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WordPress Developer

at blip.tv (Santa Monica, California, USA) Full Time Thursday, December 16th, 2010

Job Description:

Note: This is a full-time position in our Santa Monica office.

Blip.tv is the leading hosting, distribution, and ad sales service provider to the independent web video industry. More than 50,000 independently produced Web shows and more than 44,000 show creators use blip.tv every day to manage their online and offline presence.

We’re seeking an experienced web developer to build custom WordPress plugins and become blip.tv’s WordPress guru. This position will also manage WordPress installations for a number of popular online show sites and be involved in the nitty gritty of WordPress upkeep, including site maintenance, updates, and implementing various WordPress tweaks & hacks.

Responsibilities include:

– Build custom WordPress plugins with the blip.tv API

– Install/migrate WordPress instances to our custom hosting environment

– Update plugins and WordPress core across a network of websites

– Troubleshoot/support a network of WordPress sites and our custom WP plugins

– Communicate effectively with project managers and freelance WordPress designers

– Manage multiple WordPress databases in a Unix environment

– Balance multiple projects simultaneously

– Track progress on all projects and share with key team members

– Keep current with WordPress development community

Requirements include:

– 2+ years WordPress development experience

– Understanding of HTML, XHTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript, JQuery and MySQL

– Experience with API integration and social media applications

– Familiarity with top WordPress plugins and functionality

– Appreciation of web standards and cross-browser compatibility

– Excellent communication skills

– Ability to work under deadlines

– Basic understanding of popular and successful web shows, or interest to learn about them

– Basic understanding of web show creator needs and wants, or interest to find out

How to apply:

Send cover letters and resumes to [email protected]