Website Coordinator

Job Category: ARRAY
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Los Angeles

SUMMARY:

ARRAY is a film collective dedicated to the amplification of images by Black artists, people of color and women filmmakers of all kinds. The Website Coordinator/Manager role will maintain the content from day-to-day of ARRAYnow.com, ARRAYplay.com and ARRAY101.com. This will involve working with ARRAY’s pillar leaders to ensure the most up to date information is received and posted. Candidates must be forward-thinking, proactive, and highly skilled at organizational communication. With more than a dozen initiatives, programs and productions actively underway, fastidious attention to detail, a demonstrated ability to cheerfully multi-task and a voracious appetite for learning are a must for this fast-paced entertainment environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design, implement and manage web components for ARRAY’s WordPress applications.
  • Collaborate with members of the Senior Executive team across the organization on enhancements, features, and prioritization.
  • Manage front-end and back-end components of the WordPress applications.
  • Create WordPress plug-ins and themes as needed.
  • Maintain well-documented, reusable, and transferrable code.
  • Stay abreast of new developments in software trends, and security practices for WordPress applications.
  • Provide attention to detail to ensure high-quality, stable deliverables.
  • Develop and execute against both short-term and long-term roadmaps.
  • Make effective tradeoffs that consider business priorities, user experience, and a sustainable technical foundation.
  • Develop scalable software solutions based on business requirements and supported technology architecture.
  • Demonstrate success in software project delivery, experience driving technical efforts, and experience with a variety of development tools and technologies.
  • Participate end-to-end in the product life cycle: requirements gathering, solution design, development, testing, support, and maintenance to continually evaluate the functionality of the suite of sites.
  • Appropriately manage priorities, dependencies, scope, dates, and deliverables.
  • Develop new documentation, doc standards, technical procedures, user guides and operational workflows.
  • Leads the WP-Engine deployments, support, and monitoring of software across test, integration, and production environments.
  • Committed to ensuring all sites meet ADA requirements and accessibility functionality.
  • Update rotating news, announcements, and other content on site pages to ensure the most current information is displayed.
  • Create and update pages for new film acquisitions (ARRAY Releasing), original film/TV productions (ARRAY Filmworks), public programming events (ARRAY Play), and educational initiatives (ARRAY 101) including displaying trailers/clips, stills, premiere/screening schedules, and general information for each project.
  • Learn and execute technical aspects of organization’s virtual screening platform including film and asset uploads, ticketing, and initiating livestream functionality.
  • Coordinate and develop e-newsletters to promote organization’s multiple initiatives.

YOU ARE:

  • Passionate about making an impact through technology.
  • An experienced engineer with a proven 3-5+ year track record of building WordPress applications.
  • Comfortable with maintaining multiple WP-Engine instances and environments.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates must be proficient in WordPress applications and have strong experience with HTML/CSS as well web editing in a Content Management System (CMS).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Graphic design experience with Photoshop and/or Illustrator or comparable programs.

ORGANIZATIONAL MISSION:

ARRAY is a multi-platform arts and social impact collective dedicated to narrative change. The organization catalyzes its work through a quartet of mission-driven entities: the film distribution arm ARRAY Releasing, the content company ARRAY Filmworks, the programming and production hub ARRAY Creative Campus and the non-profit group ARRAY Alliance. www.ARRAYnow.com.

*Due to a high volume of incoming submissions, we will only respond to potential candidates under review.

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