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Front End Web Development Services (Los Angeles, CA)

January31
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: FRONT END WEB DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Metro Communications is seeking proposals for Front End Web Development Services to help migrate our current websites / systems offsite. The qualified contractor will work on a project basis to assist Metro's Web Team make our websites and digital tools "responsive" for desktop, touchpad and mobile devices; and update our web files to utilize HTML5 and CSS3. You will provide formatting and styling for our various interactive resources that include websites, mobile websites, online applications, RSS and XML feeds, and email templates.

We seek a contractor with deep technical knowledge of web and desktop applications, user interface and interaction design, and modern web technology (HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, JS Toolkits, UI Libraries, and UI Toolkits). Metro currently utilizes the Django (Python) web framework, and various Dojo / jQuery Javascript components. We adhere to ADA Section 508 Guidelines and accommodate depreciated browsers.

Services will be provided as an independent contractor and do not include employee benefits.

Interested parties may contact Project Manager below for additional background materials to develop your proposals (CSS and JS files, website page template wireframes and live samples, wireframes for new feature, samples of bus cube datatables).


BACKGROUND
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) is unique among the nation's transportation agencies. It serves as transportation planner and coordinator, designer, builder and operator for one of the country's largest, most populous counties. More than 9.6 million people - nearly one-third of California's residents - live, work, and play within its 1,433-square-mile service area.


SCOPE OF WORK
-- Analyze existing HTML templates, CSS files, and JavaScript implementation; make recommendations to keep front-end technology up-to-date, adopting HTML5 and CSS3, minimize JavaScript where possible.
-- Overhaul HTML templates, CSS files, and JavaScript files to provide responsive feedback for desktop, touchpad and mobile devices. (I.E. the website presentation should detect and accommodate to the user's preferences of a desktop, touchpad or mobile platform.)
-- Provide front-end development for new interactive features, page components, web modules, and web applications.
-- Provide QA and debugging for cross-browser and cross-platform testing; ensure formatting is ADA/Section 508 Compliant and accommodates depreciated browsers.
-- Collaborate with Metro's web team and back-end developers to ensure full integration into web framework.
-- Meet with web team and Communications staff for project kickoffs, reviews, and/or file delivery.


DELIVERABLES
Phase 1
1. Analysis report of Metro's current front-end implementation (HTML templates, CSS files, JavaScript implementation, and WordPress templates);
2. Project plan/schedule for overhaul of Metro's front-end implementation (HTML templates, CSS files, JavaScript, and WordPress templates) to provide responsive feedback for desktop, touchpad and mobile devices, and upgrade to HTML5 and CSS3. Plan should include QA and troubleshooting and debugging;
3. Front-end development technical files for entire website migration. This includes all master HTML page templates, CSS, and JavaScript files for web framework integration (they should be Section 508 Compliant, accommodate depreciated browsers, QAed, and debugged). A Quality Assurance (QA) report should accompany delivery:

3.1) HTML page templates
3.2) CSS files
3.3) JavaScript files

4. Front-end development technical files for new website feature: Enhanced Line and Station/Stop Pages. This includes all master HTML page templates, CSS, and JavaScript files for web framework integration (they should be Section 508 Compliant, accommodate depreciated browsers, QAed, and debugged). A Quality Assurance (QA) report should accompany delivery:

4.1) HTML page templates
4.2) CSS files
4.3) JavaScript files

5. Format data-table templates (schedule timetables) for various outputs, including digital for desktop, mobile, and other handhelds; print for bus stop inserts of varying sizes. This includes all master HTML page templates, and CSS files for web framework integration (they should be Section 508 Compliant, accommodate depreciated browsers, QAed, and debugged). A Quality Assurance (QA) report should accompany delivery:

5.1) HTML page templates
5.2) CSS files

Phase 2
Maintenance of all items delivered, along with ongoing front-end development services as needed. Services may include maintenance and new development:
-- Updating technical formatting files (HTML templates, CSS files, JavaScript) due to newly discovered bugs, errors, software updates;
-- Modifications to site-wide design elements as global navigation, user interface controls, global footer, etc.


COMPENSATION & TERMS
-- Metro will pay against submitted invoices per terms of the contract: - Phase 1: Invoices based on delivery of items 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 - Phase 2: Invoices based on hourly rate
-- Independent Contractor's compensation shall commensurate with qualifications and experience and subject to negotiation with Metro.
-- Insurance is required to work at Metro; specifics will be discussed at time of selection.
-- Services will be provided as an independent contractor and does not include employee benefits.


