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ABS-CBN Interactive is a digital entertainment and news company that creates, delivers, and distributes branded and original content using technologies made available in today’s digital world.


We specialize in bringing a single message through the integrated platforms of television, web, and SMS resulting to an innovative marketing tool that is fun for consumers.

 

Do you want to seek more career opportunities at ABS-CBN Interactive?

We are opening our door to dynamic, competent, and results-oriented candidates looking for career growth and personal advancement.

Vacancies as of May 31, 2013

 

WRITER

Scope of Work

Producing/writing online stories – including breaking news and interactive features, photo galleries, videos and polls about celebrities, movies, TV shows, music and fashion, monitoring trending and hot topics of the day, coordinating efforts with producers from the television program.

Qualifications

·         Degree in Mass Communication, journalism, advertising, marketing or other relevant field or equivalent education and experience.

·         Must have an outstanding body of published work that includes entertainment articles for online publications.

·         Must be able to adopt a voice and tone with ease

·         This is primarily a writing job and the majority of the time is spent at your desk. This is not an on-air or field position.

·         Excellent writing skills and editorial judgment, with proven ability to develop and create high-quality digital media.

·         Background in producing and handling a range of content: Text, photos, video and graphics, multi-media, interactive, tweets, posts, etc.

·         Headline, copyediting and photo editing experience are required. Assignment skills and video experience are a big plus.

·         Fluency in social media – Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc

 

WEB PRODUCER

Scope of Work

Producing video and exclusive content for ABSCBN.com / PUSH.com

Maintains a professional and intriguing web presence for the company and drive attention to our products and services.

They set appropriate expectations, and then deliver key messages via a visually compelling and interactive website.

Qualifications

·         Degree in Mass Communication, Journalism, Advertising, Marketing or other relevant field or equivalent education and experience.

·         2+ years demonstrated experience in web production online content production.

·         Excellent copywriting, editing and proofreading skills; exceptional attention to details.

·         Must have a background in web content and the ability to write concisely and effectively to create web experiences that are compelling, informative and user-friendly.

·         Video production and video editing skills a must.

·         Ability to be flexible, able to shift gears quickly, think on the fly and able to deal with competing priorities.

·         Strong technical literacy, with skills in following systems: Word, basic HTML, XML, Excel, Powerpoint

·         Excellent communicator;  able to communicate effectively and diplomatically in cross-functional teams

·         Outside-the-box problem solving capabilities.

·         Project management skills, with ability to organize and execute multiple projects under tight deadlines

·         Knowledge of web analytics

·         Experience in Broadcast industry, or Entertainment industry desire.

 

CONTENT ASSISTANT FOR MUSIC

Scope of Work

The Content Assistant is responsible in achieving/reaching the targeted mobile revenues and subscribers for all mobile music services. He/she supports all music accounts in promoting their mobile content and services. He/she works closely with mobile operations for the scheduled pushes for the mobile music subscription services.

 

Qualifications

·         Graduate of Marketing or business-related course

·         With at least 1-2 years marketing experience/background

·         Music person (has a good pulse of popular music, preferably with experience as a band member, OJT in radio station, etc.)

·         Very good communication and presentation skills

·         Pro-active, self-motivated, resourceful and reliable

·         Tech-savvy, people oriented and fast worker

 

PROJECT OFFICER (FOR ABS-CBN INTERACTIVE)

Scope of Work

 

As project officer, this person’s role is to ensure that the projects assigned to him or her are completed on time, according to scope and within budget. This person will take the lead and see through the project from start to finish, updating the team and steering committee members regularly. He or she will be the one to impose the agreed processes as well as review existing systems and structures for efficiency. This person will ensure that all steps are properly documented and that all agreements are properly communicated to all the people involved.

 

Qualifications

·         College graduate from a reputable university

·         Has good project management background in digital projects (web, online, mobile)

·         Must be highly-organized, an excellent communicator (both written and verbal), a great leader and a team-player.

·         His/her skills in documentation, problem solving and time management must be top rank.

·         Must possess the thirst for efficiency and the ability to launch projects assigned to him or her.

 

SENIOR DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

 

The Database Administrator is responsible for the:

 

1.       Design;

2.       Configuration;

3.       Implementation;

4.       Maintenance; and

5.       Repair of the organization’s database

 

The role includes:

 

1.       Development and design of database strategies

2.       Monitoring and improving database performance and capacity

3.       Capacity planning for current and future needs

 

The Database Administrator should have the following background or experience:

 

·         Operating Systems: Windows and Linux

·         Database: MSSQL and/or MYSQL. Working experience on both is an advantage.

