Windows Phone 7 Design Resources

MS Holm Daylight app from Clarity Consulting
MS Holm Daylight app from Clarity Consulting

I updated my Open Source Icons post earlier to include updated list of icons. The interesting part was this brought up some great mobile design and development resources. With the list of available mobile icons being just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. Speckboy provides an unprecedented list of resources for mobile developers and designers it includes: Android, iPhone & iPad, mobile web & app testing, .PSDs of different phones, and other mobile platforms.

Tools

Training Materials

UX Guidelines & Tools

WP7 CS4 Design Template
WP7 Design Template for Clarity Consulting

Panorama Navigation

Panorama Navigation on Windows Phone 7

Icons

HackTO & DevHouse

HackTO registration has opened with support from Idee, FreshBooks, CanPages and PostRank. Who it turns out all have APIs to use their services:

It’s a great opportunity to bring your laptop, bring your dev environment, connect with other developers, and learn how to build connected applications.

SuperHappyDevHouse
Image by Derek Yu on SuperHappyDevHouse

The PostRank team is hosting DevHouse Waterloo on April 26 (this is the 18th DevHouse).

Dev House Waterloo is an event giving programmers and designers the opportunity to meet other creative people and learn from each other – whatever the topic may be. You can bring an idea, or a project you’ve been working on, and present it to the group for feedback or help. Bits will be flowing (wifi is provided), projector will be available, food will be served, and space is provided by PostRank.

Another great opportunity for developers to get together and show off what they’ve been working on.

Zerofootprint – API Developer

Toronto, ON

Update: This position has been filled.

Zerofootprint is looking for an experienced developer who is environmentally focused for a key position in our exciting start-up. We are looking for someone with the skills necessary to connect our SOA-based carbon management software to external systems by improving our API to connect with third parties. You will be collaborating with our internal development team as well as external clients to improve the external interface to our carbon engine. You must have experience designing and implementing a web service that was used in a production environment.

Responsibilities

  • help to design and implement APIs for external use by customers and partners
  • write and maintain unit and integration tests for all work
  • write documentation for all work, both for internal (team) and external (client) use
  • test against third party connector solution

Requirements

  • 3+ years of Java experience
  • B.Sc in Computer Science
  • experience designing and implementing web services, specifically using SOAP and REST
  • experience with writing/parsing XML, XPath
  • experience with SQL databases, preferably MySQL and/or PostgreSQL
  • comfortable on the Unix/Linux command line (e.g. Bash) and in Mac OS X
  • exposure to Spring, Hibernate, Tomcat, Apache
  • good team and interpersonal skills
  • excellent spoken and written English

Nice-to-haves

  • SOA experience, ideally using Mule and JMS
  • experience with concurrency and multi-threading
  • web application experience
  • knowledge of the science of climate change and the impact of carbon consumption on our planet

About Zerofootprint Software Inc.

Zerofootprint provides essential technologies and services to the growing carbon management market. It operates in three complimentary, for-profit arenas-Offsetting, Consulting, and Software as a Service (or Software as a Platform). It also has a strong presence in the not-for-profit market through, among others, its building skinning and city carbon calculator projects.

Zerofootprint’s solution “circle” provides end-to-end services to enterprises, organization, governments, and individuals. The company’s full suite of tools measure, manage, report, and offset carbon production. Enterprises engaging the VELO solution participate in a Continuous Improvement Process that will reduce carbon emissions.

Apply

This position has been filled.

Avid Life Media – .NET Developer

Toronto, ON

Who We Are

Tired of working for a traditional company that looks at graphs, numbers, and reports when determining your productivity? Want to work towards being the most creative, and fun company on earth? To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you’d like to help us build that place, let us know. This is your chance to make history!!

The Opportunity

We are looking for motivated and dynamic people who live and breathe ASP.NET.

You will

  • Web site and application development with Microsoft technologies.
  • Provide time estimates for various aspects of development.
  • When necessary, provide other development support that is inline with applicant’s skill set (HTML markup, etc.).

You’ll Bring

  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • The ability to reverse engineer code
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the following except as noted:
    • VB.NET / C# / ASP.NET
    • .NET 1.1 & 2.0 Framework
    • Visual Source Safe
    • SQL Server 2000, 2008
    • SQL, and associated normalization & optimization techniques
    • HTML / JavaScript / CSS / JQuery
  • Classic ASP an asset
  • Windows platform and related technologies
  • Strong communication skills and a team player
  • Degree or diploma in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent

Want to apply?

All applicants wanting to apply are asked to apply at: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IPNETWORKXS&cws=1&rid=40

Jet Cooper – Drupal Developer

Toronto, ON

Jet Cooper is a digital experience agency that specializes in
building smart end-user experiences for the web. Based in Toronto,
our growing team has a user-centric philosophy with a sworn duty
to inject some realness into the staled traditional approach.

