Web Developer

Job Introduction
Interested in creating web applications used by over 10 million people a day?
Want to help deliver some of the only unbiased journalism available in some parts of the world?
The team is currently working on the next generation of News products. As a member you will be developing exciting new features and improving existing projects across mobile, tablet and desktop.
Together we solve challenging problems at scale. We also love to invest time in new opportunities, either coding up your own ideas or being involved with larger cross team prototypes with BBC Labs.
We’re based at Oxford Circus in the centre of London. [Broadcasting House] (http://www.bbc.co.uk/broadcastinghouse/) is a brand new building which provides a great working environment and houses the largest News Room in Europe. You will be working right next to journalists giving you direct feedback from users.
We love new technology and modern development tools. Our current favourites are: Github, Grunt, RequireJS, PhantomJS, Vagrant, Sass and Cucumber.
We take your personal development really seriously. BBC Academy offer a wide range of courses and we encourage you to try something new, from IOS development to Presentation skills. Everyone is also encouraged to attend and speak at tech conferences and spread knowledge to the wider industry.

Role Responsibility
We are looking for talented and influential developers to join our team and create amazing products as well as influence one of the World’s largest sites.
You will work alongside other developers and be responsible for writing world class code, working in a multi-disciplinary team with Product owners, designers, architects and testers.

The Ideal Candidate
It’s essential you have:Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.Fluency in two or more of: PHP, Ruby, Python, Java, Perl. (PHP and Ruby as priorities).Ability to write quality OO code and have experience with MVC frameworks.Excellent front-end web development skills:HTML5. Semantic markup patterns for flexible reuse.CSS / SCSS. Good understanding of modern techniques such as Responsive Web Design and graceful degradation for older browsers.JAVASCRIPT. Excellent JavaScript programming skills, with knowledge of developing large, modular applications.Experience of TDD – both for PHP/Ruby/Java etc. AND Javascript.BDD / automated Acceptance Tests with Ruby (Cucumber and / or Rspec) or PHP (Behat).Experience of building high performance websites.Understanding of Service Oriented Architectures and consuming RESTful web services via HTTP.Experience of Agile Programming, pairing and working within a collaborative team.Experience in Version control systems (Subversion, Git).A big plus would be:Healthy interest in emerging platform level technologies – queues, stores, caches etc.A level of familiarity with AWS or similar Cloud Infrastructure and associated tooling.Experience with Vagrant / Packer / Docker and Virtualisation Technology.Understanding of CI, experience with using a CI system (Hudson, Jenkins).Knowledge of strategies to improve performance (HTTP caching, language best practices).An interest in emerging / returning programming paradigms, such as FP.An Enthusiasm for Digital News is a plus.A level of comfort with the “Hacker Ethic”.

Facilities Coordinator

Sony Pictures Entertainmentare looking for an Administration Coordinator to provide administrative support to the Facilities department of EMEA and Asia Pacific.

Core Responsibilities will include:

Lease Administration
– Manage the information in and accuracy of SPE’s lease administration system, Virtual PremiseSubmit a “batch” of real estate documentation (e.g. leases, renewals, terminations, landlord correspondence) to Virtual Premise on a monthly basis
– Once lease abstraction and upload is complete by Virtual Premise, review the information and validate the details, including building name, address, area, term, options and costs
– Partner with the Virtual Premise point-of-contact on all clarifications in order to trouble shoot and solve any issues with the abstraction
– Report the status of each Virtual Premise “reminder” as automatically generated via email
– Maintain details of all leases (including offices and warehouses) as a “live” document, including region, building name, address, area, term, options, rent cost, occupancy and business unit and audit on a monthly basis against the All Leases report from Virtual Premise

Lease Translation
– Manage the translation process for real estate documents including leases, renewals, terminations, landlord correspondence, etc. both via Google Translate and via third party provider
– Obtain price quote of translation from third party, analyze the cost-per-page based on previous translations, secure approval from management, authorize the work and log the costs
– Partner with Facilities Coordinator to review invoices and ensure correct payment
– Strategic Property Review
– Maintain the Strategic Property Review as a “live” document with current information
– Coordinate the annual publication of the Strategic Property Review to senior management in partnership with the Assistant to the SVP of Global Facilities
– Maintain occupancy information for each office
– Maintain location map for each property
– Maintain building photo for each property
– Project Support
– Support Management with project planning and execution
– Create project schedules when required
– Obtain real estate market research in order to assist management with transactions as necessary
– Partner with Corporate Communications on creation of office opening/relocation/closing announcements on SPE’s intranet, mySPE

General Administration / Other
Schedule meetings, develop agendas and publish minutes
Execute any ad-hoc requests
Prepare ad-hoc presentations
Maintain office address list
Maintain executive contact list
Upload and maintain various documents on SharePoint application if necessary
Partner with the Assistant to the SVP of Global Facilities

If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you today! Please visit our careers website for further details on the role and to submit an application.

