Let's Work Together

We are always looking for the world's finest talent to bring their drive and unique personality to our growing team! We believe that great software is realized through collaboration of truly dedicated individuals and we're proud to work with some of the brightest minds in the world. We thrive on influences from around the globe to search for the best talent and most challenging projects. If you think along these lines, we'd love to hear for you.

Freelance Illustrator

Digital Artist

Overview

We’re seeking a freelance/part-time digital illustrator for both current and on-going work on a project basis.

Skills and Talents

  • Highly skilled with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Ability to create fresh ideas that can appeal to multiple target audiences.
  • A freak for iconography.
  • English and Spanish speaker (other languages are valued).
  • Strong organization skills and knowledge of web applications such as dropbox, google sites/docs, etc.

Location Arrangement

This is freelance/part-time work on a project basis.  It’s preferably to be located in Mexico to collaborate closer with our Guadalajara office but we are open to working with you remotely if your organization skills and commitment allows for a smooth relationship.

Apply/Questions

Please click the button to apply.  If you have any questions you can send them in the application form.  If you don’t have work samples we can view please DO NOT APPLY.

Apply Here

Writer / Blogger / Content Director

Energetic + well rounded + tech savvy

We are increasingly producing more content in the form of ebooks, blog posts, tweets, etc. for our web properties, and don’t have enough resources to manage it all. We are looking for a well-rounded, tech savvy writer who also has industry expertise.

You should have expertise in at least 2 of the following areas:

  • Book/ebook composition (conceptual summaries and outlines will be provided)
  • Blog posts (conceptual summaries will be provided)
  • Content direction (general direction will be communicated but you’ll need to carry it out)
  • Management of social media properties (i.e. Facebook pages and Twitter accounts)
  • Editing experience
Location
San Francisco (Soma) would be ideal, but if you are talented enough, you can work from wherever you are as long as you don’t mind frequent conference/Skype calls.

This will be a full time position, and compensation is based on experience.
Topics that we’ll be focusing on
  • Web technologies
  • Integration of tech into your business
  • ROI of technology
  • Integration web productivity tools
  • New web tools
  • Increasing sales through web
  • Marketing through the web
Apply Here

Sales Associate for Franchisor Saas Product Line

Experience in the franchising world is a must

We are currently developing a SaaS for franchisors, and is seeking to hire someone with experience in franchising to aid in the successful product launch and with ongoing business development.  The product will be marketed towards franchisors as the ultimate 360 toolkit to provide franchisees for managing their web presence. We’ll be able to show more information on the product and the services that can be sold around it during the interview.

The product will be released in the beginning of March, 2010.

The most important things to understand about the product is that it:

  • Has a very high ROI potential
  • Has an amazing product team behind it
  • Does not imitate any of the competition in any way

Candidates for this position should:

  • Have at least 3 years of experience working in a franchising corporation, as a franchise consultant and/or as a successful franchiser.
  • Have a deep network within the community of franchisees, franchisors, and franchise consultants around the nation.
  • Enjoy (online and offline) networking and attending events and conferences.
  • Have no issues with frequent travel.
  • Be relentlessly resourceful.
  • Be very organized and enjoy metrics-based goal setting.
  • Understand the sales cycle and how to build a recurring pipeline
  • And most importantly, be able to PASSIONATELY SELL THE PRODUCT


The most important things to understand about Breezi is that it:
Has a very high ROI potential
Has an amazing product team behind it
Does not imitate any of the competition in any wa

Additional experience/skills desired, but not mandatory for the position:

  • Web-based software sales
  • Experience working in or with start-up companies
  • Multi-lingual
Compensation
  • The compensation will be competitive based upon experience, and will comprise of a base salary plus commissions.
Where
  • Freshout’s San Francisco office in the SoMa area.
Apply Here

Senior Java Developer

with Spring MVC

Responsibilities

  • Work with the technology project teams to guide the design of new applications to support the client’s business needs.
  • Assist in the estimation of work for the Web Technologies group by defining task breakdown, project duration and concurrent effort.
  • Assist in production escalation and problem resolution.
  • Function independently with project assignments and with minimal supervision.
  • Exhibit a process-oriented mindset.
  • Produce detailed and accurate documentation relating to assigned projects and tasks.

