Creative Team

Data Visualization Designer

Washington, District of Columbia   |   Full time

Job role:

Graphicacy is looking for a Data Visualization Designer to join our team.


  • Work with Graphicacy’s clients to design interactive and static data visualizations, online applications and information graphics.

  • Provide thought leadership on data visualization best practices and next-generation digital trends and an understanding of innovative data visualization practices.

  • Work with clients and project managers to create graphic designs for a variety of online applications. 

  • Work with web developers to review and refine interactive data visualizations.

  • Must have a high level of proficiency using Excel, R, and Tableau or equivalent application(s).

  • Create high-fidelity mockups for vetting and user testing

  • Determine appropriate architecture, and other technical solutions, and make relevant recommendations to clients.

  • Proficiency with Adobe products and strong skills in Sketch, Invision, Zeplin or equivalent applications.


  • Two to three years of related data visualization experience.

  • Understanding of statistics and data analytics

  • Bachelor’s in (Information, Graphic, Visual, UX, Web) Design and/or related field(s), or significant equivalent experience.

  • A strong visual design and technical portfolio.

  • A passion to innovate and create work that pushes the boundaries of data visualization and graphic design.

  • An understanding of visualization libraries like D3

  • Knowledge of browser compatibility across multiple platforms and devices.

  • Strong ability to design with accessibility in mind.

  • Experience working in an agile/scrum development process.

  • Creative ideas with problem solving mindset

  • Be open to receiving objective criticism and improving upon it

Bonus points:

  • Experience in digital journalism

  • Familiarity with multiple HTML frameworks, strong JavaScript & jQuery skills (such as consuming APIs)

  • Knowledge of Drupal and WordPress CMS frameworks

  • Create site layout/user interface by using standard HTML / CSS / PHP / JavaScript practices.

  • An understanding of Javascript frameworks like Angular

About Graphicacy:

Graphicacy is a multimedia design studio based in Washington, DC. We offer clear graphic solutions that help clients tell complex, data-rich stories in visual form. In addition to offering services that meet the needs of specific projects, we are also committed to developing scalable products. We are a small team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.

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