Senior Web Developer PHP

Job Introduction

The BBC Director General Tony Hall announced in October 2013 a major new strategy to re-position the BBC in the lives of our audiences: to create a personalised engagement. The project delivers to our world class products (iPlayer, Playlister, Sport among others) and reaches millions of audience members every week. As we assemble our development team to deliver on this promise over the coming years, this is an opportunity to help shape our teams and our ways of working.

You will be working on iVote, BBC’s Online Voting System, providing free, accessible and scalable voting solution for votes run across the BBC including leading shows, such as the Apprentice, The Voice, and Strictly Come Dancing. You will interface with brilliant people across the BBC, help deliver fantastic content and hone your technical excellence through innovation.

Role Responsibility

We are seeking to recruit a Senior Web Developer with solid understanding of engineering principles and demonstrable experience in creating web applications using server side and client side technologies. You will be expected to take a lead in the design, engineering and implementation of web applications in order to deliver robust industry-leading solutions.

Build well designed, scalable Object-oriented web applications using PHP and modular JavaScript, as well as semantic and accessible HTML5 and CSS3.
Lead technical design and build of front-end components (presentation, templating, client-side behaviour, integration of data services, etc) where appropriate.
Advise the Product Manager or Technical Project Manager to ensure all the possibilities are explored and that products achieve the best possible look, feel and functionality.

The Ideal Candidate

Excellent technical understanding of working with Object-oriented PHP5, PHPUnit, and MVC frameworks such as Zend.
Strong JavaScript development skills – understanding of Object-oriented JavaScript, Closures, AMD modular design, AJAX technologies and working with libraries such as JQuery and Require.js.
Strong HTML and CSS skills (HTML5, CSS3) and dynamic stylesheets (Sass).
Experience of using JavaScript test frameworks (e.g. Jasmine, QUnit).

Please see below for the full job description.

Interview Process

Interviews will take place on 24th and 25th June. If you are shortlisted, you will be sent a short technical test on 20th June to complete prior to your interview.

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are very important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

Production Manager

Production Manager Position

RedPill is London’s leading specialist in social video strategy, production and seeding, servicing premium brands and agencies globally. Having experienced significant growth this year, we are looking to expand all of our teams. We are currently looking for a production manager with proven experience at driving the creation of unique and engaging video content, managing communications with clients, colleagues and partners in the process. They will take the lead on a range of exciting and innovative social video campaigns.

Key Attributes

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Consummate planning and organisational skills with the ability to multi-task even under pressure.
Strong attention to detail, striving to delivering first class work every time.
Creative and able to help develop a production concept where necessary.
Highly motivated and punctual self-starter.
Detailed knowledge of production equipment and post production formats and processes.
A democratic decision maker with leadership skills.
Personable and confident when presenting plans in meetings.
Competent at producing a budget, liaising with legal and insurance partners.
Knowledge of social media and video platforms, especially YouTube.

Responsibilities

Plan, coordinate and manage all stages of production from analysis of the client brief to post production.
Communicate with clients on project milestones and key decisions.
Manage production teams and partners to ensure goals are reached on time and budget.
Present production plans in both internal and external meetings
Monitor and manage production workflow.
Manage the review and approval of the content by the client.
Train and mentor junior production staff as required.
Consistently strive to improve production standards within the business.

What you will receive in return

The opportunity to work with the best brands and agencies in the world.
We specialise in unique and exciting content so no ‘dull projects’ and no two days the same.
A fantastic working environment right in the heart of Shoreditch.
Be part of an agency with a unique and dynamic approach that pushes the boundaries of social video content and encourages creative freedom.
Depending on your experience and ability to contribute to the business, salary for this position is between £25,000- £35,000 per annum.
There will be a guaranteed annual bonus based on our annual review.
Structured quarterly reviews working towards development and promotion within the company.