The Public Accountability Initiative (PAI) is a nonprofit watchdog research group that investigates power and corruption at the intersection of business and government. We publish high-impact research; collaborate with journalists, academics, and activists who are investigating and challenging powerful individuals and institutions; and build and maintain our flagship research site, (the opposite of “Big Brother”). LittleSis is a free, online wiki database of who-knows-who at the heights of business and government that is used by activists, journalists, and academics researching networks of power and influence.

We currently have openings for the following jobs:

Designer (part-time/contract)

Designer (part-time/contract)

We are seeking a designer to work on a part-time, contract basis to support ongoing improvements to and other PAI projects. We’re looking for someone with the following qualifications/experience:

  • 5+ years of web design experience;
  • fluency in web design and UX current best practices;
  • solid understanding of design principles like typography, color, layout, grid-based design;
  • able to implement designs in CSS/HTML/JS;
  • familiarity with various parts of our stack is a plus (including d3, react, Rails, WordPress).

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and links to work samples [email protected]

Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.