Graphic Designer - Visual Data team

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Aug 23, 2013
Closes
Sep 22, 2013
Contact
Ms. Bloomberg Recruitment
Category
Design
Duration
Full Time
The Role:

Bloomberg is seeking a talented graphic designer to join the Visual Data team. The team leverages the company’s unparalleled data, analytics and editorial content to create brand-differentiating interactive data products for Bloomberg’s global business consumer audience. The Visual Data catalog, with examples of these interactive data products, can be found here: http://www.bloomberg.com/visual-data.

The graphic designer will report to the Design Director and will design and develop engaging interactive data products. We are looking for a creative, multi-disciplinary team player who can work in an open and collaborative environment. The successful applicant must have strong creative and technology experience, and take a role in the granular design work for current and future Bloomberg interactive data products.

In addition to a thorough grounding in graphic design, the candidate must be demonstrate an ability to work with and draw insights from large data sets in order to conceptualize, develop and produce innovative and compelling data visualizations, creatively and effectively mining the huge data sets available to Bloomberg. The ideal candidate should be a conceptual thinker; have an innovative design portfolio and show meticulous attention to typographic detail; and the ability to produce and communicate creative design for colleagues, clients, and senior executives.

Please include a link to your online portfolio in your resume. Your application will not be considered without a portfolio.

Qualifications:

· 2+ years of design experience, preferably in data visualization
· BFA in graphic design, interaction design, product design, or related field
· Data research and analysis skills and demonstrated ability to develop strong and rigorous conceptual frameworks for interactive products
· Experience in working with media across platforms including web, desktop, mobile, tablets and video
· Experience in developing different types of visualizations, including narrative, editorially-guided visualizations; visualizations for interactive data exploration; and visual analytics
· Intellectual curiosity about business, financial, and economic topics
· Familiarity with coding is a plus (JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Python, Ruby, Node.js)
· All candidates must provide a link to your online portfolio

The Company:

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company’s strength – delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately – is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 315,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg’s enterprise solutions build on the company’s core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government, Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Bloomberg BNA, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through the Bloomberg Professional service, television, radio, mobile, the Internet and three magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets and Bloomberg Pursuits, covers the world with more than 2,400 news and multimedia professionals at more than 150 bureaus in 73 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 15,000 people in 192 locations around the world.

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