Front-End Developer - ArcGIS StoryMaps

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Join the ArcGIS StoryMaps team and help us build a new digital storytelling tool with unprecedented mapping capabilities. Authors around the world use story maps to drive change, influence opinion, and create awareness with their stories, getting millions of page views a day.   
You will work with designers and product engineers to design, build, and run a cutting-edge, responsive web application. You will be involved at every stage of product development, from brainstorming broad ideas to ensuring quality through launch. Using your full range of software development and product thinking skills, you will be responsible for delivering a stable and useful product that meets customer needs. 
As a qualified candidate, you have a track record of contributing to successful outcomes for users and the business. You are a strong cross-functional partner, great communicator, and are able to take a solution from idea to implementation. You uphold a high-quality bar, have a strong appreciation for details, and understand the value of clear communication. Above all, you approach problems holistically and create elegantly simple solutions to multi-faceted problems. 


  • Design and implement product website with third-party integrations
  • Tailor existing React solutions for new audiences and use cases
  • Assist team in completing other high-priority tasks


  • 2+ years of experience in front-end web app development
  • Experience with web technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Good understanding in advanced JavaScript libraries and frameworks such as React or Angular
  • Experience with tools such as Webpack/Gulp/NPM/Yarn
  • Good understanding of asynchronous request handling and AJAX
  • Working knowledge of a source control and issue management system, preferably GitHub
  • Experience with accessibility and internationalization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to think creatively in problem-solving and debugging
  • Be self-driven to learn, push new ideas, and teach others
  • Work both independently and on a team
  • Bachelor's or master's in computer information systems or computer science, or equivalent experience working with web technologies

Recommended Qualifications

  • Proficiency with TypeScript
  • Experience with React, Next.js, and Node.js
  • Familiarity with the ArcGIS Online platform and ArcGIS API for JavaScript
  • Experience delivering features for consumer-facing software products
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.

Carefully managed growth and zero debt give Esri stability that is uncommon in today's volatile business world. Privately held, we offer exceptional benefits, competitive salaries, 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, opportunities for personal and professional growth, and much more.

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.




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