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Graphicacy is looking to expand its talented team. We’re self-starters who value collaborative and creative problem-solving skills, with the ambition to grow rapidly in responsibility.

We seek people with a range of skills in data visualization, including front-end engineering, UX/UI and information design, graphic design, motion graphic video, data analysis, business development, and more.  If you don’t see a position that fits but are interested in working with us full time, as a freelancer, or as an intern, send your resume to jobs [at] graphicacy [dot] com and we’ll look for opportunities to work together.

Graphicacy, a mission driven data visualization, design and interactive studio, is recruiting an experienced digital project manager to join our team. 

The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about project management and will be capable of working with our team to deliver cutting-edge digital experiences for Graphicacy’s clients to continue to set Graphicacy apart as a leader in innovative and well designed digital products. 

Graphicacy creates unique products that solve data and interactive challenges in new and engaging ways, so we're looking for someone who can see the whole board, communicate effectively, and think creatively about how to build great products.

We are a dynamic team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.

Graphicacy, a mission driven data visualization, is recruiting an entrepreneurial Director of Data Visualization Engineering. 

The ideal candidate for this role will be a leader with a passion for data visualization. They will have the technical competencies and leadership skills to match creative ideas with technical engineering and development solutions.They will be capable of both guiding our developers by setting technical and growth strategies, with a focus on innovative data visualization, while at the same time utilizing their own engineering skills to build and create cutting-edge interactives for Graphicacy’s clients.

We are a dynamic team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are forward-thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.

About the Role:

  • Lead by example by consistently pushing innovative solutions for a team of engineers; ensuring excellent and beautiful work that brings client visions to life.
  • Maintain a pulse on cutting-edge data visualization and engineering trends.
  • Take ownership of technical and development solutions to ensure delivery of superior products and solutions from technical discovery to production.
  • Help manage a wide range of overlapping projects, including setting budgets, schedules and milestones to meet client timelines and deliverables.
  • Recruit and retain a strong, diverse, entrepreneurial, and mission-driven team.
  • Work with Graphicacy’s leadership team (Creative Director, Director of Operations and Head of Strategy) to build and maintain working relationships with existing clients and strive to expand the universe of Graphicacy’s business and client base.

About You:

  • Passion for, and experience and interest in data visualization, information graphics and familiarity with a range of full-stack technologies. Graphicacy manages a range of projects built on Angular, Vue, and React. 
  • 5-7 years of relevant data visualization experience, including but not limited to experience with visualizations and web-based interactives, geospatial, and/or visual story-telling.
  • Ability to weigh the pros and cons of technical solutions based on resource and time constraints to help clients understand what solutions are possible. 
  • Thorough understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle and experience in Agile, DevOps, or iterative SDLCs.
  • Experience managing and growing fast moving teams of full stack developers.
  • Experience working with AWS/Azure/Google Cloud.
  • Experience communicating with designers and handling designer assets.
  • Experience using AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, and other services to implement serverless and microservice architecture. 
  • Bonus: Strong experience building web services
  • Experience in developing scripts and scripting languages.
  • A proven track record of innovating with an entrepreneurial business acumen.
  • A knack for partnering and collaboration with colleagues and team leaders to improve business processes, systems and overall business operationalization. 
  • Strong strategic thinking, planning, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Bonus: Strong experience building web services.
  • Bonus: You have experience with managing or leading teams in the federal government contracting space pertaining to data visualizations or analytics products and services.

We are looking for a smart, passionate person, and do not expect that every applicant has experience in everything we listed above. If you are interested in the role, but worried you don’t meet all our criteria, apply anyway. Demonstrate your creative thinking, problem solving skills, and ability to learn on the job, with projects in your portfolio, and in your cover letter.

About Us:

Graphicacy is a mission-driven data visualization and design studio in Washington, DC, Brooklyn, and Los Angeles. 

