December 1st, 2023
Datawrapper’s mission is to help the world create better visualizations. We provide an easy-to-use, free online tool to create charts, maps, and tables. It’s used by thousands of people every day, among them brands like The New York Times and The Washington Post.
We strive to make best-practice data visualization available to everybody. To do that, we’re looking for a talented new team member that can help us build the next generation of data visualization features:
We’re hiring a senior data visualization developer to join our visualizations team (4-5 days per week).
We’re looking for someone with multi-year practical experience in building web-based interactive data visualizations as well as a solid background in information visualization theory. A basic background in cartography is a plus.
You are fit for the job if you are experienced with using:
Your theoretical background should ideally include:
We welcome applicants with an innovative and open mindset who can prototype ideas quickly. You can join remotely (in the timezones around Berlin, so GMT, CET or EET) or get a desk in our Berlin office.
This role will particularly focus on front-end data visualization rendering and display. That includes building new visualization types, extending the customization options of our existing visualizations, and building reusable components for different needs.
Visualizations created with Datawrapper reach over 200 million unique visitors every month and get viewed billions of times. Our chart editor is used by tens of thousands of users — writers, statisticians, data scientists, public servants, financial analysts, and many more. But our most prominent and visible customers are newsrooms. Datawrapper is used by data visualization teams at organizations like The New York Times, The Washington Post, Reuters, and many more.
We build and support Datawrapper with a team of 26 people, which gives everyone a critical and important role in shaping the future of our company.
A happy work life! Datawrapper team members appreciate a shared feeling of doing meaningful work, a high degree of freedom, their helpful coworkers, and a nice work environment.
Does all of this sound like something you’d like to do? Great!
Send along your CV and tell us about your previous experience and how you think it makes you a good fit for this role.
→ Send it all to email@example.com with the subject line “Senior Data Visualization Developer”
We hope you apply, especially if you’re from a group that’s underrepresented in our office.
We’re looking forward to hearing from you!
– Elana and the Datawrapper team