The Planet Calls is an NGO foundation focused on sustainability & circular economy advocacy, educating people about how to treat the Earth with respect & care to accelerate change. With special interest in deep ecological knowledge, new ethical design thinking methods and approaches to global change through collaboration. Armed with the talents and skills of our incredible volunteers, we aspire to educate people through our blogs, videos, reports, infographics, and other powerful visual materials. The Planet Calls has a remote team from all over the world & well organised in Slack where we run our operations.
What will you be doing?
With oversight from the Digital Creative Director and Product Manager, lead parts of the website development & further projects to come.
Architect new UX features and reusable UI paradigms with the goal of delighting and increasing the success of our users.
Contribute to the development of the projects while working with a cross-functional team of product managers, designers, and writers.
Contribute to building features using design and API mocks and lead the dev ops & strategy of The Planet Calls
Perform peer code reviews.
What do you need to have?
You have 3~5 years of agency experience ideally; building applications using modern UI frameworks such as React.js. You have a deep understanding of functional and reactive programming paradigms
You have an eye for well functioning user interfaces, and have cursory insight into both design and UX principles having worked with experienced Digital Creative Directors before.
You have a knack for understanding the user flows and building them out. You also have great design intuition and user empathy.
You have deep interest about the technical stack you work on to understand it better and build out responsive projects.
You have strong communication skills.
Flexible volunteer hours & we only require a few website development updates to begin with
Experienced Digital Creative Director to learn from, team with directly & trust
Over time; a best of bread digital portfolio of live work to showcase for your own career development
Once our projects are fully funded, all team members will be assigned paying work
Simple stuff to begin with, but going forward we will get into the cool & advanced stuff,
If you are happy to continue with our family.
HTML & CSS 5
Just let us know what your good at!
Why The Planet Calls?
We are still in the early stages of our journey, about to do a huge launch. We are saving the planet, not building products for consumer culture driven economy. You will be working closely with our users, acting on both their feedback and what our data says. Things you build here will have tremendous impact on both our NGO and The Planet Calls as a collective.
What happens after you apply?
1. Quick video call with our Mother Hen & Creative Director of the team to find out more about your experience and why you want to work at The Planet Calls.
2. Onsite interview:
Technical discussion with a Digital Creative Director
Meet the founders
THIS IS A VOLUNTEER AND UNPAID POSITION until we are fully funded.
Equal employment opportunity
The Planet Calls is an equal opportunity employer: we value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.