DemocracyLab is a platform that connects skilled tech volunteers with tech for good projects that seek to tackle the world's most challenging problems.
We are seeking an experienced Software Front End Engineer to join our engineering team. If you’re interested in creating a user-friendly environment by writing code and moving forward in your career, then this is for you. We expect you to be a tech-savvy professional, curious about new digital technologies and aspires to combine usability with visual design. Much like an early-stage startup, there is an emphasis on building process infrastructure for the organization's long-term growth plans. We are a group of volunteer self-starters working autonomously at our own time, and our own pace and are looking for similar candidates that share our passion for DemocracyLab's vision and mission.
Proficient in CSS, HTML, and React
Maintain and improve website
Optimize applications for maximum speed
Design mobile-based features
Collaborate with back-end developers and web designers to improve the usability
Get feedback from, and build solutions for, users and customers
Help back-end developers with coding and troubleshooting
Knowledge of SEO principles
Please find links to our Slack, Google Drive, Trello, and GitHub under the work LINKS at https://www.democracylab.org/projects/1
See here for more specifics about what the graphic designer role entails: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1UcTewCZkZkQRFsSoVrEwHc_l9PEBXB6k0R2eYCvaWRo/edit?usp=sharing
Our mission is to empower people who use technology to advance the public good.
DemocracyLab helps tech for good projects launch innovative solutions by connecting skilled volunteers to projects that need them. We are open to projects from individuals, community organizations, non-profits, social purpose companies and government agencies. Our platform helps volunteers give back and develop new skills, while accelerating the evolution of new technologies that empower citizens and help institutions become more accessible, accountable, and efficient.
Computers & Technology
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
May 2, 2021
Web Design / UX
Length of Appointment: We request that a volunteer be comfortable committing a minimum of 6 months to this position.
Time Commitment: We request that a volunteer be willing to commit a minimum of 5 hours per week to this position.