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years development experience and 5 years of Java development experience
  • MUST have Spring MVC experience- >1+
  • 2+ years of experience on Web-specific development.
  • 2+ years demonstrated development experience with Java, J2EE, JSP, JavaScript, and HTML.
  • Basic knowledge of Unix and SQL commands.
  • Understanding of browser capabilities and design constraints on the web.
  • Experience in collaborative teams using revision control systems such as CVS.
  • Ability to demonstrate previous work via URLs.
  • Strong attention to detail, good communications skills, and a positive attitude.
  • Prior experience in e-commerce software application development
  • Spring MVC knowledge is a required skill set
Apply Here

CSS & Markup Guru

Experienced Front-end Developer - OOCSS

You

  • Capable of turning a PSD and turn it into pixel-perfect, valid HTML and CSS
  • You can make small design modifications if necessary
  • Obsessed with clean and minimal markup
  • You like to name your classes/ID’s as intuitively as possibly
  • You understand what OOCSS stands for
  • You understand why clean markup is important
  • At least 2 years of experience with CSS/XHTML
  • You don’t start wining at the sight of rounded corners
  • Don’t like IE6 but know how to deal with it
  • These two presentations represent your practices

http://natbat.net/2008/Sep/28/css-systems/
http://www.slideshare.net/stubbornella/object-oriented-css?type=powerpoint

Huge Plus for You

  • Have an interest in programmatic design
  • Experience w/Ruby on Rails
  • Javascript/jQuery experience
  • Experience with CSS frameworks such as Blueprint
  • Worked with SVN and/or GIT

Location/Arrangement

This is part-time-full time position at our Guadalajara (MX) office but we are open to working with you remotely/part-time with the intention to eventually making plans to move you to our office.

Apply/Questions

If you don’t have any sample work that we can view, please do not apply.

Apply Here

Senior Web Designer

Web and UI Design

Overview

Bi-lingual WEB DESIGNER obsessed with detail and crazy about creating pixel-perfect, intuitive and usable interfaces. Have a huge sense of responsibility and a team player with a lot of value for processes within an organization and its projects. A person with a high aesthetic sense who shows interest in the latest web technologies out there. Social networking freak and a blog loving sucker. Deep thinker and big problem solver who can multitask and switch around various projects. Willing to relocate to our production office in Guadalajara, Mexico. At least 3 years experience.

Skills and talents

  • Vast knowledge and skills with Photoshop and Illustrator CS4.
  • Know the importance of wireframing and is the backbone of your design process.
  • Mind blowing Graphical User Interface (GUI) design for valid XHTML/CSS based websites.
  • Capable of taking a PSD and turn it into pixel-perfect, valid HTML and CSS.
  • English and Spanish speaker (other languages are valued).
  • Strong organization skills and knowledge of web applications such as google docs, gmail.

Huge Plus for You

  • Typography lover.
  • Illustration.
  • Have an interest in programmatic design.
  • Experience with Flash-based web design as well as video production or animation.
  • Experience w/Ruby on Rails Javascript/jQuery experience Strong informational architecture expression skills.
  • Experience w/markup and CSS/OOCSS and/or CSS frameworks.
  • Worked with SVN and/or GIT

Location/Arrangement

This is part-time -> full time position at our Guadalajara (MX) office but we are open to working with you remotely for the first month with the intention to make plans to move you to our office.

Apply/Questions

If you don’t have any sample work that we can view, please DO NOT apply.

Apply Here

Ruby on Rails Magician

RoR Back-end developer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The candidate will come from an agency, consultancy or IT Services background. The role requires good knowledge of Web Application development technologies and modern frameworks (e.g. MVC). The role is a hands-on analysis and development opportunity. A software engineer works within a development team, taking responsibility for technical design, implementation, and testing. They will work closely with the Technical, Project and QA managers to ensure on time and on quality delivery of websites and applications.

The central part of the role is working with our Creative and Strategy teams to formulate and execute ideas in a highly innovate market. In this mix a software engineer needs to highlight technology enabled ideas and identify ways to achieve the creative vision in a pragmatic and effective way.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Programming Languages: Ruby
  • Database Platforms: MySQL
  • Web Services: REST essential, SOAP/WSDL non-essential
  • Client-Side Scripting: Javascript
  • Markup Languages: XML, HTML, xhtml
  • Other: ’NIX experience essential.

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years working within a structured software development environment
  • 3+ years building rich internet applications using web services for web client UI interaction and MySQL
  • 2+ years creating engineering specifications and other documentation
  • An awareness of the Software Development Life Cycle, knowledge of Agile methods an advantage.
  • Agency, Consultancy or IT Services Industry experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with designers and flash team.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Usually someone with up to 4+ years experience
  • Degrees preferred: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Other Sciences or Engineering
Apply Here

Technical Production Manager

Project Manager

Technical Background (years required)

  • Ruby on Rails (2 years)
  • PHP/MySQL (2 years)
  • SVN and Git (4 years)
  • JS frameworks, specifically jQuery (3 years)Markup and CSS (3 years)

Qualities / Required ApproachTechnology at the Core: Get more familiar with new languages and learn very quickly to properly plan projects with a deep influence from the underlying technology. The tech team will look to you for guidance and you’re what the management is relying on

Fast: We need you to always be thinking of a faster way. Time is most definitely money. We should always be striving to do things in a more modular and faster way and a better/more refined process is always at the core of the solution. We will rely on you to let us know of issues with the process.

