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HUGE Seeks Freelance Zend/WordPress Developer (Brooklyn, NY)
February 10, 2010 @ 21:42:54

Company HUGE
Location Brooklyn, NY
Title Freelance Developer (ZEND PHP/WordPress)

HUGE is a leading interactive agency that specializes in building sustainable online businesses for some of the smartest and most demanding companies in the world. Founded in 1999, HUGE has developed a unique methodology and culture that combines the most relevant aspects of research, design, marketing and technology to meet client objectives. The online businesses designed and developed by HUGE generate over $8.3 billion in online revenue a year and are visited by over 150 million unique visitors a month. HUGE is headquartered in Brooklyn, NY with offices in Los Angeles, Stockholm and London. Clients include IKEA, JetBlue Airways, Walt Disney Company, iVillage, Time Inc., Target and CNN.

The Freelance ZEND PHP/WordPress Developer will participate in development efforts on projects for external clients. He or she will work with the account team, interaction designers, and graphic designers to design and build interactive solutions for clients. He or she will be responsible for working on the software design as well as building, testing, debugging and troubleshooting programs and scripts for various functions, and modifying existing code to add new features.


  • The ideal candidate should have experience creating highly trafficked websites with high volumes of traffic
  • Strong Object Oriented Programming skills and familiarity with languages such as Java and C#
  • Strong PHP experience, specifically with PHP 5
  • 3+ years of WordPress with strong knowledge of WordPress plugins and architecture
  • Overall experience with LAMP and open source in general
  • Good database skills and the ability to create and reverse engineer an ERD
  • Experience with mySQL 5 and other RDBMS preferably Oracle or MS SQL Server
  • Strong CMS experience with systems such as Alfresco, Interwoven, Documentum or Drupal
  • Strong CMS Workflow experience
  • Experience writing web services
  • Experience creating REST based architectures
  • Experience using ZEND PHP Framework
  • Experience creating applications from the ground up
  • Back-end development - Everything is processed at the application layer so they will not be writing Stored Procedures but must understand relational database concepts
  • Experience in an Agile development environment - the product development is more of a waterfall environment
  • Experience mentoring other developers
  • Must have excellent problem solving skills and love technical challenges
  • Must be self-motivated, and able to multi-task
  • Must be able to take initiative to be productive and efficient

HUGE is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.

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