Chong + Koster is a media firm that specializes in digital communications for high-profile clients.

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Chong + Koster Careers

Chong + Koster is an advertising agency in downtown Washington, DC (Dupont Circle) that specializes in digital communications for high-profile clients. We work with major brands and (progressive) political clients. Chong + Koster is a full-service firm, with in-house ad creative, ad buying, strategy, web design and development.

We were the first firm to publish a comprehensive voter persuasion model for the internet, the first firm to prove online ads can move poll numbers on their own, and the first firm to win a statewide election using online ads as the primary form of voter communication. We are a boutique ad shop dedicated to high-quality service. We also pride ourselves on being a tight-knit team of professionals that really like each other—it's a fun place to work.

Chong + Koster provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, age, disability, religion or belief, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, status with regard to public assistance, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Chong + Koster also fully complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we operate, including with regard to recruiting, hiring, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Open Positions

  1. Web Developer

    Our lively DC-based digital advertising agency is looking for someone to join our Web Development team. Working with our Design and Strategy teams, you will help serve clients who range from progressive organizations to brick-and-mortar retail companies.

    Specific Responsibilities

    • Analyze, code, and implement new and/or modified content functionality for existing websites.
    • Serve as a point of contact for troubleshooting problems related to websites and their various components.
    • Work with strategists, designers, and other developers to code, and maintain high-quality user-centric web interfaces that meet business objectives as well as usability and accessibility best practices.
    • Support and maintain efficient and organized file structure and documentation.
    • Interact professionally with clients verbally and in writing.
    • Perform quality assurance and testing of websites.
    • Strong problem-solving skills
    • Self-motivated, positive attitude

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree, and 2+ years experience as a web developer working with multiple integrated backend applications, crafting and coding database-powered web content.

    Experience with the following is strongly preferred:

    • In-depth understanding HTML and CSS
    • Intermediate Javascript and PHP
    • Experience with SQL databases and writing basic queries
    • Experience with Git and version control a plus
    • Front-end performance optimization techniques
    • Web Content Management Systems such as Wordpress and Drupal
    • Analytics and event-tracking implementation
    • Responsive design and mobile-optimized web development
    • Prior experience supporting web applications in production

    Please submit any samples of your work and/or a link to your github repository.


    C+K offers a full benefits package which includes: medical insurance (Gold-level reference plan 100% paid by employer), options for dental and vision insurance, SIMPLE IRA with company matching, short-term disability, flexible spending accounts, transportation benefits, paid time off and paid holidays. C+K is an equal opportunity employer. Salary commensurate with experience.

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