Web Developer

Updated on: 03 Nov 2017
Flexible 1 months, 15 hrs/wk
Remote International students can apply

Norsu Haus is a fast growing, upscale gift services company with a mission to inspire meaningful connections in simple and beautiful ways.  The firm provides gift services to both consumers and businesses with high use of technology, content, and inspirational creative services. With a service based model, customer experience is key to the business.  The online boutique arm of the business services consumers, while the concierge aspect of the company partners with small businesses to large corporates to strategically provide gifts that further client and employee engagement. Norsu Haus was co-founded by two women with 15 years each of Wall Street finance and technology backgrounds.


Norsu Haus is looking for an unpaid, part-time intern of 10-15 hours per week who is keen to become part of a startup working closely with the founders and looking to further develop their expertise in the eCommerce retail space. The founders are looking to invest time in mentorship for a bright, detail-oriented self-starter with a positive attitude. The ideal candidate is a senior in college, recent graduate, or master’s candidate with no more than two years of work experience and with a passion for understanding eCommerce and entrepreneurship.  Internships will be considered for a paid position later on. Our team is primarily remote based in New York City, and the intern must have the ability to be online from their own working location. 


Technical Requirements 

Must have: 

  • Proficiency working with CSS,HTML/HTML5, PHP, jQuery, JavaScript

  • Experience working with MySQL & SQL

  • Experience in an E-commerce retail environment

  • Development of BigCommerce API which is a RESTful architecture. The API responds to JSON media type or XML, and must use UTF-8 character encoding.

  • Keep up-to-date with latest best practices for the internet, E-Commerce, security, and SEO techniques to improve search results.

  • Ideal candidate must have a strong understanding of UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards

  • Must have strong communication skills due to remote working and willing to be regularly in contact with founding partners and team.

  • Detailed documentation skills are a must


Good to have: 

  • Emotional maturity and an ability to work in a startup remote team working environment 

  • A positive attitude, willingness to learn, strong interpersonal skills, and a self-starter attitude 

  • Strong leadership, project management, and organizational skills; an ability to get things done quickly

  • Strong written and oral English  

  • A desire to work in a startup environment with a willingness to learn new skills 



Desired skills

PHP
Java
MySQL
HTML
JavaScript

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