Web Developer

POSITION: Web Developer
LOCATION: Media, PA
COMPANY: OnCourse Systems
ABOUT THE COMPANY: Founded in 2002, OnCourse Systems for Education is a full-service provider of web-based tools that automate and streamline educational processes for public and private schools. The OnCourse suite of tools help improve student performance and support school accountability. OnCourse Systems for Education provides best-practice applications delivered via a software as a service (SaaS) model.
ABOUT THE POSITION: In this position you will be responsible for helping build and improve software that services over 1 million users, in over 40 states, and at more than 3600 schools.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • HTML and CSS
  • JavaScript and Ajax
  • Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator or other design tools
  • Comfortable creating user stories and wire frames

BONUS:

  • ExtJs
  • AngularJs
  • jQuery
  • Less
  • Bootstrap
  • Git
  • ASP.NET

DUTIES:

  • Creating user stories and wire frames
  • Developing features for our application suite
  • Helping fix and maintain bugs within the software
  • Help test and maintain quality assurance

COMPENSATION:

  • $45,000-$65,000 depending upon experience
  • Health Insurance
  • Matching 401k Plan

HOW TO APPLY: Email Richard Gottlieb at rgottlieb@oncoursesystems.com

WordPress Web Developer

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POSITION: WordPress Web Developer
COMPANY: Mighty Engine
LOCATION: Old City Philadelphia, PA

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 4-6 years of experience developing standards-based websites using valid, semantic markup for structure and CSS for layout
  • Expert knowledge of HTML/HTML5/CSS/CSS3, JavaScript (must have advanced JavaScript skills), jQuery (including common plug-ins) and AJAX-based front-end development
  • Expert knowledge of WordPress
  • Experience with PHP and MySQL (or similar database query language)
  • Thorough knowledge of Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Ability to keep up with current development trends and other popular styling and scripting techniques, including responsive design
  • Ability to be extremely detail-oriented with strong commitment to cross-browser and cross-platform testing, troubleshooting and quality assurance
  • Extensive knowledge of UI design methodology and processes (user centered and interactive design)
  • Must be able to understand all phases of web product design and development
  • Excellent communication, organization and collaboration skills–person will be working within a team environment, balancing multiple projects and priorities while meeting, in many cases, extremely tight deadlines
  • Portfolio of previous design work demonstrating experience and skill level
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

DUTIES:

  • Build responsively designed WordPress websites based on templates from graphic design department.
  • Customize WordPress plugins to whatever the project calls for.
  • Work with project managers and designers to develop functionality requirements, specifications, timelines and wireframes for all web projects.
  • Develop HTML ecards from scratch.
  • Incorporate updates and additions to legacy sites (not necessarily built in WordPress).
  • Follow current trends in web design, development and social media.
  • Set up hosting for new clients; transfer existing websites to new hosting services.
  • Keep records of all hosting, database, FTP and other information for web department.
  • Work with creative team to develop digital strategies for current and new clients based on their audiences and goals.
  • Work with business development team to respond to proposals for new website projects; provide time estimates and recommendations for functionality/scope of work.
  • Test all new web products to ensure consistency in all major browsers and on mobile and tablet products.
  • Ensure all web products adhere to web standards.
  • COMPENSATION: $50,000+

HOW TO APPLY: Please send resume, link to online portfolio, and cover letter (including salary requirements) to jennifer@themightyengine.com.

Engineering & Robotics Instructor

POSITION: Engineering & Robotics Instructor
COMPANY: String Theory Charter School
LOCATION: 1600 Vine St. Philadelphia, PA 19102
REQUIREMENTS/DUTIES: String Theory Schools is seeking an Engineering and Robotic instructor. This is a project-based educational program in which high school students will be using computers, microcontrollers, and electronics in a 1:1 iPad environment. The candidate should be knowledgeable with NI LabView and be comfortable working with Apple products. Pennsylvania secondary certification in a related subject is required and previous experience teaching engineering or robotics is necessary.

String Theory Schools has one of the most innovative curriculum models in the country and has been honored as an Apple Distinguished School. Please visit www.stringtheoryschools.com for more information about the program.

COMPENSATION: ~43,000 for first year teachers with a BA
HOW TO APPLY?: http://www.stringtheoryschools.com/#!/page_employment

Instructor – Television & Broadcast

POSITION: Instructor – Television & Broadcast
COMPANY: String Theory Charter School
LOCATION: 1600 Vine St. Philadelphia, PA 19102

REQUIREMENTS/DUTIES: String Theory Schools is seeking an instructor for its Television & Broadcast major. This is a project-based educational program in which high school students will be using Audio & Video equipment to record and edit content. Experience with Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro is required.

ABOUT: String Theory Schools has one of the most innovative curriculum models in the country and has been honored as an Apple Distinguished School. Please visit www.stringtheoryschools.com for more information about the program.

COMPENSATION: ∼ 43,000 for first year teachers with a BA.
HOW TO APPLY: http://www.stringtheoryschools.com/#!/page_employment

Instructor – 3D Character Design & Animation

POSITION: 3D Character Design & Animation Instructor
COMPANY: String Theory Charter School
LOCATION: 1600 Vine St. Philadelphia, PA 19102

REQUIREMENTS/DUTIES: String Theory Schools is seeking an instructor for its 3D Design major. This is a project-based educational program in which high school students will be using Maya, Mudbox, and Motionbuilder to create and animate 3D characters for games and film projects. The school is equipped with a 12-camera Vicon motion capture studio. Experience with character design, rigging, and animation is essential.

ABOUT: String Theory Schools has one of the most innovative curriculum models in the country and has been honored as an Apple Distinguished School. Please visit www.stringtheoryschools.com for more information about the program.

COMPENSATION: ∼ 43,000 for first year teachers with a BA.
HOW TO APPLY: http://www.stringtheoryschools.com/#!/page_employment