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Sent: Tuesday, April 17,[masked]:19 PMSubject: Swidjit InfosessionCome on out to Goldwin Smith Auditorium this Thursday 4/19 at 6:00 to
meet Swidjit and learn about the various opportunities to get involvedwith this exciting Ithaca-based social media startup & socialenterprise (while dining on pizza).
Swidjit is an Ithaca-based startup / social enterprise a week awayfrom launching after nearly 15 months work. Up until this point,development has been handled by local firm Singlebrook, but we would
like to find our own programmer to moveforward after this release. We are looking for a CTO & COO willing towork for equity or a programmer that can put in 25+ hours/week through
the end of the summer. More info on these positions, as well as amore detailed description of Swidjit, are provided below.Swidjit is looking for a CTO to handle all the tech aspects of the
business, which is mainly coding at this point. Candidates for thisposition must come highly recommended and possess a broad knowledge ofhow to manage the technical side of a fast growing Internet startup.
Prospective CTOs must have strong Ruby on Rails development skills, aswell as be able to handle postgreSQL database environment, jquery,CSS/HTML, amazon's EC2 cloud servers and anything else required to
develop, deploy, and manage a web enterprise. Candidates for thisposition must be willing to work 25+ hours a week for equity. We arewilling to consider an applicant without Rails experience if they can
demonstrate a high level of programming expertise and the desire/timeto learn Ruby over the next couple months.Alternatively, we could use a part-time Ruby on Rails developer who
can write clean, maintainable code using the best engineeringpractices in the industry today (unit testing, source control,continuous integration, automation, design patterns, etc). This is
flexible work that can be completed wherever and whenever you wish aslong as results are reliably delivered. We are looking for somebodythat can work 15-30 hours per week, at least through the end of June.
Pay is $50-$70/hrdepending on experience (or equity for anyone willing to work aminimum of 200 hours).Swidjit is also looking for a COO with experience managing the
business needs of a startup, ideally a web/tech company. Candidatesfor this job must be willing to work 15-20 hours a week and live inIthaca.
We are also looking for someone to handle campus marketing.About SwidjitSwidjit is an emerging social media platform that combines the best of
Facebook, Twitter, Etsy, and Pinterest into a tool that will serve asthe operating system for community life. It is a virtual switchboarddesigned to connect the people within a city, neighborhood, or dorm to
the wealth of resources and opportunities around them. First andforemost, Swidjit is a platform for the local economy, with anemphasis on P2P commerce, trading, and collaboration, but it will
also be a place to share, curate, and discover information, a tool topromote or find events, and a way to connect you to the people,organizations, businesses and ideas that are most important in your
daily life. As a replacement for craigslist, it will harness thepower of the mobile, social web to build stronger communities andthriving local economies, and help usher in a new era of
resourcefulness and resiliency. Really though, Swidjit is not awebsite, a technology, or a business: it is a revolution. Byfacilitating greater access to the products, services, skills, and
information we need to support each other, Swidjit will enable a worldwhere we grow communities instead of corporations and help make thisworld a more equitable and sustainable place.
Swidjit was recently featured at Cornell's TEDx conference.Questions? Contact
Elisa Miller-Out - Singlebrook -[masked]