Jobs

Job openings and career opportunities in data visualization related fields

  • Junior interaction designer position

    Job Title: Junior interaction designer
    Company: infogr8 (www.infogr8.com)
    Full Time
    Deadline: February 21′st 2014
    Job Start: April 1’st 2014
    Location: London Bridge.

    More details here.

  • Data Visualisation Specialist at Infogr8

    Job Title: Data Visualisation Specialist
    Term: Full Time
    Job Start: January 6th 2014
    Location: London Bridge, UK.

    Profile sought

    Infogr8 is seeking a talented, proven and experienced Senior information design & Data visualiser. You will have worn enough Senior medals to outstrip the youth whilst keeping abreast of the latest technology and tools. You will love solving problems and answering questions with data, have experience leading a team, and be a vocal advocate for data visualization whether that be a presentation, live stream or an event talk on behalf of the company. You’ll also have bags of knowledge across a multitude of subjects with a specific lean towards the financial markets. You will share the infogr8 desire to become a key player in the industry combining strong discipline with a creative mindset and a passion to make a difference for clients.

    Responsibilities (in order of current priority)

    Production– Lead the production to optimise work flow, hold shape and maintain integrity across all deliverables. Design of data visualisations, infographics from concept to completion.
    Art Direction – Develop and establish a blueprint style guide for the team to adopt. Set standards and inspire the team with creative direction, social, cultural, fashionable trends.
    Proposals – support accounts team on client proposals, ideation, tenders and pitches both in written and verbal format.
    Training & Support – Steering the internal team and external clients on best practice from data, story, function and form.
    External spokesperson – To help produce and promote key communication projects including webinar, event talks, blogs and monthly trending reports. Active thought leadership.

    Required Skills

    Min. 5 years proven experience across data visualization, experience within a major client facing organisation/ news desk.
    Strong portfolio of producing a broad range of compelling info design and data viz formats across different Audiences, Topics and Objectives.
    Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Powerpoint (animated).
    Working knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, D3, Git, Tableau.
    Strong handle on typography, layout, space, inherent feel for motion.
    Experience in managing teams, client expectations, selling concepts.
    Degree in art / graphic design / interaction design or similar field.
    Personable, punctual, positive, reliable and self motivated.

    To apply for this position, please send your CV, links to your portfolio and cover letter to hi (at) infogr8.com with subject line: ‘Data Viz specialist’.

  • BBC Editorial Designer

    BBC Editorial Designer

    12 month FTC

    New Broadcasting House

    W1 Job Introduction

    We need an Editorial Designer to join our newly formed Visual Journalism team (part of BBC News). You’ll be working with world-class journalists, technical experts and masters of motion graphics to create the next generation of storytelling formats.

    We’re not talking 9 to 5. You’ll be at the heart of the action when a story breaks, working closely with senior team members to deliver experiences that resonate across BBC News. Wherever and whenever our audience encounters us.

    For more details visit this link.

  • Data Journalist / PR Researcher

    Company: infogr8 (www.infogr8.com)

     

    Job Title: Data Journalist / PR

    Status: Full time position.
    Location: London Bridge, UK.
    Deadline: 19th July 2013.
    Job Start: August 2013.


    Full description here.

  • Data Visualization Engineer- JavaScript Expert

    Datameer is looking for a Data Visualization Engineer for our office in New York City or San Mateo, CA. We are a well-funded start-up backed by Tier 1 VCs, including Kleiner Perkins and Redpoint Ventures.

    Datameer is a Big Data analytics platform built natively on top of Hadoop. While there are lots of BI tools that analyze relational data, Datameer provides any business user with data integration, analysis and visualization functionality across any data type, size and source. Our product has shipped for over two years and we have wide adoption across worldwide Fortune 1000, data-driven companies.

    Position Overview:

    • Research and develop next-generation visualizations for visual data mining and dashboarding
    • Integrate data visualizations in Datameer software
    • Create a user experience based on usability and efficiency
    • Promote open web technologies
    • Collaborate with other engineers to enhance the visual analytics and the information visualization capabilities of Datameer
    • Create new types of visualizations specific to big data exploration tasks
    • Perform usability testing using low and high fidelity functional prototypes

    Experience and Requirements:

    • Expert in interaction design and graphics in Javascript (including D3.js, Jquery and YUI) and HTML5 (including SVG and CSS3)
    • MS or PhD in information or data visualization, or at least 4 years of experience developing standard compliant user interface and at least 4 years of experience in data visualization
    • Coursework or practical experience specific to user experience in BI, big data visualization and interface usability
    • Experience in Java is required and knowledge of MapReduce, Hadoop, Hive, Spring and Hibernate a plus
    • Must be able to independently design, develop and test major features, as well as work jointly with other team members to deliver complex applications
    • Experienced in graphic design for wireframing, low and high level prototypes and usability testing
    • Literate, communicative, client-friendly, and flexible

    We offer a focused, driven culture and a collegial working environment. If you are excited about helping Datameer lead the big data revolution, we would like to talk to you and encourage you to apply by email: lbasak@datameer.com

  • Front-End Software Engineer

    Company: ThousandEyes

    Job Title: Front-End Software Engineer

    Location: San Francisco, CA

    Job Start: Immediate

    Link to the job: http://www.thousandeyes.com/company/careers

    One of the distinguishing elements of  ThousandEyes is the visualization layer. We are looking for someone exceptional to contribute to our user interface and take it to the next level. The ideal candidate should possess the following skills:

    * Expert in JavaScript, D3, jQuery
    * In-depth knowledge of HTML/CSS/HTML5/Ajax/WebSocket
    * Very good design sense and experience in user interaction design
    * Knowledge of Java and MySQL a big plus

    Benefits include:

    * Stock options
    * Medical, full company-paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance; Flexible Spending Account; 401k; generous vacation package
    * Mac laptop provided to all employees
    * Gym membership subsidy
    * Company sponsored outings
    * Commuter benefits
    * Nerf Blaster, super-hero alter-ego, solar-powered backpack, and enough T-shirts to make up a full wardrobe
    * Fully stocked kitchen: healthy food, fruit juices (including acai) and snacks, custom milkshakes on Tuesdays
    * Onsite massages
    * A great office on the 13th floor with a view of the Bay Bridge (reminds our staff that we are in San Francisco)
    * Catered lunches almost every day

  • Front-end web developer position

    Company: infogr8 (www.infogr8.com)

    Job Title: Front end web developer

    Level: Mid-weight
    Location: London Central
    Deadline: 19th April 2013
    Job Start: May 2013

    More details here.

  • Senior data visualiser position

    Company: infogr8 (www.infogr8.com)
    Job Title: Senior Data Visualiser
    Location: London Central
    Deadline: Feb 11th.
    Job Start: Immediate

    More details here.

  • Infographic Designer

    [This is an example] Company XYZ  is looking for an infographic designer / illustrator, preferably with experience with video animation as well, for a full-time work in New York. Those interested should send a one-page resumée, and two examples of works done,  to the email jobs[at]comanyxyz.com, under the sbjetc ‘infographic job’, or visit this site for more details.