Thorough: If it has to be redone or it’s not really done, it’s not really done. The project manager is the last filter so he has to be the most thorough of all people involved in all aspects of the project and always try to poke holes in every part of the project. We expect this of you and will hold you accountable at the end of the day.

Balancing Act: Be able to balance the client demands (timeline and budget) with the technical quality of the product. You always have to weight both side and consult with both the management and production teams and make your final recommendations for important decisions to the management team.

Timelines: We know that timeliens are never perfect but we expect you to provide detailed timelines listing assumptions, variabilities associated, resources involved, plugins/extensions/technologies used, dependencies, and any other variables neccassary to clarify the requires of the timeline. Also, you need to be able to develop Gant charts (not hard to learn) – they help in communicating a detailed timeline.

Object Oriented: Take an object oriented approach towards everything from documentation to wireframing.

Guide with flexibility: Projects change all the time. If uncertain about a particular component of a project, approach actively identify all areas that need further investigation and engage with the appropriate parties to define them.

Easy to talk to: Establish a comfortable relationship with the entire design and development team. The ability to communicate with the technical production manager will be resolution too many issues.

Problem Solver: Be a link between the different production members to connect them to one another when they hit a road block. Research: Constantly research the latest and share the knowldege throughout the entire company.

Education: Identify the key areas that people are lacking in and pair them up with someone that is skilled in that area or setup a time for them to learn that particular skill in detail when they aren’t as busy.

Clarify before confusion: Take proacative steps to be detailed the first time around in any communication between the management and production team. Don’t wait until someone gets confused to reply with a more detailed response.

Organization: Properly use the project management system, version management system, bug trackers, email, and all other tools as established by the company’s management. The entire production team will be looking to you for that guidance. It is extremely important that you are the most organized of all and work constantly to make sure everyone complies with the same set of organizational rules. You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position. You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position.

You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position.

Apply Here

Master Networker & Sales Maestro

Business Development Rep

What’s important:

  • You’re passionate about the enormous potential of web-based technologies to help build successful businesses, yet you evaluate every new technology for its true merit, not just by how much buzz it’s gained on Twitter and TechCrunch.
  • You have a keen ability to identify areas where a company can make significant improvements, and can propose strategic solutions convincingly.
  • You enjoy following the latest technology trends.
  • You know how to close deals, and have at least 2-3 years of experience in a sales or consulting capacity at a technology firm, ad/marketing agency, or related company.
  • You’re equally comfortable speaking with the CMO and CTO, and know how to explain the value proposition to both so that they really get it.
  • You have lots of friends and business associates who are decision makers at established companies.
  • You work well independently.

Preferred Experience

  • The ideal candidate is a devout technologist at heart, who understands and can effectively communicate how technology solutions can be leveraged to produce ROI-driven results for clients.
  • It is highly desired that candidates possess a strong background in service design, where you’ve worked to improve existing service offerings and develop new services to expand business opportunities.
  • You should also have experience in technology consulting where you’ve helped clients identify and implement technology solutions that achieve business objectives.
Apply Here

ROI Savvy Selling Machine

Business Development Director

What’s important:

  • You’re passionate about the enormous potential of web-based technologies to help build successful businesses, yet you evaluate every new technology for its true merit, not just by how much buzz it’s gained on Twitter and TechCrunch.
  • You have a keen ability to identify areas where a company can make significant improvements, and can propose strategic solutions convincingly.
  • You enjoy following the latest technology trends.
  • You know how to close deals, and have at least 3-5 years of experience in a sales or consulting capacity at a technology firm, ad/marketing agency, or related company.
  • You’re equally comfortable speaking with the CMO and CTO, and know how to explain the value proposition to both so that they really get it.
  • You’ve lived and worked in the SF Bay Area for years, and you have lots of friends and business associates who are decision makers at mid- to large-sized companies.
  • You work well independently and have held leadership positions.

Preferred Experience

  • The ideal candidate is a devout technologist at heart, who understands and can effectively communicate how technology solutions can be leveraged to produce ROI-driven results for clients.
  • It is highly desired that candidates possess a strong background in service design, where you’ve worked to improve existing service offerings and develop new services to expand business opportunities.
  • You should also have experience in technology consulting where you’ve helped clients identify and implement technology solutions that achieve business objectives.
Apply Here

Writer / Blogger / Content Director

Energetic + well rounded + tech savvy

We are increasingly producing more content in the form of ebooks, blog posts, tweets, etc. for our web properties, and don’t have enough resources to manage it all. We are looking for a well-rounded, tech savvy writer who also has industry expertise.

You should have expertise in at least 2 of the following areas:

  • Book/ebook composition (conceptual summaries and outlines will be provided)
  • Blog posts (conceptual summaries will be provided)
  • Content direction (general direction will be communicated but you’ll need to carry it out)
  • Management of social media properties (i.e. Facebook pages and Twitter accounts)
  • Editing experience
Location
San Francisco (Soma) would be ideal, but if you are talented enough, you can work from wherever you are as long as you don’t mind frequent conference/Skype calls.

