The “Building Equitable and Inclusive Food Systems at UC Berkeley” team seeks a) Infographic Artists and b) Front-end JavaScript Developers to support The Foodscape Map project with design and coding expertise. The Foodscape Map will provide a snapshot of food-related initiatives at UC Berkeley by showcasing the history, outcomes, and future potential of teaching, research, student organizations, administrative decisions, and dining services. This map will serve as a central hub of information as well as reveal patterns of exclusion based on social markers. By compiling data with an explicit focus on equity and inclusion, our democratically produced map will provide a vital resource for the UC Berkeley community and future policymaking.

Infographics Artists

The Infographic Artists will use their design and data visualization skills to create vector infographics as part of the Foodscape Mapping Project. We will be creating 5–10 infographics based on various data sets. Students will be assigned 1 or more depending on their availability in the project timeline.

Compensation: $200/infographic, paid as a stipend.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 7, 5pm

To apply, submit the following items as a single combined pdf to rzfanshel@berkley.edu, with the subject heading “Foodscape Map Infographics.”

  • Resume, including software and programming skills
  • 2-3 samples of related work, including data visualization samples if you have them
  • Brief paragraph outlining your interest and contribution to the project

Project Time:

  • Week of March 13: An introduction to the data will be provided
  • March 21: Final data delivered to artist
  • April 3: First draft of infographic delivered to data team
  • April10: Final infographic delivered

Front-End JavaScript Developers

The Developers will bring skills in front-end development of a website dedicated to 5-10 different infographics that are build off of various data sets. The Developers will allow the end user to interact with the infographics and maps, creating pop-ups and dynamic responses to the user’s activity. Developers will be assigned 1 or more depending on their availability in the project timeline.

Compensation: $25/hour

Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 7, 5pm

To apply, submit the following items as a single combined pdf to rzfanshel@berkley.edu, with the subject heading “Foodscape Map JavaScript Developer.”

  • Resume, including software and programming skills
  • Link to 2-3 samples of related work
  • Brief paragraph outlining your interest and contribution to the project

Project Time:

  • Week of April 3: An introduction to the data and draft infographic will be provided
  • April 10: Final infographic provided
  • April 14: First draft of script delivered to team
  • April 17: Final script embedded in Foodscape Map website

 


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