SmartWeb Conference 2015

28 September 2015 Comments Off

Thanks to Arxia, last week, me and my colleague Leonard, attended the 2015 Smartweb conference. It was the 3rd edition, held in Bucharest at the JW Marriott Hotel.




The event started with a presentation from Petro Salema, Ghost in the shell, who focused on new models of human-computer interaction.

The second presentation, was held by Roy Tomeij, SASS – of the beaten path, a presentation in which he showed us a more programmatic side of SAAS, with some examples on “how to” and “how not to” use SASS. In the presentation he had a neat example on how to use SASS when you need to manipulate colors. He also presented a few fun examples with SASS using CSS animations.

The second session started with a presentation from Stephen Hay, Maintaining simplicity, a presentation focused on how unwanted complexity is added during the process of building applications. He presented some examples on how complicated are some steps, which a user has to follow, in order to get what he needs and why is it important to keep it simple so that the user can have a easy interaction with whatever your applications is offering.

After that, Tobias Ahlin followed with his presentation – A tale of talent, titles, and other discouraging delusions, in which he presented some simple examples on how applications can have and help the user interaction with some simple graphic examples.




After lunch, Soledad Penades made a fun presentation, Hands on web audio, filled with lots of audio examples and examples on how to use the Web Audio API.

Following Soledad came Heydon Pickering, with his presentation, Paper prototyping applications. He presented some fun ways to use actual paper design, during the design of an web application.

Andy Hume, started the final session with a presentation called Architecting resilient front-ends. The presentation was about how user experience can be poor because of slow loading JavaScript or missing fonts and how we can still deliver meaningful content when issues like that appear.

The final presentation was held by Christian Heilmann, The wheel is spinning, but the hamster is almost dead, where he emphasized the fact that we overcomplicate things during development and we should use the tools and the technology that applies best when developing.

Thanks to the speakers and the organizers for making this an interesting and pleasant event.


Author: Aurel Campean

ARXIA supports TYPO3 East Europe 2015

18 September 2015 Comments Off


This year we will take part once again at our favorite conference here in our hometown: T3EE 2015! The center theme of this year’s edition is diversity and we believe that supporting more events in the East Europe can be the key to diversify the TYPO3 community.

Our commitment as Gold Sponsor each year is to give back to the community and a recognition of the great business value that TYPO3 has always brought into our company.

Meet us this November in Cluj Napoca or be a supporter of the TYPO3 community!

Author: Tomita Militaru

Frontend mid level developer

1 September 2015 Comments Off

Job description:

As a Mid-Level Front End Developer, you are responsible for delivering high quality user interfaces and user experiences for Web Applications. You will work together with the back end developers to deliver great applications to our consumers.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Implement web interfaces using HTML, CSS & Java Script
  • Work closely with our teams to define feature specifications
  • Rapidly fix bugs and solve problems
  • Proactively look for ways to make better applications

Education and/or work experience requirements:

3+ Years experience in Front End development


  • Writing standards-compliant HTML / CSS / JavaScript
  • Good command of Java Script, CSS3, HTML5
  • Strong experience with JavaScript libraries (especially jQuery) and frameworks
  • Experience in Responsive Design
  • Experience in testing and resolving cross browser/platform issues

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge in working with CSS preprocessors
  • Experience with SVG or HTML5 Canvas

Essential skills:

  • willingness to learn
  • curiosity
  • excellent communication skills

Are you a match? Contact us:

Arxia PHP mid level developer

1 September 2015 Comments Off

If you are a passionate developer, with problem solving skills and a willingness to learn, then this position is for you!
You will be responsible to ensure the development, implementation, testing and support for web applications. You will also participate in estimations and project analysis.

Duties and responsibilities:

Work with PHP and MySQL to develop Web Applications
Development and deployment of PHP applications
Creation and maintenance of the technical documentation

Education and/or work experience requirements:
Technical background
2-4 years of experience in a similar position.


Good, proven PHP knowledge and experience
Good, proven MySQL knowledge and experience
Good knowledge of Object Oriented Programming
Strong command on English language (Intermediate level at a minimum)
We need 5  new colleagues on PHP: 3 on Zend2 framework (with experience on Zend2, Codelgniter, Laravel, Symfony or a similar framework) and 2 on TYPO3 (experienced either in TYPO3 or Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, Magento or similar CMS or e-commerce platforms.)

Nice to have:
Work experience with TYPO3 or Drupal Content Management Systems
Work experience with Zend2 Framework

Essential skills:

Customer centricity
Analytical skills
Decision making
Communication skills and assertive attitude

Are you a match? Contact us: