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Calling All Photographers!

The CFC Media Lab is looking for an amazing volunteer photographer to help out with the ASTOUND Initiative.

ASTOUND is a phased, systematic initiative that seeks to encourage private investment in Ontario’s creative industries. Phase one includes professional intensives and research in business modeling, and audience engagement, and an event framework that introduces private investors with content creators and companies.

Led by CFC Media Lab, HotDocs and OCADu, ASTOUND also includes participation from a host of tertiary partners: Achilles Media, CMPA, Interactive Ontario, MaRS Discovery District, Nordicity, Seneca College, Summerwood Group Inc., University of Waterloo-Stratford Campus, Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), Wesley Clover International, and Women In Film and television (WIFT-T).

Details…

When: February 12, 2013 5pm – 7pm
Where: The Gladstone
How: Send me an email detailing what equipment you have and a link to your online portfolio/photo album.
Please note that this opportunity may lead to future paid photography opportunities with ASTOUND.

 

Job Posting: Mobile Application Developer

Job Description: Mobile Application Developer, Toronto

EDAC is looking for a highly skilled multi-platform mobile application developer to build the first version, and potentially future versions, of Quinzee a mobile application that makes energy use relevant. This is a contract position that will last the duration of the development of the first version of Quinzee.

This project would be a good opportunity for someone already programming in Sencha Touch 2 to add a very exciting application to his or her portfolio. It would also be a great way for an experienced Adobe Flash, and specifically Adobe Flex, developer to retrain and build a best-in-class application for their portfolio on a fast-growing crossplatform development tool.

Responsibilities

  1. Understand application’s objectives through discussion with the founders and by interpreting the already completed design brief, wireframes, and graphics.
  2. Develop, from the ground up, the application on the Sencha Touch 2 platform (for iPhone, Android and BlackBerry), including design, development and debugging
  3. Test the application on all platforms and outline limitations and potential issues
  4. Be available for product maintenance for a reasonable amount of time upon completion of the project

Knowledge And Skill Requirements

  • Experience working with PhoneGap or Sencha Touch 2 or other multi-platform development tools
  • If not the above, experience developing in Adobe Flash, and particularly Adobe Flex
  • Experience with social media APIs and API structure language
  • Familiarity with relational database concepts

Education And Experience

  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering or a related field
  • Masters degree in computer science or a related field preferred
  • At least two years developing mobile applications, at least one of which is awesome
  • Experience designing simple and compelling user experiences on a mobile

Good Qualities To Have

  • Attention to detail
  • A desire to build a game changing application that users will love
  • An appreciation for the visual arts, social networking and mobile social gaming

Compensation

Compensation will be determined based on the successful candidate’s level of experience and the work schedule agreed upon.

About Environmental Data Analytics & Communications (EDAC)

EDAC is a software-as-a-service company that builds systems that educate and influence individuals to improve resource management and system efficiencies.

If you are interested, please email:

Lee Bremer, Director, Systems Design, lbremer@edacglobal.com or
Faizal Karmali, Director, Commercial Development, fkarmali@edacglobal.com

Interaxon is Hiring: Two Amazing Positions!

Who’s hiring you: A small, well-honed team that have muscled our way to the front of the race to bring thought-controlled computing to the mass market. With limited resources and no small amount of pluck we have created groundbreaking applications that show up in places like CNN, The Wall Street Journal and WIRED.com . We travel a lot, we work hard, we make great stuff, and we take tremendous pleasure in blowing people’s minds. More than anything, we’re out to change the way people interact with technology and move the needle of human-computer interfaces.

Apply to: jobs@interaxon.ca

Job Title: Rock-Star Developer and Team Lead

Summary: We need an exceptional coder who loves challenges and makes insanely good things that people love and use often. You’ll be building and leading a tight team of genius developers in creating the applications that will make thought-controlled computing a part of people’s everyday lives.