This will be a full time position, and compensation is based on experience.
Topics that we’ll be focusing on
  • Web technologies
  • Integration of tech into your business
  • ROI of technology
  • Integration web productivity tools
  • New web tools
  • Increasing sales through web
  • Marketing through the web
Apply Here

Sales Associate for Franchisor Saas Product Line

Experience in the franchising world is a must

We are currently developing a SaaS for franchisors, and is seeking to hire someone with experience in franchising to aid in the successful product launch and with ongoing business development.  The product will be marketed towards franchisors as the ultimate 360 toolkit to provide franchisees for managing their web presence. We’ll be able to show more information on the product and the services that can be sold around it during the interview.

The product will be released in the beginning of March, 2010.

The most important things to understand about the product is that it:

  • Has a very high ROI potential
  • Has an amazing product team behind it
  • Does not imitate any of the competition in any way

Candidates for this position should:

  • Have at least 3 years of experience working in a franchising corporation, as a franchise consultant and/or as a successful franchiser.
  • Have a deep network within the community of franchisees, franchisors, and franchise consultants around the nation.
  • Enjoy (online and offline) networking and attending events and conferences.
  • Have no issues with frequent travel.
  • Be relentlessly resourceful.
  • Be very organized and enjoy metrics-based goal setting.
  • Understand the sales cycle and how to build a recurring pipeline
  • And most importantly, be able to PASSIONATELY SELL THE PRODUCT


The most important things to understand about Breezi is that it:
Has a very high ROI potential
Has an amazing product team behind it
Does not imitate any of the competition in any wa

Additional experience/skills desired, but not mandatory for the position:

  • Web-based software sales
  • Experience working in or with start-up companies
  • Multi-lingual
Compensation
  • The compensation will be competitive based upon experience, and will comprise of a base salary plus commissions.
Where
  • Freshout’s San Francisco office in the SoMa area.
Apply Here

Ruby on Rails Magician

RoR Back-end developer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The candidate will come from an agency, consultancy or IT Services background. The role requires good knowledge of Web Application development technologies and modern frameworks (e.g. MVC). The role is a hands-on analysis and development opportunity. A software engineer works within a development team, taking responsibility for technical design, implementation, and testing. They will work closely with the Technical, Project and QA managers to ensure on time and on quality delivery of websites and applications.

The central part of the role is working with our Creative and Strategy teams to formulate and execute ideas in a highly innovate market. In this mix a software engineer needs to highlight technology enabled ideas and identify ways to achieve the creative vision in a pragmatic and effective way.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Programming Languages: Ruby
  • Database Platforms: MySQL
  • Web Services: REST essential, SOAP/WSDL non-essential
  • Client-Side Scripting: Javascript
  • Markup Languages: XML, HTML, xhtml
  • Other: ’NIX experience essential.

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years working within a structured software development environment
  • 3+ years building rich internet applications using web services for web client UI interaction and MySQL
  • 2+ years creating engineering specifications and other documentation
  • An awareness of the Software Development Life Cycle, knowledge of Agile methods an advantage.
  • Agency, Consultancy or IT Services Industry experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with designers and flash team.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Usually someone with up to 4+ years experience
  • Degrees preferred: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Other Sciences or Engineering
Apply Here

Technical Production Manager

Project Manager

Technical Background (years required)

  • Ruby on Rails (2 years)
  • PHP/MySQL (2 years)
  • SVN and Git (4 years)
  • JS frameworks, specifically jQuery (3 years)Markup and CSS (3 years)

Qualities / Required ApproachTechnology at the Core: Get more familiar with new languages and learn very quickly to properly plan projects with a deep influence from the underlying technology. The tech team will look to you for guidance and you’re what the management is relying on

Fast: We need you to always be thinking of a faster way. Time is most definitely money. We should always be striving to do things in a more modular and faster way and a better/more refined process is always at the core of the solution. We will rely on you to let us know of issues with the process.

Thorough: If it has to be redone or it’s not really done, it’s not really done. The project manager is the last filter so he has to be the most thorough of all people involved in all aspects of the project and always try to poke holes in every part of the project. We expect this of you and will hold you accountable at the end of the day.

Balancing Act: Be able to balance the client demands (timeline and budget) with the technical quality of the product. You always have to weight both side and consult with both the management and production teams and make your final recommendations for important decisions to the management team.

Timelines: We know that timeliens are never perfect but we expect you to provide detailed timelines listing assumptions, variabilities associated, resources involved, plugins/extensions/technologies used, dependencies, and any other variables neccassary to clarify the requires of the timeline. Also, you need to be able to develop Gant charts (not hard to learn) – they help in communicating a detailed timeline.

Object Oriented: Take an object oriented approach towards everything from documentation to wireframing.

