The Chopping Block is searching for a creative minded Programmer/Design Technologist. “We’re looking for a individual who is not afraid of stepping into the ring and landing a few solid punches.”
Primary responsibilities are (about 50% of your time):
- Building Flash websites (using AS 1 and 2) that load data in dynamically (usually from XML files).
- Cross browser compatibility is very important, so being able to work around all of IE’s quirks and Safari’s shortcomings is a required.
- Having a good eye for design and good usability practices is a must.
- Managing production artists and designers and being the technical lead on multiple projects at once.
Secondary responsibilities (about 30% of your time):
- Building or modifying the back end for those websites using server side technologies like PHP, Java, ASP.NET, Ruby (on rails), MySQL, XML and XSLT.
- Administering production and development web servers and e-mail (familiarity with Plesk is a big plus), including using Mailman to manage mailing lists.
Other responsibilities (about 15% of your time):
- Assisting the principals in maintaining a small network of OSX workstations and a couple OSX file/web servers and a couple of Windows PCs.
And last (about 5%):
To apply, please send your resume in PDF or plain text format, along with a link to your online portfolio (or examples of your work) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UPDATE (9-29-05): The spot has been filled, but if you are looking for work it wouldn’t hurt to send your info over to them in case they need more people!