Start-up Seeks Web Development Intern for 2011

WEB DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP 2011
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Dates of Position: Early June – Mid August (flexible)
Hours: 40 hours/week


OVERVIEW:

Are you a superstar who loves to talk about underwear? If so, Sexy Period is the perfect place for you! We’re an up-and-coming intimate apparel company that has developed a line of chic, functional underwear. Made from leak-resistant and breathable fabric, our line allows women to wear fashionable underwear during that time of the month without worrying about spills (no more period disasters!). After a stunning debut at Style Week Providence, we are currently wrapping up our first round of production. This summer we will be focusing on scaling our business, both online and in retail locations. We’re offering an exciting opportunity to join the Sexy Period team in a fun, creative environment to help us grow our brand while gaining hands-on experience in web development.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain sexyperiod.com and manage our storefront
  • Work with CEO and marketing team to develop new pages and features to be used as we grow our brand, including:
    • Period calendar
    • Login feature for returning customers
    • Mobile application
    • Interactive photo gallery
    • Address all technical difficulties and customer inquiries related to the functioning of our site

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1 years of college, majoring in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience working with eCommerce platforms
  • Well-versed in PHP
  • Upbeat, can-do attitude
  • Entrepreneurial spirit (you’re an independent thinker who takes initiative)
  • Flexible and reliable (the start-up environment is wonderfully unpredictable)
  • Fast learner who is highly creative
  • Graphic/web design skills a plus

To apply, please send resume and samples of previous work to Julie Sygiel at julie@sexyperiod.com. Priority consideration will be given to applicants who apply before April 8th. Compensation is TBD.