Guide with flexibility: Projects change all the time. If uncertain about a particular component of a project, approach actively identify all areas that need further investigation and engage with the appropriate parties to define them.

Easy to talk to: Establish a comfortable relationship with the entire design and development team. The ability to communicate with the technical production manager will be resolution too many issues.

Problem Solver: Be a link between the different production members to connect them to one another when they hit a road block. Research: Constantly research the latest and share the knowldege throughout the entire company.

Education: Identify the key areas that people are lacking in and pair them up with someone that is skilled in that area or setup a time for them to learn that particular skill in detail when they aren’t as busy.

Clarify before confusion: Take proacative steps to be detailed the first time around in any communication between the management and production team. Don’t wait until someone gets confused to reply with a more detailed response.

Organization: Properly use the project management system, version management system, bug trackers, email, and all other tools as established by the company’s management. The entire production team will be looking to you for that guidance. It is extremely important that you are the most organized of all and work constantly to make sure everyone complies with the same set of organizational rules. You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position. You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position.

You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position.

Apply Here

Master Networker & Sales Maestro

Business Development Rep

What’s important:

  • You’re passionate about the enormous potential of web-based technologies to help build successful businesses, yet you evaluate every new technology for its true merit, not just by how much buzz it’s gained on Twitter and TechCrunch.
  • You have a keen ability to identify areas where a company can make significant improvements, and can propose strategic solutions convincingly.
  • You enjoy following the latest technology trends.
  • You know how to close deals, and have at least 2-3 years of experience in a sales or consulting capacity at a technology firm, ad/marketing agency, or related company.
  • You’re equally comfortable speaking with the CMO and CTO, and know how to explain the value proposition to both so that they really get it.
  • You have lots of friends and business associates who are decision makers at established companies.
  • You work well independently.

Preferred Experience

  • The ideal candidate is a devout technologist at heart, who understands and can effectively communicate how technology solutions can be leveraged to produce ROI-driven results for clients.
  • It is highly desired that candidates possess a strong background in service design, where you’ve worked to improve existing service offerings and develop new services to expand business opportunities.
  • You should also have experience in technology consulting where you’ve helped clients identify and implement technology solutions that achieve business objectives.
Apply Here

Freelance Illustrator

Digital Artist

Overview

We’re seeking a freelance/part-time digital illustrator for both current and on-going work on a project basis.

Skills and Talents

  • Highly skilled with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
  • Ability to create fresh ideas that can appeal to multiple target audiences.
  • A freak for iconography.
  • English and Spanish speaker (other languages are valued).
  • Strong organization skills and knowledge of web applications such as dropbox, google sites/docs, etc.

Location Arrangement

This is freelance/part-time work on a project basis.  It’s preferably to be located in Mexico to collaborate closer with our Guadalajara office but we are open to working with you remotely if your organization skills and commitment allows for a smooth relationship.

Apply/Questions

Please click the button to apply.  If you have any questions you can send them in the application form.  If you don’t have work samples we can view please DO NOT APPLY.

Apply Here

Writer / Blogger / Content Director

Energetic + well rounded + tech savvy

We are increasingly producing more content in the form of ebooks, blog posts, tweets, etc. for our web properties, and don’t have enough resources to manage it all. We are looking for a well-rounded, tech savvy writer who also has industry expertise.

You should have expertise in at least 2 of the following areas:

  • Book/ebook composition (conceptual summaries and outlines will be provided)
  • Blog posts (conceptual summaries will be provided)
  • Content direction (general direction will be communicated but you’ll need to carry it out)
  • Management of social media properties (i.e. Facebook pages and Twitter accounts)
  • Editing experience
Location
San Francisco (Soma) would be ideal, but if you are talented enough, you can work from wherever you are as long as you don’t mind frequent conference/Skype calls.

This will be a full time position, and compensation is based on experience.
Topics that we’ll be focusing on
  • Web technologies
  • Integration of tech into your business
  • ROI of technology
  • Integration web productivity tools
  • New web tools
  • Increasing sales through web
  • Marketing through the web
Apply Here

Senior Java Developer

with Spring MVC

Responsibilities

  • Work with the technology project teams to guide the design of new applications to support the client’s business needs.
  • Assist in the estimation of work for the Web Technologies group by defining task breakdown, project duration and concurrent effort.
  • Assist in production escalation and problem resolution.
  • Function independently with project assignments and with minimal supervision.
  • Exhibit a process-oriented mindset.
  • Produce detailed and accurate documentation relating to assigned projects and tasks.

