Morning Consult is hiring a

Senior Designer, Data Visualization - Creative

Full-Time
About Morning Consult:
Morning Consult is a global decision intelligence company changing how modern leaders make smarter, faster, better decisions. The company pairs its proprietary high-frequency data with applied artificial intelligence to better inform decisions on what people think and how they will act.

This role is available in any of our office locations or remote within the United States.

The Role:

Morning Consult is looking for a Senior Designer specializing in data visualization to join our talented team of creatives to support data design efforts across multiple divisions. The ideal candidate will work with the Editorial, Marketing, Operations and Client Services teams to present Morning Consult’s unique data in a beautiful, intuitive, responsive and accessible way. Our projects range from immediate needs that are turned around in the same day, to multi-day graphics, as well as long-term systems and solutions improvements.

Key deliverables for this role include; data-heavy charts for analyst reports, interactive and static data visualizations, email/social media creative, maps, custom executive data presentations, guidance and curation of our product and brand chart styles. You should be excited to visually tell stories through data using Morning Consult’s public opinion polling. The Senior Data Visualization Designer will work closely with the Design Director of Data Visualization to maintain data design standards and chart guidelines as well as create high-quality assets and designs for these projects.

The Senior Data Visualization Designer will have the opportunity to further develop a variety of skills from data visualization to layout and building interactive web experiences. Your work will be seen by a large, diverse audience across Morning Consult marketing/analysis touchpoints, social media channels and email newsletters. You will work collaboratively with a team of other data visualization designers and creatives to produce compelling visual data solutions. Ideal candidates should have a drive for continuous learning and an ability to adapt to a fast-paced, data-focused environment.

Key Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Work directly with stakeholders like Analysts, Client Services, Data Scientists, Marketing Managers and the Design Director to brainstorm and create dynamic data visualizations
  • Knowledge of best practices related to data visualization design, production, accessibility and interactivity
  • Design a wide range of deliverables including, but not limited to; interactive data visualizations, dashboards, maps, dynamic tables, interactive reports, email/social media charts and data-heavy presentations
  • Support data visualization QA efforts across campaigns and collateral and assist the broader creative team in custom visualization solutions
  • Ability to apply consistent and functional branding (brand guidelines) across multiple media types while helping maintain brand standards
  • Collaborate across divisions and teams to educate on data visualization best practices and produce impactful, data-driven work
  • Be eager to learn and grow as a designer and constantly improve through continuous learning and feedback

Desired Skills:

  • 4+ years of experience
  • BFA/BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • A fundamental understanding of data visualization design principles, best practices and accessibility, as well as the ability to translate data into beautiful and clear visualizations
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, XD, Acrobat) and Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Bonus points for experience with Web Design, UI/UX, data animation, HTML/CSS, Highcharts or other JavaScript-based charting libraries.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, client-focused environment and adapt to a variety of brands
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational skills and the ability to multitask and prioritize assignments to meet critical deadlines and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to take critique, criticism and instruction and apply suggestions appropriately
  • An online portfolio demonstrating data design experience is a must

Note: we view the above section as a guide, not a checklist. We encourage you to apply even if you don’t satisfy every single bullet on this list!

We are committed to a work environment that is inclusive to all and free of discrimination. It is our policy to be an equal opportunity employer without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status, citizenship status or any other factors prohibited by law. Morning Consult will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals.

The expected salary range for this position is $72,100 - $113,400, with a midpoint of $92,800.

In most cases, we target the midpoint of our salary ranges for new hire compensation. This placement is reflective of full proficiency in a role. Please see an overview of Morning Consult’s benefits on our Career Page.

COVID-19: Morning Consult’s top priority is the health and safety of our employees, their families, and the communities where they live and work. As part of our commitment to health and safety, we require all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and receive their booster shot in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidelines. Morning Consult offers a reasonable accommodation process for individuals who are unable to meet our vaccination requirement due to a disability, medical condition, sincerely held religious belief, or other grounds protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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