The Develeoper Society

  1. Home

Join DEV

The mission: help build a better world

This is not just another job. If you want to use your skills to fight injustice, support refugees, make humanitarian aid more effective, build tools for human rights defenders, and generally just change the world for the better then DEV might be the right home for you. 

We are a not for profit co-op working with some of the biggest and most impactful NGOs and charities in the world. We work on solving fascinating problems with inspiring people and we are committed to empowering each other at the same time.

We believe that great people want to do meaningful and challenging work. If you are an amazing designer, developer, campaigner, fundraiser, project manager, or you think you have other skills that our NGO partners could benefit from then we would love to hear from you.

And if you would like to know more about what it's like to work at DEV, check out 10 reasons why I love working at our not-for-profit digital co-op for some more detail (and great GIFs...we love GIFs). You can also see a bit more about our awesome neighbourhood Digbeth and what it's like to work from here. 

This might also be the first time you've thought about leaving the corporate world behind but don't worry, our list of 5 reasons to start working at a not for profit right now should help you take the next step.

Anna Hughes

Developer

At DEV you work on great projects in swift rotation, you'll never be bored and always be looked after.

Laura Paine

Project Manager

If you want to work in a company that cares about your wellbeing and encourages you to improve and learn all the time, and supports you even when you fail, DEV is the place for you. And also board games.

Paul Evans

Creative Director

In life, there aren't many chances to make a meaningful difference in the world. We get those chances every day.

Meaning is what motivates us all

Dan Pink's illustrated talk at the RSA reveals the hidden truths behind what really motivates us at home and in the workplace.

We believe we should work hard in order to be happy, but could we be thinking about things backwards? In this fast-moving and very funny talk, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that, actually, happiness inspires us to be more productive.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi asks, "What makes a life worth living?" Noting that money cannot make us happy, he looks to those who find pleasure and lasting satisfaction in activities that bring about a state of "flow."


Current vacancies

- Django developer

We have the above positions open but if you have skills to bring to DEV or would just like to get in touch and let us know you would like to hear about openings in the future then please email studio@dev.ngo


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our team. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status and we actively encourage and welcome applications from under-represented groups. For a more in-depth read on the importance of diversity in organisations, see this great piece from our friends at The Engine Room.

Do you consider yourself to have a learning difficulty and/or hidden disability such as Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD or an Autistic Spectrum Disorder that you may need additional support with during the recruitment process? Please note that this will not negatively impact your application in any way! If you have concerns regarding disclosure or form filling, feel free to contact our partnership specialists Exceptional Individuals prior to application or interview for impartial advice.

We work hard to create a positive, equal, and welcoming environment for everyone but we recognise this is an ongoing process of improvement. If you have any thoughts or suggestions on things we can do better, please get in touch with us at studio@dev.ngo.