In need of more hands

Part-time WordPress Contractor / Junior Developer

MIGHTYminnow Web Studio & School is looking for a part-time to full-time contract Junior WordPress Developer! If you are a motivated, reliable developer with a passion for CSS and WordPress, read on. . .

The Work – what you’ll be doing:

  • Lots of WordPress theming (using comps to write CSS, sometimes winging the design with your awesome design-eye)
  • Some basic WordPress site assembly / coding
  • Working tightly with the close-knit MIGHTYminnow team

The Position – what and how:

  • Hours: as needed – full time to part time
  • Hourly pay (based on skill, experience, etc)
  • Flexible on days/times/scheduling, great for folks who need a *flexible* schedule. Parents, part time freelancers, etc.

Us – all about MIGHTYminnow:

  • Builders of awesome WordPress websites
  • “Do Good” company – emphasis on non-profits, social enterprises, local companies, entrepreneurism, empowering business owners through our Website Weekend
  • Looking for folks who strike us as minnows. Small but strong.  Shiny. Bright!

You – the skills/traits we’re looking for:

  • Excellent fluency with CSS, including CSS3 and the latest trends/techniques – this is definitely the #1 thing we’re looking for
  • Proficiency with WordPress (the more experience, the better)
  • Eager/quick learner – bonus points to those who can, and will, learn quickly (our Senior Developers will support you on this, just as we were/are supported!)
  • Bay Area local – we need someone who can make it into our downtown Oakland office pretty consistently
  • Reliable – someone who would help us win a tug-o-war (we’re really trying not to use cliches and say “team player”, but someone who isn’t afraid of HARD WORK and who is helpful)
  • Good communicator – desire to help train students in our Website Weekend program is a plus
  • PHP is a plus, jQuery is a plus

Next Steps – moving forward:

Excited? Want to know more? Think we might be like to learn more about you?
If so, please:

  • Contact Senior Developer, Mickey Kay, at
  • Tell us a bit more about yourself and why you’re interested in working with us
  • Share some links to your work/portfolio – if it’s not totally obvious, please tell us what exactly your role was in the work
  • Anything else we should know? Now’s your time to share / shine!
  • Contact details – what’s the best way we can get a hold of you?
  • Availability and Expectations: Keeping in mind that we are a small, grassroots agency, tell us a bit about what you would expect to give and what you would expect to get in return?


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