PERIOD OF PERFORMANCE
-- Independent contractor shall complete work by June 30, 2013, unless this Contract is terminated earlier or extended by Metro, as provided in the Contract.
-- Phase 1 should be complete within 5 months of award of contract.
-- Metro may extend the Period of Performance at its sole discretion by exercising up to two one year extensions by issuance of an appropriately funded modification to the Contract.
-- Funding for this Contract is based upon availability of funds as determined by Metro's fiscal budget which runs from July 1 through June 30 of each fiscal year. If funding is not approved for any subsequent fiscal year during which the Contract is in effect, Metro will issue a stop work notice.


EVALUATION CRITERIA
Note: the most highly qualified candidates may be invited for an interview.
-- Qualifications and background - 37.5%
-- Technical Experience - 37.5%
-- Fee Proposal - 25%


SUBMITTAL REQUIREMENTS
Interested candidates are requested to submit the following materials via email only:
-- Letter of Interest (why you are interested and why you would be the most qualified proposer)
-- Qualifications and experience (resume and references)
-- Samples of work (portfolio and links)
-- Phase 1 fee proposal (include fee per each deliverable)
-- Phase 2 hourly rate

Proposal Deadline Submit proposal requirements via email only as outlined above by Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 10AM PST.
Attn: Lan-Chi Lam, Interactive Design and Strategy Manager
Subject: Front-End WebDev Services

Questions: You may contact Lan-Chi Lam with questions via email. Please, no off-shore or job placement services.


  • Location: Los Angeles, CA
  • Compensation: Independent Contractor's compensation shall commensurate with qualifications and
  • Telecommuting is ok.
  • This is a part-time job.
  • This is a contract job.
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Phone calls about this job are ok.
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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Full Time Computer Technician Needed (Vernon, CA)

January31
FULL TIME in house computer technician needed for 20-30 users in company. Needs to have a deep understanding of MAC software repairs, MAC computer updates, and maintenance!!!***

Will also be maintaining company wensite.

MUST have a GREAT understanding of FILE MAKER PRO!!! Please DO NOT apply for this position if you are not familiarized with FILE MAKER. Thank you! Please indicate when applying for position that you are familiar with File Maker Pro and have a deep understanding of Macs as well.

Great opportunity and great company to work for!!!

Please email me your resume.


  • Location: Vernon, CA
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Specialist – Full Time, $15/hour (Canoga Park)

January31
We are seeking SEO specialists to fill two Internet Marketing Specialist positions in a fast growing Internet marketing company.

About Company:
Cyberset is an Internet marketing company that employs a diverse team of web developers, software engineers, graphic designers, IT specialists, content writers, and SEO specialists. This Internet marketing company offers a wide range of services, including search engine optimization, social media marketing, video marketing, PR and media marketing, local Internet marketing, pay-per-click advertising, e-mail marketing, and mobile marketing. This is a small but rapidly growing company, expanding from only two people in 2007 to 16 people today.


Candidates must meet the following criteria:

- Be a Google Adwords Qualified Individual or willing to pass the needed tests to get certified in the first two weeks.
- Have knowledge of Google Analytics.
- Have knowledge of Website Maintenance (HTML, Javascript, CSS,etc.)
- Have knowledge of Search Engine Optimization.
- Have knowledge of Link Building Techniques.
- Be familiar with Local Internet Marketing, and local directory profile creation and optimization.
- Be able to do Keyword research, and build SEO strategies in a creative way.
- Be able to work with Google Webmaster Tools to get information, analyze it, figure out problems, and find solutions.
- Be able to analyze the on-site and off-site problems of any website and find appropriate solutions.
- Be familiar with Social Media Marketing.
- Be able to analyze webpages in terms of conversion, bring ideas to improve it, and implement and test them.
- Be able to track and gather data, and prepare presentable, easy-to-read reports on the progress of projects.
- Have a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, or a related field.
- Be a team player, but also capable of owning a project and doing all needed Internet marketing tasks for it A to Z on your own.
- Have good communication skills.
- Have strong time-management skills, and be able to do multitasking.
- Familiarity with Dynamic Web and Content Management Systems is a plus.


To apply please email with a cover letter, and your resume.


