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Designer, developer, analyst, production coordinator and more

We’re excited to bring you our 60th Opportunities on the Prairie today, with positions with SharePlow in Omaha, Swanson Russell in Lincoln, SHift and Catchfire Media in Des Moines, Kuder in Adel, Iowa and YourGameNow in Urbandale, Iowa.

If you or your company has one to add, please contact Brittany Mascio at jobs@siliconprairienews.com with the listing and a short description of your company. We’re looking for all types of opportunities, from week-long projects to full-time positions. We hope to help you make a connection.

If you apply to one below, please make sure to mention that you found it on Silicon Prairie News.

SharePlow – Web Developer/Designer (Omaha) – Startup Job!

SharePlow is a web platform building applications to use and share with friends, family and work.

If Force.com and WordPress had a baby, and you took that baby and mated it with Surveymonkey, then took that baby and mated it with Factual.com, and took that baby and mated it with the baby of Quickbase and Wix, then you’d have a relative of SharePlow.com.

Required Characteristics:

  • Must be passionate about what you do and enjoy learning on any level.
  • Really must be creative and have ingenuity to get things done…quickly and efficiently.
  • Must love the thought of technology solving problems for people; whether they are people with medical conditions that are tracking their progress or a restaurant owner that wants to automate marketing messages with each customer purchase of her menu items.
  • We like people who can be a part of a team, who aren’t afraid to lend their voice to the discussion about the next features on the road map.
  • We do travel at times so if you don’t like visiting places like SF, NYC, Dallas, Miami, LA and Boston, then please let us know up front. We’re not on the road that often, but, when we are we like to fly our team to work hard and have fun at places like TechCrunch, Web 2.0, SXSW and many more.

Experience:

  • We need someone who works very well with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver etc. The right person has to be very very strong with CSS, Javascript frameworks such as JQuery, cross-browser compatability, and has some good paid experience creating beautiful websites/graphics etc.
  • Must have familiarity with the wonderful aspects of WordPress/Joomla/Drupal etc., but, need to be able to transfer that basic understanding to something more powerful…SharePlow.
  • All applicants must include a resume and samples of work. 

If interested, please email your resume to jobs@shareplow.com. If not, thanks for reading and please pass this on to someone you think would make a great fit…If we hire your referral, I will buy you a beanbag chair.

Swanson Russell – Marketing Communications Account Manager (Lincoln)

Swanson Russell is a full-service marketing communications agency.

We are looking for a high-energy, talented account manager to work in our Lincoln office. The account manager is responsible for building and fostering on-going client relations, development and implementation of marketing communication plans, and project management of assigned accounts. The successful candidate will possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, be a strong analytical and strategic thinker, manage the details and be capable of juggling multi-projects. Three to five years’ marketing experience and a four-year degree in marketing, advertising, communications or business is required. Agency experience is preferred, but not required.

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SHift – Developer (Des Moines)

SHift is an interactive development company specializing in digital experiences including website and mobile application development.

Shift is looking for a developer that has experience with some of the following: Ruby, Rails, PHP, Java, iOS development, Linux system administration, or anything else that the cool kids are using these days.

We build fun web and mobile applications for all kinds of clients and need help with new projects, maintenance, and system administration. The ideal candidate would have a solid software development background and enjoy learning new languages and platforms. Someone who builds cool things for work, and just for fun, would be a great fit.

This is a contract-to-hire position. Contact ben@interactiveshift.com for more information on how to apply.

Catchfire Media – Developer (Des Moines)

Catchfire Media is a social media strategy and consulting firm.

The developer will be responsible for web and application development projects to help support our clients’ social media strategies. Projects will be web-based, though mobile applications may include those created for the mobile-optimized web as well as native phone applications (iPhone, BlackBerry, Android).

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Catchfire Media – Analyst (Des Moines)

Catchfire Media is a social media strategy and consulting firm.

Our analysts play a significant role in the strategic development and stewardship of social media programs and will implement various online campaign strategies for key clients. They will assist with the implementation, monitoring, reporting, and analysis of social media marketing for these clients.

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Kuder – Web Designer (Adel, IA)  

Kuder, Inc. provides comprehensive online education and career planning products to students and adults.

