CBS Design/Development Positions


CBS New Media has designer and client-side developer positions available in the News, Entertainment, and Sales Divisions for individuals with strong portfolios who are interested in working for a rapidly expanding media company.


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    A.) Designer - WCBS:

  • Dedicated to the local site (www.cbs2ny.com)

  • Duties include but not limited to the design, development, and maintenance of: daily local news stories, local guide features, on air personality biographies, sales campaigns, and special content areas

  • Competitive salary


  • Requirements:

    Technical needs:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of HTML (JavaScript and CSS is a plus)

  • Be able to write HTML that is optimized to display prioritized content first

  • Be familiar with embedding Flash, Shockwave, Windows Media, and Real Media in HTML documents

  • Be able to create optimized web graphics using Adobe ImageReady
  • Design needs:

  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of Photoshop, and Illustrator (Flash3 ability is a plus)

  • Demonstrate an understanding of information architecture
  • Interested parties should act fast: send an email with URLs and resume to:

    design@cbs.com. Email subject line must say "Designer – WCBS" to be considered.

    B.) Senior Web Developers:

  • Contributing to the continued creation and maintenance of the news, entertainment, and local sections of the website

  • 2 to 3 years of professional Internet development experience
  • The ideal candidate will have all or the majority of the following qualifications:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, and CSS

  • Be able to write HTML that is optimized to display prioritized content first

  • Be able to use JavaScript to negotiate intelligently the incompatibilities between Microsoft and Netscape browsers

  • Be familiar with embedding Flash, Shockwave, Windows Media, and Real Media in HTML documents

  • Be able to utilize CSS to create heavily designed web pages with low weight

  • Have the communication skills necessary to keep designers and producers informed of the technical limitations and possibilities of client-side code

  • Understand the implications coding decisions have on work flow

  • Be ablto create optimized web graphics using Adobe ImageReady
  • Interested parties should act fast: send an email with URLs and resume to:

    design@cbs.com. Email subject line must say "Senior Developer – Client-side" to be considered.

    C.) Junior Web Developers:

  • Contributing to the continued creation and maintenance of the news, entertainment, and local sections of the website

  • One year of professional Internet development experience
  • The ideal candidate will have all or the majority of the following qualifications:

  • Be able to create HTML documents from Photoshop documents

  • Have experience testing and debugging html in Netscape & Internet Explorer on both MAC and windows platforms

  • Be able to optimize graphics for the web using ImageReady or Debabelizer

  • Be able to communicate effectively within a team and work on tight deadlines

  • Have familiarity with a desire to learn more about JavaScript

  • Have familiarity with and a desire to learn more about Cascading Style Sheets
  • Interested parties should act fast: send an email with URLs and resume to:

    design@cbs.com. Email subject line must say "Junior Developer – Client-side" to be considered.

    D.) Sales and Marketing Designer:

  • Strong sense of design in relation to sales and marketing objectives is necessary

  • Must work well within strict deadlines, and be able to prioritize multiple projects at once

  • Overall understanding of the Internet and how it functions as well as general knowledge of Internet sales is helpful

  • Organizational skills as well as the ability to collaborate with others are a must. Communication between designers, producers, technical designers, marketing manager, and sales people is crucial to project planning and execution
  • The ideal candidate will have all or the majority of the following qualifications:

  • PowerPoint, Photoshop, Excel, Word, Quark
  • Interested parties should act fast: send an email with URLs and resume to:

    design@cbs.com. Email subject line must say "Designer – Sales" to be considered.

    E.) Designers for the News Division:

  • Will help conceive and design interactive stories for the web

  • Will experiment with HTML, Flash, and streaming video in the right combination to tell news stories in an interactive environment

  • Will create websites for CBS News television programs

  • Will work in close collaboration with the art director and other members of the design team

  • Competitive salary
  • Requirements:

  • Taented and experienced with sound editorial judgement

  • A portfolio of excellent design work

  • Able to work collaboratively and meet tight deadlines

  • 2+ years experience designing for the web

  • Expertise in HTML (Flash and JavaScript expertise are a big plus.)

  • Interest in news and current events
  • Interested parties should act fast: send an email with URLs and resume to:design@cbs.com. Email subject line must say "Designer – News" to be considered.

    F.) Designers for Entertainment – Primetime/Latenight: Will create websites based on CBS Television programming: The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, and other CBS shows


    The ideal candidate will have all or the majority of the following qualifications:
  • Mastery of design for the web using Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Fluency in HTML

  • Knowledge of Flash3 and/or Director is a big plus

  • Interest in TV and broadcast design

  • Strong typographical skills
  • Interested parties should act fast: send an email with URLs and resume to: design@cbs.com. Email subject line must say "Designer – Ent/Primetime" to be considered.

    G.) Designers for Entertainment – Daytime: Will design websites based on CBS Daytime programming such as soaps and The Price is Right


    The ideal candidate will have all or the majority of the following qualifications:
  • Mastery of design for the web using Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Fluency in HTML

  • Knowledge of Flash3 and/or Director is a big plus

  • Interest in TV and broadcast design

  • Familiarity with daytime TV and its target audience

  • Strong typographical skills
  • Interested parties should act fast: send an email with URLs and resume to: design@cbs.com. Email subject line must say "Designer – Ent/Daytime" to be considered.

    H.)Web Designers:

    The ideal candidate will have all or the majority of the following qualifications:
  • Mastery of design for the web using Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Comprehensive knowledge of HTML

  • Knowledge of Flash3 and/or Director is a big plus

  • Interest in TV and broadcast design

  • Strong typographical skills

  • Demonstrate an understanding of information architecture
  • Interested parties should act fast: send an email with URLs and resume to: design@cbs.com. Email subject line must say "Designer" to be considred.