  • Location: Canoga Park
  • Compensation: $15 per hour
  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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Software Developer & Tech Support Specialist (Santa Clarita)

January31
(Direct Apply link) http://www.scvjobs.com/jobdetails.cfm/4885/Software-Developer-Tech-Support-Specialist
Want a steady income? Tired of working from contract to contract?
15 year old software development and marketing company seeks one full time person to provide software development services and customer technical support & services. The right candidate must have EXCELLENT customer service skills and phone presence. 40% of day will be providing telephone customer support and the other 60% will be development efforts to maintain & revise software products.

This position requires the ability to provide customer service and multiple level technical support on desktop and web software. Will need good phone presence. Be able to interface with off-site systems administrators and contract developers. Be able to manage projects and work with developer's from client's company. Must be able to handle multiple projects at once - be able to effectively prioritize tasks and communicate deadline and/or landmark expectations to involved parties.
Skills
Necessary Skills (In order of importance):
VB.NET
ASP.NET
Visual Basic 6
T-SQL (SQL Server 2005+)
AJAX
PHP (a plus - but not necessary)
Platforms:
Windows Server 2003 +
IIS 6.0 +
Mac OS X, Lion.
Notes
Direct Apply link http://www.scvjobs.com/jobdetails.cfm/4885/Software-Developer-Tech-Support-Specialist
Company web site: www.dietmastersoftware.com
Note: Qualified candidates will be required to provide references and demonstarte skills by building a simple web page with specific functionality.





  • Location: Santa Clarita
  • Compensation: $40,000 to $50,000/ year Full Time
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  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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IT / Web Support Assistant (Miracle Mile – Los Angeles)

January31
A rapidly growing web media company / relocation broker with an in house call center and development team is looking for an overall technical assistant to report directly to the IT/Web office manager. Our company is dynamic and many of the employees that flourish are self-starters .

The successful candidate is a self-starter, has exceptional attention to detail, strong written and oral communication skills, excellent computer skills, and the ability to work independently as well as with a team.

Knowledge and passion for web development, social media and SEO is a plus.

Must be familiar with a wide range of computer software, ability to troubleshoot technical problems and an expert at using "google" to find solutions to problems out of the realm of his/her knowledge.

The duties for this position are mainly assisting the IT/Web manager in day to day tasks, computer and voip phone troubleshooting and implementation for a 50 person call center, assisting with website management and organization of over 200 web properties, assisting in various web projects for the company (including but not limited to working around html and php websites, youtube video management, seo, social media, etc.). We are looking for a well-rounded person looking to broaden and sharpen his or her skills while learning new things each and every day.

This job would be a good fit for you if for you if you can:
1) Assist in the day to day management and organization of employee technical issues
2) Carry out detail oriented tasks in a timely fashion (dots I's and crosses T's)
3) Troubleshoot computer issues and problems upon request
4) Work in a fast paced an internet media company with multiple ongoing projects in web/social media/seo/call center management

This position is for a full time in house employee. We are not looking for someone to work remotely.

  • Location: Miracle Mile - Los Angeles
  • Compensation: $12 to $16 / hr DOE
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  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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Senior Flash Engineer (San Diego)

January31

Mob Science is looking for talented Flash Engineers with strong computer science background and experience in social networking games. You will be working as an integral part on a team of developers driving products from planning and inception to launch Your will be working on high profile accounts and your work will be seen by millions of people.

Responsibilities

* Help architect an extensible AS3 game engine
* Develop a customizable avatar system
* Write clean optimized AS3 code
* Collaborate with producers, designers, and other engineers as needed


Qualifications:

* 4+​ years of OO development experience
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
* Strong trouble-shooting and problem solving skills
* 2+​ years of ActionScript experience
* 3+ years of solid software development experience (game development a plus)
* Experience in Flash Development, Application Development, CPU/Memory optimization.
* BSCS or equivalent is required.​ MS in Computer Science a plus.

Desired Skills:

* Experience with an agile development process
* Experience developing large-scale applications supporting millions of users
* LAMP experience

Please email your resume and code sample.


