Prog-Artist (Creative Programming Artist for Web and App Development)

Award Solutions - Dallas/Fort Worth Area

Posted 557 days ago
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  • Job function
    Information Technology, Design
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  • Industry
    Wireless, Professional Training & Coaching
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Job description

Leave behind the cut-throat competitive corporate world and come join a company where care is the competitive advantage. We care about our employees, their loved ones, our customers, our suppliers and contractors, and most importantly - everything we do. Our culture of care is why we have been one of the “Best Places to Work for in Texas” for several years. (Ranked #6 in 2012 for small companies).


What we do:

Leading provider of advanced telecom/wireless training and high-end consulting services.

Technical expertise we teach:

4G LTE, IMS/VoLTE , Cloud Computing, M2M, Wi-Fi, IPv6, HSPA+, IP Convergence and much more.

Training delivery methods we offer:

On-site instructor led in the classroom, virtual web-based deliveries and online self-paced eLearning.


Come join our exceptional team of talented individuals. We are experts at what we do, all contributions are valued and respected, and we genuinely care about each other and our customers. Our core values are integrity, flexibility, expertise, excellent return on investment, and teamwork - and we live them every day.


Who we’re hiring:

We have an immediate need for a creative web or app developer who thrives on innovating new products and solutions. You will be helping us build a cloud-based mobile learning platform that will become an award winning platform. We are looking for those who want to develop and engage both the left and the right brains to help us build the best platform for advanced learning.


You should be excited by new technologies and new ways of doing things, and willing to tinker with different software tools and techniques. The candidate should be a creative, out-of-the-box thinker, with an eye for visual effects as well as user interface. You must be able to hack quick solutions, as well as have strong programming skills to build clean reusable software. Our customers demand highly mobile solutions so we want to push the bounds of HTML5 by developing a in a very creative and mobile-friendly platform to render multimedia through HTML5.


The ideal candidate should be a curious thinker; someone who is self-motivated and who explores the web daily to have an ever-growing and profound understanding of the online landscape and its emerging technologies. We are searching for truth seekers & hard workers with a sense of humor and a taste for beautiful creations.


Desired Skills and Experience

Stuff you should have:

  • Required:   Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of work experience in app/web development in multiple environments
  • Thorough understanding of and experience in object-oriented principles and design concepts as well as the ability to apply them in solving real problems
  • Work experience in app development in iOS/Android environments; collective knowledge of offline/tablet/mobile platformsare a plus, but we'll be learning this together as our current project      progresses
  • Work experience with HTML5/CSS/Javascript/general Web 2.0 technologies
  • Expertise in working with databases/SQL
  • Familiarity with Digital Rights Management a huge plus
  • Experience working with Learning Management Systems a plus
  • Experience defining and creating new products
  • Experience in testing methodologies and tools
  • Creative problem solving skills and ability to effectively communicate the problems/solutions
  • Strong teamwork skills to collaborate with all levels and all functions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Drug screening & background checks


About this company

Award Solutions

Who you’re joining:

Our technical staff is recognized for their comprehensive systems knowledge, a detailed understanding of standards, a detailed understanding of network equipment, hands-on experience in designing, managing and optimizing networks, and their ability to train and mentor the clients they work with. Our non-technical staff is known for their outstanding customer service, attention to detail, and implementing creative solutions. Everyone focuses on the customer and ensuring they are getting the right knowledge and services that they need.


Perks you get (as a full-time employee):

  • Zero out of pocket for medical & dental insurance premium (all levels)
  • Three weeks of paid vacation
  • One week sick leave to care for yourself and/or loved ones
  • Matching 401K contribution
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability plus Life Insurance for you and your family’s peace of mind
  • Reimbursable gym membership + other wellness
  • Optional voluntary life coverage/accident/illness plans
  • Floating holidays


Be happy and make happy:

  • Thank team members who help you with company sponsored gifts
  • Enjoy a paid holiday week between Christmas and New Year’s
  • Join employee managed Spirit Committee to spread the Spirit of Award
  • Contribute to local schools/kids/volunteer through annual gifts
  • Receive 4 weeks paid sabbatical after 10 years of service
  • Work in a zero politics environment with dedicated, real experts in their field


We were named one of the “Best Places to Work in Dallas 2006”, and one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Texas” in 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013.

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