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Brian Farnham
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New job! I'm joining Zagat.com as Executive Editor. Incredibly psyched to be working for Google on such a powerful brand! +ZAGAT 

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If anyone in NYC is interested, Fashion show invite...
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A little weekend mashup fun...

Great opp for the right tech-oriented person. This is a company I advise and co-founder is a friend I can vouch for as Good People. Feel free to share.

Urcrowd.com, a growing startup in the image-sharing space, is actively looking for a technical co-founder to join the team.
 
Profile/requirements of individual we are looking for:
* Expert Zend PHP programming skills
* Solid HTML5, CSS, Ajax, Javascript, JQuery and XML
* Advanced database skills
* Relational database design and SQL coding in MySQL; ORM experience a plus
* Familiarity with site optimization best practices
* Experience designing social features and integrating social networks and other third party APIs
* Experience with Linux/Unix and Apache configuration
* Exposure to open source, component & script libraries, APIs, systems/themes/plug-ins
* Knowledge of cutting edge strategies: progressive enhancement, responsive design, HTML5 and CSS3
* Familiarity with current social networks and mobile apps (Reddit, Tumblr, Instagram, Patch, Pinterest, Snapchat, Path, Imgur, Stumbleupon, etc.)
* A passionately dedicated person to live, breath and sleep Urcrowd

This individual will be the CTO/co-founder of Urcrowd in a very hands on roll. This individual will be the primary developer of the website and will lead and coordinate all technology related initiatives, including managing an external resource to develop the Urcrowd mobile app.

ABOUT URCROWD
 
Urcrowd is an easy way to share and discover images related to where you are or what you're into. Imagine Reddit meets Instagram meets Patch and Urcrowd is born. Essentially, Urcrowd allows users to share and discover images within location and interest based communities. Using our own editing tool, users can also mashup images or use multiple images within one post to tell a story.

COMPANY SNAPSHOT

* Raised seed round in November 2011
* 1M+ visits since launch in February 2012
* Danny Shir - CEO & Co-founder
* Avi Cohen - Chairman (currently CEO of RRSAT Global Comm. Network Ltd. - Nasdaq: RRST) 
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