The National
  • Location
    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Oct 29

Position description

The National is an English-language news organization based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

We are seeking an experienced Developer to join our technology team and help grow our our multi-platform digital publishing products.

Our Developers help to build, design and maintain The National’s web site (, our mobile app (TheNationalUAE) and other properties as required.

We are looking for developers who thrive in a creative and dynamic environment. Beyond programming, developing customizations, implementing design enhancements, evaluating code, performing testing, and achieving site optimization etc., this role will require collaboration with the editorial team to identify future functionality and improvements.

The ideal candidate will have some media-based experience and be adept at analysing user needs to develop technical requirements for implementation. We are looking for a strong communicator who enjoys finding technical solutions and working in a multicultural, deadline-based environment.

The National’s website is built using the Polopoly CMS and is mainly coded in Java but also requires knowledge of Javascript, Jquery, bootstrap, AngularJs, Node, etc.

Application instructions

Please email applications by applying below

The United Arab Emirates is an exciting place to be as the country undergoes rapid growth. From the Louvre Abu Dhabi, to the UAE's ambitious space program, this small nation is making history and The National is committed to telling these stories.

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