on Saturday, June 4, 2011 | 118 Comments
We get daily requests from companies who are facing a shortage of great talent so we figured we'd help. Submit your resume to us and we'll find you a job!
Email info at programmermeetdesigner dot com
on Sunday, February 10, 2008 | 6 Comments
First, our friend over at TechStars, David Cohen, responsible for such Web 2.0 companies as J-Squared Media and madKast.com, just let me know he posted a new project over here. Mr. Cohen is a seasoned expert and has lead many rounds of venture funding for his companies. He's hoping to find a "RockStar" programmer to put a new project together. Turning to PMD because of its unique userbase of highly qualified, cutting edge, and entrepreneurial motivated users.
Many of you will remember our article about IntenseDebate, the Web 2.0 startup, started by three guys who similarly met on PMD. They, each having different skill sets, came together to contribute to the idea that eventually became IntenseDebate. We've all heard of this story before: A "2.0" company starts, with a small team of motivated programmers, designers and/or writers working in someone's basement. What makes this story unique is that the three founding members were located all over the world. Now that they've secured funding (in large part due to TechStars), I'm sure they've traded in their Skype and AIM for inter-office shouting.
I think this story helps illustrate the difference between PMD and all of the other outsourcing/freelancing/job-boards on the Internet. In addition to having the most highly skilled user base around, ProgrammerMeetDesigner has built a community of people looking to create serious and lasting Internet companies in a cooperative fashion. For the most part, when people meet on PMD, they're not looking to scam each other, get one over on the other person, or rip anyone off. At least in my experience/observation I've seen a great deal of synergy created when people come together to work on PMD, and if that's not unique in today's day and age of outsourcing, I don't know what is.
on Monday, February 4, 2008 | 10 Comments
It's not that we're lazy. We simply want your participation. (OK, maybe we're a little lazy.)
ProgrammerMeetDesigner has built a solid reputation for a highly targeted audience of expert programmers, designers, and writers. Meanwhile, we keep hearing requests from users who want to post more traditional job listings for their companies. But, at the moment, we don't have a job board. That's where you enter the picture!
PMD is starting a contest to find a member of the community to create our job board. In addition to compensating the winner with cold, hard cash, we will feature him/her in an upcoming blog post and put a permanent link on PMD pointing back to his/her design page/portfolio/personal site.
Contest nuts and bolts can be found at this listing.
We're more than happy to work with contestants along the way. All questions, advice, and suggestions that are submitted in the comment section will be taken very seriously. Obviously, we'd love to develop a long-term relationship with whoever is awarded the project, but feel free to bid on a per-project basis as the listing describes.
Best of luck, and we look forward to your amazing creations!
Sincerely, Your Neighborhood PMD Staff Member
on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 | 54 Comments
It's been a very good week for us. In the past 7 days, we've received numerous write-ups and reviews. However, two stood apart.
The first comes from down the hall (literally works in the same building) and can be found on BrianZafron's Blog. It was a very entertaining write-up, although obviously at times exaggerated for comical value.
The second was courtesy of our friends over at KillerStartups.com, where we were featured on their homepage over the weekend. If you want to check out the review (and give us a vote) you can go to the PMD KillerStartups Review. The review is very honest, and we'll be sure to consider all of their suggestions.
Thanks again to all those sites and bloggers that continue to support our efforts over here at PMD!
If you have a story or writeup please be sure to drop us a line and let us know.
on Tuesday, November 20, 2007 | 10 Comments
PMD has set up a very simple, yet effective tool for connecting more of our entrepreneurs, writers, programmers and designers.... and it's on Facebook! This means that it has just become very easy for you to work with students from some of the best universities in the world.
PMD is listed as an application in the Facebook directory. However, if you do not have a Facebook account, click here to join quickly and have the PMD application automatically added.
For those of you interested in advertising on our Facebook application then contact us for pricing.
on Tuesday, August 7, 2007 | 5 Comments
Three PMD users teamed up to create IntenseDebate, which launched today.
"Intense Debate is a souped-up blog commenting system that adds a lot of features for publishers and commenters alike. Installing the plug-in on your blog (WordPress, Blogger, and TypePad) adds threading, comment analytics, bulk comment moderation across all your blogs, user reputation, and comment aggregation." --TechCrunch
It's a really awesome service. Best of luck to the team!
on Saturday, July 14, 2007 | 501 Comments
After noticing the badge (well, actually it was an ad for PMD that ran on Design Meltdown) Walter Franchetti put on his site to show off his PMD profile, I made some "official" badges for anyone who wants one:
Feel free to modify these however you want. If you want to recreate it, here are some tips:
on Friday, June 22, 2007 | 3 Comments
on Friday, June 15, 2007 | 2 Comments
I saw two street musicians today. It was an interesting combination: a violin and accordion. The two gentlemen were probably pretty good musicians, but they made very little money playing together.
Why? Because they didn't trust each other. I noticed that every couple of minutes, they'd stop playing to split whatever change they had accumulated, with one dividing the money and the other looking intently over his shoulder to make sure he wasn't being cheated.
And of course, every time they stopped playing, they stopped making money. So if you have a business parter you can't trust, let me suggest that you get rid of them and find someone else. An unhealthy partnership like the two gentlemen benefited no one; they could have done better on their own.
on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 | 5 Comments
A framework is usually some code (i.e. Prototype) that can be reused to make development go faster. But can this idea be applied to design to make that go faster as well? Yes: Read about it at ALA.