Front End Web Developer

The Onion, America’s Finest News Source, is looking for an experienced Front End Web Developer, based in our Chicago office, to help support and expand The Onion and its sibling websites. The most competitive candidates will display a strong understanding of The Onion’s unique brand and audience.


  • Be religious about semantic XHTML and CSS, but also responsive to the visions of our excellent designers.
  • Able to comfortably work in Python (Django) templates (or templates in general).
  • Possess a strong ability to work with Javascript and a deep understanding of how to build modern interfaces, including powerful JS skills and AJAX comprehension.
  • Have a background in jQuery.

If you’ve always pined to work for The Onion and become a member of a vibrant and supportive engineering group, then your moment has come. Salary will be competitive.

The Onion is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer compensation commensurate with experience, a lucrative bonus plan, and a competitive benefits package that includes comprehensive medical, dental, vision, group life insurance and 401K.

Interested applicants should forward a cover letter, resume and compensation requirements to scurtis[at]theonion[dot]com. Please, no phone calls.

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