The New York Times: Web Developer
Location: New York, NY
leading media company with 2010 revenues of $2.4 billion, includes The New York
Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, 15 other daily
newspapers and more than 50 Web sites, including NYTimes.com, Boston.com
and About.com. The Company’s core purpose is to enhance society by
creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and
for experienced, self-motivated developers to create cutting-edge interactive
user experiences and web applications across the site. This is a rare
opportunity to play an integral part in transforming the publishing industry.
Technology team, you will enjoy a vibrant culture that promotes innovation —
nestled within an established and respected institution. Inside our new
midtown building, you will find floor-to-ceiling windows, plenty of
whiteboards, a sushi chef, and a staff with a sense of humor and a passion for
responsible for implementing front-end and client side technologies to enhance
HTML, in new and exciting ways. The successful candidate will be an
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.
presentations for knowledge sharing within and across teams
An internal technical
challenge competition that rewards the authors of practical solutions, by
giving them the time, resources and support needed to create production-ready
The Times Developer
Network, a clearinghouse for the open APIs we build on top of our high-quality
content data sources: http://developer.nytimes.com/
The Open Blog, where we
describe API capabilities and improvements and cover a wide range of other
interesting topics: http://open.blogs.nytimes.com/
The TimesOpen event
series, which engages, draws from and contributes to the larger developer
ability. 4-5 years of JavasScript development
experience with emerging standards such as HTML5’s suite of technologies
In-depth knowledge of
Strong competency in CSS
and semantic mark-up, including but not limited to table-less layouts
Exposure to at least one
object-oriented programming language (PHP 5, Java, C++)
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.
A great attitude and
willingness to have fun in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
optimizing performance of front-end applications.
Experience using source
code control platforms, continuous integration process, and other code
LAMP stack architecture
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.
To apply: Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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