The Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media is looking for a junior
PHP developer (contract, preferably onsite) to join our innovative and
energetic team in working on Omeka , our FOSS Zend-based content management
system and web publishing platform for cultural heritage
materials. You can see the code at .
Proficiency in PHP (1-2 experience years)
Strong Object-Oriented programming skills
Familiarity with the MVC design pattern
Familiarity with Zend Framework
Excellent communication skills with others at all levels of programming skill
Ability to balance competing needs and priorities in designing code
Creativity in problem-solving, and openness to experimenting with unfamiliar
Experience working on open source software projects
Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, and graphic design principles
Experience with Amazon Web Services and other cloud services
Experience with github
Experience with PHPUnit testing framework
Background or experience in the Humanities
With guidance from our Lead Developer and Omeka Dev Team Manager, and in
collaboration with other developers and members of CHNM, the new team member
will work primarily on various aspects of our Omeka content management system.
* Resolve issues in the core Omeka core
* Develop and maintain Omeka plugins
* Build and customize new sites with
* Help to design and implement future
versions of the core Omeka codebase Contribute to other ad-hoc projects within
the CHNM ecosystem.
CHNM is the leading producer of open source tools for humanists and of award-
winning history content on the Web (for example: Zotero, Omeka,
teachinghistory.org and the Bracero History Archive). Each year CHNM's many
project Web sites receive over 16 million visitors, and over a million people
rely on its digital tools to teach, learn and conduct research. CHNM is
located at George Mason University, which is 15 miles from Washington DC, and
is accessible by public transportation.
Please send a resume and cover letter to [log in to unmask] We will begin
reviewing materials immediately.
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