NHQ:IT - Enterprise Web Services - Code4Good Volunteer - Data Visualization Designer

NHQ:IT - Enterprise Web Services - Code4Good Volunteer - Data Visualization Designer

This position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Information Technology (IT) team. The American Red Cross Code4Good Project is a first-of-its-kind volunteer workforce that gives software engineers and engineering leaders an opportunity to support the Red Cross Mission. The Code4Good Volunteer is an enthusiastic team player who wants to support the Red Cross Mission by contributing their software engineering talent and practical experience to support internal software development and support efforts. This is a remote volunteer-from-home opportunity, with virtual teams collaborating through JIRA, Git, Confluence, Slack, etc.

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Locations

Alexandria,Anne Arundel County,Arlington,Baltimore City,Baltimore County,Calvert County,Caroline County,Carroll County,Cecil County,Charles County,District of Columbia,Dorcester County,Fairfax County,Frederick County,Harford County,Howard County,Kent County DE,Kent County MD,Loudoun County,Montgomery County,New Castle County,Prince George's County,Prince William County,Queen Anne's County,Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity,Somerset County,St. Mary's County,Sussex County,Talbot County,Wicomico County,Worcester County

Key Responsibilities

The Code4Good Volunteer is an enthusiastic team player who wants to support the Red Cross mission by contributing their software engineering talent and practical experience to support internal software development and support efforts.

  • Make large and/or complex data more accessible, understandable, and usable through data visualizations - Deliver the data in a useful and appealing way to users
  • Develop mockups and prototypes for charts and user interfaces in a web-based environment 

Qualifications

Required:

  • 2+ years of professional experience in a data visualization role
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Custom JavaScript data visualization experience
  • Experience with various project management and collaboration tools (JIRA, Confluence, SharePoint, Teams, Slack).
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team and comfortable working remotely
  • Access to cell phone, computer and reliable internet
  • Git, Atlassian Jira, Atlassian Confluence, Slack, or similar collaboration tools

 

Preferred:

  • Web UI design/development experience
  • Product delivery within an agile methodology framework 

Training

  • American Red Cross Orientation
  • Code4Good Orientation: held the first Friday of each month. Volunteers are required to attend and complete onboarding process.

Development Opportunities

Volunteers will have the opportunity to gain experience in a busy IT environment, while supporting the American Red Cross organization.

Length of Appointment

3 months minimum, renewable indefinitely as mutually agreed.

Time Commitment

3-5 hours per week

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