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JOB: Mobile Applications Software Engineer at the Banff New Media Institute

Just passing this on… the job description is a little out of date
but you get the idea. Contact Angus Leech (
if interested.


Mobile Applications Software Engineer

This is a key engineering position that requires the ability to
problem solve and communicate clearly in a highly creative and
sometimes intense working/learning environment. Your primary activity
will be to provide support to the Banff New Media Institute’s Advanced
Research Technology (ART) Mobile Lab in its ongoing research
activities. This position reports directly to the Director/Executive
Producer of BNMI, but receives daily direction from the Senior Mobile
Researcher. You will act as the technical lead for the ART Mobile Lab
in all areas, including in-house software development projects,
collaborations with external artists and partners, research of
emerging technologies and platforms, usability research, technical
evaluation, proposal writing and dissemination. In particular, you
will be responsible for developing software applications for a variety
of mobile devices using GPS, wireless internet, cellular network and
sensor input to drive creation and playback of rich-media content,
cross-platform user experiences, and other mobile and location-based
interactive installations. This is a 10 month term position starting
June 1, 2009 with the possibility of extending.


* Accountable for the technical aspects of mobile and locative media
research and development and coproduction activity of the BNMI