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17
Jul

Ghost Productions is Hiring! – FileMaker Pro Developer

OFFICIAL JOB TITLE

Custom Software Developer

DEPARTMENT

Interactive Dept.

POSITION & COMPENSATION

Competitive full-time salary with standard employee medical/dental benefits, 401k retirement contributions, and extensive bonus incentives for achieving milestone challenges ahead of deadlines

PROJECT BRIEF

Ghost Productions is making a pilgrimage from off-the-shelf CRM & project management software and developing its own integrated solution based on FileMaker Pro platform. The end product will automate and track everything from sales to resource scheduling and production management.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

The FileMaker Developer will work directly with the CEO to develop, “Ghost Mission Director,” a fully customized and automated project management workflow solution to radically streamline the everything the studio does on a daily basis. This position requires a wide range of responsibilities, including database development, feature ideation and design, automation scripting, custom function creation, multi-
platform optimization for WebDirect and iOS end user deployment, application testing, and troubleshooting.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES

• Design, development, maintenance, documentation, and troubleshooting of a robust and radically innovative FileMaker Pro database solution.
• User interface and layout design, scripting, and creating or modifying fields, calculations, tables, relationships, and custom functions.
• Integrate 3rd party plugins with the Filemaker solution via Filemaker Pro Server to increase the capabilities of the solution well beyond the core software.
• Optimization of various solution components for use by the staff, collaborative vendors, and clients via WebDirect and iOS platforms.
• Unyielding attention to detail and empathy for the end user experience to ensure that each deployment is not only functional but blissful to use.
• Passion to experiment to create a product that pushes innovation to a new level.
• Willingness to use and grow all skills and talents to the benefit of Ghost Productions, its staff, and its clients.
• Occasional travel for technology conferences, advanced training, and other continuing education opportunities

QUALIFICATIONS

Extensive experience programming in Filemaker Pro Advanced v12 and above, including complex relational design, scripting, report and UI design for for Filemaker, Pro WebDirect, and iOS deployment via Filemaker Pro Server.
Ability to create and deploy functional Runtime solutions.
Your resume will not be considered without Filemaker experience and the ability to show examples of innovative solutions you’ve developed in the past.
•Ideally is an in-house position. Applicants who require telecommuting or who are offshore vendors will likely not be considered.

• Functional understanding of CRM, CalDAV, gantt- based project management and team-based collaboration tools.

COMPETENCIES

Good training and communication skills, verbal and written.
Commitment to learning new skills and techniques
Ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

DESIRABLE EXTRA SKILLS

Experience with additional scripting languages and technologies such as HTML 5, Java, JSON, Python, xCode, Applescript/Automator, and SQL to increase the capabilities of the final solution.
Filemaker SDK – if you know how to make viable standalone iOS apps via the Filemaker SDK that function independently from the Filemaker GO base application, contact us for an interview right away!

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Ability to move about as needed throughout the day
•Requires ability to use ergonomic sit and/or stand workstation up to 8 hours per day
• Ability to use computer workstation, including keyboard and visual display terminal, for extended periods of time

•Ability to complete tasks in an environment where interruptions are the norm and background noise is present
•Ability to move throughout studio and between buildings, including stairs or elevator.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this position. Essential job functions are intended to describe those functions that are primary to the performance of this job. Other job duties include those that are considered secondary to the overall purpose of this position.
This position description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position. Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job- related duties as requested. Ghost Productions, Inc. reserves the right to revise job descriptions or work hours as required.

Interested applicants should email their resume to leo@ghostproductions.com

Applicants should throughly research www.ghostproductions.com

 

26
Jun

3D Animation: Thrombus Retrieval Systems/Mechanical Thrombectomy Explained

ghost productions3D animation is extremely useful regarding thrombus retrieval systems and how a qualified surgeon performs a mechanical thrombectomy using a blood clot removal device. What is described in so many words can be better explained using 3D animation. Read below to learn how 3D animation serves as a powerful tool for surgeons and patients.
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1
May

What is Medical E-Learning?

e-learning for patientsE-learning for healthcare makes use of interactive 3-D animation to show medical complexities in an easy-to-understand way. E-learning media offers many benefits for medical practices and healthcare organizations. E-learning media has evolved to be one of the best ways for informing patients and healthcare practitioners. Because of this, it is being used in all parts of the medical realm and in the healthcare industry. Here’s how:

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13
Mar

5 Ways To Educate Your Patients With Animations

Healthcare workers in America are overstressed. They barely have the time necessary to complete the tasks they are assigned. What’s more, many of these tasks are of life or death matters.

