Fairlady Media is looking for a few great student interns!

Are you looking for hands-on experience in developing and marketing iPhone games?

This is a chance to get some real experience that will be seen by thousands, if not millions, of people!

Fairlady Media is looking for student interns to assist in every aspect of our iPhone game development business.

About Fairlady Media:

Located near Raleigh, North Carolina, Fairlady Media is a privately held company founded in 2009 by husband and wife team James and Constance Bossert. Leveraging their longtime experience in development, marketing, and UI design, the company produces and publishes interactive media for a variety of technology platforms. The company specializes in the development of mobile games for the iPhone platform. Fairlady Media has created 11 games for the iPhone and iPod Touch with over a million downloads and counting.

Job Description:

Due to our growth and the success of our current games and consulting services, Fairlady Media is looking to recruit a team of highly motivated self-starters to join us in several capacities. These internship positions are an outstanding opportunity to get your start in this dynamic industry. We’re currently looking for Web Designers, LAMP Developers, Marketing, Business Management and Objective-C iPhone Developers. Interested in any or all of these? Great! Come and learn all about the business of self-publishing games on the App Store!

Location: near Raleigh, NC

Rate/Salary: Non-paid internship positions leading to contracted hourly assignments by project

Contact: Connie Bossert [connie at fairladymedia.com] if interested

Job Responsibilities could include:

  • iPhone SDK development
  • Development and deployment of LAMP web sites and server infrastructure
  • Assist with all print, online, and special marketing projects as needed.
  • Prepare marketing packets including game/application videos, text copy, in-game screenshots, press summaries and concept art collections.
  • Assist in the submission process of marketing packets to the major internet mobile game/application web sites.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationship ties with contact people representing the major internet mobile game/application web sites and marketing firms.
  • Create and review content for daily/weekly online publishing.
  • Accounting, Quick Books and other business logistics and organization
  • Organize promotional materials
  • Managing promotional distribution
  • Assist with promotional plans
  • Write press releases
  • Work on grassroots marketing campaigns
  • Website updates
  • Writing and distributing email marketing campaigns
  • Manage online advertising campaigns with key advertising partners
  • Manage Fairlady Media social networking on YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Manage viral marketing tasks across the industry leading web sites.

Required Skills could include:

  • HTML/CSS/Javascript experience
  • LAMP (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP) application development and/or service infrastructure deployment and operational hosting experience
  • iPhone application experience through the complete lifecycle including availability in the Apple App Store
  • Fundamentals of application development, test, and implementation
  • Exposure and experience to the real world marketing processes for making and testing video games and mobile applications.
  • Exposure to programming in Cocoa and/or Objective C
  • Exposure to Apple’s Human Interface Guidelines
  • Some understanding of new 3.x firmware features
  • Ability to effectively communicate as a team player
  • Responsibility and follow through for both projects and daily tasks
  • Ability to work independently and function as a self-starter
  • Knowledgeable and interested in online marketing, PR and Social Networking.
  • Very strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Applicants should be outgoing and personable with good social and conversational skills.
  • Experience with writing game summaries, social blogs, collecting screenshots and archiving and submitting marketing packets.
  • Research and maintain knowledge of the main mobile game and application sites on the internet.
  • Video editing knowledge/experience preferred.
  • Ability to work within small team dynamics.

Optional/Bonus Qualifications:

  • Gaming experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of Social Networking mindsets and protocols a plus.
  • Knowledge of the most popular mobile game/application web sites a plus.
  • Applicants should be active participants in the social networking and video gaming culture.
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