Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Work with Digital Director to ensure strong online presence and that the site is aligned with all organizational strategies and goals (i.e.: design, branding, sponsorship/partner opportunities, ticketing initiatives, community relations programs, media/public relations opportunities, merchandise offerings, online auctions, etc.)
Manage day-to-day aspects of Barclays Center and Brooklyn Nets web properties including bc.com and brooklynnets.com. Responsibilities include layout, new section development, content updates (pre and post game, special features, event updates, photo galleries, press releases), multimedia encoding/management.
Maintain and update team WAP site and mobile SMS updates.
Ensure that layout of the content is accessible and logical; recommend improvements as necessary.
Perform maintenance and updates to existing websites.
Pre- and post-game and event duties will require the ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.
Stay on top of latest trends in web development, web design, e-mail design, and social media. Provide recommendations regularly.
Create opportunities to leverage the brand on the web using cross-promotional and content-sharing applications, both internally and externally.
Develop relationships and regularly communicate with team partners including NBA.com, Turner Digital, Carbon House web hosting providers and 3rd party application service providers.
Design online IAB standard ad units for use on team web properties and for external media sites.
Additional duties may be assigned as needed.
Required Skills, Experience & Abilities
3+ years experience in web development and web design.
Bachelor's degree in related field;
A strong background in Web design and development with high regard for usability and maintaining web standards.
Advanced knowledge of HTML, XHTML CSS and Flash is required. Must be able to hand code.
Knowledge and demonstrated experience with cross-browser and cross-platform issues (IE, Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari, etc.)
Must possess attention to clean, efficient coding techniques and performance optimization.
Comfort in working with content management systems on a Mac Platform.
Experience with Drupal and WordPress is a must.
Ability to create and edit Facebook tabs.
Familiarity with online tracking tools [Google Analytics, Dart].
Ability to build email campaigns using tables for layout.
Some knowledge of PHP theming, MYSQL, and JS (heavy programming not required).
Must be skilled in use of Adobe CS4 - Web Premium Suite
Demonstrate ability to effectively manage time and complete projects on deadline.
Must be an effective communicator who can work efficiently in both independent and collaborative situations in a fast-paced, creative, and frequently reactive sports marketing environment.
Interest in the Entertainment Industry and NBA Basketball is required
Barclays Center - 30+ days ago
Scheduled to open in September 2012, Barclays Center will be a major sports and entertainment venue in the heart of Brooklyn, New York. Deve...