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Flash and Front End Developer

Web Development | New York, NY | Full Time

Job Description

Flash and Front End Developer (Connected Ventures LLC, New York, NY)


Responsible for maintaining the Video and Flash components on a comedy website, CollegeHumor, and sister websites. Manage video players for all sites, adding cutting-edge features and using Javascript to deeply interact with the page around it. Serve as designer and developer, from improving performance and speed to incorporating ad campaigns and custom client features. Work with clients to integrate ad and stat systems into the framework and assist with finding and reporting results. Using Actionscript 3 and object-oriented programming create "smart" games and ads for CollegeHumor that can be managed from outside using XML feeds. Serve as expert and advisor, providing ideas that could involve Flash or Video on the sites, and transform the ideas into reality. Keep abreast of industry news and trends to ensure the company's video product is fresh and impactful. Work with small talented team of Developers on a number of large high profile websites that include CollegeHumor, TodaysBIGthing, Sportspickle, and Dorkly, as well as contribute to a number of internal tools and services. Create and maintain software that shows original content. Be a part of the overall web development team, assisting with back-end and front-end code to improve all aspects of the site.


Minimum Requirements: Bachelor's degree or U.S. equivalent in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field plus 3 years of experience in building and maintaining custom Flash-based video players and utilizing Actionscript 3 and object-oriented programming. Within the 3 years must have all of the following: 2 years of experience using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript; 2 years of experience using a PHP-based MVC framework to generate front-end code.


Please send resume to: Julie Chun, Connected Ventures LLC, 555 W. 18th Street, New York, NY 10011. Must specify Ad Code JCLS. EOE. MFDV