Secret Stache Media

Jr. WordPress Developer

Type of work: Internship
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Date Posted: August 11th, 2012
Description:

Secret Stache Media is looking for a Jr. WordPress programmer with experience developing in a LAMP environment. The candidate will work closely with the Creative Director to learn how to build child themes with the Genesis Theme Framework. We are looking for either a recent graduate or student in their Junior/ Senior year. This is a 3 month paid internship to hire opportunity. We are looking to mold the right candidate, so you DO NOT need tons of experience in the real world...For us, your overall atitude and ability to continually learn is most important.

Perks:
- Work in Denver, Boulder or with us in Edwards, CO. If we like you enough, will get you a permanent desk in a co-working space if you choose not to work in Edwards.
- We will pay you above the industry average, and we will pay you to learn our business for the first 1-2 months. This trial period will be a paid internship (1099) but if we mutually agree of the fit, we'll get you on payroll immediately (no shady contract deals here).
- If you are willing to work with us in Edwards (Vail Valley), we'll buy your Epic Pass.

Projects will include:
- Building WordPress Child themes using the Genesis Theme Framework
- Building WordPress themes and plugins to release to the Open Source Community.
- In-house Projects that push WordPress to its limits.

Qualifications:
1. Must be comfortable working with PHP.
2. Experience building and customizing WordPress Themes.
3. Basic understanding of Version Control using GIT.
4. Basic understanding of building "child themes" (knowledge of the Genesis Framework is a bonus, but this can be taught to the right candidate).
5. Confident knowledge of HTML / CSS / jQuery (raw javascript is a bonus)
6. Must be able to meet deadlines.

The ideal candidate will have:
1. built WordPress themes and plugins in the past.
2. the ability to take an idea from concept to product without micro-management.
3. you get tingly with HTML 5 / CSS3 / SASS
4. a soft spot in their heart for Open Source Software and it’s community.

How to apply:

Please email resume and jobs@secretstache.com including “WordPress / Genesis Job” in the subject line.

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