Thursday Events in Dumbo (Jul 29, 2010)

1) Digital DUMBO #18 “Get Your Job On”

What: Digital DUMBO #18 “Get Your Job On”
When: Jul 29, 2010, 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Where: The Dumbo Loft, 155 Water St, Brooklyn, NY

Month after month, the newspapers report shrinking job numbers. However, fueled by the digital economy, the DUMBO area of Brooklyn continues to grow. Why? Because there are hundreds of companies in the Digital District that are providing services that matter in the new economy. And the good news is….THEY ARE HIRING.

Attend the Digital DUMBO event at The Dumbo Loft on July 29th from 6:30 – 8:30 and have the chance to meet decision makers from some of the industries hottest media and technologies companies. At the event, you can find out more about hiring at HUGE, Pontiflex, The JAR Group, Carrot Creative, and, among many other companies. These companies are working with some of the world’s most recognizable brands from Ford, Disney, PepsiCo, ASPCA, Tommy Hilfiger, Heinz and many others.

This will be a great chance to meet hiring managers and learn about opportunities over casual drinks!

Note: You don’t need to be actively persuing a new career to attend. The event, as usual, is open to everyone and will be in the typical Digital DUMBO format.

2) Media Circus:The Year in Hyperlocal

What: Media Circus: The Year in Hyperlocal
When: Thursday, July 29, at 7:30 p.m.
Where: JLA Studios, 63 Pearl St (between Water and Front St.), Brooklyn, NY 11201

Join Gelf for a frank discussion of the pitfalls and prospects of hyperlocal featuring Mark Potts, a hyperlocal pioneer and CEO of Growthspur (interview here) and Jake Dobkin, publisher of Gothamist and well-known rabble-rouser (an interview from Dobkin’s last appearance available here), as we once again view the past and future growth of the field through the eyes of the people who are driving it.

3) Movies With A View

What: Movies With A View: Rear Window
When: Jul 29, 2010, 6:00pm – 11:00pm (Films at sundown; DJs at 6:00)
Where: Pier 1 section of Brooklyn Bridge Park

“Come down to the park to enjoy the city’s premiere (free!) outdoor film series with an eclectic line-up of films and breathtaking views of the NYC waterfront.”