I am looking for the best out there because I'm looking for a programmer whom I can trust, shows up everyday (especially when they're needed), learns quickly, enjoys a challenge and is dedicated. Our startup will have a backend consisting of Django and React.JS. We will also be using D3.js heavily so experience in that is a must. I'm looking to hire for the long term! This job is for the next 6-12 months and I need someone who will COMMIT (25-40 hours a week). And focus on THIS project.
I have a little bit of experience with Django so I expect you to know its best practices i.e. Have read books such as "Two Scoops of Django".
The app will be a mixture of text-based courses (Look at codeacademy or Khanacademy...