Burning Man Seeks Django Developers For Paid Contract Opportunity

The Burning Man Technology Department is seeking a Django developer or two for a paid contract gig. We need your help to get an exciting new Playa Directory ready to premiere in Black Rock City! The initial 3-month project would begin immediately and includes providing some onsite support in Black Rock City. There is the possibility for additional work in the Fall and Winter months, and maybe even longer.

Bay Area location is not required, but is preferred. This position does require you to go to Burning Man 2010! There will be work on the playa, but plenty of time for fun too!

If you are an experienced Django pony rider and savvy developer, a collaborative team player, and committed to creating an excellent user experience for our friends in BRC as well as year-round website visitors, then we would like to hear from you! Please send a resume and cover letter to djangodev (at) burningman (dot) com by July 15, 2010.

Required Skills: Django, Python
Bonus Skills: Pinax, GeoDjango, jQuery, HTML5, CSS, Apache [para_end]

About the author: Will Chase

Will Chase first attended Burning Man 2001. He volunteered as the Operations Manager for the ARTery (Black Rock City’s art headquarters) and was on the Burning Man Art Council from 2003-2008. He was Web Team Project Manager and Webmaster from 2004-2009, then transitioned to the Communications Department in 2009 to become Minister of Propaganda, working on global communications strategy. He's the editor-in-chief for the Jackrabbit Speaks newsletter and the Voices of Burning Man blog, and content manager for Burning Man’s websites. He also manages the ePlaya BBS and Burning Man’s social networking efforts.

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