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Our Culture

At Waqa Studios we believe in excellence, attention to detail and hard work. But we also think flexibility, comfort and personal time are just as important.

We're a small team of easy-going people and we don't like drama. As a small team, your impact and influence on projects has the potential to be huge. We value independence and self-sufficiency, but the ability to work with others and communication between team members are also important skills.

If this sounds good to you, check out our openings below.

Openings

We're currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Remote WordPress / Front End Developer

From May 1st, 2018 | Perú | Deadline: May 25th

We’re looking for professionals who take pride in developing usable, intuitive websites and that are fans of the WordPress platform.

Job Description

You’ll be required to undertake a number of frontend tasks, most relating to the WordPress platform. In most cases you’ll be taking a completed design and creating solidly coded responsive WordPress themes using our in-house theme framework based on ZURB's Foundation for Sites. You’ll have to be great at frontend development, but also be able to handle basic PHP to activate and configure functionality.

You may also be asked to make improvements to the framework, as well as take part in conversations about what those improvements should be. You’ll be required to document your work with adequate GIT commit messages.

You’ll have the following skills, knowledge or experience:

Very Important

  • Strong knowledge of the WordPress platform
  • ZURB Foundation for Sites, Sass
  • PHP WordPress development - able to build themes from scratch

Goes without saying

  • CSS Media Queries, responsive sites
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript, jQuery, webpack
  • Progressive Enhancement, Graceful Degradation
  • Familiarity with common hosting environments
  • GIT versioning control, unix command line
  • Debugging, solving problems, researching solutions
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Manage project from start to deployment
  • Read and write in English at an intermediate or advanced level
  • Attention to detail and a creative streak

Qualifications

None required other than evidence of past theme development.

Other Information

Please detail experience or aptitude for remote working

Please mention preferences for salaried position or per-project work

Apply

In-house WordPress / Front End Developer

From February 29th, 2016 | Lima, Perú | Deadline: February 15th

We’re looking for professionals who take pride in developing usable, intuitive websites and that are fans of the WordPress platform.

Job Description

You’ll be required to undertake a number of frontend tasks, most relating to the WordPress platform. In most cases you’ll be taking a completed design and creating solidly coded responsive WordPress themes using our in-house theme framework. You’ll have to be great at frontend development, but also be able to handle basic PHP to activate and configure functionality.

You’ll also be asked to make improvements to the framework, as well as take part in conversations about what those improvements should be. You’ll be required to document your work with adequate GIT commit messages.

You’ll have the following skills, knowledge or experience:
  • A passion for WordPress and knowledge of latest changes to the platform
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript (jQuery)
  • CSS Media Queries, responsive sites
  • PHP WordPress development - able to build themes from scratch
  • ZURB Foundation, Sass, Compass
  • HTML5 Boilerplate, Modernizr
  • Progressive Enhancement, Graceful Degradation
  • Familiarity with common hosting environments
  • GIT versioning control, unix command line
  • Debugging, solving problems, researching solutions
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Manage project from start to deployment
  • Read and write in English at an intermediate or advanced level
  • Attention to detail and a creative streak.

Qualifications

None required other than evidence of past theme development.

Other Information

Must be available to work at our offices in Miraflores, Lima. 10am - 6pm.

Telecommuting is an option after 3 months trial.

Apply

Hosting Technician

From February 29th, 2016 | Lima, Perú

We’re looking for a professional who is reliable and meticulous.

Job Description

Backing up websites on various hosting platforms, particularly files and databases.

You’ll have the following skills, knowledge or experience:
  • Linux hosting environments
  • Common hosting setups
  • cPanel and WHM
  • Unix Command Line

Qualifications

Demonstratable experience in moving websites, backing up websites.

Other Information

Must be available to work at our offices in Miraflores, Lima. 10am - 6pm.

Apply

Web Designer / Graphic Designer Jr.

CLOSED | Lima, Perú

We’re looking for a creative professional with experience in graphic design and responsive web design.

Job Description

You’ll create web designs according to briefing documents, requirements specifications and wireframes, contributing ideas and solutions in the process.

You’ll also be tasked with branding projects, corporate identity and sometimes print design. Less frequently you may be involved in digital or print advertising.

You’ll have the following skills, knowledge or experience:
  • Adobe applications: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign.
  • Logo design, corporate identity and branding
  • Design of websites based on wireframes, or without
  • Preparing style guides for websites, and slicing designs for programmers
  • Photo editing
  • Investigate and create new creative concepts
  • Understanding of UX and UI design
  • Good attention to detail
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Manage project from start to deployment
  • Read and write in English at an intermediate or advanced level

Qualifications

CV and links to online portfolios/examples of work.

