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Lesser-know work-at-home positions for someone with a background in Web Development, Online Marketing and Network Engineering?
November 12, 2010 12:12 PM   Subscribe

Lesser-know work-at-home positions for someone with a background in Web Development, Online Marketing and Network Engineering?

I have a contract coming up at the end of this month for a Web Development job. It has been great and I've loved it, but this has been the first true "work from home" type situation I've had with the pay actually being really good.

I have a good portfolio with a bunch of big name companies as past clients. I would eventually love to have my own business but I feel like at this stage I just need to work for someone.

My experience with job hunting for this kind of stuff has been pretty bleak and I feel like my current contract has been kind of a "one in a million chance".

How should I go about finding positions where I can continue my working life-style? are there occupations suitable for someone like myself that are easy to maneuver into regarding "work anywhere" kind of deals?

I should mention that competing with people from India is a motivational factor for starting to branch out of Web and Software Development.
posted by servix to Work & Money (2 answers total) 4 users marked this as a favorite
 
A lot of ad agencies do not have in-house web programmers, or SEO people. They may not be advertising for a position, but the need is there. A lot have been burned by outsourcing and would be thrilled to have a reliable freelancer or part-timer, especially one who did not object to coming into the agency's office every now and then.
posted by Wossname at 12:29 PM on November 12, 2010


Yeah, I was going to say ad agencies and stuff. They do a lot of banners that require plenty of more complex work. You could also see if you could work for the 3rd party people like eyeWonder, eyeReturn, and eyeBlaster.. .(eye... eye... eye....) who do a lot more programming as well (JS, AS3, blah).
posted by jlunar at 12:44 PM on November 12, 2010


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