Archive for August, 2011

Job Posting Senior Web Developer

August 22, 2011

As many of you know, I recently founded iGiveMore Inc., a social enterprise start-up devoted to inspiring people to change the world through giving. We are developing an integrative web tool for charitable and political fundraising.

This position focuses heavily on web development, especially for social networks. The applicant will initially develop a Facebook application and web portal and serve as an internal liaison to any outside development partners. This role will involve the development of tools for and aggregation of data across multiple platforms including Facebook, Twitter, websites and email so a broad technical skill set is required.

We are looking for a highly motivated, hardworking and versatile web programmer with experience in Facebook Application Development.  S/he must be a self-starter, work well in small dynamic groups and be able to offer clear feedback on technical challenges. The individual should eagerly accept new challenges, adapt well to change, and learn quickly.  Candidates should have a passion for making the world a better place and a belief that the Internet and social media can be a force for positive change.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with outside development houses as well as substantial amount of hands-on coding
  • Primary Developer of the Facebook application and web portal.
  • Oversee the completion and integration of work by external developers.
  • Offer technical solutions for improving the functionality of the services iGiveMore renders.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • University or College degree in software engineering, computer science, or related area.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Web experience including thorough understanding of PHP, HTML, CSS, XML
  • Database experience including knowledge of SQL queries
  • Experience with Facebook application development and knowledge of Facebook API
  • Ability to provide input into product functionality and technical approach.
  • Identify inaccurate, incomplete or flawed designs early in the design/development cycle with suggestions for alternative approaches.
  • Excellent technical skills along with continuous refinement in advanced programming techniques to increase speed of work while not compromising quality.
  • Good interpersonal skills

PREFERRED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

  • Javascript and JQuery
  • Knowledge of Twitter API
  • Experience with mobile application development (Android/IOS)
  • Knowledge of user interface design principles and practices

Significant opportunity for advancement.  Salary commensurate with experience.  Resumes should be e-mailed to MTBishop@gmail.com.