Compensation:  Salary & Equity

When Hired: ASAP

Description of role and tasks:

  • Development of a cross-platform applications (including iOS and Android) using a revolutionary new human-computer interface
  • Executing a complex software development project from planning through delivery and maintenance and upgrades
  • Working closely with interaction & interface designers to create magnetic, engaging experiences on the mobile platform
  • Working closely with engineering, research and neuroscience teams to ensure that all aspects of the product are fully integrated
  • Building a flexible team of developers to handle future software development effort
  • Managing all software developers and development efforts.
  • Reporting directly to CTO & Executive team

Qualities and experience of hire:

  • Strong Coder in all languages: Python, C, Ruby, Objective C, C++, Java, Android, iPhone, etc.
  • Experience with the following:
    • cloud-based applications
    • real-time signal processing
    • mobile application development
    • encryption
    • mobile gaming
    • user-interface & interaction development
  • Loves programming and programming languages
  • Strong understanding of how to deliver magnetic, engaging experiences on the mobile platform
  • Exceptional track record creating solid, successful applications

Job Title: Interaction designer

Summary: You are a white hot designer who eats sleeps and breathes user experience. You have a track record of creating (and shipping!) beautiful, emotionally resonant designs that people actually use, and have experience in interaction design, user interface design, graphic design. mobile app design on iphone, ipad and android platforms. You are going to be creating the language of brainwave-based interaction, and working with a team of genius developers and engineers to realize that language in innovative, magnetic products.

Compensation:  Salary & Equity

When Hired: ASAP

Description of role and tasks:

  • Responsible for the end-to-end development of the user experience from the purchase through to the product including
  • Assets
  • Experience Flow
  • Metaphors & inconography
  • Audio / Music
  • Product Management – understanding target markets and developing features that appeal to those markets
    • Developing a language that will define all future brainwave interactions
    • Work with external collaborators to realize your vision

Qualities and experience of hire:

  • White hot designer
  • Have designed multiple successful applications for mobile platforms
  • Extraordinary graphic design skills
  • Outstanding  ability in motion graphic design
  • Skilled in communication in all media (web, video, print, product, applications)
  • Passionate about human-computer interaction and how technology can enhance and improve the experience of self
  • Experienced in developing winning applications that connect with targeted markets
  • Has the ability to create products with the power to significantly change consumer behaviour
  • Portfolio of magnetic, emotional, compelling designs and applications that have gone to market and shown traction

Job Posting: Porter Airlines, Online Design Specialist

Another amazing job opportunity that might be right for you!

TITLE: Online Design Specialist

FUNCTION: Reporting to the Director, Marketing, this role focuses on online graphic production, based on Porter graphic standards. This role creates a powerful integrated experience across a wide spectrum of applications, including the Porter website, paid media, social media, etc.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Integrates online and print creative
  • Creates and produces final digital files, for internal and external applications
  • Supports the current and proposed Porter website, including  product architecture and navigation
  • Designs, code and loads eblasts
  • Updates and upgrades the marketing portion of  Porter website , including content, format, SEO, static and motion
  • Uploads or delivers materials to all media as required, and liaises with outside production departments
  • Develops new marketing materials in different formats based on current graphic standards
    • Maintains accurate online files of graphic design materials
    • Develops presentations, including multi-media
    • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including, reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy
    • Any other duties as requested by the Director, Marketing

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graphic Design degree/diploma from an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Advanced development knowledge with Flash, HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript
  • Advanced knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign
  • Solid understanding of design and ability to work with complex design specifications
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere
  • Experience working on public-facing websites
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Excel, Word & PowerPoint
  • Keen aptitude for communicating with both technical and non-technical resources
  • Excellent conceptual and creative skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks concurrently
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment and accept direction
  • Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset

POSTION LOCATION

  • Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport

 

Please forward your resume to jobs@flyporter.com. 

 

Job Posting: Java Web Developer!

Onestop Media Group, Canada’s leader in digital out-of-home networks, is looking for a creative, problem solving developer. This position requires someone with experience taking a significant role in several projects, including design and maintenance of our customer web portals.

You will be expected to design, build, document and test your solutions in a team environment. The company wants your input on software development processes and system design. Your skill set should include:

Qualifications
  • 3+ years of development experience
  • Expert in Java 1.6, JSF 2.0, Hibernate 3.x, Spring 3.x
  • Understanding of XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery
  • Familiarity with Unit Testing and Continuous Integration
  • Ability to read and maintain Perl and PHP scripts
  • Basic understanding of Linux system administration

The job will challenge and provide amazing opportunities for learning new things. The company provides a comprehensive benefits program, a powerful dual-head workstation, great coffee, in a lively and friendly downtown office environment.