Requirements:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years development experience and 5 years of Java development experience
  • MUST have Spring MVC experience- >1+
  • 2+ years of experience on Web-specific development.
  • 2+ years demonstrated development experience with Java, J2EE, JSP, JavaScript, and HTML.
  • Basic knowledge of Unix and SQL commands.
  • Understanding of browser capabilities and design constraints on the web.
  • Experience in collaborative teams using revision control systems such as CVS.
  • Ability to demonstrate previous work via URLs.
  • Strong attention to detail, good communications skills, and a positive attitude.
  • Prior experience in e-commerce software application development
  • Spring MVC knowledge is a required skill set
Apply Here

CSS & Markup Guru

Experienced Front-end Developer - OOCSS

You

  • Capable of turning a PSD and turn it into pixel-perfect, valid HTML and CSS
  • You can make small design modifications if necessary
  • Obsessed with clean and minimal markup
  • You like to name your classes/ID’s as intuitively as possibly
  • You understand what OOCSS stands for
  • You understand why clean markup is important
  • At least 2 years of experience with CSS/XHTML
  • You don’t start wining at the sight of rounded corners
  • Don’t like IE6 but know how to deal with it
  • These two presentations represent your practices

http://natbat.net/2008/Sep/28/css-systems/
http://www.slideshare.net/stubbornella/object-oriented-css?type=powerpoint

Huge Plus for You

  • Have an interest in programmatic design
  • Experience w/Ruby on Rails
  • Javascript/jQuery experience
  • Experience with CSS frameworks such as Blueprint
  • Worked with SVN and/or GIT

Location/Arrangement

This is part-time-full time position at our Guadalajara (MX) office but we are open to working with you remotely/part-time with the intention to eventually making plans to move you to our office.

Apply/Questions

If you don’t have any sample work that we can view, please do not apply.

Apply Here

Senior Web Designer

Web and UI Design

Overview

Bi-lingual WEB DESIGNER obsessed with detail and crazy about creating pixel-perfect, intuitive and usable interfaces. Have a huge sense of responsibility and a team player with a lot of value for processes within an organization and its projects. A person with a high aesthetic sense who shows interest in the latest web technologies out there. Social networking freak and a blog loving sucker. Deep thinker and big problem solver who can multitask and switch around various projects. Willing to relocate to our production office in Guadalajara, Mexico. At least 3 years experience.

Skills and talents

  • Vast knowledge and skills with Photoshop and Illustrator CS4.
  • Know the importance of wireframing and is the backbone of your design process.
  • Mind blowing Graphical User Interface (GUI) design for valid XHTML/CSS based websites.
  • Capable of taking a PSD and turn it into pixel-perfect, valid HTML and CSS.
  • English and Spanish speaker (other languages are valued).
  • Strong organization skills and knowledge of web applications such as google docs, gmail.

Huge Plus for You

  • Typography lover.
  • Illustration.
  • Have an interest in programmatic design.
  • Experience with Flash-based web design as well as video production or animation.
  • Experience w/Ruby on Rails Javascript/jQuery experience Strong informational architecture expression skills.
  • Experience w/markup and CSS/OOCSS and/or CSS frameworks.
  • Worked with SVN and/or GIT

Location/Arrangement

This is part-time -> full time position at our Guadalajara (MX) office but we are open to working with you remotely for the first month with the intention to make plans to move you to our office.

Apply/Questions

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Ruby on Rails Magician

RoR Back-end developer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The candidate will come from an agency, consultancy or IT Services background. The role requires good knowledge of Web Application development technologies and modern frameworks (e.g. MVC). The role is a hands-on analysis and development opportunity. A software engineer works within a development team, taking responsibility for technical design, implementation, and testing. They will work closely with the Technical, Project and QA managers to ensure on time and on quality delivery of websites and applications.

The central part of the role is working with our Creative and Strategy teams to formulate and execute ideas in a highly innovate market. In this mix a software engineer needs to highlight technology enabled ideas and identify ways to achieve the creative vision in a pragmatic and effective way.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Programming Languages: Ruby
  • Database Platforms: MySQL
  • Web Services: REST essential, SOAP/WSDL non-essential
  • Client-Side Scripting: Javascript
  • Markup Languages: XML, HTML, xhtml
  • Other: ’NIX experience essential.

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years working within a structured software development environment
  • 3+ years building rich internet applications using web services for web client UI interaction and MySQL
  • 2+ years creating engineering specifications and other documentation
  • An awareness of the Software Development Life Cycle, knowledge of Agile methods an advantage.
  • Agency, Consultancy or IT Services Industry experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with designers and flash team.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Usually someone with up to 4+ years experience
  • Degrees preferred: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Other Sciences or Engineering
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Technical Production Manager

Project Manager

Technical Background (years required)

  • Ruby on Rails (2 years)
  • PHP/MySQL (2 years)
  • SVN and Git (4 years)
  • JS frameworks, specifically jQuery (3 years)Markup and CSS (3 years)

Qualities / Required ApproachTechnology at the Core: Get more familiar with new languages and learn very quickly to properly plan projects with a deep influence from the underlying technology. The tech team will look to you for guidance and you’re what the management is relying on

Fast: We need you to always be thinking of a faster way. Time is most definitely money. We should always be striving to do things in a more modular and faster way and a better/more refined process is always at the core of the solution. We will rely on you to let us know of issues with the process.

