Sr. Web Developer | FanSided

Time Inc., Scottsdale, AZ

One of the largest branded media companies in the world

Time Inc. (NYSE:TIME) is a leading content company that engages over 150 million consumers every month through our portfolio of premium brands across platforms. By combining our distinctive content with our proprietary data and people-based targeting, we offer highly differentiated end-to-end solutions to marketers across the multimedia landscape. Our influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE and SOUTHERN LIVING, as well as more than 50 diverse titles in the United Kingdom. Time Inc. has been extending the power of our brands through various acquisitions and investments, including Viant, an advertising technology firm with a specialized people-based marketing platform; The Foundry, Time Inc.’s creative lab and content studio; and the People Entertainment Weekly Network (PEN). The company is also home to celebrated events, such as the TIME 100, FORTUNE Most Powerful Women, PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED's Sportsperson of the Year, the ESSENCE Festival and the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen.


Senior Web Developer
FanSided Inc.

Location:  Scottsdale, AZ


The FanSided team develops on and maintains an extensive network of websites, APIs, and iOS and Android apps.  The Senior Web Developer should value collaboration, be able to prioritize well and communicate clearly, and have a strong track record of delivery.


As part of our team, you will:

  • Engineer, build and maintain publishing tools and features for hundreds of editors and thousands of contributors
  • Extend a robust and highly scaled WordPress multisite network supporting hundreds of websites, reaching millions of visitors
  • Create elegant UI experiences that are backwards compatible and accessible, based on designs from the team's designers
  • Collaborate with other senior developers to guide team education, promote and encourage teamwork, and coach others to think and solve problems creatively
  • Provide support to other developers and users (both contributors and end users), rapidly fixing bugs and solving problems
  • Collaborate closely with other developers and directly with the Product team to architect solutions for multiple projects, set timelines and deliver projects
  • Work in our North Scottsdale office on a flexible but agreed upon schedule, which includes weekly remote-work days


You have:

  • Passion for technology, a desire to share knowledge, and a deep-rooted need to always be learning
  • 5+ years experience in professional web development
  • 3+ years experience coding, testing and documenting WordPress themes and/or plugins
  • 2+ years experience architecting WordPress products and storing data at scale
  • Expertise in PHP, JS, SQL, CSS, SASS, HTML5, and technologies such as Vagrant, Docker, Webpack, Yarn
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, identify tasks, provide estimates and meet production deadlines
  • Media / publishing industry experience is a plus


The FanSided network is a subsidiary of Time Inc. and features more than 300 websites covering a variety of sports, entertainment and lifestyle topics. Launched in 2009 and acquired by Time Inc. in May 2015, FanSided is one of the industry’s fastest growing digital content networks and includes sites dedicated to every major professional sports team, all of the nation’s top college athletic programs, popular TV shows, movies and other celebrated sports, culture, tech and entertainment categories. Boasting a roster of more than 1,500 writers, FanSided’s unique fan-focused editorial content reaches millions of dedicated readers every month online and via its stable of highly customizable apps and newsletters.







About Time Inc.

Time Inc. is the trusted voice of the human story. Through our 100 news and culture brands, consumers & marketers can leverage the power of Time Inc.’s stories every day, every hour, on every platform, from every angle, at the best possible moment. 

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