Graphicacy partners with clients to tell engaging stories with data. Graphicacy’s team combines storytelling, thoughtful human-centered design and deep technical capabilities to build and deploy strategic, data-rich digital projects. Graphicacy’s team has created data visualizations and websites for top-tier organizations and companies, domestically and internationally, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the World Bank, the Center for American Progress, the Anti-Defamation League, and many others.

Graphicacy  is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity of ideas, experiences, and cultures, and we strongly encourage applicants from a wide array of backgrounds and communities to apply. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, or medical condition.

Company Benefits:

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance, retirement matching, and equity in the company. We also offer our team flexible and liberal leave policies to ensure a healthy work-life balance.

How to Apply:

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to jobs@graphicacy.com with “Director of Data Visualization Engineering” in the subject line.

Graphicacy, a data visualization, design and interactive studio, is recruiting a data visualization engineer to join our team.

The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about innovative front-end solutions. They will be capable of engineering cutting-edge digital experiences for Graphicacy’s clients to continue to set Graphicacy apart as a leader in innovative and well designed digital products.


This position is for an engineer who has the ability to be as effective writing code as they are in talking to clients and collaborating with designers, project managers, and other engineers. They will possess a combination of programming skills (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.) and aesthetic sensibility. Graphicacy creates unique products that solve data and interactive challenges in new and engaging ways, so we're looking for someone who can see the whole board, communicate effectively, and think creatively about how to build great products.


We are a dynamic team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.

About the Role:

  • Work with Graphicacy’s clients to build beautiful and informative interactive and static data visualizations, online applications and information graphics.
  • Craft solutions: Play a key role in helping to turn client ideas into executable solutions considering their needs, design opportunities and limitations, and technical options.
  • Collaborate with Graphicacy’s internal team of engineers and designers to create feasible solutions to client visions and constraints.
  • Translate user requirements into interactive interfaces for applications/products.
  • Be a technology guide: Help clients understand what's possible and what's best given their content, data, and audiences.
  • Help make Graphicacy better: Provide ongoing input on Graphicacy's technology toolkit and approaches, helping us to build better things and to build things better.
  • Support existing software with quick troubleshooting and issue resolution.

About You:

  • You have 3+ years as an experienced software or data visualization engineer.
  • Passion for, and experience and interest in data visualization, information graphics and familiarity with full-stack development using technologies such as Python, NodeJs, and AWS/Google Cloud/Azure. 
  • General data wrangling skills. 
  • Knowledge or experience with modern SPA (Single Page Application) JS frameworks such as React, Angular, and/or Vue.
  • Fluency in approaches to a wide variety of interactive products, and the ability to rapidly learn and adapt to new ones.
  • Able to take a bespoke wireframe, turn it into an interactive, mobile-responsive web app and deploy it.
  • Experience in creating the most suitable data models for the front-end driven by the design approaches. 
  • Fluent in Javascript or Typescript. You have a passion for learning and self-improvement.
  • Skill at planning and implementing custom technical solutions from scratch.
  • Ability to quickly test out and share ideas using prototyping tools like Observable and/or Storybook.
  • Strive to develop accessible code with comprehensive tests and thorough documentation.
  • Strive to write elegant, adaptable, and reusable code.
  • Comfortable working remotely and asynchronously with an interdisciplinary team of engineers, designers, and project managers.
  • Bonus: 
    • Experience building map-based visualizations using Mapbox, Leaflet, and/or OpenLayers
    • Experience using static site generators such as Gatsby and Next.js. 
    • Experience developing web solutions using CMS approaches such as Wordpress and Drupal. Advanced site-building experience including deep familiarity with Drupal modules and managing technical aspects of the CMS.
    • Experience with Three.js or other WebGL libraries.

About Us:

Graphicacy is a mission-driven data visualization and design studio based in Washington, DC, with remote team members in Brooklyn, and Los Angeles. This opportunity is currently a remote position.


