Job Description: Lead Developer Hivisasa Academy Project
The academy is a sister activity of local newspaper Hivisasa.com (www.hivisasa.com/about). ;To create a capacity-building online academy to improve journalisms & communication skills in Kenya. Courses will include, for example, “writing for the media”, “interview skills”, and “multimedia journalism”.
The academy is open to all; from non-professional ‘citizen reporters’ to aspiring professionals. It is targeting Kenyans living outside of the biggest city Nairobi, with a mobile first strategy.
Monthly compensation: Matching experience and skills. Definitely competitive.
Type: Full time (flexible times but long working hours, part of Saturday included)
Period: Starts immediately (4 months contract, renewable)
Location: Lavington, Nairobi
The Academy will include video, audio, text, exams, fora, classes, levels and badges.
We are looking for a brilliant, top-level web-developer who can come onboard and help create the academy from scratch, yet fit in seamlessly with our existing infrastructure at Hivisasa.com. We are a small team and we expect active and creative initiative in all aspects of the product development.
- Must have worked in developer teams and demonstrate ability to pick up deployment practices quickly.
- At least 5 year of professional experience.
- Knowledge of Mongo DB and Laravel helps.
- Ideally has a great sense of design and front end.
Email CV & Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org (subject: Lead Developer)