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Openings at the EPW | The EPW Digital Initiative

 

The Economic and Political Weekly invites applications for various positions for its Digital Initiative.

 

Please have a look at the positions open now

The EPW is initiating a project for communicating social sciences and humanities content to a digital audience. Among other things, the project will using EPW's archives to create platforms for debate and public engagement. Please have a look at the positions open now:

 

I. Full-Stack Web Developer

 

 

The developer will work with the EPW team to translate ideas and concepts to the EPW Digital Initiative’s web pages. (Read about the Digital Initiative here)

 

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and modifying webpages from scratch, in layout and function.

  • Build visualizations based on qualitative and quantitative data.

  • Build interactive web pages and web applications

  • Writing miscellaneous scripts to assist in processing/manipulating documents and information from the web e.g. web scraping

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Body of work demonstrating web development skills using HTML, CSS and JavaScript

  • Understanding design patterns for building applications

  • 1+ years experience

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Software Engineering or equivalent technical discipline

  • Experience working with Python, Django, Drupal

  • Knowledge of UI/UX principles

  • 2+ years experience working as a software/engineering professional

 

Interested candidates should send their applications to appointments@epw.in with a curriculum vitae and a letter describing their interest in the EPW Digital Initiative.

Please be sure to write "EPW Digital Initiative: [position you are applying for]" in the subject line of your email. The interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted either through telephone/Skype and/or in person in Mumbai. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate would be required to work out of our Mumbai office at the earliest. Work experience may influence remuneration. 

We give preference to candidates from marginalised backgrounds who meet our requirements.

 

II. Product Manager

 

EPW is looking for a Product Manager for its digital initiative:

To: 

- To translate EPW's strategic goals for its Digital Initiative

- Design business models to address the wider digital publishing community

- Define key metrics to monitor and measure effectiveness of  the features and functions of the EPW's Digital Initiative publishing platform

Core functions 

- Work closely with web designers, programmers and application developments teams

- Gather and analyse information on audiences, sales, website traffic patterns and competing websites

- Shepherd new features from conception to production

- Ongoing maintenance

- Write specifications, product backlogs, functional requirements and define key milestones

Qualifications

At least 3+ years' experience in in digital product management. Experience in academic publishing would be ideal.

Domain knowledge, including core web technologies and the ability to effectively participate in discussions.

Interested candidates should send their applications to appointments@epw.in with a curriculum vitae and a letter describing their interest in and plans for the EPW Digital Initiative.

 

Please be sure to write "EPW Digital Initiative: [position you are applying for]" in the subject line of your email. The interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted either through telephone/Skype and/or in person in Mumbai. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate would be required to work out of our Mumbai office at the earliest. Work experience may influence remuneration. 

We give preference to candidates from marginalised backgrounds who meet our requirements.

Note: The deadlines were extended.

Please be sure to write "EPW Digital Initiative: [position you are applying for]" in the subject line of your email. The interview for the shortlisted candidates will be conducted either through telephone/Skype and/or in person in Mumbai. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate would be required to work out of our Mumbai office at the earliest. Work experience may influence remuneration. 

We give preference to candidates from marginalised backgrounds who meet our requirements.

Note: The deadlines were extended.

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