Description

Jet Cooper is looking for an experienced Drupal developer in
Toronto for immediate hire. Candidates must be comfortable with
developing social network functions with the platform. By default,
this role requires proficiencies with PHP/MySQL.
The following skillset will also be an asset:

  • Fluency with other platforms and frameworks (WordPress,
    Expression Engine, Joomla, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, etc)
  • Experience with FBML and developing Facebook
    applications
  • Comfort with working with APIs (Twitter, Flickr, etc)

Candidates are being considered for a 2-3 month project contract.
Pending fit, there are opportunities to extend the contract and
scope of work.

To Apply

Email us at highfive@jetcooper.com with “Toronto Drupal Developer (WDW)” as the subject line. Please include the following information: (1) Resume; and (2) At least 3 examples that demonstrate skills described above. Serious inquiries only. Candidates will not be considered if these items are missing. Toronto applicants only.

STC – Web Developer/Technical Manager

Toronto, ON

Scott Thornley and Company (STC) is a results driven creative agency committed to making a difference for clients in the arts, government, health and not-for-profit sectors.

Job description / skills

  • 2-5 years experience working in a web production environment
  • Programming/coding – ASP, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, Flash, ActionScript CSS, XML, MySQL, MsSQL
  • File management – keeping a live site, development site and source files organized
  • Experience in working with and developing Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • Experience with version-control software such as subversion (SVN)
  • Understanding and interest in Web 2.0 – online communities, blogs, wiki, UGC etc.
  • Manage all aspects of web production including consultation and briefings with client, information architecture and wireframe development, liaising with designers, developers and consultants
  • Familiarity and experience with web development best practices, technologies and usability standards
  • Experience developing cross-browser compatible code, based on web standards
  • Commitment to profitability – revising project estimates and managing client
  • budgets as requirements and deliverables change
  • Managing and outsourcing third-party suppliers: requires understanding of web development techniques
  • Design skills an asset, as well as ability to enhance provided creative and art direction
  • Image work – Photoshop conversion of images to web format and development of web graphics
  • Administrative – budgeting, estimating, invoicing, project briefs, project tracking, working with studio
  • Top-line tech support – PC, Mac as well as Servers
  • Liaise with outside tech support
  • Software experience – Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Industry savvy – can represent the category and knows what can and can’t be done
  • Creative and passionate about the web user experiences and new technologies

Desired personal qualities

  • Meticulous – high attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Problem solver – ability to come up with new and efficient solutions
  • Team player – works well and respectfully with both staff and clients
  • Time manager/multi tasker – thrives on working under pressure in a fast paced multi-project environment
  • Excellent communicator – can translate technical jargon to clients in an easily understandable way
  • Entrepreneurial – committed to revenue building
  • Imaginative – able to see ways a project can be improved to provide a better end product

Apply

jobs@stcworks.ca

Motion Media – Web Developer

Fort St. John, BC

Motion Media, a growing media production firm based in Fort St. John, BC, is looking for a well-rounded Web Developer to join our team as soon as possible.

You will work closely with clients and the rest of the team to build exciting marketing and communication solutions for our clients. We will rely on your expertise to help select the best technical and creative solutions for each project. You will work closely with our designer and programmer on integrating solutions that work.

What we are looking for:

  • Strong foundation and training in web development, web programming and web application development
  • Confidence in your ability to deliver solutions that work
  • Ability to learn, adapt and change
  • Excellent communication skills, telephone, email, networking
  • Great documentation skills
  • Knowledge of Flash and Actionscript
  • Strong knowledge of HTML, PHP, MySQL, jQuery,
  • The ability to learn new concepts and skills quickly
  • Experience with Joomla and Drupal content management systems
  • Strong sense of usability and design
  • Deadline oriented
  • Ability to branch out, try new ideas and new tasks within the company

You’ll be based out of Fort St. John, BC – Please look at a map before applying 🙂 It may be north, but Fort St. John, the Energetic City, is one of the most exciting places in the country. The growth and energy of the community is unlike anywhere else. We are looking for someone who wants to be a part of this exciting community while working for a very community-minded, young and progressive company.

Please forward your resume and portfolio to jobs@motionmedia.ca.

Zerofootprint Software Inc – Intermediate Java Developer

Toronto, ON

Update: This position has been filled.

Zerofootprint is looking for a full-time, experienced, environmentally focused developer for a key position in our exciting start-up. We have a small team that is in need of a developer to connect our SOA-based carbon management software to external systems by extending our APIs and connecting with third parties. You will be collaborating with our internal development team as well as external clients to develop the external interface to our carbon engine.

