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ORGANIZATION: DemocracyLab

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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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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

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About DemocracyLab

Location:

Seattle, SEATTLE, WA 98101, US

Mission Statement

Empower people who use technology to advance the public good.

Description

DemocracyLab seeks to empower anyone with the privileges of time and talent to become change agents. Our platform and programs connect tech-for-good projects with skilled volunteers and socially responsible companies.

Our platform and programs are designed to:

  • Help tech-for-good projects launch
  • Give volunteers opportunities to advance their careers
  • Partner with companies to build cultures of purpose

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Computers & Technology
Employment
Community, Computers & Technology, Employment

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Website Programming
  • Web Design / UX
  • Software Development

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.

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