Category Archive for: digital media

rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.

Of Note: Better Text Annotations for the Web

The Current Standard People have annotated texts since they had texts to annotate. Annotations clarify, contextualize, and complement a subject. An Xiao Mina points out that “Annotation is motivated by the human need to talk and explain; in this way, annotation provides a structure for extending or depicting the meaning of things in the world.” At their best, they illuminate subtle meanings; at their worst, they distract from the drift of their referent. Putting aside the question of when and how to use them, the way annotations are designed influences the experience of reading — for better or worse. This is as true for the Web as it is for print. Yet online annotations nearly always mimic patterns from print that are shaped more by the constraints of production than by the content and the experience of reading. On the Web, annotation patterns solve a content problem (showing secondary text) yet create reading…

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Digital Media Strategist / Interactive Designer at ZEBRADOG – ZEBRADOG – Madison, WI

Work closely with visual designers, strategists and developers throughout the design process, from concept to launch….From Indeed – Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:31:24 GMT – View all Madison, WI jobs Source:

A Look Back at Viget’s First Apprenticeship Cohort

This week, our first cohort of apprentices wrap up their 10 week-long Viget experience.  The apprentices are filling out feedback surveys, their advisors are preparing their final review lunches, and Erica is starting to connect with applicants for our next cohort.  Before we all move on to our next challenge, I want to take a step back and reflect on our program design and the exceptional folks who joined in our first official cross-disciplinary apprenticeship class. Our Program We designed the Viget apprenticeship program with three main areas for learning, each one reinforcing the other: Discipline-specific learning & trainingGlobal curriculumClient work Discipline-specific learning & training Each apprentice had a dedicated mentor with whom they met each week. Mentors were responsible for helping apprentices ramp up on specific skills with increasing levels of autonomy. This discipline-specific training was provided 1:1 and was based on the apprentice’s knowledge and needs. For example,…

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UI Engineer – If Then – Atlanta, GA

If/Then, a media solutions and marketing agency based in Atlanta, is looking for a Web Developer with Computer Science, Digital Media, and front-end development…From If Then – Thu, 06 Jul 2017 01:00:38 GMT – View all Atlanta, GA jobs Source:

Full Stack Drupal Developer – If Then – Atlanta, GA

If/Then, a digital media solutions firm based in Atlanta, is looking for a Full Stack Drupal Developer with Computer Science training and Drupal development…From If Then – Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:10:52 GMT – View all Atlanta, GA jobs Source:

Sr. Full Stack Drupal Developer – Choice Technology Group – Atlanta, GA

Full Stack Drupal Developer. Demonstrated mastery of Drupal 8. One of our clients, a digital media solutions firm based in Atlanta, is looking for a Full Stack… $110,000 – $120,000 a yearFrom Choice Technology Group – Wed, 17 May 2017 07:50:53 GMT – View all Atlanta jobs Source:

VP Digital Technology – American Media, Inc. – New York, NY

Digital media publishing and content management systems, specifically WordPress and Drupal. Close collaboration with partner technology teams such as Ad Tech…From Indeed – Mon, 01 May 2017 14:36:28 GMT – View all New York jobs Source:

Drupal Web Developer – Async-Nu Microsystems – Washington, DC

Drupal Web Developer. Async-Nu Microsystems is looking for a Backend Drupal Web Developer to join a dynamic digital media team of web content producers,… $90,000 – $110,000 a yearFrom Async-Nu Microsystems – Wed, 15 Mar 2017 16:51:16 GMT – View all Washington jobs Source:

Full-stack PHP Developer – Deel! Media – Atlanta, GA

Experience with WordPress and/or Drupal. 5+ years in a PHP developer role. Deel Media, a full service digital media agency, is looking to add a PHP developer to…From Indeed – Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:09:51 GMT – View all Atlanta jobs Source:

Software Engineer Associate – The Getty – Los Angeles, CA

Experience in CMS systems like WordPress or Drupal preferred. The ideal candidate will be one half front-end developer and one half digital media specialist…From The J. Paul Getty Trust – Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:56:54 GMT – View all Los Angeles jobs Source:

25 Best Minimal Shopify Themes

Setting up an online store takes a lot of work and but by using a redesigned Shopify theme you can save yourself a ton of time, money and hassle. It is crucial that you get the design, navigation, search functionality, customer management, shipping and payment integration right if you want to maximise your revenues when selling online.  Shopify has years of design and coding experience within the ecommerce niche so rather than pay a web designer to code a new site from scratch you should check out these designs. They have all been chosen for their minimal and clean styles. We also have a longer list of 70 great shopify themes here which vary in style. If you are still not sure about using Shopify for your online store you may also want to check out Shopify’s biggest competitor Magento or using WordPress with WooCommerce.   Jumpstart Open Sesame is a versatile…

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