Title: Data Graphics Specialist
Reports to: Director, Research Editors
Job Summary: The Data Graphics Specialist will assist in providing creative and technical data visual services to Heritage. Responsible for creating and enforcing graphic standards for web and print and for educating directors and analysts in the research departments on the best methods of presenting research in a graphical form. Works with Heritage’s editors, production and marketing teams, and digital strategies staff in producing data visuals and related products for heritage.org, print, and social media platforms. Responsible for the quality of research graphics and for developing and implementing Heritage’s strategy for achieving the most effective presentation of research data in Heritage products.
Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with experience in data-based graphic design. Training in statistics, economics, or journalism preferred.
Experience: Prior experience (1) in data analysis, and (2) two to five years experience in journalism graphics or equivalent experience.
Communication: Competent writer
Computer: Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Illustrator and InDesign, and MS Office