Web/UX Developer/Design Intern
Monday, May 6
Student Work Placement Program
This position is offered in part by the MaRS Student Work Placement program (SWP), which connects post-secondary students with work placements in technology and business.
Position Start Date: May 1, 2019
Position End Date: August 30, 2019
jiiWA is on a mission to bring hope and access to the world’s marginalized communities by helping nonprofits work better. We help simplify data collection from program beneficiaries to help:
- Nonprofits deliver more effective programs and redirect scarce resources
- Funders better understand the impact of their donations
- Beneficiaries have a voice in bettering the systems that serve them
Since February 2017 jiiWA has worked tirelessly to build a cloud-based solution that helps nonprofits work better and easily collect and learn more from their program and participant data. Our existing partners span the US and Canada with local nonprofits like Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment (MLSE Launchpad) and The Remix Project in Toronto, Next One Up in Baltimore, and America SCORES Bay Area in San Francisco.
Role and Project Description:
We are looking for an exceptional and ambitious developer who enjoys working on both front-end and UX design with a passion for agile development. You enjoy HTML/CSS/JS and usability. You have a passion to give back and contribute to society.
You will be working on the front-end and implementing/improving UX to maximize customer success. Working with our UI/UX designer, you’ll be creating, managing and implementing solutions and workflow, as well as testing feature improvements.
You like clean, accessible code and understand design and development is about making things easier, clearer, and more useful for real people. You know usability can be elegant and beautiful.
Self-motivated you’ll be allowed to take on problems and create solutions.
Minimum Qualifications (Experience, technical skills, soft skills, etc.):
- Experience with React and single page web applications
- You will be expected to keep up with the latest front-end development best practices
- Ruby on Rails experience is a plus
Area and Level of Study: