Digital Production Coordinator

This full time position will report to the Senior Director of Interactive Media. Responsible for maintaining existing features and develop new functionality for Celtics.com and team related digital properties. Will manage daily web and database development tasks. Will leverage databases, APIs, XML feeds and other sources to support online content and other existing and future digital and social media properties.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Build websites and web applications from scratch, and integrating APIs, XML and data sources into custom web and mobile applications
  • Develop, test and deploy web applications and systems, revamping and enhancing existing applications
  • Design database schemas and structures for real-time web applications and leverage existing data sources to develop new systems
  • Leverage Facebook API and Facebook Connect to develop integrated data-capture mechanisms for both websites and Facebook applications
  • Extract data from third party systems and platforms via APIs or other feeds to develop integrated applications and reports
  • Use javascript and jQuery to deliver XML & JSON-based data, including basketball statistics, standings and scheduling information to websites and web applications
  • Track, analyze and present website and web application usage and other relevant metrics and reports

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Computer Science and New Media majors preferred
  • 2-4 years of related experience
  • Professional website and database development experience; candidates should have experience with front-end and server side programming including HTML, CSS, XML, jQuery, JavaScript, JSON, Facebook API/Facebook Connect/Open Graph, API integration, PHP and MySQL and other open source technologies such as Drupal and WordPress
  • Multimedia development skills (Photoshop, Illustrator, Streaming video) and iOS/mobile development skills (C#, iOS SDK, etc.) are also highly desirable. Code samples and portfolio required
  • Strong communication (oral and written), interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Understanding of, and experience with, Web Standards and Open Source concepts and best practices
  • Professional manner, independently motivated, positive team-player attitude and willingness to learn new skills as necessary
  • Understanding of and strong interest in NBA basketball
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays as determined by team’s game and practice schedule

Please forward resumes to the Boston Celtics' Human Resources Department at celticsjobs@celtics.com.