You have a chance to have the biggest impact on the Internet since it was first created. We're redesigning everything from the ground up and Onswipe is leading the charge. If you know how to make interactions specifically for content on tablet devices, you should apply.
Help shape future designs and themes from a touch interaction standpoint for Onswipe
Help set guidelines and build the initial theme garden community.
Help work on other interfaces such as the Publisher dashboard.
Help lead overall branding and creative direction.
Work with CXO to think of new gestures for interacting with content.
You have designed for interaction, not just making things pretty.
Past experience in designing for touch interfaces, hopefully tablets.
Knowledge of how CSS and HTML work.
You have worked with designing for content, not just web applications ie- content would be New York Times and web application would be Facebook.
Education in design/UX, or something awesome you did instead of one.