Join Sugar
The Sugar community is individuals, teams, and relationships. We all share one thing in common: we want to improve how computers are used in education. If you want to take an active hand in making Sugar even better, there are many ways you can help. What role do you want to fill?
Content writer
Description of this role: Communicate through words.
  • Skills you possess or want to learn: Writing, editing, grammar (wordsmith), technical, explaining complex ideas well, teaching, DocBook, XML, Wiki markup, technical knowledge (specific and general)
  • Teams associated with this role: Documentation Team, Marketing Team, Wiki Team
  • Tasks typical in this role: Guides, how-tos, FAQs, knowledgebase (kbase), articles, marketing material, process/methodology docs, editing, release notes
Designer
Description of this role: Communicate through images.
  • Skills you possess or want to learn: Inkscape, GIMP, OO.org, design, usability/interaction
  • Teams associated with this role: Design Team
  • Tasks typical in this role: Conference banners/flyers, Materials (t-shirts, CD covers, etc.), OS art (wallpapers, themes), publication design, Web design, icons, banners, mockups, stylesheets
Developer
Description of this role: Communicate through code.
  • Skills you possess or want to learn: Python, C, RPM/Packaging, Bugfiling
  • Teams associated with this role: Development Team, Testing Team, Infrastructure Team
  • Tasks typical in this role: Test/break Sugar, design & build Sugar, file bugs, build packages, code for OS, develop new features, develop new activities
People Person
Description of this role: Communicate through one-on-one contact.
  • Skills you possess or want to learn: People skills, event organization, customer service/support, enthusiasm
  • Teams associated with this role: Marketing Team
  • Tasks typical in this role: Conferences, local events, organizing events, Sugar Labs forum/IRC help/support tech, send out media/spread Sugar
Translator
Description of this role: Communicate through interpretation.
  • Skills you possess or want to learn: English, Non-English native language, technical knowledge, diff, PO, translation, babel tool (kbabel, etc.)
  • Teams associated with this role: Wiki Team
  • Tasks typical in this role: Marketing, docs, websites, application translation, localization
Web Developer or Administrator
Description of this role: Communicate through the World Wide Web.
  • Skills you possess or want to learn: Python, XML/XHTML, CSS, XSL/XSLT, TurboGears, Web app development, Linux system administration
  • Teams associated with this role: Wiki Team
  • Tasks typical in this role: Website pages, applications, stylesheets, toolchain, design, scripts, templates