Data Analyst and Visualization

Position Location(s):  Charleston, SC

Position Description: We are looking for a talented Data Visualization/Data Analyst who has experience designing visualizations in Business Intelligence (BI) software. 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 relocate 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Produce wireframes, prototypes, and specifications
  • Work closely with developers and product managers to ensure that our user experience reflects our collective knowledge
  • Understand the tradeoffs around data visualization, accessibility and aesthetic UI / visual design
  • Leverage user testing and UX research to create data-driven solutions
  • Iterate on interactive data visualization and exploration prototypes with developers
  • Provide design feedback and usage guidelines for a variety of visualization types
  • Guide the UX for building and configuring visualizations

Skills/Knowledge:

  • Deep understanding of data visualization design principles
  • Familiarity with some popular charting libraries
  • Familiarity with data exploration interactions and approaches
  • Ability to create elegant and cohesive solutions that solve business challenges and meet user needs
  • Conversant in solving data visualization specific goals, eg. choice of color palettes or subtle aspects of data visualization
  • Portfolio with examples of data visualizations and related user interfaces
  • Ability to uphold responsiveness and collaboration in a remote environment. You are an organized self starter with strong communication skills. Being part of a distributed team requires proactive communication and sometimes even oversharing
  • Prior experience working in the technology industry. You enjoy learning about new technologies and are able to collaborate with Product Managers and Engineers
  • Knowledge of front-end development (HTML/CSS/Javascript/Canvas)
  • Knowledge about accessibility
  • Stay current with the latest design and technology trends and adopt modern techniques as appropriate

Bonus points:

  • 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

Submit Resume (Please include the position description in the subject line when submitted):  Data Analyst and Visualization