News Applications developer - Statesmen

Developer13/11/201518/11/2015StatesmenAustin, Texas, United StatesData SkillsDatabase ManagementAPIsDatavizHTMLCSSJavascriptNodeWordPressPHPPythonDjangoUnderstanding of data structures and database management. Familiarity with web API’s and common data visualization libraries.Demonstrated ability to turn concepts into user-focused apps using HTLM5/CSS3/Javascript. We use Node.js for package management, PHP/WordPress, Python and Django. While experience in these areas is preferred, we recognize developers are adaptable, and so are we.The Statesman is looking for a news applications specialist for the interactives team. This developer journalist will work with reporters, editors and other team members to design and build interactive graphics, data visualizations and news applications to support journalism ventures. Duties: Work as part of a newsroom team to bring our most important stories to our readers in a compelling way across all our various digital platforms. Develop, code, test and debug news apps for mobile and wired platforms. Share and expand knowledge with other team members, and to learn from the experience of others. Research new technology and best practices and tools and analyze for best fit, usage, stability and performance. Communicate with both technical and non-technical colleagues to serve as a bridge between content and digital design of applications and visualizations. Some reporting and contacting sources for data and information.Apply