Thorough: If it has to be redone or it’s not really done, it’s not really done. The project manager is the last filter so he has to be the most thorough of all people involved in all aspects of the project and always try to poke holes in every part of the project. We expect this of you and will hold you accountable at the end of the day.

Balancing Act: Be able to balance the client demands (timeline and budget) with the technical quality of the product. You always have to weight both side and consult with both the management and production teams and make your final recommendations for important decisions to the management team.

Timelines: We know that timeliens are never perfect but we expect you to provide detailed timelines listing assumptions, variabilities associated, resources involved, plugins/extensions/technologies used, dependencies, and any other variables neccassary to clarify the requires of the timeline. Also, you need to be able to develop Gant charts (not hard to learn) – they help in communicating a detailed timeline.

Object Oriented: Take an object oriented approach towards everything from documentation to wireframing.

Guide with flexibility: Projects change all the time. If uncertain about a particular component of a project, approach actively identify all areas that need further investigation and engage with the appropriate parties to define them.

Easy to talk to: Establish a comfortable relationship with the entire design and development team. The ability to communicate with the technical production manager will be resolution too many issues.

Problem Solver: Be a link between the different production members to connect them to one another when they hit a road block. Research: Constantly research the latest and share the knowldege throughout the entire company.

Education: Identify the key areas that people are lacking in and pair them up with someone that is skilled in that area or setup a time for them to learn that particular skill in detail when they aren’t as busy.

Clarify before confusion: Take proacative steps to be detailed the first time around in any communication between the management and production team. Don’t wait until someone gets confused to reply with a more detailed response.

Organization: Properly use the project management system, version management system, bug trackers, email, and all other tools as established by the company’s management. The entire production team will be looking to you for that guidance. It is extremely important that you are the most organized of all and work constantly to make sure everyone complies with the same set of organizational rules. You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position. You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position.

You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position.

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Writer / Blogger / Content Director

Energetic + well rounded + tech savvy

We are increasingly producing more content in the form of ebooks, blog posts, tweets, etc. for our web properties, and don’t have enough resources to manage it all. We are looking for a well-rounded, tech savvy writer who also has industry expertise.

You should have expertise in at least 2 of the following areas:

  • Book/ebook composition (conceptual summaries and outlines will be provided)
  • Blog posts (conceptual summaries will be provided)
  • Content direction (general direction will be communicated but you’ll need to carry it out)
  • Management of social media properties (i.e. Facebook pages and Twitter accounts)
  • Editing experience
Location
San Francisco (Soma) would be ideal, but if you are talented enough, you can work from wherever you are as long as you don’t mind frequent conference/Skype calls.

This will be a full time position, and compensation is based on experience.
Topics that we’ll be focusing on
  • Web technologies
  • Integration of tech into your business
  • ROI of technology
  • Integration web productivity tools
  • New web tools
  • Increasing sales through web
  • Marketing through the web
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Sales Associate for Franchisor Saas Product Line

Experience in the franchising world is a must

We are currently developing a SaaS for franchisors, and is seeking to hire someone with experience in franchising to aid in the successful product launch and with ongoing business development.  The product will be marketed towards franchisors as the ultimate 360 toolkit to provide franchisees for managing their web presence. We’ll be able to show more information on the product and the services that can be sold around it during the interview.

The product will be released in the beginning of March, 2010.

The most important things to understand about the product is that it:

  • Has a very high ROI potential
  • Has an amazing product team behind it
  • Does not imitate any of the competition in any way

Candidates for this position should:

  • Have at least 3 years of experience working in a franchising corporation, as a franchise consultant and/or as a successful franchiser.
  • Have a deep network within the community of franchisees, franchisors, and franchise consultants around the nation.
  • Enjoy (online and offline) networking and attending events and conferences.
  • Have no issues with frequent travel.
  • Be relentlessly resourceful.
  • Be very organized and enjoy metrics-based goal setting.
  • Understand the sales cycle and how to build a recurring pipeline
  • And most importantly, be able to PASSIONATELY SELL THE PRODUCT


The most important things to understand about Breezi is that it:
Has a very high ROI potential
Has an amazing product team behind it
Does not imitate any of the competition in any wa

Additional experience/skills desired, but not mandatory for the position:

  • Web-based software sales
  • Experience working in or with start-up companies
  • Multi-lingual
Compensation
  • The compensation will be competitive based upon experience, and will comprise of a base salary plus commissions.
Where
  • Freshout’s San Francisco office in the SoMa area.
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Ruby on Rails Magician

RoR Back-end developer

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The candidate will come from an agency, consultancy or IT Services background. The role requires good knowledge of Web Application development technologies and modern frameworks (e.g. MVC). The role is a hands-on analysis and development opportunity. A software engineer works within a development team, taking responsibility for technical design, implementation, and testing. They will work closely with the Technical, Project and QA managers to ensure on time and on quality delivery of websites and applications.

