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Front End Developer


Aclima has pioneered an entirely new way to measure and analyze air pollution and greenhouse gases, block by block and around the world. The Aclima hardware and software technology platform translates billions of scientific measurements from its network of stationary and roving sensors into environmental intelligence for governments, businesses and communities. A Public Benefit Corporation, Aclima is dedicated to catalyzing bold action to protect public health, reduce climate-changing emissions and advance equity. The company holds a broad patent portfolio for networked, indoor, wearable, and mobile air quality sensing technologies. Aclima is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Portland and New York City. 

To learn more about Aclima, please visit

About the Role
Our aim is to help people understand and act upon environmental data. We are looking for a passionate UI / Front End Developer to create elegant online tools that simplify problems, automate tasks, and expand environmental intelligence. You’ll be taking your love for creative design combined with logical problem solving to develop fluid and natural web experiences.
Today, our data interfaces live on the web; tomorrow they may be on phones, walls, in virtual reality, or as part of AI assistants. We are always envisioning and experimenting.

We work in a focused, purpose-driven atmosphere which encourages rapid iteration, crazy ideas, and collaborative empathy. Aclima is unique in its breadth of multi-disciplinary work; expect to collaborate with climate scientists, electrical engineers, lab technicians, data scientists, product managers, and more on a regular basis.

Because of our open-ended problem space, we emphasize flexibility, core knowledge, and openness to learn. We believe great interfaces need to be wherever our insights are.

If this sounds exciting, please apply to join our team! We would love to talk :)


    • 3+ years professional experience developing for the web (JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Web APIs) in a production environment
    • Familiarity with how to handle large data sets. This includes knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and tools
    • Passionate about code quality and knows how to enforce it
    • Ability to constantly empathize with the user
    • Experience turning low-fidelity designs into elegant user interfaces
    • Constant desire to learn

Bonus Qualities

    • We use modern web technologies when possible, such as ES6, TypeScript, Webpack, React, Redux, D3, and more. Familiarity with them would be great.
    • Mobile development experience
    • Experience with data visualization, especially geospatial
    • Broad programming experience with different teams (open source, small, large), environments (web, desktop, server, mobile), and paradigms (object-oriented, functional, declarative, type-driven, test-driven, etc)
    • Graphics (OpenGL, WebGL, DirectX) experience
    • A code or design portfolio
    • Independent work in open source, blog posts, etc
    • B.S. in Computer Science or another technical degree

    • Please know that you can be a great candidate even if you don't have everything we've described above. You might also possess important skills and experience we haven't considered. If that's you, don't hesitate to apply and tell us about yourself (especially in your cover letter).
Equal Employment Opportunity
Aclima is committed to diversity in our organization and building an equitable and inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and experiences, and has proudly made the Kapor Capital Founders' Commitment. Aclima provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Aclima complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location. We especially encourage members of traditionally underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQ people, veterans, and people with disabilities. Full-time position only. Out of area candidates will be considered.  

Compensation and Benefits
Aside from the fulfillment of working alongside world-class colleagues to make a positive impact in people’s lives, while improving planetary and public health, Aclima offers competitive compensation, equity potential, and excellent benefits. Benefits include medical/dental/vision/Life/AD&D/LTD, 401K, commuter and wellness credits, company events, and an extraordinary culture.

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