Web Developer | Digital Domain

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About Digital Domain:
Digital Domain is an Academy Award©-winning digital production studio focused on visual effects for feature film and advertising. Founded in 1993, the company has built a legacy of achievement, listing Titanic, 2012 and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button among its 75+ film credits. A creative giant in advertising, Digital Domain has created some of the world’s most memorable spots. The studio works with top directors and is continually pushing into new territory. Digital Domain is recognized for pioneering work in photo-real digital humans, and productions that bring the worlds of movies, games, advertising and the web closer together. www.digitaldomain.com

Web Developer Job Description
Location: Vancouver, BC

Position Summary:
Digital Domain is seeking a Web Developer to develop and optimize our Intranet, custom web applications and websites. Our internal content is currently documented in several open-source systems including: a Drupal-based CMS (converted wiki), embedded software system with Sphinx, and a video distribution using Gallery. The position involves supporting content management systems in a multi-site environment. The web developer will also support, consult or create web based applications for the facilities. You will configure and deploy servers, as well as write and maintain code that uses these servers. Our production environment is fast paced and varied with studios in Vancouver, Venice and San Francisco. Occasional travel may be required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

* Responsible for evaluating, customizing and implementing our intranet content management systems used for written documentation, source code based documentation and instructional videos.
* This position will research, oversee and implement web based collaboration and internal social media systems.
* Development and support of custom web applications using web programming software (php, python) and databases.
* Investigate, evaluate and implement comprehensive searching, perhaps using appliance based search system.
* This position involves working autonomously and with others, and requires strong attention to detail.

Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

* Computer Science degree or equivalent experience.
* 3+ years experience developing web applications using LAMP
* Experience with web programming in PHP and Python
* Experience with Drupal Experience with forums, web-based collaboration and intranet social media tools
* Experience with streaming media servers
* Proficient graphical web design and writing/editorial skills
* Advanced knowledge of CSS and javascript
* Experience with source code control systems (svn, git, …)
* Experience with online digital media including HD video and digital compression desired
* Understanding of sound database architecture principles and optimization techniques
* Exceptional problem solving and communication skills Knowledge of Adobe Flash
* Experience with python web frameworks, such as Django or Pylons
* Knowledge of Ruby on Rails
* Experience with Film Visual Effects or Animation Production desired

To apply for this position please submit an application at www.digitaldomain.com/careers/


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