Data Visualization Specialist

Project X is seeking a Data Visualization Specialist. We have a newly created position for someone who can draw the connections between data science, storytelling and visual conceptualization. Someone who can look at and analyze data, derive answers and represent them in a visual way that create insight and action. We need someone to drive insight for our customers through communicating visual insights and data stories in an impactful way.

Toronto, ON

Project X Ltd.

<div>Project X Ltd. is a data and analytics boutique, systems integration and support firm.</div> <p>By focusing on our clients&rsquo; objectives and best interests we are able to work collaboratively to drive business value.&nbsp;Our team of experienced professionals works along side our customers using an integrated delivery model which allows us to tailor our approach to the individual needs of an engagement. From strategy through execution to delivery we work with our clients to achieve results in a quick and cost effective manner.</p> <p><strong>Our Difference is our Approach.</strong></p> Creative, innovative and adaptive approach to solutions to meet client objectives<br />Single focus on delivering value<br />Act with a sense of urgency<br />Maintain collegial approach<br />Work in the best interests of client<br />Generate great results<br />Develop trusted relationships<br /> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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Mid Level

Overview: <p><strong>Data is our core DNA</strong></p> <p><strong>About Project X</strong></p> <p>We work with clients to solve problems and gain insight through the use of data and analytics. &nbsp;Our clients give us their most challenging situations and no problem is too big or small for our team.</p> <p>Every day at Project X is a call to address the challenges our clients have. That&rsquo;s the life of a team of trusted advisors creating data and analytics solutions for complex client problems. &nbsp;We do this through collaboration, creativity and an innate need to solve tough data problems. &nbsp;</p> <p>Data can be messy and problematic and our teams generally land somewhere in the middle of it. &nbsp;And that&rsquo;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.</p> <p>Data is our core DNA. What makes Project X unique is our custom methodology that delivers results rapidly and allows for our team&rsquo;s creativity to solve the problems we&rsquo;re trusted to work on. &nbsp;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&rsquo;re passionate about. &nbsp;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.</p> <p><strong>What we do</strong></p> <p>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 up apart.<br /><br /><strong>Why this role is exciting</strong></p> <p>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 gain exposure to different aspects of the company, work directly with C-level executives on Big Data projects and a chance to spearhead the solutions work on a variety of problems.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>As a Project X Data Visualization Specialist you will:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Build visual interfaces, shared visualization components, and custom visualizations for communicating data.</li> <li>Elicit customer requirements and work with project team to create user stories.</li> <li>Use cutting edge tech to rapidly generate impactful, interactive visualizations based on customer requirements.</li> <li>Make presentations and walk internal and external project teams through visualizations.</li> <li>Build and demo proofs-of-concept and prototypes to support customers and pre-sales.</li> <li>Create and demonstrate the differences in insight on different platforms (web and mobile).</li> <li>Create interactive data visualizations that drive insights.</li> <li>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 (wireframing and other methods).</li> <li>Champion visual design best practices and visual cognition concepts.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>And how do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>A university degree. Preferably in Business Administration or Computer Science/Engineering.</li> <li>Hands-on experience. 3+ years progressive experience in data warehousing and analytics/business intelligence tools and 2+ years of experience in data visualization.</li> <li>Different Business Intelligence or Visualization tools within the context of data.</li> <li>Strong executive presence. You are comfortable interacting with the executive leadership while retaining an ability to interact with all levels within the organization.</li> <li>High standards. You have proven knowledge of data visualization best practice.</li> <li>A passion for data visualization and a keen design sense. You have the ability to customize and develop creatively stunning and dynamic visualizations.</li> <li>Solid UI and UX skills for Web and Mobile in the context of data discovery.</li> <li>Professionalism. You are motivated and able to work independently, with a track record of developing an idea into a polished product.</li> <li>Outstanding communication skills. You know how to elicit requirements, dig deep for details and engage clients in discussions.</li> <li>A visual way-of-thinking. Your strengths include the ability to share concepts, results, insights and data in a visual way. You have a history of filtering the signal from the noise in datasets and visually.</li> <li>A consulting state-of-mind. It&rsquo;s a thing. You&rsquo;ll know if you have it. So will we. You have the ability to work autonomously and away from headquarters for long periods of time. And still find your way back &ldquo;home&rdquo; and into the comfortable, open and sharing mental and physical space of our office on a regular basis.</li> <li>Problem-solving skills. Complex projects have complex problems. You have strong conceptual abilities and excellent perseverance to solve problems and adapt solutions for reapplication.</li> <li>Diplomacy. You can translate but not placate customers; clarifying ambiguities and presenting information in a way that is structured, visually engaging and makes sense.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Why join Project X</strong></p> <p>At Project X, we reward hard work with recognition, opportunity to advance your career and a competitive salary. We offer a comprehensive Health and Dental Benefits Package, gym membership discount, casual dress code, fun working environment and more. While many of our team members work on client site, we host project launches, holiday parties BBQs and attend sporting events together to ensure everyone feels like part of the team.</p> <p>Project X Ltd drives its success by focusing on their clients&rsquo; needs and objectives. One of the most important ways we do that is by building teams of incredibly talented, fun, dedicated people.</p> <p>If you believe in working collectively to raise the bar, we want to meet you. Express your interest here and follow us on <a href="" target="_blank">Twitter</a>, <a href="" target="_blank">Facebook</a> or <a href="" target="_blank">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p>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.</p>