Freelance Data Vizualization Designer

Location: New York, USA Salary: competitive
Sector: Creative Type: Contract

Job description

My client, a major broadcasting company, is looking for a creative Data Visualization Designer to join their team. This is a project-based role will require a highly creative, innovative, and technical candidate. This will be a 6 month long project located in NYC, with likelihood to extend.

We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 1 year hands on coding in D3. The ideal applicant has a passion for data design and Breaking News alike. A typical day may entail coding D3 charts and graphs for a quick turnaround in a busy environment utilizing an external daily GFX system. The position also will require refactoring templates to be utilized throughout the team.

Qualifications & Responsibilities:

  • Must be proficient in D3.js (minimum 1 year professional experience)
  • Confidence working in a VERY fast-paced, tight deadline, breaking news environment
  • Understanding of how to refactor templates & reimagine old templates in accordance to current design standards
  • Knowledge of how to convert Excel data in infographics and best practice data visualization
  • Experience using HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, LESS and Sass a plus
  • Knowledge of Adobe CS a plus

*** You must be available immediately to start a 6 month + long contract working a 40 hour work week onsite in Manhattan. ***

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