Dear friends, colleagues, everybody,
The W3C is trying to strengthen its effort on internationalization
and has opened a new position. For details, please see below or at
http://www.w3.org/2000/12/i18nposition. For other open positions
at W3C, please see http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Recruitment/.
Please feel free to forward this announcement to anybody who
may be interested. If you have any questions, please feel
free to contact Vincent Quint (mailto:email@example.com) or
myself (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org). Please apologize if you
get this announcement more than once.
New Position: Web Internationalization
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is looking for a new team
member working on Internationalization in its User Interface
(UI) domain, to assure proper internationalization of W3C technology.
Your mission is to advance Web internationalization, so that Web
technology becomes and stays usable for people around the world,
independent of their language, script, or culture. In coordination
with the Internationalization Activity Lead, and with the
Internationalization Working Group and Interest Group, develop and
review W3C specifications and guidelines with respect to
internationalization, including followup work with other working
groups; document existing best practices and contribute to develop Web
internationalization architecture; give presentations on Web
internationalization; maintain W3C Internationalization Web site.
W3C Hosts are located at MIT in Boston, USA, at INRIA in
Sophia-Antipolis and Grenoble in France, and at Keio University in
Fujisawa, Japan. You will be based at INRIA, but you will have to
travel often, to working group meetings or conferences as well as to
the other W3C hosts.
As the recognized leader for the technical development of the World
Wide Web, we seek an individual with both Web technology and project
management experience, a good understanding of the Web industry,
eagerness to make the Web more international and interoperable, and
enthusiasm for the mission and spirit of W3C.
* You have a background in computer science, software engineering,
* You are familiar with up-to-date Web technology, in particular
with respect to internationalization
* You have a good sense of the Web industry, its market, practices
and product development cycle
* You have good written and spoken competency in the working
language of the W3C, English, and knowledge and practical
experience of other languages and cultures
* You have good communication skills, both written and oral
* You are free to travel internationally on a monthly basis
To apply, please send a motivation letter and your resume or CV in
electronic form to Vincent Quint (email@example.com) and Martin Duerst
4 January 2001
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