The Imagination, Computation, and Expression Laboratory (ICE Lab) at MIT is looking to hire a part-time Web Developer/Manager. The ICE Lab is situated jointly in the Comparative Media Studies/Writing Programs and Computer Science and AI Lab (CSAIL).
Interested candidates should submit their applications online via MIT HR staffing site – http://sh.webhire.com/servlet/av/jd?ai=631&ji=2533792&sn=I.
The ICE Lab develops new forms of gaming, interactive narrative/poetry, and social media.
We seek a part-time Web Developer/Manager. Will design, implement, and manage a website for ICE (Imagination, Computation, and Expression) Lab for public and internal group use. Will prepare existing and developing projects for public dissemination on the web and perform system/server administration and management. Will work closely with ICE director and graduate research assistants, developers and consultants. Directly report to the CMS/WHS/CSAIL Faculty member in charge of ICE Lab.
- A bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of 3 years’ experience as project developer and web programmer.
- Experience with web programming languages/platforms including LISP, Flash, Python, Java/Processing, and/or iOS (Cocoa/Objective C), and/or ability to find developers to serve this role.
- 3+ years’ experience building web sites and demonstrated experience in web programming and applications development; familiarity with university and research environments, knowledge of information technology and computing applications as implemented in scholarly research services, and knowledge of trends in the development of state-of-the art web-based technology.
- Seek an HR generalist with experience in employee relations, recruitment and performance management.
- Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal and communication skills.
- Professional game development and/or AI development experience desirable.
- Potential future duties include assisting with grant-writing and application (interactive narrative, gaming, and social networking) development.
This is a renewable one-year position, May 2011 to April 2012, with the possibility of extension.