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Assistant Data Visualization Designer

Company: Graphicacy
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Graphicacy, a mission driven data visualization, design and interactive studio, is recruiting a junior level, data visualization and user experience (UX) savvy, designer to join our team.
The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about data visualization, UX design and visual storytelling. They will be capable of assisting senior design staff in designing, and iterating, cutting-edge interactive web experiences for Graphicacys clients to continue to set Graphicacy apart as a leader in innovative and well designed digital products.
We are a dynamic team that works fast as such, we want to work with people who are forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.
About this role

  • Work with Graphicacys senior design staff and clients to design beautiful and informative interactive and static data visualizations, online applications and information graphics.
  • Contribute ideas, and participate in discussions about, data visualization best practices, next-generation digital trends, and innovative data visualization practices.
  • Work with senior design staff, project managers and clients to create graphic designs for a variety of online applications.
  • Work with web developers to review and refine interactive data visualizations.
  • Must have (or the ability to quickly acquire) a baseline proficiency in working with Data, using Excel, R, and Tableau or equivalent application(s).
  • Will assist in the creation of high-fidelity mockups for vetting and user testing
  • Proficiency with Adobe products and strong baseline skills in Sketch, Figma, Zeplin or equivalent applications.
    About you
    • Two to three years of related data visualization and/or UX design experience.
    • Baseline understanding of statistics and data analytics
    • Bachelors degree in (Information, Graphic, Visual, UX, Web) design and/or related field(s), or significant equivalent experience.
    • A strong visual design and technical portfolio.
    • A passion to innovate and create work that pushes the boundaries of data visualization and graphic design.
    • A baseline understanding of visualization libraries like D3.
    • Creative ideas with a problem solving mindset.
    • Be open to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it.
      Bonus points
      • Experience in digital journalism.
      • Familiarity with web development, including HTML/CSS, Javascript frameworks like Angular or React, and CMS frameworks such as Drupal or WordPress.
      • Motion graphic design, animation and/or illustration skills.
      • Experience working in an agile/scrum development process.
      • Understanding of accessibility web standards.
        We are looking for a smart, passionate person, and do not expect that every applicant has experience in everything we listed above. If you are interested in the role, but worried you dont meet all our criteria, apply anyway. Demonstrate your creative thinking, problem solving skills, and ability to learn on the job, with projects in your portfolio, and in your cover letter.
        About UsGraphicacy is a mission-driven data visualization and design studio in Washington, DC, Brooklyn and Los Angeles.
        Graphicacy partners with clients to tell engaging stories with data. Graphicacys team combines storytelling, thoughtful human-centered design and deep technical capabilities to build and deploy strategic, data-rich digital projects. Graphicacys team has created data visualizations and websites for top-tier organizations and companies, domestically and internationally, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the World Bank, the Center for American Progress, the Anti-Defamation League, and many others.
        Graphicacyis an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity of ideas, experiences, and cultures, and we strongly encourage applicants from a wide array of backgrounds and communities to apply. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, or medical condition.
        Graphicacy BenefitsThis is a full-time position with a competitive salary ranging from $55k to $75k, commensurate with experience. Generous benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance and retirement matching. We also offer our team flexible and liberal leave policies to ensure a healthy work-life balance.
        How to Apply
        To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and examples of work or a link to your portfolio, to with Assistant Data Visualization Designer in the subject Jobble

Keywords: Graphicacy, Baltimore , Assistant Data Visualization Designer, Other , Baltimore, Maryland

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