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WCNY, Central New York’s own member-supported public broadcasting station, is an exciting, cutting-edge multimedia company leveraging TV, radio, social media and print and was the proud winner of the CenterState CEO 2014 Business of the Year award in the nonprofit category. WCNY reaches 19 counties and nearly 2 million people with content that inspires, educates, and entertains.

WCNY provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Our Human Resource department reviews every application.  Unfortunately, because of the high volume of applications we receive, we cannot guarantee a response to every one.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Web Developer

WCNY is a dynamic, forward-thinking organization, celebrating 50 years of creating award-winning content, programs and services for our community – and we are poised for major growth and amazing things to come. WCNY, Central New York’s own member-supported public broadcasting station, is an exciting, cutting-edge multimedia company leveraging TV, radio, web, social media and print. WCNY reaches 19 counties and nearly 1.8 million people.

Our quest: Seeking a full stack web developer who can:

  • Nimbly manage both the back end and front end of our corporate site [and more] with finesse
  • Serve as the company’s official webmaster, responsible for building and managing a CMS site (currently WordPress) including its design, usability, functionality, security, and maintenance
  • Be the web jack-of-all-trades who can wrangle both the client- and server-side needs of a project, adroitly sift through the range of possible solutions, and then dig in and happily engineer well-structured code, creating solutions efficiently and delivering a final product that’s downright elegant
  • Gather, summarize, and report web use data. Provide guidance on using data to improve performance and user experience
  • Assure seamless delivery of content to end users on a variety of platforms
  • Maintain a high level of awareness of evolving technology, especially in the area of delivery of entertainment, educational and informational content to a broad audience on. Advise organizational leaders of trends in digital communications

IF You Bring LOTS TO THE PARTY

  • Pride in your awesome ability to create clean, portable, well-documented code
  • The ability to work on multiple projects as a genial colleague is essential
  • Fluency in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript
  • Equal fluency in server-side languages such as PHP, Ruby, Java, MySQL
  • Knight-in-shining-armor problem solver
  • A high tolerance for technological illiterates and a pronounced streak of patience
  • Good human

WE MAKE IT FUN TO DANCE

  • Join a creative team that has a weakness for adorable nerds, just dying to make beautiful UI together
  • Challenging projects, great tools
  • Lots of respect, frequent bouts of gratitude
  • Hip urban workspace, LEED platinum certified
  • Free, above-average coffee

What would make you perfect

  • Understands business needs
  • Understands importance of great design
  • Can translate vision into reality
  • More than just acquainted with frameworks (like Bootstrap), and libraries (like jQuery), and APIs, and whatever comes tomorrow
  • Speed freak coder, eagle eyed self editor
  • Experience in selecting and implementing interactive web technologies and applications (shopping cart, blogs, RSS and other dynamic functions)

Physical Requirements:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, speak, and listen.  The employee frequently is required to use hands, fingers and arms.  The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

 

Job Application

  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, rtf, wpd, wps, sxw, odt.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, rtf, wpd, wps, sxw, odt.
  • Accepted file types: doc, docx, pdf, txt, rtf, wpd, wps, sxw, odt.

 

You can also mail your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to:

Human Resources
WCNY TV/WCNY-FM
415 W. Fayette St.
Syracuse, NY 13204

Employment Application

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WCNY is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

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