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    Mike Haney
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    Mag+ is seeking a contract-to-perm a Frontend Web Designer / WordPress Developer to help update and take the http://www.magplus.com site in new directions. The initial contract would be 90 days, with potential to become a permanent, full-time member of the NYC Mag+ team. The position would be near full-time, ideally based in our New York office, but open to a remote offsite person as well. Duties will include both simple updates to existing pages (some hard-coded), designing and development of new pages within WordPress, and larger, long-term projects, such as a responsive redesign.

    If you’re interested, please contact mike@magplus.com with resume, references and samples of your work.

    Experience:
    · Strong WordPress, PHP, HTML, CSS & JavaScript (Angular, Knockout, Backbone, JQuery)
    · Experience in amending and building WordPress templates
    · Experience with light MySQL, SQLite and/or simple database integration – interest and ability to work further down the stack
    · Experience with site analytics & implementation (Google Analytics, Omniture)
    · Experience in working with transactional and ecommerce sites a plus
    · Working experience in using Git / SVN, and parallel development
    · Previous experience in integrating third party web SDK’s a plus (Facebook, Twitter, Bootstrap, etc.)
    · SEO / SEM experience a plus, including site metadata optimization
    · Project experience in responsive & adaptive web design & development
    · Conceptual & visual web design, from sketches & wireframing, to hands-on visual design
    · Prototyping, ideation, and Scrum/Agile is nice to have
    · Strong cross-browser testing, user-acceptance and A/B testing experience; version control
    · Critical thinker, with experience being a part of a sales & marketing team – former agency & consultancy refugees encouraged to apply

    Responsibilities:
    · Updates to existing WordPress-driven website, including addition of new pages, integration of existing hard-coded pages into WP CMS, addition of new site sections
    · Planning, ideation & execution of third-party software integrations, including, but not limited to Zuora, Salesforce.com, Facebook, and others
    · Visual & graphic design in Photoshop & Illustrator, wireframing & userflows in Omnigraffle
    · Work independently when necessary, but always collaboratively – communication is key

    Who We Are:
    Mag+ is a SAAS-model digital-publishing ecosystem, powering the app-based mobile publishing efforts of major consumer magazines like New York, Popular Science and Mad, as well as Fortune 500 clients in the B2B, B2C and enterprise space.

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