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Front-End Web Developer for Online Media Company (Venice, CA)

About You:
We are seeking a versatile web developer who can take designs and build functional and beautiful pages to spec with clean, valid code. You will be building microsites within our template framework and using our in-house CMS, as well as Facebook Applications, widgets and more.

You MUST be proficient in HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, and Javascript. Familiarity with Facebook API, jQuery, AJAX, working with JSON APIs, also required. Knowledge of jQuery templating, SVN and Flash are a plus. A sense of humor doesn't hurt either.

About Us:
CitizenGlobal is a technology company which empowers everyone to transform user-generated video content into valuable media. CitizenGlobal provides our customers and users with all the tools necessary to co-create media content - from online editing software to collaborative production tools to mobile and web applications.

We enjoy a casual, fun, creative and collaborative work environment. We are located off Abbot Kinney in Venice.

We're hiring immediately. To be considered, please paste your resume into the body of an email along with links to previous work/portfolio. In the subject line, be sure to write "Web Developer". Please, do not use attachments, they will not be opened.

Location: Venice
Status: Full-time Staff

  • Location: Venice, CA
  • Compensation: DOE
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  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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Webmaster/Designer (Adult) (Van Nuys)

Established Adult Internet company seeking webmaster with design skills to maintain our network of high traffic membership sites.

Below are the 5 characteristics I am looking for in our next webmaster.  If this sounds like you below, then I think we might be a great fit for each other:

1.  Be extremely proficient with Dreamweaver and Photoshop along with the ability to learn new software with training. Basic understanding of video formats as it relates to the web is definitely a plus.

2.  Must be able to work in a fast paced team environment

3.  Mature individual who is not afraid to take on responsibilities and follow through with attention to detail

4.  Comfortable working with adult content.

5.  This is an in-house full time position

If interested, please submit your resume along with a cover letter telling us a little bit about yourself.

  • Location: Van Nuys
  • Compensation: Competitive salary, 3 weeks paid vacation, end of year bonus in line with perfor
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programmer (Calabasas, CA)

Please Note: NO OUTSOURCING ACCEPTED. PROGAMMING COMPANIES PLEASE DO NOT SEND REPLIES! We are NOT interested in telecommuters or people who want to work from home and we are NOT interested in outsourcing our programming work to any company. This is a full time on site job in Calabasas, CA.

Please read all the numbered questions at the bottom of this ad and reply to each one.

Personal (just a dream):

Workaholic -- likes to be near the computer 20 hours of the day, and loving it.

When off the computer, your mind is thinking about programming and what next you're going to do when near the computer again in a few hours.


Know your way around the Unix/Linux OS
3 or more years of experience with MySQL and PHP is ABSOLUTELY REQUIRED.
Good knowledge and abilities in HTML/CSS/Javascript required.

A plus, but not required, is other computer languages like Action-Script, Perl, and C.

Another plus, but not required, is network/sys admin skills.


Some computer science education. Work experience with large traffic sites

Another plus but not required is work experience in the dating or social network area.

Job description:
Will help chief programmer on all tasks.

Our chief programmer requests that you answer the following questions:

1-The job involves maintaining and development of a dating website which is not adult. But unrelated adult sites are worked on by other people in the office. Do you have any problem with that?

2. The job requires a VERY GOOD knowledge of PHP and MySQL. It requires experience working with master/slave servers and doing MySQL administration jobs. Do you have PHP and MySQL experience? If you do not have PHP and MySQL experience it will become clear in the interview. So please be honest in your answer about your PHP and MySQL experience or lack of it to avoid wasting anyone's time, especially your own.

If your responses to the questions above lead us to believe that you could be a good fit, we will want you to come to Calabasa for an interview where we can see how closely your skill set matches what we need and test your ability to solve logical problems and to work in a social environment.

We are in the office Monday to Friday and we can take interviews from about 10:00 am to 11:30 am. The interviews are usually 40 minutes in length.

Please send your replies to the questions above in your application reply.

Please also answer the 4 test questions below, so that we can evaluate your application and so we do not waste your time.

1. list 10 commands you use on a regular basis in the Linux shell (for example, "ls", "mysqladmin", "ps", "vi") list only commands/programs you know very well.

2. When it comes to mysql, when you see lots of a lock in the "show process list" what you do or what would be your ideas to eliminate it in the future?

3. Do you know regEx well - in particular to check input forms in php and JavaScript.

4. In php, do you have experience and knowledge to write classes?

  • Location: Calabasas, CA
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Sausage Fest Trailer


The MKE Skate guys are working on a video called Sausage Fest and here is the trailer.
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Test Driven Ruby Developer (Santa Monica)


Test Driven Ruby Developer

Carbon Five is looking for experienced Ruby Developers with a passion for test and behavior driven development practices for our Los Angeles office. This is an opportunity to work on small teams of skilled, creative developers who understand the value of writing clean, test driven code.

As a Software Developer you will play a central role in the design, development and delivery of a wide range of web applications. We also encourage our developers to contribute to the technology community through speaking, writing and participating in open source projects.

We are always exploring new technologies, tools and techniques - such as NoSQL databases, test driven JavaScript development and public cloud deployments - and want you to do the same. Continually learning, adopting and inventing new tools and techniques is a requirement for your and our success.

