Turbine / WB Games: Web Developer

Posted by | August 27, 2010 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Westwood, MA

URL: http://www.wbgamesjobs.com/

Turbine, Inc. is a premier creator and operator of massive, persistent online worlds that foster powerful social gaming communities. Turbine is wholly owned by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group and has created some of the world’s most popular and award-winning online games, including The Lord of the Rings Online™, Dungeons & Dragons Online®: Eberron Unlimited™, and Asheron’s Call®.
Turbine, Inc., a division of WB Games Inc., seeks a strong LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) developer to join our team focused on developing leading edge social websites supporting our world-class online games. The candidate should be fully conversant in all aspects of professional LAMP development, both back end and front-end. Knowledge of some combination of CSS, XML/XSLT, NOSQL, JSON, Java, and other Web 2.0-class technologies is a significant plus.
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • B.S. degree in CS/EE/Math/Physics or equivalent experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong understanding of social networking and community sites/forums.
  • Experience with website software, ideally both configuration and management.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with web APIs and development frameworks.
  • Well-rounded knowledge of web serving.
  • Familiarity with social networking sites.
  • A calm, focused, results-oriented attitude towards online community management and online communication.
  • 2+ years of professional experience as a PHP developer (PHP 5).
  • Strong OO design and implementation skills.
  • High degree of proficiency with SQL (MySQL preferred).
  • HTML layout experience, including CSS and some Javascript.
  • Experience with source control tools and processes.
  • Online game experience (as a player or developer).
  • Close familiarity with AJAX and common AJAX toolkits.
  • Some familiarity with OSS CMS packages.
  • Experience creating or customizing online community sites (forums, social network, blog, etc.).
  • Apache & Linux administration.
  • Comfortable using VCS (Perforce ideal).  

To apply: ******************
Please apply directly at: http://www.wbgamesjobs.com/
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