Please apply to jobs@onestopmedia.com with a cover letter describing why you would fit into our company. They are read, and it’s a good way to differentiate your application from the hundreds of bots who will also apply for this job.

Only applications in PDF or plain text format will be accepted. Links to examples of your work on-line and salary expectations would be appreciated.

 

 

GestureTek is Looking for a Content Development Intern!

GestureTek, a leading developer of gesture based interactive systems, is recruiting a Content Development Intern. Participate in the creation of video games controlled by body movement, multi-touch kiosks for museum exhibits and large scale interactive installations for corporate showrooms.

Details!

Your Tasks
Gain familiarity with our complete product line including multi-touch tables, 3D camera systems and motion sensitive interactive projections.
Test content and complete reports on the experience.
Participate in the development of applications, writing code and editing image files.

Requirements

Recommendation from a teacher or previous employer.
Experience with HTML, Java, Action Script an asset. A willingness to learn is necessary.
Familiarity with graphic manipulation software including Photoshop and Illustrator.

Commitment
A minimum of 160 hours must be committed to.

Compensation
Full training on our products will be provided.
Recommendation letter from the president co-signed by the content development manager.
Receive priority placement for future contract opportunities.

Contact
Submit your resume or CV to scott.nihill@gesturetek.com. Demand will be high so don’t hesitate to apply.

Seeking Associate Creative Director

ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR FOR A DIGITAL AGENCY

Salary Range: 90 – 100K

Job Description:

  • A deep understanding of Brand importance
  • Appreciates that storyboards are gospel
  • Values being courageous and cutting edge in design and communication
  • Thrives in an atmosphere that is built on collaborative team-work
  • Knowledge of the Adobe Suite of products
  • Experience with Flash an asset
  • Motion Design specialized in After Effects
  • Solid experience in branding and identity
  • Must have experience in the interactive space (ex: Online & Mobile)
  • Leadership a must as you will be the Lead for a small team (3-5 designers)
If interested, please contact…
Jason Goodman | Account Manager, Hireglyphics

(P) 416 583 2030 ext. 2009 | (C) 416-230-2150 | (F) 416 583 2031

219 Dufferin Street, 307B Toronto, Ontario M6K 1Y9

Seeking Senior Ruby On Rails Expert

SR. RUBY ON RAILS ROLE



Salary Range
: 70-90K

Job Description:

  • 3 years experience with Ruby on Rails, Merb, or other Ruby based web frameworks
  • Experience in OO programming language (Java, .Net) and web application frameworks (Struts, Spring, .Net)
  • Have embraced test driven development and are experienced in rSpec, Test::Unit, Cucumber
  • Knowledge of Web 2.0 technologies AJAX, CSS, Javascript, Prototype, Scriptaculous, jQuery
  • Ability to hand-code, analyze, debug, and deliver clean, maintainable code for all major browsers
  • Experience with an RDBMS such as MySQL, Oracle or Postgres and the ability to hand-code SQL statements
  • Working knowledge of Unix/Linux environments as a user and administrator
  • Ability to contribute to architectural and software design decisions using standard tools and practices, i.e. OO patterns, UML
  • Ability to work in a tightly integrated team environment with an agile development processes
  • Assess and summarize the root case of issues and provide a clear and concise corrective action
If interested, please contact…

Jason Goodman | Account Manager, Hireglyphics

(P) 416 583 2030 ext. 2009 | (C) 416-230-2150 | (F) 416 583 2031

219 Dufferin Street, 307B Toronto, Ontario M6K 1Y9

www.hireglyphics.com | jgoodman@hireglyphics.com

You’d be perfect for this! (Two Hot Designer Job Posts)

SR. DESIGNER / ART DIRECTOR



Salary Range
: 70-90K

Job Description:

Openings for seriously talented and experienced designers who love doing what they do. The ideal candidates are able to turn strategic goals into coherent design direction and oversee projects from kick-off to launch. Here’s what we’re looking for in a bit more detail.

