JustFix.nyc is seeking an experienced User Experience Designer to join us on our mission to build technology that serves working-class New Yorkers. We are building an open-source platform that allows tenants to build legal cases, connect with community organizers, and fight back against displacement.
Compensation is competitive and will include salary and full health/vision/dental insurance. Our office is based in New York, NY.
At JustFix.nyc, we have been building technology for housing justice for the past four years. Our web-app for tenants with repair issues has been used by thousands of families across the city to document their situations and build strong legal cases. Our advocate services, in use by over 40 community organizations and legal services, connect those in need with advocacy and community organizing services anywhere in the City. We’re currently working with open data to develop groundbreaking new ways to identify patterns of displacement and target some of the city’s worst slumlords.
You will be joining our growing product team at a critical time as we continue our tenant-driven design process to evolve and scale our services both in NYC and in cities across the country. You will join a larger community of technologists, organizers, data scientists, and policymakers who are creating new models of civic technology and digital organizing. This is a chance to build and design across a spectrum of accessibility and internet connectivity, presenting unique design challenges.
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JustFix.nyc is a New York-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit that builds tools for tenants and advocates fighting displacement. Our technology enables tenants to take action on issues of apartment disrepair and landlord harassment as well as connect with community-based organizing and advocacy efforts.
We’re a team of 8 full-time staff supported by the Robin Hood Foundation, Open Society Foundations, New York Community Trust, and many others. We are proud to work with a network of over 40 community-based organizations, legal service providers, and other partner organizations that collectively serve tens of thousands of tenants every year. We have been featured by the New York Times, ABC News, NBC Universal, Nonprofit Quarterly, Shelterforce, Gothamist, and Fast Company.
JustFix.nyc is committed to equity and fostering a community that values diverse perspectives and experiences, particularly from those who we aim to serve. We actively seek a diverse pool of applicants from, or who have worked closely with, historically marginalized groups, including but not limited to people with disabilities, people of color, LGBTQ people, first-or second-generation immigrants, and people from low-income families.