·         Transferring and replicating data, maintaining database and ensuring its availability to users, controlling privileges and permissions to database users, monitoring database performance, database backup and recovery and database security

·         Graduate of BS Computer Science, BS Information Technology or equivalent

·         At least three (3) years work experience as Database Administrator

 

BACKEND DEVELOPER

Required qualifications as follows:

·         Familiar with Scrum

·         .Net / MVC4 / C#

·         SQL / Entity Framework / LINQ

·         Azure

            > webroles

            > Cache worker roles

            > SQL Azure

            > Table Storage

·        Preferrable familiar with Sitecore, Gigya, Brightcove

 

iOS DEVELOPER

Required qualifications:

·       Objective-C

·       Cocoa touch framework

·       Sglite

·       REST API

·       familiar with iOS HUman Interface guidelines

·       iphone + ipad

 

ANDROID DEVELOPER

Required qualifications:

·       Java

·       Android UI framework

·       Sglite

·       REST API

·       familiar with Android Interface guidelines

·       smartphone + tablet

 

WEB APPLICATIONS DEVELOPER

The Web Application Developer will be responsible in developing, enhancing, optimizing service modules in B3A. The primary role will be programming based on the agreed specification given by the lead.  The Application Developer will also participate in scoping sessions to determine the approach the architecture and design.  He or she will be expected to comply with ABSi Application Development Methodology and practices.

 

  • Bachelors Degree holder in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineer or Equivalent
  • 1 to 2 years experience in web development
  • At least 1 year development experience with a compiled language - Java (J2SE)
  • Familiarity with WAP page development, preferably with DHTML / XHTML / XSLT / CSS knowledge is an advantage
  • Familiarity with MySQL, constructing and analyzing SQL statements is a must
  • Familiar with Linux using any variants (e.g. CentOS, Ubuntu, Redhat, Fedora)
  • Working Experience in any IDE (NetBeans, Eclipse)
  • Preferably knowledgeable with CVS or Subversion
  • Experience in Object Oriented Programming and design patterns
  • Previous exposure in a telco-mobile industry will be a definite advantage
  • Preferably (but not a must) with experience in developing WAP base application (e.g. SMS, MMS, WAP), this will include familiarity in rendering WAP pages for different handsets through transcoding.

 

APPLICATION DEVELOPER

The Application Developer will be responsible in developing, enhancing, optimizing service modules in B3A. The primary role will be programming based on the agreed specification given by the lead.  The Application Developer will also participate in scoping sessions to determine the approach the architecture and design.  He or she will be expected to comply with ABSi Application Development Methodology and practices.

 

  • Bachelor Degree holder in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineer or Equivalent
  • 1 to 2 years experience in development or should be able to work with 2 to 3 major development projects (for fresh graduates)
  • Must have programming experience with the following languages (Java (J2SE), C#, C++)
  • Familiar with MySQL/MS SQL, constructing and analyzing SQL statements
  • Familiar with Linux using any variants (e.g. CentOS, Ubuntu, Redhat, Fedora)
  • Working Experience in any IDE (NetBeans, Eclipse)
  • Preferably knowledgeable with CVS or Subversion
  • Object Oriented Programming and design patterns
  • Preferably with experience in developing Mobile-base application (e.g. SMS, MMS, WAP) but not a must
  • Process oriented and organize and with keen attention to details
  • Fast learner and be able to cope up with heavy readings of technical user guide and documentations
  • Ability to interact with development managers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team oriented environment
  • Assertive and can work efficiently under pressure
  • Has good problem solving skills and has drive to breakdown issues and conduct root cause analysis

 

LEAD DEVELOPER/SYSTEMS INTEGRATOR

The Lead Developer/Systems Integrator shall lead the systems and web application development team in the analysis of clients requirements and preparations of business and features. He/She shall develop software modules and architectures of IT systems with medium to large complexity, according to specifications and defined standards/processes. This person shall drive research and development, as well as management for the implementation of the systems and the web application development projects and ensures that systems and web applications team are adept with the latest technologies and adhere to the standard of coding conventions. He/she shall train and mentor software developers and develop, integrate and implement applications, including front-end development, server side development and database integration.