Other Information

Must be available to work at our offices in Miraflores, Lima. 10am - 6pm. Telecommuting is an option after 3 months trial.

Apply

Web Designer / Graphic Designer (Intern)

CLOSED | Lima, Perú

We’re looking for a creative professional with experience in graphic design and responsive web design.

Job Description

You’ll create web designs according to briefing documents, requirements specifications and wireframes, contributing ideas and solutions in the process.

You’ll also be tasked with branding projects, corporate identity and sometimes print design. Less frequently you may be involved in digital or print advertising.

You’ll have the following skills, knowledge or experience:
  • Adobe applications: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign.
  • Logo design, corporate identity and branding
  • Design of websites based on wireframes, or without
  • Preparing style guides for websites, and slicing designs for programmers
  • Photo editing
  • Investigate and create new creative concepts
  • Understanding of UX and UI design
  • Good attention to detail
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Manage project from start to deployment
  • Read and write in English at an intermediate or advanced level

Qualifications

CV and links to online portfolios/examples of work.

Other Information

Must be available to work at our offices in Miraflores, Lima. 10am - 6pm. Telecommuting is an option after 3 months trial.

Apply

In-house WordPress / Front End Developer

CLOSED | Lima, Perú

We’re looking for professionals who take pride in developing usable, intuitive websites and that are fans of the WordPress platform.

Job Description

You’ll be required to undertake a number of frontend tasks, most relating to the WordPress platform. In most cases you’ll be taking a completed design and creating solidly coded responsive WordPress themes using our in-house theme framework. You’ll have to be great at frontend development, but also be able to handle basic PHP to activate and configure functionality.

You’ll also be asked to make improvements to the framework, as well as take part in conversations about what those improvements should be. You’ll be required to document your work with adequate GIT commit messages.

You’ll have the following skills, knowledge or experience:
  • A passion for WordPress and knowledge of latest changes to the platform
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript (jQuery)
  • CSS Media Queries, responsive sites
  • PHP WordPress development - able to build themes from scratch
  • ZURB Foundation, SASS, SCSS, Compass
  • HTML5 Boilerplate, Modernizr
  • Progressive Enhancement, Graceful Degradation
  • Familiarity with common hosting environments
  • GIT versioning control, unix command line
  • Debugging, solving problems, researching solutions
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Manage project from start to deployment
  • Read and write in English at an intermediate or advanced level
  • Attention to detail and a creative streak.

Qualifications

None required other than evidence of past theme development.

Other Information

Must be available to work at our offices in Miraflores, Lima. 10am - 6pm.

Telecommuting is an option after 3 months trial.

Apply

Hosting Technician

CLOSED | Lima, Perú

We’re looking for a professional who is reliable and meticulous.

Job Description

Backing up websites on various hosting platforms, particularly files and databases.

You’ll have the following skills, knowledge or experience:
  • Linux hosting environments
  • Common hosting setups
  • cPanel and WHM
  • Unix Command Line

Qualifications

Demonstratable experience in moving websites, backing up websites.

Other Information

Must be available to work at our offices in Miraflores, Lima. 10am - 6pm.

Apply

WordPress / Front End Developer

CLOSED | Lima, Perú

This position is no longer open, but we still may be interested. Please apply below.

We’re looking for professionals who take pride in developing usable, intuitive websites and that are fans of the WordPress platform.

Job Description

Taking a completed design and creating solidly coded WordPress themes using our in-house theme framework.

You’ll have the following skills, knowledge or experience:
  • A passion for WordPress and knowledge of latest changes to the platform
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript (jQuery)
  • CSS Media Queries, responsive sites
  • PHP WordPress development - able to build themes from scratch
  • HTML5 Boilerplate, Modernizr
  • Progressive Enhancement, Graceful Degradation
  • Familiarity with common hosting environments
  • GIT versioning control, unix command line
  • Debugging, solving problems, researching solutions
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Manage project from start to deployment
  • Read and write in English at an intermediate or advanced level
  • Attention to detail and a creative streak.

Qualifications

None required other than evidence of past theme development.

Other Information

Must be available to work at our offices in Miraflores, Lima. 10am - 6pm.

Telecommuting is an option after 3 months trial.

Apply