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.Net Programmer/Developer - Large Christian Video Producer

Richardson, Texas, United States

Date Posted: 05/10/2011
Categories: Church Developer - Media/Technology
Church Size: 50 to 100
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
An ideal candidate for this .NET developer position would be able to successfully work with our in-house staff of graphic designers and programmers as well as any firms that we contract for help in the programming department.

For more than 20 years, Bluefish TV has been creating DVD resources for churches to be utilized in both youth and small group ministries. We have a passion for any and all leaders in the church whether they are on staff or volunteer. For that reason, we recently developed an online tool at that allows pastors to train and interact with volunteer leaders within the church. This website represents one of many online experiences that we plan to create to help train, equip and inspire leaders. We are building a team of programmers/developers to help create and support these future online experiences as well as the current websites listed below: - provides both video-based Bible study curriculum as well as hundreds of downloadable video illustrations and video testimonies. - focuses on promoting our mission and provides a way for individuals to find specific opportunities to serve God with their passions and skills. - provides a platform and training videos for churches that need a way to train their volunteers online for leading a small group. - focuses on promoting our yearly leadership conference, the speakers and the messaging. - provides video-based Bible study curriculum from a variety of publishers (Zondervan, Thomas Nelson, Bluefish TV...etc) as well as all of the downloadable videos.

As a small non-profit, everyone is expected to hold several responsibilities one a regular basis. We expect the .Net programmer/developer to handle the following responsibilities:

*Work with our in-house programmer and design team to build, test and maintain all externally accessibly websites and applications.
*Become intimately familiar with the way each site interacts with the servers, the database and each other site.
*Be available for any customer interaction that would allow us to learn more about the way our sites are currently working.
*Be available for collaborating with our IT team on implementing new technology for serving our sites and applications.

Required Skills:
*.NET Development experience with database-driven ecommerce websites using Visual Studio 2008.
*Experience with VB.NET 3.5, HTML/XHTML, JavaScript, MSSQL 2000, Visual Source Safe and IIS.
*BA/BS Degree required
*Strong written and verbal communication skills
*Ability to work with a team where the necessary resources do not report directly to this position.
*Detail oriented and highly organized.
*Self motivated with high level of initiative and a sense of urgency.
*Experience with Photoshop or other design tools is a plus, but not required.

Next Steps:
*If you are interested in applying, please take the following steps:
*Send cover letter - including Church experience, passions and salary requirements
*Send resume - including any examples of your work and also references