We’re looking for someone passionate about what we’re doing and who believes in our idea. Ideally, you need to be a programmer, a designer and a leader with aspirations of managine a large technology team. After we receive our first round of funding, you will be responsible for building multiple teams so you should have good recruiting skills as well. You should obsess about attention to detail and the user experience. Ideally, your technical skills would be the following:
Design expertise – Professional level skills in Adobe Illustrator, Fireworks, In Design, and Photoshop, with strong UI/Layout, mockup, branding, and print skills.
Application Programming Expertise – PHP, ColdFusion, AJAX, Web Services (RSS, REST, SOAP, XML-RPC, etc.). Advocate for the appropriate use of SAAS, design patterns, frameworks, SOA, ORM, and MVC.
Database Expertise – MSSQL/MySQL – Relational database design and programming, stored procedures, triggers, reporting, and administration.
Server Expertise – IIS, Apache, URL Rewrites, security, certificates, load balancing, etc.
While these are not absolutes, they should serve as a general basis in what we are looking for.