Qualifications: A Bitchin’ digital portfolio.

We want to see:

  • Strong concept development and graphic design ability
  • Ridiculous attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of composition, color, imagery, typography
  • Ability to explain and defend your design decisions

You should have:

  • Experience presenting your work to others, including clients
  • 5+ years experience in the digital channel
  • Strong working experience with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Experience creating and working with copywriters, designers, architects and developers
  • Excellent understanding of user experience issues
  • Experience providing art direction to others
  • Ability to self-manage multiple projects and work within deadlines
  • Team oriented, self-motivated

Bonus if you have:

  • Familiarity with CSS and HTML – no need to execute, but knowing how to implement design in real code is a bonus
  • Experience designing outside of the browser


3D WEB DESIGNER

(Toronto)

Salary Range: 55 – 65K

Our client, an award winning Toronto Agency is seeking a highly talented and creative mind to join their already successful team.

The Ideal Candidate would posses:

  • A deep understanding of Brand importance
  • Appreciates that storyboards are gospel
  • Values being courageous and cutting edge in design and communication
  • Thrives in an atmosphere that is built on collaborative team-work
  • Experience with 3D Modeling/Design
  • Motion Design specialized in After Effects
  • Solid experience in branding and identity
  • Must have experience in the interactive space (ex: Online & Mobile)
If interested in either of these righteous positions, please contact:

Jason Goodman | Account Manager, Hireglyphics

(P) 416 583 2030 ext. 2009 | (C) 416-230-2150 | (F) 416 583 2031

219 Dufferin Street, 307B Toronto, Ontario M6K 1Y9

www.hireglyphics.com | jgoodman@hireglyphics.com


…Bon chance!

HB Studios Seeking Head of Production

HB Studios is seeking an experienced Head of Production to join their team! If you are creative, hard-working, have a passion for video games, and thrive in a dynamic working environment, HB Studios is the place for you.

HB Studios is the largest video game developer in Atlantic Canada with over 100 staff across two locations (the Lunenburg HQ and a Halifax satellite studio). Founded in July 2000, HB have shipped 29 titles with over 200 SKUs across PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS, PSP, PC, PlayStation 2 and Xbox selling more than 15.5 million units. Behind HB Studios is a passionate team of game designers, producers, programmers, artists, animators, graphic artists, audio engineers and support staff known in the industry for their high quality sports games, and with publishers for their professional and reliable delivery.

APPLY NOW:

Position:

  • Head of Production

Location:

  • Primarily at HQ in Lunenburg but also the Halifax studio

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the company’s projects
  • Operational Management – Regularly audit existing production, resourcing, budgets and schedules
  • Departmental budget – Overall accountability for all project budgets and timesheets
  • Staffing Strategy – In consultation with the CEO, GM and HR develop a long term staffing strategy to build core production capability over time
  • Member of the Executive Team – Work as a member of the Executive team to set, communicate and execute the company strategic plan
  • Project Planning – In conjunction with the GM and department directors take new projects into production by organizing the resourcing and establishing scheduled targets and goal
  • Project Management – Present project plans to the CEO for approval. Track, manage and report on projects to ensure that the project goals are being met. Take responsibility for ensuring that issues (support, infrastructure, hiring or technical) affecting projects are resolved
  • You will be responsible for all financial aspects of the project financials including direct project labour costs, change orders and other associated project hard costs. You are expected to work closely with finance department in actualizing project reports and maintaining or growing margins
  • Project Manager Management and Performance – Provide mentoring and drive annual performance reviews of senior project management roles and core production roles
  • Project Debriefs – Manage the documentation and organization of debriefs at the end of each project

TO APPLY:

  • Please submit a concise covering letter highlighting how your training and experience qualifies you for the position and a resume to jobs@hb-studios.com Attention: Human Resources. Please quote competition number P1105-CB when applying!

The full listing can be found here: www.careerbeacon.com/search/en/0/3/62/-1/0/-1/-1/-1/-1/100/3/MB1011058445

HB Studios would like to thank all applicants for their interests. Only those candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted. To learn more about HB Studios, please visit www.hb-studios.com.

Good luck to all applicants!