Sr. Interactive Developer

Job Description

Senior Interactive Developer

 

The digital development team of a top NYC pharmaceutical ad agency is seeking a very talented professional with exceptional digital skills. Do you enjoy researching new technologies, building prototypes and scalable applications? Are you excited about pushing the interactivity of applications using the latest HTML, JavaScript, server-side, and database technologies? If so - then this is the opportunity for you. You will be building interactive applications and websites used by thousands of health care professionals online, on their mobile devices, and at industry-leading conventions for some of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies.

 

Projects include desktop, responsive and mobile ready websites, native applications, cutting edge HTML5 presentations, and interactive installations. This is a senior-level hands-on development position that requires experience in database, front-end, and back-end development as well as a strong knowledge of all things digital.

 

Job Description:

The Senior Interactive Developer reports directly to Director of Digital Development and works with other developers to architect and execute various digital projects including; data-driven web applications, dynamic databases, CMS-based web sites, and interactive applications for various platforms. For websites, the work consists of primarily front end development (around 70% versus back-end development). The Senior Interactive Developer will also be responsible for assisting in feasibility and risk assessments during project brainstorms.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Planning development solutions based on project objectives and requirements.
  • Programming, updating, and managing databases used in online and offline executions.
  • Programming, updating, and managing server-side code.
  • Integrating with third-party APIs and existing frameworks.
  • Advising on new technologies and methodologies.
  • Working closely with other developers to maintain structured code.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to communication effectively and professionally both internally and externally.
  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to set priorities while handling multiple projects.
  • Calm in high pressure situations.
  • Professional, positive attitude toward peers and clients.
  • Ability to multitask and stay motivated.
  • Upholding agency quality standards.
  • Maintaining accurate time sheets.
  • Maintaining attention to detail.

 

Technical Requirements:

  • 3+ years server-side programming in .NET (C#), and PHP.
  • 3+ years database design, administration, and programming in MSSQL and MySQL.
  • Experience programming public-facing websites which are not necessary data-driven.
  • Experience developing responsible web design sites which are cross-browser compatible.
  • Experience installing, configuring, and optimizing IIS and Apache web servers.
  • Experience in client side programming in HTML (4/5), CSS (2/3), and JavaScript.
  • Experience programming responsive and adaptive websites for mobile platforms.
  • Experience with SVN, GIT, and/or other version control platforms.

 

Preferred but not required

  • Experience in developing on CMS systems (SiteCore, TeamSite, Drupal, Wordpress).
  • Experience in native iOS development (XCode IDE).
  • Experience in Android SDK environment (Java, Eclipse).
  • Experience in native desktop development (C#, C++).
  • Experience integrating with RESTful/SOAP web services, APIs, and structured data (RSS/XML).
  • Experience with client-side databases (IndexedDB, WebSQL).
  • Experience with non-relational databases (NodeJS, Neo4js).
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