Josh Rayman

Front end developer based in London, working for the BBC. Previous projects: front end lead on a d3.js based fintech vis project; SaaS BI vis platform.

Norouz Countdown/Game
16th March 2018 - BBC Websites
Norouz countdown and drag and drop game

Scratch-built drag and drop game for Persian New Year/Spring Equinox that was reversioned into six languages (Persian, English, Arabic, Kyrgyz, Pashto and Uzbek).

English Farsi


Draw Your Own Graph
12th March 2018 - BBC Persian
Screenshot of an interactive sankey graph
Retooled a d3.js interactive line graph that asked users to predict the graph trend for mobile use and for RTL languages.

Sankey Coalition Builder
4th February 2018
Screenshot of an interactive sankey graph

A small interactive sankey graph which animates as users pick a collection of political parties to form a coalition.


Wealth Calculator
11th January 2018 - BBC Persian and Telegram
Screenshot of the Wealth calculator for BBC Persian

This calculator takes the user's region, housing situation and monthly income, and shows some infographics that show how they compare to the rest of the country. To use it, enter a number in the first box (1,000,000+ will return a result) and select one of the radio buttons on the second question.


Disability season chatbot
11th January 2018 - BBC Türkçe
The chatbot for BBC Türkçe

This is a branching narrative in the format of a messaging app, allowing the user to ask questions to the subject of the video at the top of the article. (The interactive is at the bottom of the article).


ASCII D3
30th March 2017
D3 ASCII bar chart
This was a bit of a non-starter when I realised that Lynx runs no Javascript, but I imagined a world of text and how D3 might be able to do some vis in that world. And this was what I got. Perhaps this could be done server side so Lynx can join in on the graphs.

What If: Proportional US Electoral College?
8th February 2017
A graphic showing an alternative US Electoral College
Data analysis of an hypothetical alternative to First Past the Post in the US Electoral College. Article and vis.

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