Data Visualisation Designer

Recruiter
EdenMarsh
Location
Holborn, London
Salary
25000.0000
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
12 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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

Requirements

  • 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