Web Developer

Posted: 8/22/2014 | Expires: 9/21/2014

Location: New York
Category: Digital Media, Technology
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description:

We are looking for a self-motivated Web Developer to join our small, fun Manhattan-based team in creating dynamic websites for one of the top media and event publication companies. You’ll work with business and design teams to build and produce various web-based products and services. This includes not only learning new IT skills and working collaboratively on a team of developers, but also overseeing and contributing to the complete business process.

We use several different technologies for our multiple business areas, so being diverse is an important asset to the team. You need to be passionate about your craft as you take initiative to solve problems using new technologies while building with low maintenance needs. Since our team is small, you will have a chance to make an immediate impact and be part of the solutions we need.

You will:

- Work with our product managers to create, develop and tweak features for our sites
- Create integration UX plans for our ever-growing product lines
- Help improve, rebuild and expand our resources and systems
- Make architectural suggestions that impact thousands of users and corporations
- Research new technologies to see how we can apply them to better the development process

Our backend currently consists of:
- PHP (Wordpress)
- VBScript/JScript (classic ASP)
- C# (ASP.NET)


You should:

- have at least 3 to 5 years experience in web development
- be able to comfortably learn and apply new technologies and concepts in your workflow
- write easy-to-read, self-documenting code
- be proficient in HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, cross-browser compatibility
- have experience writing SQL and working with databases (we use SQL Server and MySQL)
- be comfortable interacting with non-technical people (e.g. business teams, designers, etc.)
- have a degree in computer science or something related


Experience with:

- the full engineering stack
- WordPress and/or Drupal backend (templates, themes, modules)
- Source control systems (Perforce, Git)
- Photoshop/Gimp (measure layouts, sample colors, crop and save assets)

We’d also love to see your GitHub or Bitbucket profile (or other online projects).

Send an email to webdevjob@mediabistro.com with your resume and supporting profile info and let’s get started.

Mediabistro Holdings, LLC. is a group of industry-leading brands committed to excellence in, and the advancement of, the media and creative businesses globally. Formed in 2015, it consists of Adweek, The CLIO Awards, Mediabistro and Film Expo Group.

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