Job Opening: Project Manager

Zeta Interactive in Boise has an opening for a Project Manager.

Among the qualifications that a candidate should have:

BA/BS Degree required
Minimum 6 years of professional experience as a Project Manager for web-based technology solutions or equivalent
Proficient with common tools necessary to maintain efficiency and organization (MS Project, MS Office, Visio or other charting too, etc)
Must possess a clear understanding on online development technologies along with the semantics of developing high profile websites and intricate online applications.
Additional history of front-line involvement in design, consultation, programming and/or production strongly recommended.
Comfortable in a client service environment.

Full details about the job, responsibilities and full qualifications can be found via the original post on Craigslist.

Open RFP: United Water Idaho

United Water Idaho has issued a Request for Proposal for Advertising Agency Services, and they’ve asked us to help spread the word.

Some highlights from the RFP:

United Water Idaho (United Water) through this Request for Proposal (RFP) is soliciting proposals from invited firms, teams, or individuals to provide United Water with full-service advertising agency and creative services. Proposers are requested to submit proposals on or before the submission date that are complete and responsive to the requirements of the RFP.

As a regulated monopoly, United Water Idaho is limited in its advertising to education of its customers or alerting them to significant service issues or disruptions. The company generally does not engage in self-promotional or competitive marketing advertising.

Local (Boise-area) firms only are invited to bid on this contract. The successful bidder should demonstrate knowledge of the Boise media market, have creative services either in-house or provide names and portfolios of subcontractors, and be able to work within the guidelines established by United Water’s corporate identity standards.

Responses to the United Water RFP are due by 12:00 pm Friday, September 25th.

Complete details about the RFP are available via the PDF link below

United Water Idaho Request for Proposal – Advertising Agency Services (PDF)

For any questions about the RFP, contact Mark Snider at United Water.

Market Revival

Here’s an event that was brought to my attention recently.

Freelancers, job-seeking advertising professionals and agencies are invited to show their latest work at Market Revival, a new event coordinated by members of the Boise advertising community.

Registration is free but space is limited, so please reserve your table today by e-mailing Tables will best accommodate stacked, book-style or laptop portfolios.

Event details:
Market Revival
Cole Marr Gallery Coffee House
Wednesday, September 16th
7:30 – 9 AM
Eat • Drink • Network • Browse • Brainstorm

The market’s bouncing back – are you ready? Come check out the latest local work and get fresh ideas and inspiration from Boise’s amazing talent pool. Invite your coworkers, friends and clients – everyone will benefit from this Market Revival.

For more information or to reserve a free table to show work, please e-mail

UPDATE: All tables for this event have been reserved.

Job Openings at Valice

Valice in Boise is hiring for two positions:

Website and Software Developer:

Responsibilities (partial list):

  • Develop, implement, and maintain web-based software applications or specialized utilities
  • Analyze and design databases to support client applications
  • Analyze client needs and develop software solutions that aim to optimize operational efficiency
  • Assist internal team with proposal writing, describing solutions and estimating costs

Qualifications (partial list):

  • Minimum 3-5 years of web-based application development using ASP, ASP.Net, AJAX, SQL, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Experience developing and supporting Flash applications
  • Ability to integrate Web applications utilizing various tools and methodologies such as Web Services

Junior Website Developer:

The Junior Website Developer is responsible for implementing design files into workable and functioning websites on a variety of content management platforms as well as making edits and modifications to the structure and basic functionalities of existing websites. The Junior Developer reports to the Project Manger and also works as a team with the design department.

More details about both positions can be found on the Valice site.

Internship Opening: Graphic Designer

Wirestone in Boise has a Graphic Design Internship available.  From the folks behind the scenes:

Wirestone, a digital marketing solutions company, is looking for a highly motivated and talented Graphic Design Intern to assist with growing needs in our creative department. The intern must be organized, detail-oriented and possess strong typography and layout skills. Day-to-day duties might include working on PowerPoint layouts, helping to design a presentation or creating storyboards for an animation. Knowledge of the following programs will be expected; Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, PowerPoint and Word. At Wirestone, our interns are considered an integral part of our team and as such, their ideas and input will be valued.

Those interested should contact Brie Bolopue for more information.