Graphic Designer/Visualization Specialist

Comcast Philadelphia, PA

About the Job

Business Unit:

As one of Comcast's key Values initiatives, Internet Essentials is included in all components of the company's external voice. The Graphic Designer/Visualization Specialist will be responsible for helping to craft that voice through various forms of visualizations for both internal and external audiences. The Graphic Designer/Visualization Specialist will also work closely with research, communications, policy, and operations teams to visualize data in new and interesting ways that aid internal decision making.

Job Summary:
Responsible for visualizing and interpreting data trends using both internal and external data sources. Has strong visualization and graphic design skills to create compelling data visualizations, infographics, and data-driven narratives for use with both internal and external audiences. Works cross-functionally to collect data and makes actionable recommendations at all levels. Infers trends from a variety of data sources and confidently delivers their interpretation; makes recommendations to executives. Has in-depth experience, knowledge and skills in own discipline.

Core Responsibilities:
- Simplify and effectively communicate complex ideas in writing and through data visualization techniques.
- Generating ideas for data-driven stories and for how they might be developed and visualized.
- Using skills and experience to advise on best approaches to data-led storytelling and the development and publication of data-led projects.
- Be able to produce consistently high-quality content on a schedule and manage time and workload independently.
- Review data-driven work done by other members of the team.
- Acquire, process, parse, and occasionally combine diverse datasets
- Suggest and build static and interactive data visualizations and novel ways of telling stories
- Recommends improvements to competitive business intelligence reports and interpretation of data by cross functional teams.
- Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance.
- Teach and encourage best practices for handling and analyzing data.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Job Specification:
- Bachelors Degree or Equivalent.

- 5-7 years of related experience with a strong background in design.
- Strong creative portfolio demonstrating good use of typography, grid-based design, white space, and color theory.
- Ability to shape and lead solutions to data visualization in an increasingly complex and changing technological environment.
- Knowledge of production tools and methodology, and a strong technical aptitude to quickly learn new software and hardware.
- Demonstrated ability to work iteratively to gather and document requirements.
- Strong ability to support multiple projects concurrently.
- Strong writing and narrative building skills.
- A high degree of creativity, interaction design, and problem-solving abilities.
- Ability to communicate complex ideas to a wide range of audiences.
- Demonstrated ability to design compelling and intuitive user interfaces.
- Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail.
- Must be able to partner and communicate with Software Engineers/web developers.
- Expertise, including formal training, in visual or graphic design using Adobe Creative Suite tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, or equivalents.
- Excellent interpersonal skills are required to work and interface with customers, coworkers, and management.

Comcast is an EOE/Veterans/Disabled/LGBT employer