Graphicacy partners with clients to tell engaging stories with data. Graphicacy’s team combines storytelling, thoughtful human-centered design and deep technical capabilities to build and deploy strategic, data-rich digital projects. Graphicacy’s team has created data visualizations and websites for top-tier organizations and companies, domestically and internationally, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the World Bank, the Center for American Progress, the Anti-Defamation League, and many others.

Graphicacy Benefits:

This is a full-time, fully remote position with a competitive salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance and retirement matching. We also offer our team flexible and liberal leave policies to ensure a healthy work-life balance. 

Graphicacy  is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity of ideas, experiences, and cultures, and we strongly encourage applicants from a wide array of backgrounds and communities to apply. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, or medical condition.

How to Apply:

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to jobs@graphicacy. com with “Data Visualization Engineer” in the subject line.

Graphicacy, a mission-driven data visualization, design and interactive studio, is recruiting a data visualization and user experience (UX) savvy designer to join our growing team. 

The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about data visualization, UX design and visual storytelling. They will be designing, and iterating, cutting-edge interactive web experiences for high-profile NGOs, nonprofits, and top-tier consulting firms. We are looking for a talented data visualization designer to continue to set Graphicacy apart as a leader in innovative and well-designed digital products. 

We are a dynamic team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.

About the Role:

  • Work with Graphicacy’s design staff and clients to design beautiful and informative interactive and static data visualizations, web applications and information graphics.
  • Contribute ideas, and participate in discussions about data visualization best practices, next-generation digital trends, and innovative data visualization practices.
  • Work with design staff, project managers and clients to create graphic designs for a variety of online applications. 
  • Work with software engineers to review and refine interactive data visualizations and web applications.
  • Must have proficiency in working with data, using Excel, R, Python, Tableau or equivalent statistical application(s) or business intelligence tools.
  • Will create high-fidelity mockups for vetting and user testing.
  • Proficient with Adobe products and strong skills in Sketch, Figma, Zeplin or equivalent applications.
  • Able to clearly communicate design thinking in both written and verbal forms to non-designers.
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About You:

  • Five or more years of related data visualization and/or UX design experience.
  • A good understanding of statistics, data cleaning, and data analytics.
  • Bachelor’s degree in design (Information, Graphic, Visual, UX, Web)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.
  • A good understanding of visualization libraries like D3.
  • Able to lead or facilitate discovery and exploratory workshops with clients to outline user personas, user journeys, and content mapping.
  • Creative ideas with a problem-solving mindset.
  • Be open to giving and receiving objective criticism.

Bonus points:

  • Experience in digital journalism.
  • Portfolio work that includes dashboard designs in Tableau and experience with Tableau Server and Prep Builder.
  • Familiarity with web development, including HTML/CSS, Javascript frameworks like Angular or React, and CMS frameworks such as Drupal or WordPress.
  • Motion graphic design, animation and/or illustration skills.
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum development process.
  • Understanding of accessibility web standards.

We are looking for a smart, passionate person, and do not expect that every applicant has experience in everything we listed above. If you are interested in the role, but worried you don’t meet all our criteria, apply anyway. Demonstrate your creative thinking, problem-solving skills, and ability to learn on the job, with projects in your portfolio, and in your cover letter.

About Us:

Graphicacy is a mission-driven data visualization and design studio in Washington, DC, Brooklyn and Los Angeles. 

Graphicacy partners with clients to tell engaging stories with data. Graphicacy’s team combines storytelling, thoughtful human-centered design and deep technical capabilities to build and deploy strategic, data-rich digital projects. Graphicacy’s team has created data visualizations and websites for top-tier organizations and companies, domestically and internationally, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the World Bank, the Center for American Progress, the Anti-Defamation League, and many others.

Graphicacy is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity of ideas, experiences, and cultures, and we strongly encourage applicants from a wide array of backgrounds and communities to apply. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, or medical condition.

