The Daily Beast is looking for a smart, innovative, and motivated Web Developer to develop, build, and maintain it's software. The ideal candidate would have solid roots in object-oriented software design. The candidate must have an affinity and passion for every tier of a web application from database to client-side programming. Other responsibilities included software design, data architecture, testing, and batch scripting. Being able to quickly learn and utilize the latest Web standards from programming to usability to accessibility is a must.
You must be looking for a fast-paced, challenging environment. The software is constantly changing to accommodate product vision, editorial needs, and user feedback. Our site is constantly growing and improving and we demand the same from our team.
At least 2-5 years experience developing software applications in a commercial or institutional environment
Partner with designers and product managers to implement new features and ideas
Great design sense and an excellent intuition for user interface (experience using Photoshop & Illustrator a plus)
MySQL with performance tuning and scalability
Application performance tuning and debugging
Experience with 3rd party vendor integrations
PHP5 development with a focus on re-usability and portability
Object Oriented Programming / Design
XHTML, DHTML, AJAX and secure coding techniques