  • Location: San Diego
  • Compensation: Competitive with significant option package
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  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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Retail Web Developer — Internet Marketing Web Designer (IT) (Los Angeles, CA 90058)

January31
Job Description:

We are seeking a technically proficient and innovative Retail Web Developer to install, configure, code, test, maintain, monitor and troubleshoot our existing websites.
Additional tasks of the Retail Web Developer include:
• Supporting and maintaining databases
• Creating dynamic banners, logos and email marketing campaigns
• Supporting staff in assigned project-based work

Job Responsibilities:

As a Retail Web Developer with Natural Area Rugs (NAR), you will edit and retouch images to enhance customer appeal.
Additional responsibilities of the Retail Web Developer include:
• Developing engaging and creative websites
• Applying your knowledge of e-commerce websites to help boost our revenue
• Completing additional tasks as assigned

Job Requirements:

As a Retail Web Developer with NAR, you must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to work independently with no supervision. You must also be able to manage data feeds in Nextag, Google Products and Shopping.com.
Additional requirements for the Retail Web Developer include:
• Minimum 5 years HTML design and coding/e-commerce maintenance experience
• Current online portfolio of work samples
• Proficient in a variety of programming languages, including HTML, PHP, SQL, CSS, XML, JavaScript and MySQL
• Strong working knowledge of web-based e-commerce sites required; familiarity with selling skills in internet platforms such as Amazon, Buy.com and/or eBay preferred
• Proficient in Adobe Photoshop required; marketing ad copywriting experience is a plus
• Working knowledge of web-based marketing tools such as search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), social media marketing, web analytics (Google Analytics), online advertising and website optimization is a plus

Benefits:

As a Retail Web Developer with NAR, you can expect a salary of up to $80,000 per year, bonuses and a benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance. We are also proud to offer significant career advancement opportunities.

Company Overview:

Natural Area Rugs offers the finest Natural Fiber Area Rugs and Carpets. Our fine product line is available in unique as well as traditional color designs and is marketed through distributors, carpet and rug dealers, furniture stores and designers. With our focus on integrity, we have earned the respect and trust of people around the world through more than half a century of business dealings that are honest, decent and fair.


Please include sample URLs, schedule availability and date available to start with your resume and application.
No phone calls regarding job applications, please!
For more information about who we are and what we do, please visit our website. We look forward to hearing from you!




  • Location: Los Angeles, CA 90058
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Senior Systems Administrator – Internet Application Engineer (LAX)

January31
Reliam, Inc. is looking for an experienced Internet Application Engineer,
mid-level or above, that can adapt quickly and operate in a fun but fast
paced environment. Your tasks will vary on a day to day basis and will
include advanced support for internet applications, their optimizations, and
configurations. The ideal candidate will be able to adapt immediately,
possess the required skills below and have the capabilities to perform the
following:

Responsibilities:
* Working in a mixed Windows/Linux environment
* Implementing hybrid architectures
* Configuring (firewalls, iptables, SSL VPNs, routers, load balancers,
switches)
* Maintaining Server High Availability (clustering / load balancing)
* Managing high volume networks and large traffic websites
* Kernel level system tuning
* Server and database backups
* Additional System Administrator tasks as needed

Required Skills:
* 3+ years in a System Administrator role working with multiple clients
* Ability to provide high-level support for technical clients
* Ability to troubleshoot across multiple platforms
* Moderate to High level of experience in Bash, Perl, Ruby or Python
scripting
* Understanding of various network topologies
* Experience with configuring and managing high volume networks
* Experience with Apache/Mongrel/Tomcat/IIS
* Experience managing MySQL and/or SQL Server
* Experience building and managing LAMP, RoR, Java, and/or ASP.NET web
application environments
* Experience working with multiple Linux distributions (Redhat /CentOS ),
BSD, and Solaris
* Expert understanding of network protocols
* Experience with DNS and LDAP
* Experience granting SSH and RDP access
* Experience with Xen Server 4 & 5/Virtualization
* Strong organization and communication skills, both verbal and written

*** Experience with interactive media agencies a plus


  • Location: LAX
  • Compensation: TBD
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  • Please, no phone calls about this job!
  • Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.
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Farhad Mohamad for Vic

January31

Vic continues to bring us video parts from New Zealand. Here we have Farhad Mohamad and friends.
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TTR Ladies First Challenge 2012 Thyon – Presented by TIBTIB.tv

January31
The LADIES FIRST CHALLENGE is the first freestyle tour only for girls in Switzerland and is a 3Star TTR event.

This winter, The Ladies Fist Challenge has three slopestyles: two qualifiers contests, one being Thyon then the next stop is Wildhaus (18.02.2012) and then the Final in Leysin (23-24.03.2012).

Check out this video from the first stop of the tour in Thyon on Saturday 14th Janruary 2012.

For more info check out the TTR event page at http://www.ttrworldtour.com/events/season-1112/3star/the-ladies-first-challenge.html and keep checking the blogs for updates at http://www.ttrworld

TTR Ladies First Challenge 2012 Thyon - Presented by TIBTIB.tv

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