Data and Information Visualization Specialist

Location US-MD-Baltimore
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/14/2020 3:21 PM)
Job ID
2020-3992

Overview

The Data Visualization Specialist will support Jhpiego global projects and TLI by developing high-quality, innovative, and user-friendly data visualizations and information graphics. Candidates must possess creative and adaptive thinking skills, be resourceful, and have a passion for visually conveying complex information and analytic findings through polished and engaging reports and visuals.

 

The Data Visualization Specialist will work collaboratively with technical and program teams to respond to and address data visualization requests. They will need to be able to clearly communicate data insights through project briefs, data visualizations, interactive charts and dashboards, information graphics, and other tools for multiple audiences (advocates, implementers, policy makers, donors, etc.) They will identify the best opportunities to integrate visual design skills into data analysis, ensuring that data presented are accurate, accessible, engaging, actionable, innovative, and relevant to target audiences.

Responsibilities

  • Work collaboratively with teams made up of communications experts, data analysts and managers, monitoring, evaluation, learning and knowledge management staff, program staff, web developers, and technical subject matter experts to solve problems and convey key messages using data and information visualization best practices and innovative techniques
  • Develop intuitive and professional static and interactive data visualizations for multiple formats (websites, dashboards, briefs, reports, peer-reviewed journal articles, proposals, and presentations)
  • Distill quantitative and qualitative data to communicate compelling stories to diverse audiences
  • Build capacity of staff and implementing partners in data visualization

 

Required Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in related field
  • 3 years' experience taking complex information and/or large data sets and translating them for use in graphic or interactive visualizations for the web and/or other media
  • Portfolio of previous data and information visualization work
  • Strong specialized skills in information and data visualization and graphic design
  • Foundational understanding of statistical analysis and tools used to perform such analyses (Excel, Stata, SPSS, or similar)
  • Professional experience with graphic design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, or similar)
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools such as Tableau, PowerBI, ArcGIS, or similar
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple diverse groups and across teams
  • Ability to work in a complex environment with multiple tasks, short deadlines and intense pressure
  • Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills–strong oral, written communication, and presentations skills
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to working in multiple socioeconomic settings with multicultural groups in a developing country environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in public health
  • Fluency in French
  • Familiarity with current web standards-based HTML, CSS and interactive tools such as JQuery, D3, or other Javascript-based code libraries

 

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