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Sep 19, 2013
The Press Democrat
Web Developer
(PHP, Javascript, CSS, mySQL)
The Press Democrat, a division of Sonoma Media Investments, is seeking a Web Developer who will be providing technical support, development, execution and implementation of online
programs on all digital platforms and requires close collaboration with all areas of the company.
This position is responsible for:
Provide technical support for newsroom online
CMS and all online editorial sites and PD Media
Lab projects
Serve as lead technical liaison with vendors for
CMS and advertising verticals
Setup, maintain & monitor servers for hosted
Install and maintain digital advertising codes
Create and monitor analytics tracking software
across all affiliated websites
Troubleshoot bugs and other technical issues
from internal and external users
Work closely with senior department managers
throughout the organization, helping to develop
new and existing digital programs
Work closely with the Digital Director to
indicate, design and help develop tools site
producers and other company staff can use to
enhance user experience
Work closely w/the online editorial, advertising,
ad operations and circulation teams in Santa
Rosa and third-party vendors as they write code
and manage application services across the site
Provide technical lead in the creation of creative
news applications such as data-driven maps,
databases, mash-ups, aggregators, social media
apps, widgets and mobile tools that will either
stand-alone or be paired with other journalistic
Keeping up on the latest digital industry trends
Job Requirements:
BS from accredited college or university or
equivalent education &/or exper. preferred
Two plus years' experience in a specific Web
Programmer/Developer digital platforms with a
successful track record
Ability to execute on multiple projects while
closely measuring the impact of each project
and changing course when needed
Extensive web development experience -
desktop and mobile and tablet
Expert in front-end web technologies
including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP
Database experience, primarily mySQL
Experience with responsive and/or
mobile frameworks - Foundation, Twitter
Bootstrap, Gumby, jQuery Mobile,
Experience with revision control
systems (CVS, GitHub) and a high level
or proficiency in working with
Wordpress or other proprietary
content management systems
Passion to troubleshoot cross browser
display issues
Interested in developing mobile apps
The Press Democrat values the contribution of their employees and offers a competitive compensation plan. We also offer an array of benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life, accident
insurance and paid time off.
Additionally, we are committed to a drug/alcohol free workplace. Any job offer is conditional upon satisfactorily completing a background investigation and pre-employment drug testing. Some of the above positions require a valid California State Driver's Lic., proof of insurance & reliable transportation. See job description for details.
To be considered please submit a cover letter and resume to: & put the title of the position you are applying for in subject line
The Press Democrat is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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