Overview

Web Developer

Job ID 2014-4511
# Positions 1
Location US-TN-Nashville
Posted Date 11/5/2014
Category Digital Business – Digital Operations
Level Representative
More information about this job:

Overview:
Leading country music company Sony Music Nashville is looking for a technical, highly-motivated, rock-star web developer. Are you the professional who can help us make a direct impact on our artists’ sales and label success in the online world?

Consider this rewarding position in our digital department if you…
…have the ability to design across a broad range of artistic styles.
…are capable of working concurrently on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment and stay on deadline.

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Responsibilities:
The Web Developer will use technical skills to develop and maintain the online assets for Sony Music Nashville’s roster of artist. This will include the creation of digital assets, coding of online campaigns, maintenance of company and label internet and intranet websites, and the collection and evaluation of marketing response data.
Design, create and code promotional pages, social skins, email campaigns, banner ads, web interfaces and page layouts
Collaborate closely with front-end and back-end developers throughout the entire development process
Maintain and update active company label websites (images, audio files, press releases, graphics)
Troubleshoot creative and technical challenges
Analyze and make recommendations regarding traffic and activity on community properties
Continually research emerging digital technologies and services
Advise Director of Strategy on best use of new trends and knowledge that could positively impact artist roster
Complete other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Qualifications:
At least 4 years of experience in building and maintaining websites
Proficiency in writing code in one or more of these languages HTML/CSS/Javascript and Basic PHP/MySql
Proven experience building and maintaining web-based platforms; experience with WordPress
Strong grounding in interaction design fundamentals and web best practices
Experience with the Adobe creative suite
Experience with audio and video editing
Knowledge of API integration
Basic knowledge of cross-browser testing and responsive web design
Experience with motion graphics a plus
Must possess an online portfolio with a range of sample work

The ideal candidate will have…

Capacity to rapidly design and develop web pages based on shifting calendars
Aptitude to find solutions to novel coding issues, and the resourcefulness to troubleshoot issues independently
Ability to be a high-performing team player, enthusiastic to work with colleagues from marketing through technology

Enjoy a challenging and creative atmosphere in the music industry! Employees work in the Music Row area of Nashville, Tennessee, and receive outstanding benefits including 401(k) match, medical/dental/life/disability insurance.

Your cover letter is your opportunity to convince us you are the perfect person for this job! Take note to identify any experiences related to the job requirements and the “ideal” candidate described above.

Note: if you have previously applied for a Sony Music Entertainment job and wish to submit a different résumé or cover letter than the one you last used, follow these steps.
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We communicate with applicants by email. If you don’t receive an email confirming our receipt of your application, please check your spam filter and add us to your “allowed” email list: autoreply@icims.com and noreply@sonymusic.com.

About Sony Music Entertainment

Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.

The Coordinator will be involved with all aspects of project marketing and will be responsible for providing administrative support to the SVP of International Marketing.

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