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Arabic Infographic Competition promoted by Google

With the Arabic Web Days program, the company wants to increase the amount of online content in Arabic

Another great news for those involved with infographic design and data visualization in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Google announced the “Arabic Web Days” program, an initiative to promote the production of more Internet content in Arabic, and one of the promotional actions will be an infographic competition, in partnership with Tajseed.

Besides the competition, Google is also promoting a series of Hangouts on Google+ to get tips and tricks from industry experts on contributing Arabic content to the web, a YouTube Tweet Up in Doha, Qatar on December 15 to learn how to create viral Arabic videos and make money through YouTube, and launched a new blog and a YouTube Channel in Arabic, from where we took the following  short video:

The National Arabic Web Day will be celebrated on December 12th. To get more details and to sign up for any of the events, visit Arabic Web Days on Google+ or see the Arabia Blog.

Web Developer - Y&R Brands / Wunderman Nairobi
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Deadline: 01 Jan, 2013

The right individual for this role will be a motivated and energetic developer who takes initiative, enjoys finding solutions to a varying number of challenges, is detail-oriented, and takes extreme pride in their work.
Requirements/Skills:

Ability to interpret designs and develop them fully.
2+ years of rapid web development, using HTML, JavaScript, CSS, ASP.Net, HTML5 preferred
Candidates should have proven .NET experience as well as a solid understanding of Object Oriented Design and Programming.
A solid understanding of web application development processes, from the layout/user interface to relational database structures.
Understanding the benefits of SEO and the development skills to support SEO are a plus.
Strong communication and writing skills.
Ability to communicate directly with peers, managers, and clients while leading development to a completed and successful solution.
Strong organization skills to manage multiple timelines and complete tasks quickly within the constraints of clients’ timelines and budgets.
Awareness and pride in 100% client satisfaction.

Primary Responsibilities:

Creation of site layout/user interface from provided design concepts by using standard HTML/CSS practices.
Placement and layout of web site pages given client provided content.
Development of robust and user-friendly web applications.
Potential Design and creation of relational database schemas.
Application/Framework design as needed.
Specifications/Requirements gathering as needed.
Routine daily maintenance of existing sites and applications.

More than one position may be available depending on the candidates expertise.
Apply for this position:

Send a CV and sample work to mary.ayiga@yrbrands.co.ke and to hr@yrbrands.co.ke