We think bigger than an agency and more creatively than a consultancy with the power to integrate the whole system. We are IBM Interactive Experience, 2015 Advertising Age’s largest digital agency network in the world. We are a next generation services company dedicated to creating transformative ideas that get our clients to the future first.This is an opportunity for a technical student to join our team for a 12 month internship in Sydney.The Developer Intern will be working in the confluence of marketing and product development on experiences that span physical and digital space. We’re looking for developers with a passion for building simple user interfaces on top of complex systems. The ideal candidate contributes not only to the code but also to the entire product vision. Developer interns know and love good design patterns while having a demonstrated comfort with the command line. Candidates should have a strong technical foundation, but also a willingness to wear multiple hats, and a strong, sustainable drive to bring constant improvement and deliver high-quality, integrated software.This position requires both a mastery of the hands-on aspects of web interface and / or mobile engineering, as well as an ability to design solid front-end architectures that integrate with other systems and technologies, & the ability to communicate these solutions to other members of the team both verbally & in written documentation.Day-to-day responsibilities include contributing to the delivery of digital solutions: the hand coding of web-based applications, web pages, emails, and mobile experiences; integrating your code with other technologies (Web Services, client back-end systems, content management systems, etc.); optimising performance of applications; and working with visual designers, interaction designers and software engineers.The ideal candidate has:
A curiosity and excitement for new web technologies / techniques.
A strong passion for development as a mix of art and science.
Extensive experience in hand coding, no WYSIWYG coding.
Solid understanding of cross-browser/platform issues and code solutions.
Practical understanding of HTML5 and CSS3.
Experience using JS Frameworks (jQuery, NodeJS, MooTools, YUI, etc.)
Ability to develop against a variety of web architectures and services (HTTP, SOAP, REST, etc.)
Knowledge of a scripting language (Ruby, Perl, Python, BASH, etc.)
Writing well-formed, unobtrusive JS with scalability and extensibility in mind.
Knowledge/ experience with front-end performance optimization (YSLOW standards).
Experience working with AJAX and services/ API's to serve up dynamic and data-heavy content
Experience working with iOS and Android.
Experience with source control (SVN, GitHub, or Mercurial).
Excellent time management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills.
Ability to follow technical specifications and production processes.
Start Dates: January/February & June/JulyDuration: 12 months Full TimeLocation: Sydney Area of Study Preferred:Bachelor IT/Computer Science/ Software Engineering/Engineering/Computer DesignTo apply:-Upload your CV, cover letter, academic transcript and your Right to Work document (AU/NZ passport, citizenship/birth certificate and photo identification) • All applicants are required to check their email ID (1) business day after applying online to undergo an IPAT test. (MANDATORY TEST) Instructions for the test will be outlined in the email. We believe true innovation is driven by diversity, so in order to uphold our reputation as an industry-leading enterprise, we rely on people from different backgrounds, different perspectives and different attitudes. So come on board and join us as we enter a new era for our industry – and our planet.