Frontend Engineer

We are looking for a Frontend Engineer who specializes in building engaging user interfaces and experience design for interactive data-driven platforms. With these efforts, we aim to build civic platforms that help citizens better understand various sectors like Public Finance or Judiciary and participates in decision-making.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Co-create frontend tools and develop responsive UI/UX for large scale data platforms like Open Budgets India link

  • Build open-source data visualization components to help simplify a variety of data flowing from various sectors and geographies.

  • Collaborate with team to develop sector-specific data tools on top of our current open source data platforms.

  • Generate various interactive data stories and case studies in collaboration with researchers and media people, to take data and insights to a wider audience.

Desired Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of HTML, CSS3 and plain Javascript. Knowledge of ES6 would be a great addon.

  • Data Visualisation libraries like D3, NVD3 and Vega / Vega-lite.

  • Experience working with ReactJs.

  • Should have an understanding of handling and manipulating data and basic querying mechanisms (SQL and alike) as well as data cleaning, data manipulation, data visualisation as well as data dashboarding.

  • Should be familiar with Git workflow.

  • Should be keen on open-source development.

Good To Have

  • Prior experience working on Open Data and/or Data Visualization projects.

  • Prior experience in working with Data/Tech communities.

  • Collaborating with government or research-based organizations on past projects.

Perks & Benefits



40,000 / yr

  • Gym membership or yoga therapy
  • Learn to play a music instrument
  • Photography lessons
  • Anything for your well being

Personal Growth & Development

50,000 / yr

  • Online courses
  • Hardware or software licenses
  • Summer schools
  • Events & conferences

Practical Assistance

Home Office Setup

25,000 / yr

Since you work remotely, we want to make sure your home office is comfortable. You can expense up to INR 25,000 annually to set up your home office. This includes internet services, other tech infrastructure, etc.

Coworking Space Stipend

CivicDataLab encourages usage of coworking spaces. Please make sure you're using a true coworking space that's meant solely for working, not a club or social space.

Some of our work

Tracking Flow of Public Funds through Open Data

Here we walk you through our journey so far with the Open Budgets India initiative, in collaboration with CBGA

The State of Data in the Judicial Sector

An attempt to collate all that knowledge and share some insights on the data ecosystem that empowers the legal-tech community in India