[of-dev] openFrameworks partner program (testing stage)
macdonald.roy at gmail.com
Wed Jan 14 17:18:49 PST 2015
I've read this thread so far :)
I have no further plans for this year and I would love to go abroad to
work. If I fit with what you're looking, which I think I do, hire me!.
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On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 12:41 PM, Elliot Woods <elliot at kimchiandchips.com>
> Just to bolster what Kyle was saying.
> I'm really behind making this into something which galvanises oF
> by introducing managed professionals into the mix we can:
> * Finalise development drives more readily
> * Be more consistent in testing and documentation
> * Better facilitate the requirements of the oF community who are not core
> If any of the following describe you:
> - A business who uses oF for professional work
> - Interested in taking on a paid long term (>6 months) job to develop
> openFrameworks in far flung lands under experience tutorship (e.g. you
> might be graduating soon)
> - Have opinions about how to manage professional coders or create due
> process for developers who have consistent time to follow it
> - Have philosophical opinions about the involvement of sponsorship in
> - Are still reading this far down the email :)
> then as kyle mentioned, join up to the of-partners list at the link:
> to get in on the discussion about companies sponsoring individuals to
> write oF.
> On 9 January 2015 at 19:38, Kyle McDonald <kyle at kylemcdonald.net> wrote:
>> hi everyone,
>> every studio working with OF asks the same question: how can they give
>> back to the community?
>> we haven't had a good answer before, but now we're taking the first step:
>> the openFrameworks partner program will allow studios to dedicate some
>> regular time from their employees towards working on openFrameworks.
>> this idea has been brewing for over a year, but with the SFCI apothecary
>> sponsorship, GSoC mentorship, and code lib mentorship, we're trying to
>> explore more ways to get people into contexts where they have the freedom
>> and a supportive environment to contribute to OF.
>> after a brief discussion today with zach, theo, elliot woods, and joel
>> gethin lewis, we're going to test this openFrameworks partner program idea
>> with three studios this year:
>> - Kimchi and Chips (Seoul)
>> - Hellicar & Lewis (London)
>> - Design I/O (Boston)
>> before the end of the year, after we've learned from this testing stage,
>> we will open it up to more studios and announce the program publicly.
>> the idea is:
>> - studios will allocate a regular amount of time for an employee to be a
>> contributor (tbd)
>> - the contributor will follow the usual OF contribution workflow, added
>> to a github team, etc.
>> - there will be an emphasis on communication about what the contributor
>> is working on
>> - initial work will be towards smaller tasks that everyone benefits from
>> (milestoned bugs)
>> - later work will be on bigger tasks (projects)
>> - studios will guide/mentor the contributors
>> we would also like to have a system in place where we can create
>> opportunities for people looking for employment, after finishing school for
>> example, to be directed towards these partner studios. the first
>> opportunity like this may open up in a few months with kimchi and chips,
>> and the announcement will be made here.
>> if you're interested in following this discussion, we've started a new
>> mailing list:
>> of-dev mailing list
>> of-dev at dev.openframeworks.cc
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