Digital Media Jobs at Armenian Learning Center

Deadline: 15 October 2012 (Robotics Workshop Leader); 20 October 2012 (Application Development Manager); 31 October 2012 (Educational Game Content Developer)
Open to: experienced and motivated professionals hoping to advance their career while contributing to the professional and social development of young Armenians.
Remuneration: competitive and commensurate with the applicant’s recent salary history.

Description

Tumo Center for Creative Technologies is currently searching for a Robotics Workshop Leader, an Application Development Manager, and an Educational Game Content Developer.

Tumo is an after-school learning center in Yerevan where teenagers acquire digital media skills free of charge. The center now has over 6,000 users attending on a regular basis and participating in its innovative, self-paced program. Tumo’s Yerevan facility is a newly built state-of-the art environment equipped with over 500 workstations and tablets running industry standard applications and educational content. Their educational framework is based on a proprietary platform which promotes learning through interactive game-like levels, exposing users to increasingly challenging activities. Registered members, ages 12 to 18, pay a nominal fee, agree to terms of use, and choose an area of focus: Animation, Video Games, Web Development, Digital Video and Audio.

Robotics Workshop Leader

The Tumo Center for Creative Technologies is looking for an energetic Robotics Workshop Leader with experience in design, construction, operation and application of robots and/or relevant programming skills to join the Robotics project held at Tumo. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated professional to increase their building and programing experience with Robotics products while contributing to the professional and social development of young Armenians and sharing his/her enthusiasm and passion for Robotics technology.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with any programming language is a must
  • Ability to quickly and effectively learn new programing languages’ platforms, specially including those based on graphical interfaces
  • Certified LabVIEW Associate Developer “CLAD” or extensive experience with programing and modeling LabView modules.
  • Experience in building and programming Lego Mindstorms NXT 2.0 or any other Robotics product is a plus
  • Experience in education is a plus

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the applicant’s recent salary history.

Application:

To apply, please send a brief cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please mention “Robotics Workshop Leader” in your subject. Also include the contact information of your direct supervisors from two recent positions whom Tumo can contact for reference checks.

The application deadline is 15 October 2012. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

Find more information about this job position HERE.

Application Development Manager

The Application Development Manager is responsible for the production, maintenance and unit testing of all software products; management of the development team; and hiring and firing of team members. The Application Development Manager will play a key role in the design of new products and new versions of  existing products, and will coordinate the work of the development team with other groups within Tumo, including the educational content development team, HR and public relations.

Qualifications:

  • Experience leading technical teams
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more of the following technology areas: HTML5 and CSS; JavaScript using recognized frameworks (e.g. AJAX, JQuery, JSON); PHP 5 with strong object oriented programming; Zend Framework, MVC; Networking, Sockets, XML
  • Experience with mission-critical multi-user applications
  • Experience working with a standard version control system (ideally Subversion)
  • Experience with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP)
  • Demonstrated ability to produce Technical Designs working from system requirements
  • Hands-on experience with dynamic web applications, relational databases and performance tuning

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the applicant’s recent salary history.

Application:

To apply, please send a brief cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please mention “Development Manager Position” in your subject. Also include the contact information of your direct supervisors from two recent positions whom Tumo can contact for reference checks.

The application deadline is 20 October 2012. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.

Find more information about this job position HERE.

Educational Game Content Developer

The Educational Game Content Developer will be responsible for creating learning activities such as tutorials, exercises and project assignments in game development, which is one of Tumo’s four focus areas. Activity creation will be based on guidelines developed by the Educational Content Development team. The Educational Game Content Developer will report to the Head of Educational Content and will collaborate with both content developers and learning coaches.

Qualifications:

  • Substantial experience in developing video games.
  • Intermediate level knowledge of programming
  • Knowledge Action Script 3.0, JavaScript and C++
  • Knowledge of game development tools (Unreal Engine, Unity, Source Engine)
  • Experience in education or working with kids is a plus
  • Passion for playing and making games

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the applicant’s recent salary history.

Application:

To apply, please send a brief cover letter, resume and a portfolio to [email protected]. In the subject line of your email, please mention “Educational Game Content Developer”. If available please send a portfolio that showcases your skills and backgrounds. Also include the contact information of your direct supervisors from recent positions whom Tumo can contact for reference checks. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed. Only shortlisted candidates will be interviewed.

The application deadline is 31 October 2012. Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

Find more information about this job position HERE.

For more information about Tumo Center for Creative Technologies, visit the original website HERE.

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