Web Developer | FanSided

Time Inc., Scottsdale, AZ

One of the largest branded media companies in the world

The FanSided network 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

FanSided is part of Time Inc., a leading multi-platform consumer media company that engages over 230 million consumers globally every month. The Company's influential brands include PEOPLE, TIME, FORTUNE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, INSTYLE, REAL SIMPLE, SOUTHERN LIVING and TRAVEL + LEISURE, as well as approximately 60 diverse international brands. 

Web Developer III | FanSided

Location: Scottsdale, AZ


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

As part of our team, you will:

  • Build and maintain publishing tools and features for hundreds of editors and thousands of contributors
  • Extend a robust and scaled WordPress network that supports hundreds of websites, reaching millions of readers
  • Create elegant UI experiences that are backwards compatible and accessible, based on designs from the team's designers
  • Develop front-end and back-end code that’s extensible and reusable, tested for optimized performance both on the server and in the browser
  • Provide support to junior developers, contributors, and end users, rapidly fixing bugs and solving problems
  • Collaborate closely with other developers and directly with them Product team on solutions and timelines for your 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
  • 3+ years experience in professional web development
  • 2+ years experience developing, customizing and documenting WordPress themes and/or plugins
  • Expertise in PHP, JS, SQL, CSS, SASS, HTML5, and technologies such as Vagrant, Docker, Webpack, Yarn
  • Ability to troubleshoot and solve complex issues
  • 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



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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