 

·         Bachelor Degree holder in IT, MIS, Industrial Engineering, Management Engineering and related degree

·         Skilled in MVC Framework

·         C#.NET frameworks with some VB.NET experience.

·         Skilled in PHP

·         Very strong knowledge of current architectural approaches to Windows and Web-based application development.

·         Web Related Technologies: JavaScript, Web services, SOAP, XML, MVC, ASP.NET.

·         MS SQL/MY SQL, basic database management and development (including in depth knowledge of Structured Query Language, stored procedures, functions)

·         Visual Studio 2008/2010 Environments.

·         Bachelors Degree holder in IT, Computer Science, Computer Engineer or Equivalent with 3 to 5 years experience in web development

·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

·         Ability to effectively manage changing and multiple priorities

·         Hard working, enthusiastic and disciplined.

·         Values integrity and adopts a positive approach in whatever task is at hand and helps the team grow.

 

VISUAL INTERFACE DESIGNER

·         Identifies user-interface requirements, and recommends interface architecture solutions

·         Drafting & developing visual design for digital projects

·         Conducting usability testing and user-experience optimization research

·         Ensuring that project requirements and quality standards are met

Requirements:

·         Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Multimedia Arts, Fine Arts, Visual Communication, IT or any related course

·         Preferably with (1) year experience in interface and web design.

·         Has in-depth knowledge in using Adobe's Creative Suite, Flash, MS Office, or 3D softwares

·         Knowledgeable in CSS / HTML codes

·         Excellent written and oral skills; at ease with presentations and negotiations

·         Organized, detail-oriented and a team player

 

SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

The Systems Administrator is responsible for multimedia server and network management. He installs, maintains and upgrades the servers, which are located at external data centers. He ensures that the servers are backed up, and that the server data is secure from unauthorized access. He also often performs brand scripting, which involves writing programs to automate tasks. Functions include:

 

-         installing, updating and patching operating systems;

-         auditing of systems and software;

-         monitoring and troubleshooting of servers,

-         documenting of system configurations, backups, maintenance and tuning of servers;

-         managing, deploying, configuring, maintaining and troubleshooting of networks;

-         documenting of logical, physical and protocol maps and other standard procedures; and

-         backing up of network configuration parameters.

Qualifications

 

·         Graduate of any 4-year computer related course;

·         Male, not more than 30 years old;

·         At least 1 year experience in hands-on technical support;

·         Willing to work on a shifting schedule, during weekends and holidays;

·         Agreeable to perform field work; and

·         Fast learner, team-oriented, assertive, can work under pressure and with minimal supervision.

 

 

VIDEO TRANSCODER

The Video Transcoder shall be responsible in publishing a video in the internet with complete blurbs, images and al the links of shows that has been in aired in ABS-CBN, Philippine TV. He/she must ensure that published videos are free from dead links, page load errors and wrong video file. He/she should be able to do the recording, licensing, uploading and delivery to the end consumers.

 

·         Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication, Computer Science, and any related course

·         Computer literate, good communication skills, can write fluent english

·         Proficient in editing softwares such as Ulead, Windows Media Encoder, Adobe Photoshop.

·         Must have keen interest in movies and ABS-CBN programs.

 

 

WEB GRAPHICS DESIGNER

The ideal candidate is a graphic artist who can create clean but exciting website layouts, graphics, and user interfaces. He/She must have a deep understanding of the opportunities and limitations of the web medium and should be able to incorporate concepts of information flow, readability, and interface usability principles to graphic designs that are not only visually stunning but also translate into highly functional, legible, and easy-to-use web pages.

 

·            Strong graphic design skills, artistic sense, and fluency in Photoshop

·            Ability to work within and build upon existing ABS-CBN websites

·            Understanding of information flow, readability, and interface usability design principles

·            A passion for user interface and web page graphic design

·            XHTML and CSS skills

·            Must have excellent knowledge in using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash and other graphic design software

·            Familiarity with web scripting languages such as JavaScript and ActionScript

·            Knowledge of browser compatibility issues

 

Requirement: Please send at least three (3) samples of your best work as part of the review process

 

ON-THE-JOB TRAINEES

 

·        College students currently enrolled in internship programs (preferred courses : Business Management, Journalism,  Communications, Accounting, Finance, Multi-media courses)

·         Good Communication skills, fast learner, organized and computer Literate.

 

Interested Applicants may send their resume to [email protected]. Indicate position applied for as subject.

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