The central part of the role is working with our Creative and Strategy teams to formulate and execute ideas in a highly innovate market. In this mix a software engineer needs to highlight technology enabled ideas and identify ways to achieve the creative vision in a pragmatic and effective way.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Programming Languages: Ruby
  • Database Platforms: MySQL
  • Web Services: REST essential, SOAP/WSDL non-essential
  • Client-Side Scripting: Javascript
  • Markup Languages: XML, HTML, xhtml
  • Other: ’NIX experience essential.

REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years working within a structured software development environment
  • 3+ years building rich internet applications using web services for web client UI interaction and MySQL
  • 2+ years creating engineering specifications and other documentation
  • An awareness of the Software Development Life Cycle, knowledge of Agile methods an advantage.
  • Agency, Consultancy or IT Services Industry experience a plus
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with designers and flash team.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Usually someone with up to 4+ years experience
  • Degrees preferred: Computer Science, Software Engineering, Other Sciences or Engineering
Apply Here

Technical Production Manager

Project Manager

Technical Background (years required)

  • Ruby on Rails (2 years)
  • PHP/MySQL (2 years)
  • SVN and Git (4 years)
  • JS frameworks, specifically jQuery (3 years)Markup and CSS (3 years)

Qualities / Required ApproachTechnology at the Core: Get more familiar with new languages and learn very quickly to properly plan projects with a deep influence from the underlying technology. The tech team will look to you for guidance and you’re what the management is relying on

Fast: We need you to always be thinking of a faster way. Time is most definitely money. We should always be striving to do things in a more modular and faster way and a better/more refined process is always at the core of the solution. We will rely on you to let us know of issues with the process.

Thorough: If it has to be redone or it’s not really done, it’s not really done. The project manager is the last filter so he has to be the most thorough of all people involved in all aspects of the project and always try to poke holes in every part of the project. We expect this of you and will hold you accountable at the end of the day.

Balancing Act: Be able to balance the client demands (timeline and budget) with the technical quality of the product. You always have to weight both side and consult with both the management and production teams and make your final recommendations for important decisions to the management team.

Timelines: We know that timeliens are never perfect but we expect you to provide detailed timelines listing assumptions, variabilities associated, resources involved, plugins/extensions/technologies used, dependencies, and any other variables neccassary to clarify the requires of the timeline. Also, you need to be able to develop Gant charts (not hard to learn) – they help in communicating a detailed timeline.

Object Oriented: Take an object oriented approach towards everything from documentation to wireframing.

Guide with flexibility: Projects change all the time. If uncertain about a particular component of a project, approach actively identify all areas that need further investigation and engage with the appropriate parties to define them.

Easy to talk to: Establish a comfortable relationship with the entire design and development team. The ability to communicate with the technical production manager will be resolution too many issues.

Problem Solver: Be a link between the different production members to connect them to one another when they hit a road block. Research: Constantly research the latest and share the knowldege throughout the entire company.

Education: Identify the key areas that people are lacking in and pair them up with someone that is skilled in that area or setup a time for them to learn that particular skill in detail when they aren’t as busy.

Clarify before confusion: Take proacative steps to be detailed the first time around in any communication between the management and production team. Don’t wait until someone gets confused to reply with a more detailed response.

Organization: Properly use the project management system, version management system, bug trackers, email, and all other tools as established by the company’s management. The entire production team will be looking to you for that guidance. It is extremely important that you are the most organized of all and work constantly to make sure everyone complies with the same set of organizational rules. You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position. You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position.

You have to be fully Bilingual and also be able to work at our GDL office to apply for this position.

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ROI Savvy Selling Machine

Business Development Director

What’s important:

  • You’re passionate about the enormous potential of web-based technologies to help build successful businesses, yet you evaluate every new technology for its true merit, not just by how much buzz it’s gained on Twitter and TechCrunch.
  • You have a keen ability to identify areas where a company can make significant improvements, and can propose strategic solutions convincingly.
  • You enjoy following the latest technology trends.
  • You know how to close deals, and have at least 3-5 years of experience in a sales or consulting capacity at a technology firm, ad/marketing agency, or related company.
  • You’re equally comfortable speaking with the CMO and CTO, and know how to explain the value proposition to both so that they really get it.
  • You’ve lived and worked in the SF Bay Area for years, and you have lots of friends and business associates who are decision makers at mid- to large-sized companies.
  • You work well independently and have held leadership positions.

Preferred Experience

  • The ideal candidate is a devout technologist at heart, who understands and can effectively communicate how technology solutions can be leveraged to produce ROI-driven results for clients.
  • It is highly desired that candidates possess a strong background in service design, where you’ve worked to improve existing service offerings and develop new services to expand business opportunities.
  • You should also have experience in technology consulting where you’ve helped clients identify and implement technology solutions that achieve business objectives.
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