Responsibilities

  • help to design and implement APIs for external use by customers and partners
  • design and implement connector solutions
  • collaborate with our development team on new features in our carbon management system
  • write and maintain unit and integration tests for all work
  • write documentation for all work, both for internal (team) and external (client) use

Requirements

  • 3+ years of Java experience
  • B.Sc in Computer Science
  • experience with web services, specifically using SOAP and REST
  • experience with writing/parsing XML, XPath
  • experience with SQL databases, preferably MySQL and/or PostgreSQL
  • comfortable on the Unix/Linux command line (e.g. Bash) and in Mac OS X
  • exposure to Spring, Hibernate, Tomcat, Apache
  • good team and interpersonal skills
  • excellent spoken and written English

Nice-to-haves

  • SOA experience, ideally using Mule and JMS
  • experience with concurrency and multi-threading
  • experience in Ruby on Rails
  • web application experience
  • knowledge of the science of climate change and the impact of carbon consumption on our planet

About Zerofootprint Software Inc

Zerofootprint provides essential technologies and services to the growing carbon management market. It operates in three complimentary, for-profit arenas—Offsetting, Consulting, and Software as a Service (or Software as a Platform). It also has a strong presence in the not-for-profit market through, among others, its building skinning and city carbon calculator projects.

Zerofootprint’s solution “circle” provides end-to-end services to enterprises, organization, governments, and individuals. The company’s full suite of tools measure, manage, report, and offset carbon production. Enterprises engaging the VELO solution participate in a Continuous Improvement Process that will reduce carbon emissions.

Apply

This position has been filled.

OrderDynamics – Senior .NET Web Application Developer

Richmond Hill (GTA), ON

OrderDynamics, one of Canada’s leading SaaS eCommerce providers is seeking a skilled and passionate Senior .NET Web Application Developer. An ideal candidate has worked on a number of Enterprise-grade Web Applications and has experience with features like WCF, COM+ and MSMQ. An exceptional understanding of .NET internals is required and a candidate ideally knows their way around windbg. Candidates will also be required to demonstrate exceptional knowledge of web-centric technologies like XHTML, CSS, JavaScript (including libraries like MS AJAX, jQuery, etc.). Experience with a multi-tenant SaaS product is beneficial.

The position is based out of Richmond Hill, Ontario (just outside of Toronto).  The Office environment is young and casual but also fast paced.

Experience

Degree or certificate in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or college level application development program. At least 5 years experience developing production web applications in C# is required.

Responsibilities

  1. Designing and implementing application features and bug fixes in a variety of eCommerce-related .NET Applications authored in C# (majority being ASP.NET web applications)
  2. Implementing standards-based Web User Interfaces using XHTML, CSS and JavaScript, primarily for eCommerce Websites
  3. Documenting implementations, providing assistance to the Technical Writing Team
  4. Communicating with clients regarding progress, feature requests, answering general questions, application support

Requirements

  • Strong object oriented design and programming using C# and ASP.NET 3.5
  • Knowledge of common Patterns & Practices
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008 (programming with T-SQL)
  • A desire to take part in the full development process starting with design of features through implementation
  • Job experience working with C#, ASP.NET, .NET framework, JavaScript, AJAX
  • Experience working in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Additional Assets

  • Knowledge of Active Directory, IIS, Exchange and other Microsoft Server Products
  • Team Foundation Server
  • Experience with other eCommerce Products, OMS, CRM, etc
  • Experience with graphic design tools such as Adobe Photoshop

Salary

Commensurate with experience; $80,000+

To apply for the job

Candidates will be required to provide written answers to a short test prior being accepted for an interview.

If accepted for an interview, candidates will be required to provide sample source code that demonstrates strong knowledge of C# and ASP.NET. Additional consideration will be given to candidates who provide sample code using .NET 3.0/3.5 technologies such as LINQ, WCF, WPF or Silverlight.

Candidates should provide three references when applying for this position.

This is a full time position, with a complete benefits package.

If you are interested, please e-mail hr@mbccs.com with your resume and cover letter and salary expectations.

Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an Interview.

We thank all who applied.

Hot or Not – PHP Developer

Toronto, ON

Want to work with fun people, on a fun product, and make a huge difference? Then you want to be at Hot or Not. Hot or Not is one of the world’s top social entertainment and dating sites:

  • Millions of people date through Hot or Not.
  • Thousands of people find matches every day.
  • We make money and AREN’T advertising supported.

Hot or Not is a fast-paced company that measures releases in days not weeks and rewards individual initiative and gumption.

The Role

This is key member of the team, and a growth position. We are looking for a web developer with strong front end skills that is passionate about web standards and ready to take on a huge code base.

You will

  • Develop a world class product and user experience using agile methodologies.
  • Fix bugs and improve the user experience.
  • Experience developing and deploying high availability, high performance web applications.

You need:

  • Strong knowledge of XHTML, CSS, JavaScript (with jQuery or other frameworks).
  • Strong knowledge of LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP).
  • Ability to pickup new environments and languages quickly.
  • Compatibility with a workplace built around small, highly motivated teams.
  • Familiarity with modern web frameworks is a plus.
  • Knowledge of Ruby / Rails, Python / Django is a plus.
  • Good understanding of current web technologies such as AJAX, or Memcached is a plus.

How To Apply

Applicants are asked to click on the link and apply directly. http://tbe.taleo.net/NA12/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=IPNETWORKXS&cws=1&rid=37