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WebMediaBrands Career Opportunities - IT

Job Title:   Web Developer, mediabistro.com
Location:   New York, NY


mediabistro.com is seeking a talented Web Developer to join our team.  The ideal candidate has strong skills in architecting application code and database backends and is proficient in UI design.  The individual is detail-oriented and passionate about clean and modular code/design and can deliver high quality software in an agile environment. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to play a key role in researching and developing backends of new social web features and other emerging trends.  This position is very hands-on and involved in the full-development life cycle of projects. 

  • Architect, build, unit test, and maintain custom content management systems and new features to enhance our social media websites
  • Translate business requirements into technical specs, code, and documentation
  • R&D; and evaluation of new web technologies and APIs
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and optimize application code-related and database issues
  • Propose innovative technical solutions and participate in code architecture
  • Participate in code design reviews and code refactoring
  • Maintain and support existing applications

  • 1-2 or more years experience in web development
  • Proficient with one or more objected-oriented programming languages such as object-oriented PHP, ASP.NET (C#/VB.NET), Java, or C++
  • Strong experience with OOP concepts and design patterns
  • Ability to write clean and reusable code
  • Strong experience with one or more databases (SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL), Stored Procedures, Views, and SQL queries
  • Strong experience with HTML, Javascript, AJAX, XML
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to achieve results through teamwork and collaboration
  • Excellent written/verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science required

  • Prior experience as a developer in an online web company
  • Experience with social web APIs (i.e. Twitter, Facebook) or semantic web technology

Job Duration:   Full-Time

About Us:   mediabistro.com is a community of media professionals that has grown over 13 years with tremendous good will. We're a small, fast growing company with offices in Manhattan. mediabistro.com is a division of WebMediaBrands Inc.

Our Vision:   A vibrant place for creative and content industry professionals (media people) to come for fulfillment of their professional aspirations and social needs. A crossroads of commerce, marketplaces and career paths; a center of teaching; a source of inspiration and fun that generates a shared identity and feeling of connectedness between media people and their chosen profession.

  We offer competitive compensation commensurate with experience, along with a very generous benefit package that includes medical/dental/vision/life/disability insurance, paid vacation/sick/personal/company holidays, 401K, fitness reimbursement, FSA, and commuter discounts!

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter to [email protected].