Front-End WordPress Developer Intern

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Greenseek
 Virtual
Posted: August 10 2015
Company Location: Boston, MA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Greenseek is looking for an intern to help with managing and maintaining our Job Board. This individual demonstrates motivation to take on challenges, goes above and beyond, and proves to be an A player who is capable of growing. The ideal candidate must be a proven developer with experience developing Wordpress themes and plugins and have excellent front end development experience and can effectively communicate and manage expectations.

Responsibilities

- Take technical ownership of our blogs
- Kick-start the exciting process of fine-tuning our UX
- User Testing to ensure our site
- Apply your technical mind and design and implement exciting new features and optimizations.
- Work closely with the Operations teams to ensure security, performance and stability of our Job board
- Become a WordPress consultant for our customers and assist them with their usage
- Adapt the functionalities of WordPress to fit our needs by developing custom themes and plugins using PHP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:

- Has completed at least 2 years of college, ideally a Junior or Senior
- Strong fundamental programming skills in writing PHP code, working with CSS, and JavaScript
- Easy adaptation to WordPress development best practices and standards
- Ability to collaborate in a team environment or work independently
- Ability to follow direction, eagerly absorb and adapt to constructive feedback, and remain open to the ideas of others
- Strong communication and time management skills
- Presence in the WordPress Community
- Can-do spirit

EXPERIENCE:

2 years of professional experience or as a web developer
Experience developing websites using XHTML
Experience with PHP and SQL
Experience creating enhanced user-interfaces using JavaScript and AJAX
Experience building custom WordPress themes and plug-ins and using the WordPress API

*Experience In The Following Areas Is a Plus
- HR or recruiting technology
- Graphic design experience, is a huge plus
- Ability to scope and plan projects
- Entrepreneurial spirit and passion for elegant user interfaces
- Ability to thrive in fast-paced, collaborative development environment

Skills

Required - CSS, PHP, WordPress, HTML + CSS, Early-stage Startups

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