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Applications Developer (temporary for 4 months)
Job ID: 2010-5917
Department: Strategy Office
Apply online at http://jobs-nypl.icims.com/jobs/5917/job
Under the direction of the Digital Producer, Strategic Planning, will
develop a summer reading website that will combine gaming and social
networking functions for participants in the summer reading programs
of New York City's public libraries (including New York Public
Library, Queens Public Library and Brooklyn Public Library). The site
will launch in spring 2010. (See foursquare.com for an example of
comparable functionality). Integrate the site with the worldcat.org
API to enable display and sharing of materials between users.
Performs related duties as required.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or an
equivalent combination of education and experience. Demonstrated
experience working with content management systems and interactive
sites, including familiarity with database programming, user accounts
and sessions. Significant experience in Drupal/PHP development.
Substantially demonstrated experience with Drupal modules, ability to
modify/extend where required, and create custom Drupal themes based on
supplied designs. Strong interpersonal, oral and written
communication skills, inlcuding demonstrated ability to work well
collaboratively or independantly. Ability to take initiative and meet
deadlines. Experience with developing/extending Drupal as a SNS
(Social Networking Site) / Community Portal, integrating UGC, and
quality design/aesthetics/usability preferred.
Mark A. Matienzo
Applications Developer, Strategic Planning
The New York Public Library