Democratic candidates running for office.

The National Democratic Training Committee is looking for a Senior Front-End Development Engineer to help us innovate to create critical training and education for Democratic candidates at scale.

As a leader in our organization you will be creating an engaging and seamless front-end UI using motion, fluid page structure, and responsive design. You will be working closely with UX designers and other stakeholders to identify opportunities for innovation and execute cohesive solutions. You will also be tasked with building out a comprehensive component library.


Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science or related field.

  • 3+ years of software development experience using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, WordPress CMS, and cross browser development.

  • Knowledge of  the full development life cycle and software engineering best practices.

  • Solid understanding and practice of testing and de-bugging as well as Git and version control systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve goals in a diverse, passionate, and fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating


About NDTC as an Employer

This full-time position reports to the Director of Product and Technology and is located in downtown Chicago with flexible remote working options.  

NDTC believes that our differences enhance our strength as a political party—and as a nation—and we as an organization benefit from staff of diverse races, ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, economic backgrounds, abilities, and other facets of our identities.


Application Process

Salary is commensurate with experience, with a range of $80,000 - $100,000 per year. NDTC offers a strong benefits package including health insurance with the employee premium paid in-full by NDTC, a 10% employer match on contributions to 401(k), and a flexible paid time off policy.

To apply, email resume and cover letter to [email protected] - subject line “Senior Front End Web Developer.” No calls, please. In your cover letter, please include the date on which you would be available to start.  

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.