Senior Web Developer

Senior Web Developer


The Multimedia, Knowledge and Web Technologies (MKWT) research group of Athens Information Technology, Greece seeks to hire a full-time senior web developer with advanced web design and development skills, as well as demonstrable experience in the development of multimedia information systems and social media applications for the needs of ongoing research and development projects.

A set of mandatory tasks to be carried out include:

  • Web design and development, deploying PHP (object oriented PHP), AJAX, HTML5/CSS3, Javascript and JQuery, to develop a Mobile-Friendly Multimedia Information System and Social Media Application for touristic purposes, including Recommendation and Personalization services and integrating a Content Adaptation Engine
  • Integration at system level, testing and validation of the above system under real-life experimentation cases
  • Collaboration with external partners, task progress monitoring, deliverables authoring and meetings participation
  • Research publications output, dissemination to related events and conferences


Requirements for the Senior Developer Position:

  • Advanced web design and development skills and proven experience in Web applications programming with a focus on Multimedia Information Systems and Social Media. A portfolio with working examples/projects/prototypes in these directions is necessary.
  • Familiarity with recommender systems, personalization, multimedia description (metadata) and mobile device-oriented content adaptation methods and tools


In addition to the above minimal set of requirements, the following qualifications/ expertise will be favourably considered:

  • Desirable specialization (MSc) in Multimedia Information Systems.
  • Academic and/or industrial related to the position experience, proven by developed R&D and/or industrial tools and systems.
  • Team spirit and performance under strict schedules and deadlines

This position will give the successful candidate the opportunity to work in a well established and active research environment with state-of-the-art facilities. The working language at AIT is English therefore fluency in English is a requirement.

Expected date of hiring: immediate, as soon as a successful candidate is selected.

Interested candidates are requested to send a letter of interest, a detailed CV, a sample of their running/completed projects (if available) and names of references to:

Asst. Prof. Sofia Tsekeridou
Multimedia, Knowledge and Web Technologies Research Group
Athens Information Technology – AIT
0.8 Km Markopoulo Ave., 19002, Peania, Attica
Tel:+30 210 6682804, Fax: +30 210 6682703