At the same time, there is an enormous need for clear, helpful and easy-to-understand medical education to teach patients their responsibilities for self-care. It’s essential to keep in mind that the most successful outcomes in healthcare occur when patients are also engaged in the process of getting healthier. Read moreRead more

3
Mar

3D Animation: The Answer To Marketing Modern Medicine

Medical advancements are occurring at a frenetic pace. The rapid pace of technological innovation demands that medical marketing keep up. Healthcare marketing initiatives will excel if they take advantage of the best practices in using 3D animation for medical presentations. This is especially so when this medium is a key part of a comprehensive healthcare marketing strategy.

By using 3D for medical animation, it is possible to convey a message in a dramatic and engaging way that can’t be achieved with other methodologies.
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18
Jan

The Best New Tool In A Medical Sales Rep’s Arsenal: 3D Animations

Medical animations are useful to help illustrate concepts, demonstrate medical theories, explain the protocols of treatment processes, and show detailed anatomy or physiology. Three-dimensional animations are also used in other health-related areas for medical simulations that can be viewed in an interactive manner.

Here are some of the excellent uses for medical animations that help pharmaceutical sales reps: Read moreRead more

30
Dec

The Benefits Of Medical Illustrations

Medical illustration is fascinating. It offers a way to accurately look at the human body, represented through anatomy illustrations. These colorful depictions of accurate anatomy created by illustrators at medical illustration companies like Ghost Productions are extremely helpful in showing complex biological information. These illustrations are frequently used to promote health care services and products because of their powerful depiction of these complex concepts.

There is such care taken in creating these aesthetically pleasing medical drawings as a scientific illustration that they become a vital educational tool for current patients, potential patients and health care providers. Read moreRead more

9
Dec

Ghost Productions is hiring! Drupal Developer

Ghost Productions is hiring! We are looking for a Drupal Developer primarily responsible for back-end/module development, to optimize existing Drupal Website

Skills and Qualifications
• Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
• Extremely fluent with HTML5/XHTML and CSS
• Experience working with PHP, JavaScript, and jQuery
• Ability to write JavaScript with and without the use of frameworks such as jQuery
• Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
• Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
• Ability to understand CSS changes to have consistent style across platforms and browsers
• Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
• Experience developing web solutions in Drupal and PHP implementations in a LAMP environment
• Ability to architect enterprise Drupal solutions including data, display, and information architecture
• Advanced site-building experience including deep familiarity with Drupal modules such as CTools, Views, and Panels
• Experience creating custom Drupal modules
• Experience building responsive websites using Drupal CMS, HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, and JavaScript/jQuery
• Knowledge of PHP, PHP files and theme functions, and knowledge of the Drupal theme layer
• Through understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle (e.g. Requirements, Design, Development, Testing) and exposure to Agile or iterative SDLCs.

If interested, please send resume to laura@ghostproductions.com

9
Nov

How 3D Animation Is Helping Fight Zika

The Zika virus has caught the world’s attention, having rapidly spread to many areas across the globe. Symptoms of the virus — which is transmitted primarily by mosquitoes — usually are mild, but being infected during pregnancy can cause birth defects. The World Health Organization is helping coordinate a global emergency response, and the medical community is on a quest to develop a Zika virus treatment plan. There is no vaccine available.

Research and awareness campaigns stand to benefit greatly from 3D medical animation, and such animations also can be used to teach health care practitioners around the world about the virus and any potential cure. Groundbreaking methods to counter the Zika virus can be demonstrated visually and in great detail using 3D animation.

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7
Nov

Ghost Productions is Hiring! Unity Developer

Unity Developer:

Full circle product development experience. From development to launch
Solid understanding of UX / UI considerations within 3D environments
Deep working knowledge of Unity toolset and plugins.
Strong C# scripting skills
Some experience with developing custom Unity DLLs in C++ a huge plus.
Experience in interaction design, user-centered design methodologies and usability
About Ghost and Employees:

The job comes with an accrual-based 3 weeks of paid-time off that grow with each year worked up to 15 days of vacation and 5 PTO. Do the math, that is a month of paid vacation for our veterans! We offer medical and dental benefits and a really competitive 401k retirement plan. We have super-flexible core hours that allow you to work when you are at your most productive. We have free, highly-caffeinated beverages, opportunities for travel for continuing ed, free parking, Herman Miller Chairs, ergonomic desks, and snacks!
Ghost is an exceptionally creative environment that is more likely to reward those who think outside of the box than those who prefer convention. And speaking of reward, ghOst paid out $20k in bonuses to their best, brightest, and hardest workers in 2011. ghOst also offers one of the most stable opportunities for employment in the field. It is a challenging job and only the most skilled, talented, and dedicated are going to enjoy a career with us. Those who lack imagination, enjoy complaining more than being a valuable member of the production team, or are comfortable with mediocracy may be better suited to working for less imaginative employers.
If you are interested in this position, and want to join the Ghost team, please send your resume and portfolio/demo reel to leo@ghostproductions.com