Company Benefits:

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary ranging from $75k to $90k, commensurate with experience. Generous benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance and retirement matching. We also offer our team flexible and liberal leave policies to ensure a healthy work-life balance.

How to Apply:

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and examples of work or a link to your portfolio, to jobs@graphicacy.com with “Data Visualization Designer” in the subject line.

About the Role:

  • Work with Graphicacy’s design staff and clients to design beautiful and informative interactive and static data visualizations, web applications and information graphics.
  • Contribute ideas, and participate in discussions about data visualization best practices, next-generation digital trends, and innovative data visualization practices.
  • Work with design staff, project managers and clients to create graphic designs for a variety of online applications. 
  • Work with software engineers to review and refine interactive data visualizations and web applications.
  • Must have proficiency in working with data, using Excel, R, Python, Tableau or equivalent statistical application(s) or business intelligence tools.
  • Will create high-fidelity mockups for vetting and user testing.
  • Proficient with Adobe products and strong skills in Sketch, Figma, Zeplin or equivalent applications.
  • Able to clearly communicate design thinking in both written and verbal forms to non-designers.

About You:

  • 5+ years of related data visualization and/or UX design experience.
  • A good understanding of statistics, data cleaning, and data analytics.
  • Bachelor’s degree in design (Information, Graphic, Visual, UX, Web)and/or related field(s), or significant equivalent experience.

We are looking for a smart, passionate person, and do not expect that every applicant has experience in everything we listed above. If you are interested in the role, but worried you don’t meet all our criteria, apply anyway. Demonstrate your creative thinking, problem-solving skills, and ability to learn on the job, with projects in your portfolio, and in your cover letter.

About Us:

Graphicacy is a mission-driven data visualization and design studio in Washington, DC, Brooklyn and Los Angeles. 

 

Graphicacy partners with clients to tell engaging stories with data. Graphicacy’s team combines storytelling, thoughtful human-centered design and deep technical capabilities to build and deploy strategic, data-rich digital projects. Graphicacy’s team has created data visualizations and websites for top-tier organizations and companies, domestically and internationally, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the World Bank, the Center for American Progress, the Anti-Defamation League, and many others.

 

Graphicacy is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity of ideas, experiences, and cultures, and we strongly encourage applicants from a wide array of backgrounds and communities to apply. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, or medical condition.

Graphicacy Benefits:

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary ranging from $85k to $100k, commensurate with experience. Generous benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance and retirement matching. We also offer our team flexible and liberal leave policies to ensure a healthy work-life balance.

To apply, send a resume, cover letter, and examples of work or a link to your portfolio, to jobs@graphicacy.com with “Senior Data Visualization Designer” in the subject line.

Graphicacy, a mission driven data visualization, design and interactive studio, is recruiting a junior digital project coordinator to join our team. 

The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about data visualization, visual communications and project management and will be capable of working with our team to facilitate the delivery of cutting-edge digital experiences for Graphicacy’s clients to continue to set Graphicacy apart as a leader in innovative and well designed digital products. 

Graphicacy creates unique products that solve data and interactive challenges in new and engaging ways, so we're looking for someone who can see the whole board, communicate effectively, and think creatively about how to build great products.

We are a dynamic team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are entrepreneurial, forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.

About the Role:

  • Work with direction from Graphicacy’s management, design and engineering teams to set project calendars and timelines.  
  • Be a part of Graphicacy’s client facing team to schedule client meetings and liaise with Graphicacy’s clients to plan around key milestones.
  • Assist in the further professionalization of our team’s project management process to more effectively and efficiently deliver our client projects on time and on budget.
  • Help the team resolve issues as they come up, and raise them with design and engineering management to clear project blockers.
  • Optimize workflows and tools for collaboration and communication, helping our team remain passionate about our work from project to project.

