Data Visualization Designer

Graphicacy - Washington, DC

Full-timeEstimated: $75,000 - $96,000 a year
Graphicacy is looking for a Data Visualization Designer to join our team.

About the role:
Work with Graphicacy’s clients to design interactive and static data visualizations, online applications and information graphics.
Provide thought leadership on data visualization best practices and next-generation digital trends and an understanding of innovative data visualization practices.
Work with clients and project managers to create graphic designs for a variety of online applications.
Work with web developers to review and refine interactive data visualizations.
Must have a high level of proficiency using Excel, R, and Tableau or equivalent application(s).
Create high-fidelity mockups for vetting and user testing
Determine appropriate architecture, and other technical solutions, and make relevant recommendations to clients.
Proficiency with Adobe products and strong skills in Sketch, Invision, Zeplin or equivalent applications.

About you:
Two to three years of related data visualization experience.
Understanding of statistics and data analytics.
Bachelor’s 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.
An understanding of visualization libraries like D3.
Knowledge of browser compatibility across multiple platforms and devices.
Strong ability to design with accessibility in mind.
Experience working in an agile/scrum development process.
Creative ideas with problem solving mindset.
Be open to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it.

Bonus points:
Experience in digital journalism.
Familiarity with multiple HTML frameworks, strong JavaScript & jQuery skills (such as consuming APIs).
Knowledge of Drupal and WordPress CMS frameworks.
Create site layout/user interface by using standard HTML / CSS / PHP / JavaScript practices.
An understanding of Javascript frameworks like Angular.

About us:
Graphicacy is a multimedia 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. 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.

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to with “Data Visualization Designer” in the subject line.