Data Analyst and Visualizer

Job description

As Data Analyst and Visualizer, you will work with engineers, leadership and users to gather information and build dashboards in a variety of BI tools. You will work with a Data Warehouse team to produce new visualizations as well as migrate existing visualizations from legacy systems to modern BI tools. You will work with other engineers and analysts to perform the duties of modernizing the legacy BI tools and dashboards to provide enhanced features and access to additional data sources with the new consolidated Data Warehouse.

General Abilities

  • Work with developers to derive the user experience defined by product managers
  • Iterate on interactive data visualization and exploratory prototypes with developers
  • Uphold responsiveness and collaboration in a remote environment.
  • Organized and ambitious
  • Strong communication skills. Taking initiative and communicating in abundance

Expected Skills:

  • Generate wireframes, prototypes, and specifications
  • Understand the tradeoffs around data visualization, accessibility and aesthetic UI / visual design
  • Leverage user testing and UX research to create data-driven solutions
  • Provide design feedback and usage guidelines for a variety of visualization types
  • Guide the UX for building and configuring visualizations
  • Create cohesive solutions that solve business challenges and meet user needs
  • Conversant in solving data visualization specific goals including aligning color palettes and other subtle aspects of data visualization
  • Stay current with the latest design and technology trends and adopt modern techniques as appropriate

Required Experience and Education:

  • Deep understanding of data visualization design principles
  • Familiarity with some popular charting libraries such as D3.js or Chart.js
  • Familiarity with data exploration interactions and approaches
  • Knowledge of front-end development (HTML/CSS/js/Canvas)
  • Knowledge of accessibility (Section 508)

Helpful Experience and Education:

  • Experience with open source software
  • Familiarity with or experience in visual analytics, eg. in a technical or business domain
  • Familiarity with research on data visualization and data exploration
  • Prior experience with Microsoft Power BI, Kabana, AWS Quick Sight or Jupyter Notebook is a plus
  • Portfolio with examples of data visualizations and related user interfaces

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