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I’ve been looking for a full-time web design job for a few months now. I graduated with my BA in Design this past November, and have had a heck of a time trying to find something that is in web design, without applying for positions that sound as intimidating as Sr. Web Development Engineer.

Anyways, while digging through Monster, I came across the following blurb:

Internet savvy individual with the ability to maximize return in acquiring and managing leads through the e-marketing channel. Responsible for working closely with sales, product marketing, and corporate to develop and execute tactical marketing, ensuring that projects meet sales objectives and align with overall brand strategy.

Do people in the corporate world really talk like this? I’m looking for a good job in web design, but “maximize return in acquiring and managing leads” sounds kinda scary. Any tips? Any job leads?

Ryan Parman

is an engineering manager with over 20 years of experience across software development, site reliability engineering, and security. He is the creator of SimplePie and AWS SDK for PHP, patented multifactor-authentication-as-a-service at WePay, defined much of the CI/CD and SRE disciplines at McGraw-Hill Education, and came up with the idea of “serverless, event-driven, responsive functions in the cloud” while at Amazon Web Services in 2010. Ryan's aptly-named blog, , is where he writes about ideas longer than . Ambivert. Curious. Not a coffee drinker.