Data Visualisation Designer

Holborn, London
13 Jul 2017
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

UK’s largest independent research consultancy is looking for a Data Visualisation Specialist to join their team in Holborn.

Key Qualities, Skills and Responsibilities

  • Creating static and interactive data visualisations, infographics and presentation material along with user interfaces for our products and platform
  • Using a logical approach to solve complex design problems, and a user-centred approach to data visualization and UI design
  • Being part of a close-knit & dynamic design team, including UX and Visual Designers.
  • Collaborating with software engineers, data scientists and product/client managers
  • Rapidly prototyping and iterating on ideas
  • Data will often drive your designs. You will be translating numbers into meaningful graphics
  • You will help champion design and data visualisation, and its value within the company


  • Ideally 3-5 years’ experience designing data visualisations and user interfaces with a high-calibre portfolio (please provide link or attachment)
  • Strong typographic and information design skills, with a meticulous attention to detail
  • A good understanding of User-Centred Design
  • Degree in graphic design/visual communication [or relevant background] is essential
  • Confident communicator, able to express your ideas and convey complicated concepts simply
  • Able to actively participate in ideation sessions with project stakeholders and users, translating complex ideas into beautiful visualisations
  • Ability to answer briefs and meet deadlines, without compromising on quality
  • You can justify and defend you­­r design decisions to both designers and non-designers
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and Sketch. You can also handle data, using tools such as Microsoft Excel and Tableau
  • Creative coding experience and an interest in front-end technologies e.g. Processing, JavaScript, D3.js, HTML, CSS is a major plus
  • A strong desire to get stuck in, meet new people and take on new challenges