Facebook Imitation - Social Networking Website (BIG PROJECT)

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Our Company is looking for a highly experienced website developing team or individual with knowledge in back end and front end website coding/design, development and structuring. The team or individual must also take the responsibility of an information architect and bring together the right technologies based upon the required functionality. All work will be tested! To be considered please provide a resume or portfolio. You must provide actual examples of your work.

Website will be developed in the following technologies and others based on requirements:

Server Side Language: PHP (NO framework pure PHP), PQuery
Client Side Scripting: JavaScript, Ajax, JQuery (For Rich Interface), DOJO, JSON
Database: MySQL
Front End: Web2.0, XHTML, CSS, HTML

Please note: the technology stack is not just bound to the list we can also implement using other scripting languages or using any latest web development technologies.

Requirements for the completion of the website:
1) Register / login
2) Creating a Profile (Like Facebook)
3) User Profile Management view and manage profile info
4) Upload Photos/Embed Videos in their profile
5) Upload voice clips
6) Ability to search for friends/family by basic or advanced
7) Ability to add or block friends/family to their profile
8) View wall posts, post own comments
9) Chat software integration
10) Ability to invite friends/Family
11) Create own group and manage them, add members to the group, delete members
12) Creator of the group should have the ability to give them multiple options for a scheduled event
13) Schedule Events
14) Users email, automated emails sent out.
15) Contact Us, Help Center / info about the site
16) Site FAQs
17) Forgot password, Different Language selection, Feedback section, About Us, Terms of Use, and Privacy Policy.
18) Strong security on the site.
19) A shadow site with daily testing and bug testing will need to be set up for us to be able to track the site progress.
20) Video Chat, design will be integrated into the website. Should be familiar with Chat and video chat development and should be capable of coding and creating a video chat system.
29. Tool tips mouse over, drop down menus,
30. Design changes and fixes as needed.
31. Changes and modifications to the existing code and html templates.

There will be no upfront payments! The project will be set up in three phases and as each phase is completed to our satisfaction, we will pay for the phase. All payments will be set up through milestones. Once again a remainder to everyone, this is a project that requires professionals who are well versed/experienced in the social networking field. The company or individual must understand that the project is another imitation of Facebook but that fulfills our requirements. Hence the project must be built from scratch by a professional. We will communicate with you through phone at least 2 times per week and we should receive updates regularly about the progress of the project. Once again as a remainder, all payments will be made through the GAF milestone payment system. We also may have you sign a NDA in the future.

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