We're hiring

We’re looking for a full-time designer who loves data visualization and has a sharp eye for design.

Does that sound like you? Read on...

What the role involves

We’re looking for a full-time, highly creative all-round designer with at least two years’ industry experience who would love to join our super-friendly studio in East London.

This role requires a creative problem-solver who is passionate about both design and data. The right candidate will be driven to create inspiring design solutions and visual stories, while also being self-motivated, adaptable and organised.

You might not be a data viz specialist, but you will have previous data visualization project experience to show us. You’ll understand editorial hierarchy and have a solid grounding in digital design, typography and layout. An extra bonus would be interactive or motion-graphic experience.

Job entails

  • Working full-time in our East London studio
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Creating moodboards for initial project inspiration which explore colour, style and type routes
  • Sketching and schematising data
  • Choosing the right visualization device for the right data set
  • Feeling confident with presenting considered design ideas
  • Artworking, fine-tuning and meticulous attention to detail

How much do my tissues and organs weight?

See one of our projects for the BBC

Total Healthy days lost that year from diseases shown121

See one of our projects for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Qualities we’re after

  • You’ll need to be London-based and legally able to work in the UK
  • 2 years+ experience
  • Fluency in Sketch, InVision, InDesign and Illustrator is essential
  • Knowledge of R Studio or Python, After Effects and PowerPoint is desirable
  • Illustration skills
  • Unfailing enthusiasm for data visualization
  • Strong design taste and an ability to justify design choices
  • Incredible attention to detail
  • Genuine desire to learn and grow
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Responsive to feedback and creative direction
  • Comfortable and creative when working under pressure
  • Ability to work speedily on drafts and not get too attached to work
  • Enjoys working both as part of a team and autonomously
  • A portfolio that demonstrates working on client projects across a diverse range of projects/media

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Yearly bonus
  • Pension scheme
  • Training budget
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular studio social events

Apply

If you wish to apply, please email portfolio and / or links to jobs@beyondwordsstudio.com.

Closing date: Friday 13th March

About Beyond Words Studio

Beyond Words is one of the world’s leading data visualization studios. Based in East London, we’re a multi-disciplinary team of designers, journalists, analysts and developers.

We create data-driven visual stories and experiences exploring vital topics as varied as health, technology, money, work and culture. We do this for world-changing clients such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WHO, United Nations, Visa and the BBC.

Beyond Words Studio