About You:

  • You have worked in and are passionate about digital communications, whether at an agency, nonprofit entity, political campaign or purpose-driven for-profit.
  • You are an entrepreneurial self-starter who has a passion for data visualization and visual storytelling. 
  • You are well organized and have an aptitude for building sustainable internal processes and systems.
  • You possess strong communications skills to professionally liaise with Graphicacy’s clients.
  • You know how to effectively work with remote team members and business partners.
  • You ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.
  • You have a passion for learning and self-improvement.

About Us:

Graphicacy is a mission-driven data visualization and design studio in Washington, DC, Brooklyn and Los Angeles. 

Graphicacy partners with clients to tell engaging stories with data. Graphicacy’s team combines storytelling, thoughtful human-centered design and deep technical capabilities to build and deploy strategic, data-rich digital projects. Graphicacy’s team has created data visualizations and websites for top-tier organizations and companies, domestically and internationally, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the World Bank, the Center for American Progress, the Anti-Defamation League, and many others.

Graphicacy Benefits:

This is a full-time position with a competitive salary ranging from $50,000 - $75,000, commensurate with experience. Generous benefits include medical, dental, vision and life insurance and retirement matching. We also offer our team flexible and liberal leave policies to ensure a healthy work-life balance.

Graphicacy  is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity of ideas, experiences, and cultures, and we strongly encourage applicants from a wide array of backgrounds and communities to apply. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, or medical condition.

How to Apply:

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to jobs@graphicacy.com with “Digital Project Coordinator” in the subject line.

Graphicacy, a data visualization, design and interactive studio, is recruiting data visualization engineer interns to join our team in the Fall and Winter of 2022.  

The ideal candidate for this role will be passionate about gaining experience in front-end development working on leveraging your engineering toolkit to serve mission-driven clients whose focus is on making the world a better place.

About the Role:

As a data visualization engineering intern, your primary responsibility will be to contribute to the interactive data visualizations that Graphicacy designs for our diverse set of clients. Working with your team lead, you will create and contribute features to the codebase, fix bugs, and help ship data visualization experiences.

About You:

  • Pursuing a graduate degree in Human-Computer Interaction, User Experience or Human-Centered Computing.
  • Experience with front-end development with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (specifically experience with current SPA frameworks such as VueJS, React, etc.).
  • Some degree of comfort and experience with front-end SPA architecture, including state management, routing, event handling, etc. 
  • Appreciation of version control systems (Git) and CI/CD tools.
  • Interest in building beautiful, useful and usable interactive data visualizations.
  • Ability to keep to deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Passion and commitment to learning.

Bonus Points

  • Experience with D3, canvas, MapBox or other visualization libraries and tools
  • Experience with CMSs such as Drupal, WordPress, etc. 
  • Experience with static site generators such as Gatsby, Next, etc.
  • Knowledge of statistical analysis (SQL, R or other statistical packages)
  • Knowledge of mobile-first and responsive development

What's In It For You:

  • A paid internship
  • Remote work (US-based only)
  • This is a 4–6 month internship, with the possibility of turning into a full-time role commensurate with an exceptional performance evaluation by the Graphicacy management team.

About Us:

Graphicacy is a mission-driven data visualization and design studio based in Washington, DC, with remote team members in Brooklyn, and Los Angeles. This opportunity is currently a remote position.

Graphicacy partners with clients to tell engaging stories with data. Graphicacy’s team combines storytelling, thoughtful human-centered design and deep technical capabilities to build and deploy strategic, data-rich digital projects. Graphicacy’s team has created data visualizations and websites for top-tier organizations and companies, domestically and internationally, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Google, the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the World Bank, the Center for American Progress, the Anti-Defamation League, and many others.

Graphicacy is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment where all team members feel valued, respected, and heard. We value diversity of ideas, experiences, and cultures, and we strongly encourage applicants from a wide array of backgrounds and communities to apply. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, or medical condition.

How to Apply:

We welcome and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@graphicacy.com.with “Engineering Intern” in the subject. Please include a link to your Git or any relevant work samples.  We are currently reviewing applications on a rolling basis for the fall and winter.