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Data Visualization Specialist

Data is our core DNA

About Project X


We work with clients to solve problems and gain insight through the use of data and analytics.  Our clients give us their most challenging situations and no problem is too big or small for our team.

Every day at Project X is a call to address the challenges our clients have. That’s the life of a team of trusted advisors creating data and analytics solutions for complex client problems.  We do this through collaboration, creativity and an innate need to solve tough data problems.  

Data can be messy and problematic and our teams generally land somewhere in the middle of it.  And that’s where the passion comes in; to work at Project X you must share our obsession for the essence of data, to break through and make sense of it all, and of course add value at every stage of the process.

Data is our core DNA. What makes Project X unique is our custom methodology that delivers results rapidly and allows for our team’s creativity to solve the problems we’re trusted to work on.  This, paired with the fact that data runs deep in our veins and is what makes up who we are, individually and as a team, allows us to do the work we’re passionate about.  It is the foundation that translates into a common understanding, a way of being, that is apparent not just to us at Project X, but to our clients.

What we do

At Project X, we work side-by-side with our clients to create a tailored approach that meets their needs. From strategy through execution to delivery, Project X works with our clients to achieve results in a quick and cost-effective manner using our rapid results methodology. This approach defines our success and sets us apart.

Who we need

Project X is seeking a Data Visualization Specialist. This is a newly created position and perfect for someone who can draw the connections between data, storytelling and visual conceptualization. Someone who can analyze data, derive answers and represent them in a visual way that creates insight and action.

Why this role is exciting

Created by Stephen Hayward, President and Co-founder of Project X, the Data Visualization Specialist role is the first of its kind for the company and the incumbent will be leading the way for a new approach to data visualizations. This is an opportunity to spearhead the function and help create dynamic user experiences for our internal teams and clients. In this client-facing role you will gain exposure to all aspects of the company, work directly with C-level executives on Big Data projects and work with leading edge technology.

What you will be doing first in this role:

  • Act as a trusted advisor for data visualization solutions and applications for our clients and prospects
  • Help our project teams to view and implement modern customer solutions to view and interact with data for analysis
  • Create new concepts, mockups, wireframes, user experiences and designs for clients
  • Create and drive formal user interface and experience processes
  • Data and application flow redesign

As a Data Visualization Specialist you will:

  • Build visual interfaces, shared visualization components, and custom visualizations for communicating data.
  • Elicit customer requirements and work with project team to create user stories.
  • Use cutting edge tech to rapidly generate interactive visualizations based on customer requirements.
  • Make presentations and walk internal and external project teams through visualizations.
  • Build and demo proofs-of-concept and prototypes to support customers and pre-sales.
  • Create and demonstrate the differences in insight on different platforms (web and mobile).
  • Create interactive data visualizations that drive insights.
  • Develop a deep understanding of what data the customer needs and how the customer wants to use data and create an accurate representation of that workflow (Journey mapping, wireframing and other methods).
  • Champion visual design best practices and visual cognition concepts.

And how do we know that’s you? You have:

  • A university degree.
  • Hands-on experience. 3+ years experience in business intelligence tools and/or 2+ years of experience in data visualization.
  • Strong executive presence. You are comfortable interacting and presenting your work to executives.
  • High standards. You have proven knowledge of data visualization best practices and have a desire to lead in your field.
  • A passion for data visualization and a keen design sense. You have the ability to customize and develop creatively stunning and dynamic visualizations.
  • Design skills.  You have solid UI and UX processes, tools and skills for Web and Mobile in the context of data discovery.
  • Professionalism. You are motivated and able to work independently, with a track record of developing an idea into a polished product.
  • Outstanding communication skills. You know how to elicit requirements, dig deep for details and engage clients in discovery discussions.
  • A consulting state-of-mind. You act as a trusted advisor to internal project teams and clients.
  • Problem-solving skills. Complex projects have complex problems. You have strong conceptual abilities and excellent perseverance to solve problems and adapt solutions for reapplication.
  • Diplomacy. You can translate but not placate customers; clarifying ambiguities and presenting information in a way that is structured, visually engaging and makes sense.

Why join Project X

Project X Ltd drives success by focusing on building teams of incredibly talented, fun, dedicated people.

At Project X, we work hard for our clients but we also work hard to continue to be an employer of choice. We reward hard work and forward thinking with recognition, a fun company culture, opportunity to advance your career and a competitive salary.

We also offer other employment benefits like:

  • Health and dental benefits package
  • Gym membership discount
  • Casual dress code and working environment
  • Holiday parties and BBQs
  • Getting together for team socials and sporting events

While we often work onsite with our clients we make sure we spend lots of time together to ensure everyone feels connected to the mission, company culture and is a valued member of the team.

If you believe in working collectively to raise the bar, we want to meet you. Express your interest here and follow us on Twitter, Facebook or LinkedIn.

Project X welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

 

 

 

 

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