Development Team

Backend Developer (Contractor)

Washington, District of Columbia   |   Full time

Graphicacy, a data visualization, design and interactive studio, is recruiting an experienced backend developer to join our team as a contractor

The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about innovative back-end solutions. They will be capable of designing cutting-edge digital technology experiences for Graphicacy’s clients to continue to set Graphicacy apart as a leader in innovative and well designed digital products. 


We are a small team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.


  • Strong experience with back-end development using Python, or Java (preferably Python)

  • Understanding of front-end development using the basics (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, React or Angular).

  • Experience leading project and a motivated self-starter.

  • Strong experience building web services

  • Experience with managing services and APIs via AWS Lambda, API Gateway, etc.

  • Experience with systemd or other tools used to manage long running processes.

  • Knowledge of containerized services such as Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Knowledge of Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and other AI technologies.

About us

Graphicacy is a data visualization and design studio based in Washington, DC. We offer clear graphic solutions that help clients tell complex, data-rich stories in visual form. In addition to offering services that meet the needs of specific projects, we are also committed to developing scalable products. 

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