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It’s an exciting time for Scottish startup Kiltr, a networking and social media site with a strong Scottish national flavour. We met with CEO Brian Hughes Halferty last year to hear about the company, and he seems like a really cool guy to work with. Having secured funding and launched the site in private beta, they are now ready to expand the Kiltr team! We’ve posted a number of opportunities for developers, and I’m happy to point out there’s a digital marketing position on offer as well as 2 roles for .NET gurus. So have a look and pass this on to anyone else that might be interested.

So, what does Kiltr do?
Professional Networking
Platform +  social media website

Why are you guys awesome?
We are focused on developing
great products and services  using the latest social networking technologies and at the same time building an innovative and fun company culture.

What position are you hiring for?

x2 .NET guys/Girls and x1 Digital marketing person (full or p/t) (more…)

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Have time on your hands? Want to pick up some cool freelance work to help pay the bills? Seton Design agency, based in Edinburgh, is looking to bring on a freelance developer to help out with their projects. We interviewed the owner Andrew White for the scoop!

So, Seton Design, what do you do? We are a design agency creating brands across the print and online media.

Who are you looking to bring onboard? A flexible freelancer with .net/php programming skills

What kind of projects would I be working on? (more…)

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LAUNCH.ed is hiring

LAUNCH.ed, the University of Edinburgh’s support service for student-entrepreneurs, is recruiting a new intern for the 2010-2011 academic year.

This position is only open to current students at the University of Edinburgh. A full job spec has been posted on SAGE under the job title “Part-time Student Intern (September – April)”, and company name “The Edinburgh Technology Transfer Centre (ETTC)”. Here’s a teaser: (more…)

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We’ve got a project seeking a technical partner to get this idea from concept to prototype, and then hopefully beyond. Asanka De Silva, MD of marketing strategy consultancy Strateegia, is looking to develop an electronic alarming device that can communicate with another object roughly 20-200 metres away. More info from Asanka below, and get in touch with him for details if you (or someone you know) may be interested…

I’m looking for someone with knowledge in either electronics or alarm systems or radio frequency products to develop an innovative product targeted at motor vehicle users in the UK & Europe. (more…)

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Hubdub, the folks that brought the world Hubdub news prediction and then FanDuel fantasy sports games, is now hiring 1-2 LAMP Developers to work on their fantasy sports product. And it’s for Edinburgh or San Francisco, how cool!

So, what does Hubdub do?

Hubdub Ltd is a VC funded start-up based in Edinburgh and San Francisco that aims to be the world’s largest developer of premium social games for sports fans. Its main product, FanDuel, transforms traditional fantasy sports ($1bn, 30m people market) into an instant gratification daily game where users win cash prizes every day. It is played on FanDuel.com, via white label partners such as Philly.com, and in future on Facebook and mobile. (more…)

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Blackford Analysis, the University of Edinburgh spinout making a huge difference to 3D medical imaging, is now ready to expand the team and is on the lookout for a software engineer. Ben Panter is awesome and it always cheers me up to see him at events, so if you’re someone who ‘lives and breathes programming’, I certainly encourage you to check this out and spread the word.

So, what does Blackford Analysis do?

Blackford Analysis provides real-time solutions for big data problems. We solve tough computation problems involving real-time interpretation of 3D medical images, hyper-spectral reconnaissance imagery and seismic datasets. Our technology comes from astrophysics, and exploits commodity hardware with low power requirements. Our initial product aligns medical scans instantly, enabling an increase in radiologist throughput of 10%. (more…)

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Have you heard about these guys? A new online media startup is looking for interns to join their Edinburgh hub. The neat company Said.fm links up audio content on the web to offer ‘themed listening for curious ears,’ and without knowing the founders personally, it seems like they’d be fun to work with. Initially seeking 2-3 days work for 2 weeks, this is a bite-sized commitment for anyone who wants some work experience in the area and potentially more if it’s a good match.

Startup: Said.fm (@saidfm)

What is it you do? We join up talk shows, lectures and podcasts using themes from the audio content to create an awesome listening experience!

What jobs do you have? Said.fm Editorial Interns

Who is this role suited to? Students who are interested in working with an online media startup. (more…)

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I'd work for them!

A cool marketing/promotions startup based locally is recruiting Edinburgh students to help design marketing campaigns for universities. Know anyone who wants to gain experience (and make some money) in this field? Get them trained up now, and you can hire them as VP Marketing for your startup next year. This would have been my dream job once upon a time…

Worth checking out the Wright Wallace Associates website by the way just for their amusing Story (excerpt: ‘Will Wright and Dug Wallace met, and hated each other’). Love these guys already. Ok back to the point, job offer below!

Campus Brand Manager Position

We are looking for confident, enterprising students to join our team of campus brand managers. You will be responsible for the promotion of a (more…)

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New Job Posting: Doc-Department

ddept_logoRecession? What recession? Looks like bright, keen, good programmers are always in demand. George Lewis from Doc-Department, a local startup, is looking for an XSL developer for a pilot project. The job description is below, if you’re interested, please email George directly using g.lewis@doc-department.com

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Interconnect - Job vacancy here!Online Communication Developer for Women’s Science & Technology Network

A 6 hour per week role with flexible working days, this role seems best suited for a student, someone looking to show online expertise on their CV, or an under-utilised web worker.  With a salary of £15,641-£18,551 pro rata this is not a get rich quick scheme, but great for extra cash and experience – sounds like you’ll have a decent amount of responsibility and the freedom to show what you’re capable of doing. Job ad below…

Interconnect: the network for women studying science, engineering, technology and the built environment in Scotland is looking for a Website & Online Communication Developer. You will have responsibility for maintaining and developing the online presence of Interconnect and utilising this media to maximise engagement with the project, in particular student engagement. Interconnect is part of the (more…)

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