Advertisement
News

TUTS is looking for a designer!

by

Normally I post all my jobs on our FreelanceSwitch job board but since today I'm looking for a designer I thought I would open this up to the entire Psdtuts+ audience. In short, we're looking for a freelance designer to work on our growing list of Eden projects with me! If you think that might be you, then read on.

Up until now all our websites and projects have been designed, HTML-ed, and themed up by me, but lately I'm starting to get a little overwhelmed. So we're looking for a freelancer to help ease the load.

What You'll Be Working On

We have some very exciting projects going on and you'll get to work on sites that are viewed by a very large audience. In fact I discovered recently that the Eden sites receive on average a visitor every second. So if you've ever wanted your work seen by literally bazillions of people, here's your chance!

We have a series of projects for you to work on including some small trial stuff, then to design a TUTSPLUS hub site and then to redesign/refresh the WordPress theme we use for Psdtuts+, VECTORTUTS, NETTUTS and AUDIOTUTS - yes you'll get to redesign Psdtuts+! :-)

And then there's lot more stuff after that. We *love* new projects here so there's never a shortage of work to do!

What We're Looking For

We're looking for someone who can stand on their own two (design) feet, produce good looking design work that is extremely functional, and build it into HTML/CSS/JS/WordPress.

You need to be experienced and have a strong portfolio, particularly with regards to blog design as we do a lot of that.

You will need to be able to produce both new styles and looks and work within existing ones. For example with a Psdtuts+ redesign, you would need to work to make something that is a continuation of the theme rather than a whole new look. On the other hand other times you will need to put together something brand new.

You will also need to be happy doing all sorts of different jobs - from designing a MySpace page to a Blog Design to a banner.

In terms of skillset, these are the critical skills:

  1. Design / Photoshop
  2. Strong WordPress Theming Knowledge
  3. Good HTML/CSS Ability
  4. Ability to Design Usable and Fresh looking Designs
  5. Ability to Match Designs to Existing Looks
  6. Good Communication
  7. You have to be nice to work with! :-)

And of course if you can do things like use jQuery and Flash, then that's also pretty neat!

How to Apply

Email me at collis [@] eden.cc with the subject line "DESIGN ROCKSTAR" < -- that's a super important instruction, so I can filter my email properly!

Include in it links to your portfolio site and/or websites you've designed, and maybe a little bit about you please.

Once a week has passed I'll collect the top few candidates and get a few more details, and then choose someone.

So that's it, if you have any questions you can leave a comment. Thank you very much all for taking the time to read my job ad and for those who choose to apply, thank you in advance for applying! I'm looking forward to reading your emails!

Related Posts
  • Code
    Articles
    Introduction to WordPress App ThemesApp theme 400
    With the increasing growth rate of WordPress powered websites, the need for WordPress themes is rising. Multi-purpose themes are becoming highly popular among website owners. Many existing themes are built mainly to address blog functionality. But with the growth of WordPress web application development, we are in need of specialized themes for different purposes. These themes are known as app themes. In this article, we going to familiarize with the concept of app themes and their usage in real world.Read More…
  • Code
    WordPress
    The Beginner's Guide to Selecting a WordPress ThemeBeginnersguide
    When you're first starting out with your site or blog, it's easy to rush into things because of the desire to get things up and running as quickly as possible. In some cases, that works fine, in others it's not always the best idea. And in this case, it's the latter.Read More…
  • Code
    Articles
    Strategies For Choosing the Right Premium WordPress Theme for Your Next ProjectPremiumwp
    You have your credit card in hand, and you are ready to buy a beautiful, premium WordPress theme for your next website or blog. But where should you begin? Perhaps a search through Google? Maybe a famous WordPress theme site? Perhaps ThemeForest.net? In this post, I aim to arm you with a few tips that will guide you when choosing a premium theme not only purchase a beautiful theme, but one that will meet your needs.Read More…
  • Web Design
    eCommerce
    Taking Shopify Theme Development FurtherShopify thumb
    In this final part of our Shopify series we will look at how a deeper knowledge of Liquid will enable you to make your themes even more flexible. This will help you deliver richer and more imaginative store designs.Read More…
  • Code
    Creative Coding
    Using WordPress for Web Application Development: A ReviewApplication foundation 400
    Over the past few months, we've been taking a look at all of the features and aspects that make WordPress a potential foundation for application development. In fact, we've spent roughly 15 articles talking about all that WordPress offers. And though we'll be reviewing each of the points in this email, perhaps the biggest thing to take away that building web applications using WordPress is different than using many of the popular frameworks that are currently available namely because WordPress isn't a framework.Read More…
  • Photography
    News
    Let Microlancer Help Make Your Website AwesomeMl code prev 400x400
    Envato's freelance services marketplace, Microlancer, just launched coding services. You can get a website built, a WordPress theme customized, an email templates coded, and lots more. Hit the jump for the full list of available services.Read More…