Web Developer, Web Products Job
The New York Times - New York, NY

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Nytimes.com is looking for experienced, self-motivated Frontend Developers to create cutting-edge interactive interfaces and web applications across the site.

The Frontend Developer is responsible for implementing Web 2.0 functionality to enhance the dynamism and usability of Nytimes.com by utilizing JavaScript, CSS, and HTML in new and exciting ways. The successful candidate will be an expert in JavaScript and its prominent libraries such as JQuery and Prototype, highly proficient in CSS and semantic HTML, and competent in PHP 5 or other modern object oriented programming language. Other responsibilities include ongoing site maintenance and technical documentation. Strong communication skills are a must as this position interacts heavily with many departments within Nytimes.com.

Qualifications:
  • Expert-level Javascript ability. 5-7 years of Javascript development.
  • 2+ years of AJAX development experience. In-depth knowledge of available JavaScript libraries and frameworks.
  • Strong competency in CSS and semantic mark-up, including but not limited to table-less layouts.
  • Proficiency in at least one object-oriented programming language (PHP 5 preferred).
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience.
  • Understanding of the fundamentals of software development, including best practices and OOD design patterns.
  • Firm grasp of cross-browser JS and CSS complexities.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to manage one's time effectively to meet multiple, tight deadlines.
Nice to have:
  • Working knowledge of XML and XSLT. Experience implementing elegant XSL template structures to render complex designs is a plus.
  • Experience working in a project-driven web development environment.
J2W: DIC

Company Information:
The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company with 2011 revenues of $2.3 billion, includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, and related properties. The Company’s core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment.

EEO Statement:
The New York Times Company is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. The New York Times Company is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.

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