• Jamaican Developers Career Day: #07 - UI/UX Design

    Online event

    This meetup series aims to introduce persons to the different career paths in tech, their requirements and what to do to start or advance your professional journey in Tech.

    This month we look at roles in UI/UX Deisgn.

    About the event
    Venue: Online event (Zoom)
    Time: Third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm
    Demographics: Students, Entry Level and Intermediate Professionals
    Number of presenters: 2 - 3

    ## Speakers
    Janice Alexander - Founder of UX/UI Designer Network Jamaica,
    UX Designer, Grace Kennedy
    She is a product designer who is passionate about creating people-first products that solve real problems. This is why she made the switch from Marketer to Designer, leveraging her interest in human psychology to build more intuitive products.

    Brittney Samuels - Manager, UX/UI Designer Network Jamaica,
    UI/UX Design Consultant, Sagicor Group Jamaica
    She is a Senior UI/UX professional, who currently manages the UI/UX team for Sagicor Group Jamaica Ltd. She has led and contributed to several UX projects, from large Jamaican institutions to small tech start-ups. She holds a MSc. in Information Systems and is a certified project management professional. Not to mention she has a deep profound passion for humanizing every digital experience.

    ## Sponsors
    Particular Presence Technologies
    https://www.particularpresence.com/
    Particular Presence Technologies is focused on pragmatic approaches to problem-solving using technology. This simply means our focus is on the successful result that brings joy and satisfaction to our clients. The execution of that approach varies from client to client which is why we come to the table with an open mind and no preconceived opinions.

    Vertis Technology
    https://vertisjm.com/
    Vertis Technology Solutions Limited is an IT services and solutions provider partnering with clients to foster technology innovation. We simplify IT complexity and transform their businesses to experience returns on their IT investment.

  • Open Source Internships 2022

    Online event

    Open source provides a powerful avenue for aspiring developers to gain experience and for all developers to raise the standards and efficiency of the developer community by creating and collaborating on viable solutions for development and business. In Jamaica, two such programs are the Google Summer of Code and the Calico Challenge hosted by the Palisadoes Foundation. This meetup will explore these and other opportunities for students to engage in open source internships in summer 2022.

    ## Sponsors
    Vertis Technology
    https://vertisjm.com/
    Vertis Technology Solutions Limited is an IT services and solutions provider partnering with clients to foster technology innovation. We simplify IT complexity and transform their businesses to experience returns on their IT investment.

    Particular Presence Technologies
    https://www.particularpresence.com/
    Particular Presence Technologies is focused on pragmatic approaches to problem-solving using technology. This simply means our focus is on the successful result that brings joy and satisfaction to our clients. The execution of that approach varies from client to client which is why we come to the table with an open mind and no preconceived opinions.

  • Jamaican Developers Demo Day: #05

    Online event

    This meetup series aims to create an environment where digital professionals and teams can demonstrate and celebrate their work, talk about what they've done and learned.

    ## About the event
    Venue: Online event (Zoom)
    Time: Fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 PM
    Demographics: Students, Entry Level and Intermediate Professionals
    Number of presenters: 1 - 2

    ## Sponsors
    Vertis Technology
    https://vertisjm.com/
    Vertis Technology Solutions Limited is an IT services and solutions provider partnering with clients to foster technology innovation. We simplify IT complexity and transform their businesses to experience returns on their IT investment.

    Particular Presence Technologies
    https://www.particularpresence.com/
    Particular Presence Technologies is focused on pragmatic approaches to problem-solving using technology. This simply means our focus is on the successful result that brings joy and satisfaction to our clients. The execution of that approach varies from client to client which is why we come to the table with an open mind and no preconceived opinions.

  • Jamaican Developers Career Day: #08 - Artificial Intelligence

    Online event

    This meetup series aims to introduce persons to the different career paths in tech, their requirements and what to do to start or advance your professional journey in Tech.

    This month we look at roles in Artificial Intelligence.

    About the event
    Venue: Online event (Zoom)
    Time: Third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm
    Demographics: Students, Entry Level and Intermediate Professionals
    Number of presenters: 2 - 3

    ## Sponsors
    Particular Presence Technologies
    https://www.particularpresence.com/
    Particular Presence Technologies is focused on pragmatic approaches to problem-solving using technology. This simply means our focus is on the successful result that brings joy and satisfaction to our clients. The execution of that approach varies from client to client which is why we come to the table with an open mind and no preconceived opinions.

    Vertis Technology
    https://vertisjm.com/
    Vertis Technology Solutions Limited is an IT services and solutions provider partnering with clients to foster technology innovation. We simplify IT complexity and transform their businesses to experience returns on their IT investment.