The Toronto International Film Festival Group, a vibrant not-for-profit, charitable arts organization, in its desire to globally communicate and nurture the transformative power of the moving image via ever-evolving cutting-edge digital technology innovations, is expanding its Online team.
We are looking for an energetic and passionate individual to fill an immediate opening for the position of:
This is a full-time renewable position with benefits.
It’s an extremely exciting time to be a part of TIFFG. We are in the midst of redefining how we present ourselves, with new online and interactive projects being implemented throughout the year. We’ve taken all our organizational websites in-house, and are looking to consolidate and improve upon all our existing divisional and year-round online initiatives. We are looking for engaged, energized team players who want to be involved in defining the relationship between content and technology as it informs our vision – now and in the future – as we move into our new home, Bell Festival Centre, in 2010.
We’re looking for individuals who are ahead of the curve in terms of new online trends, who are connected to an online network, and who are interested in working with the Online team here at TIFFG to assist our film programmers in developing new ways to repurpose content for an online environment.
Part of a team that reports to the Senior Manager, Online, the Website Programmer will be responsible for translating user requirements into high quality working systems, developing user interface screens and administrative screens and tools, and website content coordination. The ideal candidate shall possess a working knowledge of many common web technologies.
- Ensuring all development activities are executed according to the project plan and that target dates are met;
- Developing quality code, code documentation, and conducting unit testing within project timelines;
- Assist Project Manager in providing regular web analytical stats reporting, and contributing to the Online Operations Plan;
- Assist the Project Manager, Online in compiling site usability analysis reports, working with the Online team;
- Assist the Project Manager, Online in creating Information Architecture flowcharts, working with other members of the Online team;
- ssisting in brainstorming and strategy sessions;
- Managing volunteers who execute web content and/or database entry.
September 24, 2007 or as soon as possible to December 2008
- 3 – 5 years web programming experience, and working with web development teams to deliver high quality web-based software applications.
- Experience building personalization portals, user web administration tools, and directory services applications is an asset.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills.
- Ability to multi-task, ensuring all deadlines met.
- Ability to work independently and within an Online team that strives for excellence.
- Previous supervisory experience considered an asset.
- Adaptable to a flexible work schedule including some evenings and weekends.
Required Technical Skills
- Web Programming in windows and unix/linux environment
- HTML (strong skills needed)
- CSS/DHTML (strong skills needed)
- ASP (strong skills needed), ASP.Net
- SQL (Must be familiar with utilizing SQL data sources)
- MS SQL and MySQL Databases
- CMS maintenance experience
Preference will be given to candidates with:
- Visual Basic
- Project planning using Visio
- ASP.Net 2.0
Please submit cover letter, rÃ©sumÃ© (with online samples or URLs of your development work) and the names and phone numbers of 3 references by Friday, September 7, 2007 by mail or fax to the attention of:
Hiring Committee: Website Programmer
Toronto International Film Festival Group
2 Carlton Street, Suite 1600, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 1J3
Applications by email are not accepted.
Please note in your cover letter where you saw this job posting.
We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No telephone inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential. The Toronto International Film Festival Group is an equal opportunity employer. The Toronto International Film Festival Group (TIFFG) is a charitable, not for profit, cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world. Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image.