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Win America Campaign November 25, 2011

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There are a lot of discussions in my country about tax exemptions that some big corporations can have, in order to maintain jobs in France for Total, L’Oreal and whatever else. Even though the proportion of employees living abroad might be significant in some cases, whatever.

In the US, this is the story: this Win America lobby, with Tech titans like Google, Cisco, Apple, Oracle wants a tax break (From 35% to 5.25%) on foreign profits they return (“repatriate”) and create millions of jobs.

“We have the choice: bring the money home”.

French Government: bad defense. US Corporations: probably a good attack. This makes all the difference between the 2 countries. Jobs in those companies are mostly “at home” . Where are they in France? Nuclear industry probably?!

As we use to say in France, “la meilleure défense, c’est l’attaque”. I think you got it. Crisis is a fight.

Visibly indivisible November 17, 2011

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AOL is recruiting SW Engineer – Mobile October 16, 2011

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This is the pitch: “Do you want to make the Internet better? We do too. And we’re always looking for people with great ideas. We need free spirits and straight shooters. Creatives and critics. Nerds with nerve. People who love the Internet, but can see its cracks… and future, too. At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission: to inform, entertain and connect the world.”

They are looking to hire for their mobile group.

• You love the web
• You’ve built and shipped high-quality web applications
• You have great taste when it comes to what works and what doesn’t on the web
• You know what it takes to ship and appreciate the importance of ‘time to market’.
• You’re a people person who enjoys the team sport of building software
• You write code with the end user in mind, and appreciate how getting the details right leads to a great user experience
• You are smart, and get things done

• Create compelling web applications for AOL Mail on the desktop and/or mobile platform
• Distill product requirements into design and technical specifications.
• Work independently and effectively in a cross-functional, diverse environment
• Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources
• Provide leadership and mentorship to junior programmers
• Helping to continually improve our processes and tools

• B.S. or M.S. Computer Science or related field
• Expert proficiency in HTML/CSS/JavaScript
• Experience or familiarity with C#/Java
• Experience with JavaScript frameworks such as dojo, jQuery or Google Closure
• Solid understanding of algorithms, data structures, and performance optimization techniques
• An understanding of the challenges involved in building and scaling large and popular web applications
• Proven ability to quickly learn and implement unfamiliar technologies
• Experience working in an agile software development environment
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
If interested or would like more information please contact me, I will give all details.

Online/mobile games @MindJolt is hiring a business development person June 21, 2011

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Job Description:
MindJolt Games, a leading online game portal, is looking for a stand-out fantastic Content Specialist to join the Business Development team. The Content Specialist is responsible for finding and securing a steady pipeline of games for MindJolt to license (ie, we?re looking for someone to play games for a living!). Position involves light data-driven reporting and may also involve some game producing.
Desired Skills & Experience:
Candidate must have a passion for online casual games, a positive, can-do work ethic, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to set and achieve goals, and a diligent, detail-oriented attitude. The ideal candidate has prior experience working in licensing/game acquisition for an online casual games portal. Experience producing online games is a plus. Candidate must have basic knowledge of excel and be able to flex that knowledge with intermittent data-driven reports. The Content Specialist will be based in San Francisco and report directly to the Director of Business Development.

Let me know if you’re interested, I’ll tell you who you can reach!

PS: for those who doesn’t know, Mindjolt is the Company acquired by Chris DeWolfe, co-founder and former CEO of MySpace.

Steve Jobs Documentary June 21, 2011

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Too much personal stuffs here so I need to balance a bit 😉

I can’t assure a 100% it’s all true, but I thought this view on Steve Jobs carreer so far was of some interest. Let me know what you think.

And whatever you think, my opinion is that he’s a Grand Monsieur. He change people’s attention on technology like (almost) no one, on a product point of view. Such a character!


Geocentric, Maryland, is recruiting Interactive Web Developer #where20 April 22, 2011

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I have been attending to a great Conference from O’Reilly Team Where2.0 in Santa Clara, and I have a lot of content to work on, which I will publish next week on ServicesMobiles.fr, main French website dedicated to the mobile Industry.

So now Geocentric: it’s a Web Software and Interactive Services company based in Bethesda, Maryland. They’re looking for…

Netflix is recruiting a Senior iPhone and iPad Developer April 20, 2011

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Netflix is looking for a very senior iOS engineer who is excited to work on one of the top 10 free apps in the App Store. You will be part of an amazing team of engineers and immersed in an environment that is fast paced, dynamic, challenging, and very fulfilling.

More on the position here.

A Bit Lucky is recruiting a Product Manager April 19, 2011

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No, it’s not a joke. A Bit Lucky is a Company. The new generation of transplatform online social gaming.

Zynga has inspired many guys in gaming area, and Frederic Descamps is one of them. Yes, French people are good in gaming Business.

Although he has a Stanford diploma, Frederic had a French education. Infogrammes yesterday, Ubisoft today, Gameloft in mobile gaming, French touch is not a legend, it’s a fact.

A Bit Lucky has raised $5 million in new funding from South Korean gaming company Nexon.  So it’s all good for a while.

So A Bit Lucky is recruiting a product manager to lead the Product Management and Analytics Team. As the founding member of our Product Management function, your position will be highly visible and vital to the company’s success. You will work in a central role between the Development and the Publishing Teams to manage P&L across all our games. Your main responsibility will be to improve and maximize the key performance indicators of our games, including virality, on-boarding, retention, conversion and monetization. You will be responsible for defining a detailed product and features roadmap to achieve higher performance for user management and revenues. A great part of the job entails working directly with our game designers at prototyping, content design and feature development with a metrics-driven mentality. Your work will be seen across all of Facebook, other social networks and mobile platforms. Relocation is available for exceptional candidates. Principals only, please.

La suite ici.

Good luck Fred.

Top#5 iPad Application today on iTunes is recruiting: MyPad April 18, 2011

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Cole Ratias, proud Founder of Loytr, company developing MyPad, an application to use Facebook on your iPad, is recruiting some engineers in Bay Area (well 1 or 2). If you’re interested let me know and I will forward him your Linkedin profile.

Answers.com is seeking an experienced Community Manager (NYC) April 16, 2011

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Answers.com is an advertising-supported Q&A and reference site aiming to be the internet’s “one stop shop” for information.

Answers.com has been aquired by AFCV Holdings in February 2011.

Answers.com is looking for a Community Relations Coordinator to join our growing Community Development team in our NY office. This is a genuine online community management position and not a social media or marketing position. Candidate will report to our Director of Community Development.

* Engage Answers.com visitors and help them integrate into our growing Q&A community.
* Foster relationships with and between potential members and influencers, in the Answers.com community.
* Be point of contact to coordinate Answers.com community related events and communications both online and offline (meetups, newsletter, blogs and community forums).
* Engage with topic experts and respected community members to help people find the Answers to their questions.
* Assist in mediating disputes between community members.

* 2+ years of hands-on online community management in multiple communities
* Proven communication and conflict mediation skills
* Outstanding community and publicly oriented writing skills
* Proven success of working with diverse cultures and people across multiple time zones.
* Leader with the ability to influence others
* Deep understanding of community oriented social web sites, apps, multiplayer games, etc.
* Fast learner, attention to detail, good team player.
* Independent, self motivated with the ability to see projects to a timely completion.
* Ability to work full time in our New York office.

To apply:

* URLs to samples of your online community work showing your written conversational skill (blog posts and comments, forum discussions, or newsletters).
* Links to both professional and personal profiles of other online communities.
* Send your CV to jobs@answers.com.

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