Darkhorse Analytics is an Edmonton-based consulting firm specializing in predictive analytics and data visualization. Our visualization team is internationally recognized for building custom interactive visualizations with a focus on impact and clarity. We've analyzed hockey, public health, social mobility, housing, and open data, to name a few. We are actively seeking to grow the visualization community's capabilities through our blog with articles and educational material.
You can learn more about us and our work at darkhorseanalytics.com
Darkhorse Analytics is looking for information designers with a keen interest in turning data into beautiful, revealing, and engaging visuals. Whether you only have a couple years in the industry but tons of passion and want to refine your skills, or you have 10 years of experience highlighted in a polished portfolio and are looking for a leadership role... you should apply.
We're looking for someone to be involved with all aspects of the design process, including ideation, UX, wireframing, and visual design. We want someone who is excited by the idea of bringing clarity to the complex and has the design chops to ensure 'clear' doesn't translate to 'boring'; someone who knows how to engage an audience. As a member of the team you will:
For candidates with more experience and a history of working with clients, you will:
What we look for
We're looking for someone who is passionate about their work and the contribution they can make. You genuinely enjoy problem-solving and finding patterns. The harder the challenge, the harder it is to put it down until you crack it. You should:
Information Designers in leadership roles will be expected to own client visualization engagements, ensuring the client is delighted with a high-quality solution.
Some things are non-negotiable...
... while others are heavily preferred
Working at Darkhorse
Darkhorse is not like other companies. We eschew titles and power structures. Your career is not a ladder from designer, to senior designer, to lead designer, to chief creative officer. Instead, it is a path toward mastery. You will gain skill, confidence, reputation, and influence all the while having substantial autonomy. Your work will be viewed by millions, and your voice will be heard and respected by the wider visualization community. You will have an impact.
Darkhorse provides an environment that enables and recognizes success. Our competitive compensation package will include a salary commensurate with your skill and experience.
How to apply
Go directly to our pre-screening questionnaire: https://goo.gl/forms/wndAVv2e8dxDzOQj2
We look forward to hearing from you!
Job Type: Full-time