Qualified candidates will have:

  • Ruby web framework (Rails, Merb, Sinatra) experience
  • Unit testing (TestUnit, RSpec) experience
  • Automated integration testing (Cucumber, Webrat, Capybara, Selenium) experience
  • Rich browser-based development (JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS) experience
  • 5+ years professional software development experience
  • Experience working on Agile teams (pair programming, refactoring, story writing and estimation)
  • BA/BS Computer Science or a technical/quantitative degree
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrable interest in learning and adopting new tools and techniques
Experience with consulting and leading project teams is a plus.

Carbon Five

Carbon Five has been building state-of-the-art web applications for startups and large institutions since 2000. Our offices are centrally located in downtown San Francisco and west Los Angeles.

We are dedicated Agile practitioners. We use these techniques to effectively engage our customers and to ensure that our teams continually deliver value. We expect our team members to produce work of the highest quality and in turn keep our work environment stimulating and our hours sane.

Contact Us

If you are interested in working with us, please take a moment to compose a thoughtful response to one of the questions below. We will carefully read anything you write.

  1. How does TDD or BDD benefit you as a developer? How does it benefit a code base?
  2. What is your favorite open source project you've participated to or developed against? Why?
  3. Describe clearly a problem that you've solved with multi-threaded or asynchronous code.

Send your resume and response to one of our questions to Please specify the location and position you are applying for.


  • Full time in our Los Angeles office
  • Willing to discuss contracting engagements
  • No recruiters
  • US residents or valid work visas only

Keywords: Ruby, Rails, TDD, BDD, Sinatra, Python, Flash, ActionScript, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, iPhone, Web Development, Software Engineer, Agile

  • Location: Santa Monica
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In an effort to provide the highest level of convenience, Level Nine Sports has converted a 12,000 sq foot (read: massive) section of its turn of the century aged warehouse into a breathtaking "new technology meets old fashioned" ski shop that is poised to be the premier wintersports outlet in Utah. The new store is right off I-15 at 660 S 400 W in downtown Salt Lake, and is currently open from 12-6 Monday- Saturday. Come by to talk skis, snowboards, or simply to check out the antique brick faced building! has always been a leader in providing outstanding customer service and equipment at unbeatable prices. From being the first website with a Ski Selector (and Boot selector) program to help shoppers find the right gear in the right sizes, to offering same day shipping, a customer friendly return/exchange program, and the most thorough price-matching policy anywhere, its clear that this is a company that takes great pride in their clientele's satisfaction.

When reached for comment on the new store, Level 9 VP Jon Lee commented, "We're open!" So if you're in the Salt Lake valley, come on by, talk skis and outdoor gear with friendly and knowledgeable associates at the shop, that is already being hailed as "the best ski shop in Utah." And for those unfortunate enough to not be able to check out the store, is open 24/7/365! or call us at 877-589-7547
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iOS Developer (Long Beach)

We're looking for an iOS Developer to serve our interactive marketing clients by analyzing, designing, developing, building and documenting iOS applications and solutions including iPhone and IPad applications. The person in this role will be working in a client-driven, dynamic environment, and will work side-by-side with technical leads, project managers, creative designers and information architect professionals. This position will be the lead position with additional developers to be hired at a later date.
The responsibilities are those typical of an iOS developer (creating on-time iPhone and iPad apps)by:
• Participating in and where appropriate, leading iOS related software development projects.
• Providing problem resolution and insight from a technical perspective
• Performing well under tight schedules and communicating effectively with team members, clients and stakeholders.
• Adhering to/helping to develop department and company-wide application development standards, quidelines and best practices
• Ability to add insight to and execute all aspects of the development cycle including but not limited to: UEX, creative interpretation framework and architecture design, and coding.
2+ years of iOS development experience (iPhone/iPad)
Object Oriented Programming, with XCode, UIKit, latest SDK versions, Cocoa Touch and Apple HIG
Understanding and experience querying against relational databases
Experience working XML/JSON and familiarity with REST/SOAP methodologies
Experience in Apple Push Notification Services, Foundation Framework and Memory Management
Experience in provisioning and publishing apps in iTunes/App Store with working knowledge of Apple Publishing Procedures and App review Process
Familiarity with using server side services/web services; Maps, GPS services for iOS apps
Having strong knowledge/experience in iOS domain

More about us:
Designory is an agency of Product Marketers headquartered in Long Beach, California with offices in Nashville, Chicago and Tokyo. We offer a range of marketing, web and advertising capabilities and expertise while specializing in complex brands and services. We are also part of the Omnicom/TBWA network of outstanding marketing service companies. Designory offers a strong benefit package and a creative passionate and very collaborative atmosphere. Our clients include high profile brands including Nissan, Infiniti, Audi, Subaru and Bosch.
Interested candidates should submit their resume and salary history to email indicated.

  • Location: Long Beach
  • Compensation: DOE
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Macintosh designer linked to Google+ user interface

Google+'s circles, swooshes, and fadeaway menus can be attributed, in part, to one of the original designers of the Macintosh software, Andy Hertzfeld.
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Cisco takes the tablet to work

Cisco Systems sees big opportunity for its new tablet PC that focuses exclusively on business users.
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This Day in Tech: Pope is tweeting with an iPad; MySpace sells for $35 million

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Wednesday, June 29.
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