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Full-time UI DESIGNER / Visual Designer (Data Visualization)

at Farhan in (King of Prussia) Wayne, PA 19087

Job Title: Data Visualization Designer
Location: Wayne, PA (King of Prussia)
Duration: 12 Months + Experience

Role Description:
To support an IT Architecture office to produce technical documentation for presentation and communication by merging technical data analysis and graphic design to produce clear, accurate, and compelling visual representations.

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Analyzes data and industry concepts to transform them into clear, accurate, and compelling visual/graphical representations for use in print, interactive, and web mediums. Creates visual order to disparate concepts or amorphous data sets to emphasize key messages/takeaways.
2. Conceptualizes, develops, and designs graphic solutions. Presents graphic solutions to key stake holders. Applies logic and research to design decisions.
3. Applies a comprehensive approach to design that encompasses different delivery mediums to include: print, presentations, web, interactive, video, etc. Learns new technology quickly to stay current with changing delivery methods. Researches and suggests new technological solutions.
4. Works with company executives, subject matter experts (SMEs), marketing, and writers to identify the best opportunities to visually depict research data.
5. Designs and maintains web based content defining the presentation of the site organization, navigation, and layout to store reference technical material.
6. Dedicates oneself to continually building business acumen in order to improved industry-specific data visualization capabilities.
7. Works with direct manager, other designers, brand managers, and art directors to ensure that designs are brand consistent, and works to evolve governance, guidelines, and standards for data visualization. Closely follows style guides and legal requirements.
8. Trains and mentors staff. Helps less experienced staff to resolve issues.
9. Demonstrates professionalism. Uses polished negotiation skills to achieve win/win outcomes. Uses influence artfully to "sell" ideas.
10. Assists in the building of full presentations, online content, etc.
11. Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.

Skills Required:
Undergraduate degree (BA, BFA) in graphic design, data design, or equivalent combination of training and work experience with additional education or professional experience in IT, computer science, engineering or related field
Minimum of two years general business experience with information graphic design and data visualization design.
Passion for transforming data and research into compelling visual stories.
Comfort with manipulating data and information.

Additional Knowledge of the following UI design practices and concepts:
• Information structure strategy creation
• Taxonomy
• User Research
• Personas and user scenarios
• Usability Testing
• Common UI Heuristics and Principles
• Technical writing
• Business and user work flows
• Logical information organization and navigation
• Prototyping
• Use case scenarios
• Quality assurance methodology and Inspections
• Thoroughly scoped functional requirements and documentation deliverables
Ability to learn and interpret IT and technical concepts.
Ability to learn and interpret financial and investment concepts.
Demonstrated expertise in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash; Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel.
Demonstrated expertise in graphic design practices and concepts (color, typography, design principals).

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Published on 05-12-2016