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Usability Tester at Code for San Jose

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Code for America

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 11 people are interested

About Code for San Jose:

Code for San Jose is an all-volunteer organization. We are a chapter of Code for America.

As a chapter, we focus on civic innovation and government technology. We welcome everyone interested in solving community problems through technology, user experience research, and community partnerships.

Our mission is to make community services more transparent, accessible, and equitable by collaborating with local government and other community-based organizations on civic projects.

We have over 30 active volunteers with over 8 active projects. Our leadership team consists of 9 other directors, 2 executive directors and 6 project leaders.

As a group, we meet every other Thursday at 6:30 PM PST to sync up and work on projects.

About the Role:

What is a usability test? https://www.nngroup.com/articles/usability-testing-101/

Usability Tester Goals:

  • Help local government and non-profits improve the user experience of their services by providing critical feedback through usability studies

Usability Tester Responsibilities:

  1. Join our slack organization
  2. Keep your ear open for calls to participate in usability studies
  3. Raise your hand and virtually volunteer to participate in usability research by dedicating 30 mins to an hour to giving feedback on a website or community service process

If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in please join our Slack channel:


We will connect with you via Slack.

Find more information:

  • A list of our active projects can be found in this slide deck: https://bit.ly/3kwpkM5
  • Our website: https://www.codeforsanjose.org
  • Our meetup page: https://www.meetup.com/code-for-san-jose

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Mission Statement

Code for America helps governments work better for everyone with the people and the power of the web. Through our Fellowship , Accelerator , and Brigade , we're building a network of cities, citizens, community groups, and startups, all equally committed to reimagining government for the 21st century.


Code for America is a new non-profit, and a new kind of organization. Our team is made up of web geeks, city experts, and technology industry leaders. We are building a network of civic leaders and organizations who believe there is a better way of doing things and want to make a difference.

Computers & Technology


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Web Design / UX
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • Group


  • minimum 1 hour per week

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