We are seeking a full-time web designer to work in our information technology department to develop web pages, websites, and other web-based tools for our customers. The web designer researches, develops, publishes, and maintains the display of information for websites and applications through templates, artwork, design standards, and content management systems. This position helps the senior web designer in all aspects of content, data, structures, concepts, or visuals. The web designer also applies usability and analytical skills to assess web effectiveness, timeliness, and accessibility.

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YourGameNow – Production Coordinator (Urbandale, IA) – Startup Job!

YourGameNow.com is a sports video network. 

YourGameNow.com is looking for a competent and reliable individual to manage a crew of over 30 game footage producers for the upcoming high school football and basketball seasons, plus more activities in the future. The accepted applicant will possess a entrepreneurial mentality and focus on efficient strategies for the company to foster tremendous growth and scalability. They should also expect opportunities for advancement, a lively and dynamic work atmosphere, and special compensation packages related to company and personal performance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage the week-to-week production activities of over 2 dozen field
  • producers as well as several studio productions
  • Assist in the maintenance and protocols of workflow management,
  • particularly as it relates to field production
  • Evaluate the performance of field producers and continually search out new
  • hires in appropriate markets; be first contact for paperwork, equipment
  • issues and other troubleshooting
  • Identify, quantify, prioritize, and recommend opportunities according to
  • revenue potential
  • Develop appropriate metrics to evaluate projects post-deployment
  • Some travel will be required (~10%)
  • Other duties as may be necessary to complete core responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 2+ years experience in video production (or equivalent extracurricular
  • experience); live, multi-camera production highly encouraged
  • Has managed independent projects to completion and can demonstrate such
  • through a reel or letter of recommendation
  • Experience with professional video editing software
  • Ability to handle multiple ongoing projects with minimal supervision, self-direct and achieve results
  • Expert interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Please submit a resume with cover letter to jobs@yourgamenow.com, subject line: “Production Coordinator position,” prior to June 27.

YourGameNow – Director of Marketing and Sales (Urbandale, IA) – Startup Job!

YourGameNow.com is a sports video network.

YourGameNow.com is looking for a self-starting, resourceful individual to manage its marketing and sales efforts of DVDs and online subscriptions for the upcoming high school football and basketball seasons and beyond. The accepted applicant will possess a entrepreneurial mentality and focus on developing opportunities for the company to foster tremendous growth and scalability. They should also expect opportunities for advancement, a lively and dynamic work atmosphere, and special compensation packages related to company and personal performance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work with supervisor to manage sales/marketing projects and promote the brand and products of YourGameNow.com
  • Develop detailed documentation which sets, tracks, analyzes and communicates the business goals for projects
  • Manage direct sales channels of online video subscription services and DVDs
  • Organize fundraising opportunities for high school groups (in 47
  • communities) to sell the YourGameNow.com products with a portion going to the group
  • Oversee relationships with affiliated websites (print, blog and broadcast) and proper integration of advertising with video content
  • Manage social media outlets for the company brand
  • Creates and distributes marketing materials at high schools, localization, email list, etc.
  • Represent the voice-of-the-customer in product and services planning, and concurrently shape services with customer use in mind
  • Monitor and track product feedback to help in the prioritization of development projects
  • Identify, quantify, prioritize, and recommend opportunities according to revenue potential
  • Develop appropriate metrics to evaluate projects post-deployment
  • Work with the rest of the team to impart product knowledge for better customer relationships
  • Some travel (~5%) required
  • Other duties may be necessary to complete core responsibilities

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree preferred
  • 3+ years experience in sales, marketing, social media or production
  • Proven track record of successful direct and mass-market customer interactions
  • Ability to utilize a broad range of media and social relationship tools to communicate the brand and product of YourGameNow.com
  • Ability to handle multiple ongoing projects with minimal supervision, self-direct and achieve results
  • Expert interpersonal skills
  • Experience with small-team project management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Direct customer service experience
  • General proficiency in business software, mobile computing and online solutions, with a capability to adapt to new interfaces

Please submit a resume with cover letter to jobs@yourgamenow.com, subject line: “Director of Marketing and Sales position,” prior to June 27.