[CENTER]**FULL TIME POSITION - MUST BE IN TORONTO OR WILLING TO RELOCATE.
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Senior Flash Programmer for TVOKids.com
Are you at the top of your game? Are you an online leader and innovator? Do you have a wealth of past projects that prove you are perfect for this role?
If you answered “absolutely,” “definitely” and “but, of course” we need to talk. But here’s a catch (or two). You must be creative, visionary and passionate about online gaming. You must yearn to be part of an award-winning children’s website - a website that not only educates, but entertains, and is respected around the world for its commitment to quality and innovation.
That’s right. TVOKids.com is looking for a New Media Specialist II with a strong background in Flash programming, programming and administration for a LAMP-based website. You want to work for an organization that allows and encourages people to take risks.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
You are a lead programmer and work as a key member of the creative team. You are involved in all content planning and creation.
. Must have an advanced understanding of game and activity user interface design and an interest or expertise in children’s online experience;
. Ability to write reusable object-oriented code, use of open source code and web services (links of examples is required);
. Expertise in streaming video delivery of live and pre-recorded video content in Flash and Windows Media;
. Ability to review third party code to ensure compliance with internal guidelines;
. Must have 1-2 years experience in Flash Media Server;
. Industry certification or appropriate education an asset, and 3-5 years work experience in a web design/support environment with hands-on experience working on kids sites, preferred;
. Expertise with the following software: Flash, Photoshop and Illustrator;
. Ability to recommend and conduct technical innovation projects that involve web and TV;
. Natural ability to problem-solve;
. Ability to learn quickly and proven self-starter with excellent interpersonal and time management skills;
. Written/oral communication and presentation skills necessary, coupled with the ability of articulating concepts to clients and internal teams;
. Ability to work with and mentor other new media professionals;
. Ability to clearly document processes and techniques;
. Thorough knowledge and ability to conduct common testing practices across computer platforms and environments;
. Motivated, with the ability to work unsupervised and in highly collaborative teams;
. Knowledge of HTTP, RTMP, Ports, Caching and their effects on content delivery; and
. Passionate about the Internet and children’s online environments.
Salary based on experience.
Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and current résumé, with URL samples of your work, through Workopolis by February 28, 2008. (Note: TVO internal applicants please apply according to the internal posting deadline published on the Intranet).
TVO is committed to achieve a skilled workforce reflective of the population of Ontario.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
No telephone inquiries please.