The OmniSpear Team Is Growing

ChaseWe are excited to welcome Chase Spencer as the latest web developer at OmniSpear!  Chase is already learning the ropes of the office and steadily working his way into our projects.  With his desire to be a full-stack developer, Chase is picking up development languages across the board and eager to keep learning the latest methodologies.

Team Omni is always on the lookout for the latest talent.   Contact careers@omnispear.com to apply!

OmniSpear is an official sponsor of The Backyard Blitz National Football Invitational

Tonight is The Backyard Blitz high school football showcase event pitting the best teams in Ohio against those from around the State… and the Nation! Year 3 of this showcase event will feature a Wayne H.S. vs. “The World” at Heidkamp Stadium in Huber Heights, OH. OmniSpear is a proud sponsor of the two day event, we hope to see you there!Backyard-Blitz-Logo

 

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Wanted: Full Stack PHP Developer

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OmniSpear, Inc. is currently seeking versatile individuals eager to join our team of talented web professionals. Working in a business-to-business environment, you will be responsible for working on large and small web-based applications for our clients. Projects range from custom websites to custom ERP and CRM systems.

This is a full time position at our Miamisburg, Ohio office (located near the I-75 Austin Pike Interchange). You must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

Apply Now at careers@omnispear.com

 

Requirements:

– Attained or pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in information technology/computer science or equivalent experience
– 2 to 5 years of experience with PHP / Laravel
– Show the capability to learn new languages and existing code bases quickly
– Experience with SQL (dialect not important)
– Experience with JavaScript and HTML/CSS
– Clear communication and comprehension skills
– Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
– Experience using source control such as Git

Responsibilities:

– Develop, support, and maintain web-based applications
– Identify opportunities for application scalability, sustainability & improvement
– Evaluate customer or internally-driven functionality change requests for technical feasibility and level of effort
– Track time spent on projects effectively
– Document and write tests for code
– Follow established development standards for the company and clients

Bonus Skills:

– Experience with Continuous Integration or Automated Deployments
– Experience with Linux web server configuration
– Experience with IIS configuration

Perks:

– Health Insurance
– IRA Plan with matching
– Casual work environment
– Friday Afternoon Creative Coding

Send resumes to careers@omnispear.com.

OmniSpear Scene75 Office Party

LAN PartyWhat better way to celebrate successful project launches than to head out to Scene75 for a day of games, Go-Karts, bowling and bumper cars?  Our group had a great time enjoying some team building this past Friday.  A few competitive rounds of Go-Karts, game racing and mini-golf challenges really helped pump us up for upcoming projects!

 

Recent Website Security Breaches – Dayton PHP Meetup at OmniSpear

SECURITYWe are looking forward to tonight’s Dayton PHP meetup hosted by OmniSpear.  The topic will cover many of the latest website security breaches and how they were successfully achieved.  There is still time to RSVP: Dayton PHP Meetup.

When: Tuesday August 16, 2016
Where: OmniSpear Office
Time: 6:00-8:-00pm

The Importance of Responsive Design

CMH-mockup-480x480With the majority of internet searches now initiating from mobile devices, responsive design is more important than ever. Responsive design allows your site to self-adjust to adequately fit mobile devices and tablets. Sites appear differently to users depending on how they are accessed – whether by a mobile device, tablet or laptop.  Without responsive design, customers can experience trouble while navigating the web on handheld devices, and features of websites can even become distorted.  These issues can heavily impact users and deter customers from visiting you online.  At OmniSpear,  we pride ourselves on our focus on responsive design.  As a standard, our sites are all optimized for the best viewing capabilities on phones and tablets.  We make sure your site looks its best no matter how customers get there.

Fresh New Look for Melink

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Melink is an energy solutions company that strives to make building construction greener with a focus on integrity and innovation.  For this project, our team was tasked with providing an overhaul to the main company pages, as well as microsite for their product, Intelli-hood.  These sites represent two separate domains (www.melinkcorp.com & www.intellihood.com) but are seamlessly combined into a single overall theme.  The sleeker design makes it simple to jump from site to site, while remaining in the company’s overall vision and branding.  Each webpage is also responsive with clean layouts for easy navigation.  We are proud of the redesign and think Melink has a fresh face forward as they continue to expand.

A Recap of Laracon 2016

ZeevOmniSpear was thrilled to attend the 2016 Laracon event in Louisville, KY last week!  There were a number of great speakers and a packed house of eager web developers and business owners absorbing the latest information on Laravel and connecting PHP to business practices.  From the  web application demonstration by Adam Wathan (an area we particularly enjoy building for our clients) to unique history of the framework by Zeev Suraski (pictured here), we had a wonderful time collaborating with fellow IT and web businesses from across the states.  We are looking forward to next year’s event!

OmniSpear at Laracon 2016

LarconFeaturedImageOmniSpear is happy to be at the 2016 Laracon event in KY!  We are learning valuable insight from the talented speakers at the conference to continually kick up our Laravel game.

Laravel is quickly becoming an effective tool for developing PHP applications. As a framework that embraces best-practices and modern development workflows, our team has utilized Laravel in a variety of projects.

New Look for Dr. Randal Haworth

HaworthFeaturedImageDr. Randal Haworth of Beverly Hills is one of the world’s most experienced plastic surgeons. We have been working with Dr. Haworth on a number of website makeovers and various sites for his products, including NightLift sleep lingerie.  For his main site’s latest revision, Dr. Haworth wanted us to utilize a sleek and modern layout, with seamless transitions between surgical procedures.  The result is a responsive site using a minimalist design. Customers can easily navigate beyond surgical procedure overviews, down to patient testimonials, examples of work and details for each procedure.
We love the update!  https://www.drhaworth.com/