JOB - UX Architect in Toronto

23 Sep 2008 - 10:26am
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Heather Holmes
2008

Our client is offering salary and equity to an experienced professional
who can lead the creation of an Enterprise 2.0 web application. This is
an opportunity to put your signature on a cutting-edge application in a
developing space.

If you've got technical chops to go along with elite front-end design
instincts, this company wants to talk to you. You'll be working for a
funded company that's backed by the founders of Facebook
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LinkedIn
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and PayPal.

*Location:* Toronto, ON
*Contact: *heather(at)laudi.com
*Job Description*: http://www.redcanary.ca/view/ux-architect

*Title:* UX Architect

*The Opportunity:*

Obsessed with great design? Love the idea of crafting a web application
from scratch? Fascinated by the idea of being employee #6, 7 or 8 at a
funded startup that's backed by the funders of LinkedIn, Facebook, and
PayPal?

If you've got the technical chops to back up elite front-end design
vision, this is an opportunity to put your design signature on an
Enterprise 2.0 application, getting in on the equity ground floor of a
startup that's supported by a who's-who of entrepreneurs and venture
investors.

Applying your passion for good UI supported by robust architecture,
you'll guide developers and designers in an agile environment that dips
into XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and Ajax at the front end, and security and
database optimization at the back.

Opportunities like this are rare, and very rarely public. If you've got
tier-1 skills and entrepreneurial commitment, this could be a
career-defining (not to mention wallet defining) role.

*Who Should Apply:*

You live and breathe 2.0 apps, and you've got an expert grip on the
technologies, concepts and conceits that make it rock and roll.

You're ready to dive head first into a startup environment, applying the
lessons you've learned building massive-scale social apps to the
burgeoning Enterprise 2.0 marketplace.

This is idea-on-a-napkin to front-page-of-the-New-York-Times work.

Needless to say, you need to be really, really good...

And obsessed with being and building the best....

While still managing to be a decent human being.

Particulars:

* Expert grip on cross-browser HTML/CSS
* Affinity for agile development and team effort
* BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
* Robust understanding of:

- HTML/XHTML/CSS/JavaScript/Ajax front-end coding
- GWT/Java
- UI wireframes and functional prototypes
- User interface designs
- User interface specifications

*About The Company:

*(This company has not launched publicly, so full details are withheld)

Dominated by social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace, Web 2.0
isn't often associated with productivity. But large organizations are
looking for ways to harness its tremendous potential for collaboration
and transparency.

This company has found one of those ways.

With support from US investors that include the founders of LinkedIn,
Facebook and Paypal, as well as a Canadian venture firm, this
Toronto-based startup is in growth mode for both product and personnel.

Interested? Please contact:

Heather Holmes
Recruitment Manager
The Laudi Group
t: 416-934-9500 x 121
heather(at)laudi.com
www.laudi.com

Want the real scoop on emerging tech? Check out www.redcanary.ca

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Heather Holmes
Recruitment Manager
The Laudi Group
t: 416-934-9500 x121
f: 416-935-0025
www.laudi.com

Want the real scoop on emerging tech? Check out www.redcanary.ca

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