December 06, 2021

Web Developer

Crystal Lake, IL


Shaw Media is seeking a full-time Full Stack Developer to help program, troubleshoot and maintain its websites. Responsibilities include writing and modifying code, identifying and fixing website errors, working with vendors, leading on projects, and helping find solutions for better user experience and interaction for our sites’ visitors.

The successful candidate will have an acute attention to detail, be highly motivated, have good problem-solving skills, able to work in a team environment, juggle multiple tasks at once, and have excellent communication skills. Previous work experience as a web developer is a must. A sample portfolio of work is required.

Requirements Include:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent practical experience
  • Strong experience with front-end technologies such as JavaScript
  • Strong experience developing in Python
  • Experience building applications in AWS
  • Graphic design and knowledge of SEO best practices and Google’s Core Web Vitals
  • Knowledge of, JSON-LD structured data is a plus

About Shaw Media:

Shaw Media publishes over 150 titles in Illinois and Iowa. Its holdings include websites, newspapers, magazines, and a digital marketing services division. Founded in Dixon, Illinois, Shaw Media has been privately owned by the Shaw family since its inception in 1851.

Enjoy the Rewards of Working Among the Best:

In return for your contributions to our success, Shaw Media offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision, and 401(k) with company match.

Interested candidates may apply online or send a cover letter and resume to:


Mail to:

Shaw Media - Human Resources

Attn: Full Stack Developer

P.O. Box 250

Crystal Lake, IL 60039-0250

Shaw Media is an Equal Opportunity and Drug-free Employer.

Pre-employment background check and drug screen required.

This posting may not include all duties of the position.