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Web Developer

Rolling Deadline  |  Volunteer  |  Telecommute


We’re looking for collaborative and experienced volunteer developers to join our remote team. This is an exciting opportunity to work on AsylumConnect’s flagship product: the AsylumConnect Catalog (the first ever resource website and app designed for LGBTQ+ asylum). This is an essential position and a fantastic volunteer opportunity for anyone with technical project management experience, excellent communication skills, and strong knowledge of web and mobile application development.
  • Help lead our Catalog web and mobile application development.
  • Collaborate with our volunteer UX designers to develop and deploy new features, and ensure a positive user experience.
  • Write code to maintain server-side logic, manage the application database, and add new features.
  • Ensure the Catalog is mobile-friendly and cross-browser compatible.
  • Plan for future changes to our Catalog website, web application and mobile application.
  • Work to efficiently fix any technical bugs as they arise.

Tech Stack:

  • Python / Flask
  • React Native
  • AWS
  • PostgreSQL
  • You are comfortable working remotely.
  • Ability to work closely with team members as well as independently.
  • Previous experience with web and/or mobile application development.
  • Previous technical product project management experience strongly preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills required. (We’re looking for a strong leader and team player!)
  • Familiarity with code versioning tools (GitHub), Flask, Heroku, SQL, Redis, User Authentication, User Security.
  • Strong understanding of front-end technologies and platforms: JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Strong understanding of Angular.
  • Fluent in online communication tools, such as: G Suite, Trello, Slack, Zoom and Asana.
  • Passion for LGBTQ+ and/or immigrant rights.

Time commitment: 10-12 hours per week. Minimum 1 year commitment required. Start date: ASAP.

Please include the link to your personal GitHub in your application if you have one.

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