Laura I Fredericksen/NYT/NYTIMES fredeli at
Wed Nov 15 14:59:34 EST 2006

Seeking a PHP/MySQL Developer to work on our blogs:

Wordpress Web Developer, the #1 newspaper site with 1.7 million worldwide visitors a
day, is seeking an experienced Wordpress Developer to manage our
highly-trafficked and growing set of blogs (
The blogs have all been highly customized to fit into the NYTimes
technology stack and publishing environment.  Beyond having deep experience
with the Wordpress platform and its plug-ins, the ideal candidate will be a
savvy, all-around web applications developer who is comfortable in a LAMP

While the web developer’s primary responsibility will be to manage,
develop, and enhance the various Wordpress blogs produced at,
it is expected that his/her responsibilities can and will expand to other
technologies and areas of the site depending on the developer’s specific
skill set and interests.

This position is in the software development group of

   3-5 years expertise in hand-coding HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and DHTML
      across a range of browsers
   2-3 years experience programming in PHP
   2-3 years experience developing and maintaining Wordpress blogs
   Strong working knowledge of SQL and Apache (mod_include a major plus)
   Experience working in a Unix environment (FreeBSD a plus)
   General familiarity with internet networking
   Enthusiasm for emerging technology, especially AJAX and Web 2.0 APIs
   Ability to weigh editorial and design concerns against technical

The New York Times Company is committed to a policy of providing equal
employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation or disability.

Please contact:
Laura Fredericksen
Technical Recruiter
fredeli at

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