Job Posting for January 25, 2017

Project Assistant PH Inc.

VACANCIES:

Company background:

Project Assistant PH Inc. is a modern web development and digital marketing company that offers consistent and quality services for a wide range of clients. Our main office has been stationed in Iloilo City since early 2014 while the majority of our clients are US based.

With a growing client base, we’re looking to expand our team and launch a satellite office in Manila, allowing us to tap into the pool of talent the big city has to offer. We’ve already established our ‘proof of concept’ model in Iloilo and will further scale our team and client base with a new satellite office in Manila.

VACANCIES:

3D Graphic Artist

Job Description:

We’re looking for someone who can bring our clients’ ideas to life. We need someone who is out-of-the-box creative but has a strong understanding of how functional design and well-built code go hand-in-hand.

We want to find someone who is passionate about 3D graphic design and making the digital world a more attractive place. With your artistic abilities and our talented developers, we can deliver amazing tech that will make you proud to be part of our team.

  • Coordinate with Web Developers, Mobile App Developers, Content Manager and Project Manager to create beautiful, functional designs.
  • Create 3D models to meet requirements by understanding and respecting the identity and techniques of the project as established by Project Manager.
  • Implement models using shaders and commercial or custom real-time lighting solutions for models to be used both in games and in cinematics.
  • Create 3D assets used for art direction, websites, apps and gameplay prototypes.
  • Work directly with the programming and design teams in the implementation process to ensure optimal use of polygons, shaders and textures.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years working professionally, full-time 3D art experience
  • Excellent eye for highest quality 3D artwork
  • Proficient in 3D Max, Blender, Photoshop, Solidworks, or other 3D software.
  • Exceptional understanding of human and non-humanoid anatomy and a keen eye towards form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regards to modeling
  • Ability to model, texture and animate complex but realistic high-res & low-res scenes, characters and background items.
  • Ability to create textures for use with various shaders (specular maps, normal maps, etc.)
  • Must be a creative evil genius
  • Proven competence in design, image processing and 3D rendering software
  • Professional approach to time, costs and deadlines

Backend Web Developer

Job Description:
We are looking for a Back-End Web Developer responsible for managing the interchange of data between the server and the users for popular frameworks such as Laravel as well as popular Content Management Systems such as Magento and WordPress. Your primary focus will be development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end elements built by your coworkers into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developers with server side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions
  • Creating database schemas that represent and support business processes
  • Implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load changes
  • Integration of multiple data sources and databases into one system
  • Data migration, transformation, and scripting
  • Setup and administration of backups
  • Outputting data in different formats

Qualifications:

  • Experience/Extreme Interest in Backend Web Development
  • We prefer 2+ years experience working professionally though we are willing to train people who are passionate and dedicated to their craft.
  • Basic understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, such as LESS and SASS
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • User authentication and authorization between multiple systems, servers, and environments
  • Understanding differences between multiple delivery platforms such as mobile vs desktop, and optimizing output to match the specific platform
  • Proficient knowledge of a back-end programming language (PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, .NET, JavaScript etc.)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning tools, such as Git.

Frontend Web Developer

Job Description:
We’re looking for front-end web developers who are passionate and confident in their field. We get excited to collaborate and connect with people that love the online world as much as we do. Not afraid to be hands-on, you will write code for open source web applications such as Magento, WordPress and Laravel.
We need someone who thinks critically about the best way to implement a solution not only from an engineering perspective, but from a user experience perspective as well. We use SEO best practices when developing and ideally the candidate is required to be familiar with these as well.

  • Development of W3C compliant designs from design comps
  • Write clean code with good naming conventions
  • Continually deliver assigned tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Ongoing daily maintenance updates and additions from our current client base

Qualifications:

  • Experience/Extreme Interest in Frontend Web Development
  • We prefer 2+ years experience working professionally though we are willing to train people who are passionate and dedicated to their craft.
  • Bootstrap Framework, PHP, MySQL, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Previous Magento, WordPress and Laravel Development or working with any CMS
  • API Integrations (SOAP, REST, Social Media), etc
  • Familiar with SEO best practices in coding

Systems Administrator

Job Description:
We’re looking for someone who can take on the responsibility of our in-house and clients’ web servers. You’re main focus will be to update and maintain our high quality hosting configurations while working towards helping us scale as we take on new clients for web app and mobile app projects. At the same time, you’d be responsible for managing our team’s Ubuntu and Windows based laptops and office network.

  • Establishes Web system specifications by analyzing access, information, and security requirements; designing system infrastructure.
  • Utilizes our established cloud hosting system to install, configure and test server resources; defining system and operational policies and procedures.
  • Maintains Web system performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting hardware, software, and operating and system management systems; designing and running system load/stress testing; escalating application problems to vendor.
  • Secures Web system by developing system access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; establishing and testing disaster recovery policies and procedures; completing back-ups; maintaining documentation.
  • Upgrades Web system by conferring with vendors and services; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements and new software.
  • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.
  • Updates job knowledge by tracking emerging Internet technologies; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of BS Information Technology preferred
  • At least 3 year experience working in a web server administration
  • Configuration Management Utilities: Learn Saltstack (Willing to train)
  • Cloud Platforms and Hosting: Amazon EC2, Cloudfront/S3, and DigitalOcean
  • Web Servers: NGINX (primarily) and Apache
  • Database Servers: MySQL and MariaDB
    Bonus: Percona, PostgreSQL and MongoDB
  • Monitoring Systems: Monit (Zabbix or Nagios is a bonus)
  • Mail Servers: Postfix
  • Security: Firewall, ClamAV, Malware detection, APF, Brute Force Detection
  • Backup: Amazon S3, Xtrabackup, MySQL Replication

Videographer

Job Description:
Are you passionate about staging, capturing and editing of photography and videography? Project Assistant is on the hunt for someone to support our in-house and clients’ video and photographic needs while adhering to brand guidelines and web design specifics.

  • Take photos and videos of all product, packaging and merchandising material.
  • Produce product images and video for the purpose info graphics, specifically produced for marketing and advertising purposes.
  • Coordinate the creation and production of videos, including development production planning and execution of all steps resulting in final product.
  • Assist in organizing media uploading to storage sites and marketing avenues such as YouTube and social media sites.
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on the needs of the department and organization.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years of professional experience in photography and videography
  • Minimum 1 year of in-house, business experience as a photographer and videographer
  • Expert knowledge of photo and video editing software (especially Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Experienced with creation and production (including filming and editing) of digital media products including video, infomercials and instructional video
  • Creative with a strong portfolio
  • Excellent in both PC and Mac environments
  • Familiar with online tools such as Vimeo, YouTube, Facebook and other related technology
  • Proficient in graphic design, with advertising emphasis
  • Flexible and works effectively in a fast-paced Deadline driven environment
  • Highly organized with great attention to detail
  • Able to work independently or accept exacting and detailed direction
  • Able to collaborate across multiple disciplines and knowledge levels
  • Able to manage multiple, concurrent projects from concept to completion

Contact Details:

Website: www.projectassistant.org
Email: careers@projectassistant.org
Office: (+63) 033.335.1810
Mobile: (+63) 917.624.5638

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