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iRule LLC is a Michigan based software company developing a platform solution for the home entertainment and automation markets, using Smartphones and Internet mobile devices. iRule’s mission is to advance the convergence of Internet and the home by developing a suite of innovative, easy-to-use, fully featured and flexible cloud-based remote controls. iRule is developing the next generation of tools that connect old and new in a user-friendly way. The “old” is our audio/video equipment, lighting, heating and cooling, home security, etc. The “new” is the Internet, smartphones and Internet mobile devices using a cloud based learning database.

We're looking for the best and brightest to join our innovative, entrepreneurial team.  


 

Current Open Positions

Software Development Engineer

We are looking for talented and energetic software development engineers experienced in cloud and mobile applications to join our growing start-up, which currently is focused on:

  • Implementing new features for our existing web application
  • Expanding the current product to become a cross-platform solution
  • Adding new functionalities to our existing iPhone and iPad applications
  • Developing new native applications for Mac and Windows platforms

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of software engineering experience
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Strong C++ / Java / Objective-C skills
  • Experience with development for iPhone/Android mobile platforms

Plus for any of the following:

  • Cross platform development
  • Experience with GWT, App Engine, AWS, Javascript, HTML5, CSS
  • Experience with a scripting language (python, ruby, javascript)
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies

Perks and Benefits:

  • Top notch medical, dental & vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Competitive time off policies including paid holidays, PTO
  • Awesome Coworkers
  • Casual dress
  • An amazing office at the M@dison Building (voted one of the world's coolest offices in 2012 by Inc. Magazine) 

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Graphic Designer

iRule is seeking a technically proficient and innovative Graphic Designer to help in the creation of digital and print marketing initiatives as well as assisting in the UI/UX design of our award-winning iOS/Android based application. We're looking for a talented designer who is ready to take on big challenges and can handle a variety of projects across multiple types of media.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Produce effective and engaging sales collateral, trade show booth graphics, signage, web illustrations/imagery, video/motion graphic pieces and other materials using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Collaborate with our Director of Marketing and others to create compelling design concepts, artwork and layouts for multi-channel and integrated marketing efforts
  • Review and enhance visual elements of Keynote presentations, white papers, case studies and some technical pieces
  • Oversee updates to company websites & email marketing templates
  • Create and update graphical elements for the iRule and On Controls brands, creating wireframes and UI designs for clients as needed
  • Be a brand ambassador, ensuring public-facing materials are on-brand according to our company guidelines and standards

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite ­­ particularly Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and InDesign
  • Strong sense of print and web design and a general understanding of the fundamentals of user experience and cross-platform compatibility
  • Strong visual design sense with clean typography, page and web layout
  • Strong project and time-management skills - able to balance and prioritize project workload and adjust to shifting business needs/priorities
  • Knowledgeable and passionate about usability and modern user interface best practices
  • Basic knowledge of HTML/CSS is a plus

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following characteristics:

  • Creative: Innovative thinker – connecting the dots when others cannot. Able to make the leap from information to insight. Able to identify, nurture and help refine compelling creative ideas and concepts.
  • Succinct Communicator: Can organize, summarize, clarify and communicate ideas simply, succinctly and accurately. You are fast on your feet, and quickly respond to issues and questions and say it like it is.
  • Pragmatic, Organized and Detailed: Has the capacity to both think and “do”. Flourishes in a “hands on” role, adding value at different levels. Is strong on detail and highly organized.
  • A Smart Minimalist: Keeps things simple. Knows that global communications can be made complex -- and will resist and prevent that.
  • Has a Point of View: An independent thinker willing and able to express and support a point of view.
  • Pace: Is self-motivated, moves at a nice clip, and enjoys having multiple projects going at once. Can change course, be scrappy and get things done within short timeframes.
  • Integrity: Has sound judgment, and will question actions inconsistent with company values. Ability to adapt to the needs of the business.

Perks and Benefits:

  • Top notch medical, dental & vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Competitive time off policies including paid holidays, PTO
  • Awesome Coworkers
  • Casual dress
  • An amazing office at the M@dison Building (voted one of the world's coolest offices in 2012 by Inc. Magazine) 

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You'll need a Builder account to try or to use iRule. Once you have a Builder account, download the app to your iOS or Android device.

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