Data Visualization Designer - Moody's

DesignerUnspecified21/09/2015Moody'sNew York City, New York, United StatesData SkillsSpreadsheetsDatavizIllustratorCandidates should be comfortable analyzing and manipulating large data sets to extract data stories, and excel at using visualization techniques to communicate insight. Strong communications skills are essential, as the designer will routinely interface with key internal subject-matter experts at all levels. Ideal candidates will have strong grasp of data presentation best practices, and new visualization forms and will be comfortable with rapid prototyping and iteration. Candidates should be comfortable analyzing and visualizing financial and economic data. The designer must have expert command of Adobe Illustrator and Microsoft Excel. Qualifications: BA in Visual Communication, Journalism or Graphic Design, with coursework in Infographics, Data Visualization or Data Science; 1-3 years’ experience visualizing data, with examples of smart data visualization solutions; Knowledge of and experience with interpreting and visualizing Financial and Economic data; Experience in data reporting, able to interview subject-matter experts and find the right information; Ability to pitch, storyboard and pursue ideas independently; Clean design aesthetic with solid grasp of data-driven design; Team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills; Intellectual curiosity, creative-problem solving and an enthusiasm for finding stories in data; Familiarity with high-volume, deadline-driven publishing environments; Candidates must have advanced skills in Excel and Adobe IllustratorMoody’s is looking for an innovative Data Visualization designer to join our Infographics and Data Visualization team. The designer will consult with research analysts and industry teams to produce data visualizations for Moody’s research.Applyhttps://www.moodys.comYes