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Design process update: Replacing traditional mock-ups with style tiles

When we moved to delivering projects on our new responsive platform in January this year, we quickly realised that we would need to make some changes to our design process to better communicate and present responsive work to clients. Before we had a responsive product we had been mocking up a desktop view of static pages in Illustrator or Photoshop, working through various iterations and then handing over a signed off design to be built… read more

Digital Innovator’s Summit 2014

Madgex have just returned from the Digital Innovator’s Summit in Berlin, where senior executives from digital media groups around the world came together to discuss emerging trends, new technologies and share ideas at this thought provoking event. The summit covered key subjects within the industry including: alternative income streams, digital content strategy, new technologies, along with publishing trends. We enjoyed listening to a wide-range of industry speakers and there were a number of cutting edge… read more

Using JBI to optimise the Telegraph Jobs site

Author: Rob Sheppard, Product Manager, Telegraph Media Group The Telegraph Jobs site moved onto the Madgex platform in the middle of 2012, with a new design that focused on driving awareness and traffic to our key sectors. In the increasingly competitive world of online job boards we wanted to focus our product, our clients and our users’ interest in our strongest areas. Therefore, our site homepage was set up to focus very clearly on these… read more

Designing a responsive job board platform

Onrec Online Recruitment Trade Conference 2014 20th March 2014 | The Grange St Pauls Hotel, London Madgex are delighted to announce we are speaking at the forthcoming Onrec Online Recruitment Trade Conference 2014 which takes place on 20th March in London. James Wragg, Senior Front End Developer will be sharing our experience and learning of ‘Designing a responsive job board platform.’ Harnessing mobile jobseekers is an essential channel for any job board business and James will… read more

Job Board SEO tips

Today there are more job boards than ever which increases competition for attracting relevant jobseekers. With so many job boards available ensuring your job board can be seen by search engines is vitally important for your job board’s success. Research has shown that 67% of jobseekers start their job hunt on search engines. Without a well planned and sustained SEO strategy it could prove difficult to achieve your desired search engine rankings. With search being… read more

C# .Net Software Developer

Job Description We are looking for a Software Developer to join our Development team and to be a key player in delivering world class technology and service to our global client base. The Development team at Madgex builds, deploys and maintains our leading SaaS job boards. With over 150 sites running on our platform we are leaders in the provision of online job board technology. The right candidate will be dynamic, energetic, will crave challenges… read more

Job boards and social media: the evolving relationship

Every year January is met with a forecast of trends and predictions from the online recruitment industry and this year is no different. One of this year’s most popular subjects appears to revolve around social recruiting and how it will affect the performance of the job board industry. Since the widespread adoption of social media, brands have struggled to comprehend the power of its relevance to audience engagement. The last three years have seen social… read more

The impact of tablets on job boards

The tablet has seen its status change dramatically over the last two years. The release of the first iPad in 2010 saw the tablet pinned as simply another gadget that would be adopted by commuters and those with a taste for excess. Predictions followed the thinking that tablets would mainly be used on the move, utilising 3G technology in a similar manner to smart phones. However, industry predictions proved misleading. At the close of 2013… read more

Account Manager Job

Job Description We are looking for an Account Manager to join our Sales team. This is a client facing role that is filled by an individual with a technical background & strong commercial knowledge complimented by account management experience and excellent client facing and customer service skills. Your overall objective is to ensure that the company meets and exceeds client satisfaction and client retention targets, to log, assign and manage any questions or enhancements internally… read more

Language, layout and the typographic details

Now that the design team is nearing completion of the responsive Jobseeker site, I am starting work on bringing the same responsive principles over to the self-service Recruiter Services Portal. All of our responsive products are increasingly being delivered to international markets. One of the challenges for a designer is to design responsive layouts for multiple languages. This week a colleague pointed out that some buttons could be problematic, as in his experience over the… read more