Must know platforms for developers and Designers

The Must-know Platforms for Designers and Developers that can be linked to a SmartMe Profile

Your digital footprint can make or break your career opportunities. Our research of >50.000 cases indicates that IT professionals can do so much more to improve their online presence.

Jazzing up your online presence and getting smart with what you post online will help you secure your dream job. One of the things you can do is use your current online profiles to create a SmartMe profile on our free upskilling and jobhunting platform.

In this blog, we will introduce some of the platforms you can link with your profile on PitchMe. We know that you will be familiar with most of them but perhaps you’ll be able to discover some new tools that will make your life easier too. Let us know what you think!

Behance

Behance, part of Adobe, is the leading online platform to showcase & discover creative work. Creative people around the world join Behance, entering a community made with their original work and creative process in mind. Here, users showcase their work in the form of profiles comprised of Projects. You can link Behance to your SmartMe profile to create a PitchMe portfolio section. Your projects will automatically be moved to our platform.

Dribbble

Dribbble is self-promotion and social networking platform for digital designers and creatives. It serves as a design portfolio platform, jobs and recruiting site and is one of the largest platforms for designers to share their work online. Dribbble is where designers gain inspiration, feedback, community, and jobs. It is your best resource to discover and connect with designers worldwide. Just like with Behance, linking your Dribbble account to your SmartMe account contributes to creating your portfolio on PitchMe.

Github

GitHub is a provider of Internet hosting for software development and version control using Git. It offers the distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git, plus its own features. GitHub is where over 65 million developers shape the future of software, together. Contribute to the open-source community, manage your Git repositories etc.

Bitbucket

Bitbucket is a Git-based source code repository hosting service owned by Atlassian. Bitbucket offers both commercial plans and free accounts with an unlimited number of private repositories. Bitbucket is more than just Git code management. It gives teams one place to plan projects, collaborate on code, test, and deploy.

Stack Overflow

Stack Overflow is a question and answer website for professional and enthusiast programmers. It is the flagship site of the Stack Exchange Network, created in 2008 by Jeff Atwood and Joel Spolsky. It features questions and answers on a wide range of topics in computer programming. Stack Overflow is the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share​ ​their programming ​knowledge, and build their careers.

Topcoder

Topcoder is a crowdsourcing company with an open global community of designers, developers, data scientists, and competitive programmers. Topcoder pays community members for their work on the projects and sells community services to corporate, mid-size, and small-business clients. Topcoder is home to the world’s largest community of designers, developers, and data scientists. Allowing you the freedom to start and execute faster.

GitLab

GitLab is a web-based DevOps lifecycle tool that provides a Git repository manager providing wiki, issue-tracking and continuous integration and deployment pipeline features, using an open-source license, developed by GitLab Inc. The software was created by Ukrainian developers Dmytro Zaporozhets and Valery Sizov. GitLab is a web-based DevOps lifecycle tool that provides a Git repository manager providing wiki, issue-tracking and continuous integration and deployment pipeline features, using an open-source license, developed by GitLab Inc.

Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter

Perhaps these platforms don’t need an introduction as such. However, it is worth pointing out that you can create and update your entire SmartMe profile event with just one of these social platforms. All you have to do is copy-paste the link to your LinkedIn or Facebook profile and our AI technology will connect all the details.

Keeping your social profiles updated can be very useful when job hunting. If you want to discover more tips on how to get a job through social media, check our Blog on exactly that! Click HERE to read!

Y Combinator

Y Combinator is an American seed money startup accelerator launched in March 2005. It has been used to launch more than 2,000 companies, including Stripe, Airbnb, Cruise Automation, DoorDash, Coinbase, Instacart, Dropbox, Twitch, and Reddit. Y Combinator created a new model for funding early-stage startups.

Reddit

Reddit is an American social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. Registered members submit content to the site such as links, text posts, images, and videos, which are then voted up or down by other members.

WordPress

Meet WordPressWordPress is open source software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app. WordPress is also written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes. It is considered to be the world’s popular website builder.

Medium

Medium is an open platform where readers find dynamic thinking, and where expert and undiscovered voices can share their writing on any topic. Medium is an American online publishing platform developed by Evan Williams and launched in August 2012. It is owned by A Medium Corporation.

Chess

Chess.com is an internet chess server, internet forum and social networking website. The site has a freemium model in which some features are available for free, and others for accounts with subscriptions. This is just one of the gaming platforms you can link to your SMartMe profile. You might wonder how does a gaming account contribute to your job search profile. At PitchMe we are all about skills and we believe that they can be proved not only by work experience and certificates, but also by your achievements in the virtual world.

Anything else!?

That’s right! You can link literally anything you want to your SmartMe profile. Our data-driven technology will make a use out of any social presence and extract all the skills they can. It might be hard to believe and we think it is a great reason to just go and try it for yourself. Creating a profile on PitchMe is totally free. It allows you to not only apply for jobs but also start courses to be more qualified for the positions you aspire for. Browse our free courses and apply for jobs for free with PitchMe!

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