2013 Web Developer Internship
Caktus Consulting Group, LLC - Carrboro, NC

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Caktus is a team of sharp web developers and designers who build high quality web applications. We are based in Carrboro, NC and we love collaborating on projects with our clients, who range from small non-profits ( State Educational Technology Directors Association ) to universities ( UNC , UChicago ) and large organizations ( UNICEF , Mozilla , and CBS ). We especially enjoy education and health focused work. Our passion is creating high quality, custom products. And we do it well.

Come be a part of a small team of developers and designers passionate about creating fun and interactive web applications. Caktus is looking for someone who is excited about emerging technologies, creating compelling user experiences and enjoys writing Python. As a member of the Caktus team, you’ll be involved in every aspect of development, from brainstorming to prototyping, Django development, and front-end HTML/CSS and JavaScript work. You’ll learn and collaborate directly with a great group of talented developers and designers.

This summer experience includes:
  • Position: A 12 week summer internship in Carrboro, NC
  • Exposure: Great experience and education in current web development techniques and technologies
  • Mentorship: At Caktus, you’ll get to work with some of the best and brightest minds in the Django community
You will do some or all of the following during the summer:
  • Write lots of Django code and participate in design and code reviews
  • Work with Caktus developers on Django-powered web applications, including Caktus internal projects
  • Perform front-end development in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Create mockups and wireframes of proposed design ideas and user stories
  • Assist with usability and user experience (UX) design ( Don’t Make Me Think !)
  • Become familiar with Linux (Debian-flavor) desktop and server environments
  • Learn about test driven development and other agile methodologies
We’d love to meet someone who (not all required):
  • Is familiar with Django/Python or a similar framework
  • Has experience developing rich applications with HTML/CSS/JS
  • Is excited to work with HTML5 and CSS3
  • Actively uses Github or BitBucket to collaborate and share code
  • Has an design eye for simplicity and user experience
  • Is comfortable using Photoshop and/or InDesign
  • Is actively engaged in open source communities and learning about new technologies
  • Has experience with rapid prototyping
Compensation For the full-time 12-week position, we will pay a fixed amount, commensurate with experience, that is pro-rated and paid monthly.

How To Apply If you're interested in this position, email jobs+website@caktusgroup.com with your resume. Kindly include a brief letter stating why you think you'd be a great fit for this opportunity. Please include a few links to GitHub or Bitbucket repositories with examples of your work, detailing your involvement in each project.

Caktus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Confidentiality is ensured.

About this company
Caktus is a team of smart, sharp developers and designers who use Django, a Python framework, to create customizable, content rich sites and...