We’re excited to bring you our 68th Opportunities on the Prairie today, with positions from Fat Brain Toys in Elkhorn, Nebraska, Blue Compass Interactive and YourGameNow.com in Des Moines.
If you or your company have one to add, please contact Brittany Mascio at email@example.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.
Fat Brain Toys – Senior Web Technologist (Elkhorn, Nebraska)
Fat Brain Toys is a wholesale toy company that creates toys, games and gifts designed to challenge children while they play.
Fat Brain Toys is seeking a multi-skilled web technologist. This position would be responsible for maintaining and building numerous back-office applications to support the business operations in addition to maintaining the company’s technology infrastructure. The ideal candidate would possess:
- 2+ years developing sophisticated ColdFusion apps (required)
- Solid knowledge of SQL (preferably MySQL administration experience)
- Familiarity with a variety of communication protocols and web services including SOAP, XML, and EDI
- Windows Server administration experience
- Network administration experience
- PC administration experience
- A self-starter mentality
- Good people skills
What’s in it for you? Competitive salary with benefits. Dynamic, fast-moving work environment. The ability to immediately make an impact in a fun and fast-growing company. The opportunity to hone your skills in a variety of business applications and processes.
If this role sounds like a fit with your skills and experience, please email a current resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Blue Compass Interactive is a web design, development and online marketing company.
We are currently looking for a Business Development Manager to generate sales and manage client relationships. The position requires a highly motivated and organized individual with a knowledge of the web. The individual must communicate and work well with designers, developers, and online marketers.
Knowledge and skills that will be looked favorably upon:
- Experience in a web or technology sales position
- Enthusiasm for the web
- Personable with strong communication skills
- Social Media Marketing experience
- Search engine optimization knowledge
YourGameNow.com is an Iowa sports video production company.
YourGameNow.com is seeking field producers to attend class 4A high school sporting events throughout the state of Iowa. Field Producers will be recording a single camera angle of the entire game from a press box angle and encoding the video live to a laptop for later use. After the game, Field Producers will edit the footage down to a rough, two-minute highlight reel that will be polished later with VO and music at headquarters. Both the highlight reels and entire game will be uploaded to the company servers for immediate distribution to YGN and over 20 affiliated websites and media organizations. This is a contracted position.