infogr8 is seeking an up and coming, talented information designer to join its rapidly growing data design team in buzzing Clerkenwell.
We’re an active bunch with curious minds, exploring new realms, and experience fanatics – there’s a winning culture and a hunger to become industry leaders in the content space. Clients favour our succinct approach and this has resulted in us working with top brands across multiple industries including Sony Playstation, Nesta, RSPCA, and the World Health Organisation. Our offering comes in the form of static, interactive and animated digital formats as well as serving an increasing appetite for experiential and outdoor solutions.
Having made notable strides in the content marketing space we are building a design team that matches the same principles of this winning agency.
You will have an excellent foundation in information design, data visualisation and complementary skills in conceptualising and designing visual stories. Alongside this you will have a good overall grasp of digital design and an acute attention to detail.
You will have agency experience across a mix of commercial projects and a broad portfolio you’re proud of. It will include a range of outputs, including interactive, and cover a range of brands, sectors and audience types. Of course, along with your passion for the work you do, you will no doubt have a range of personal projects you’ve taken on in your spare time.
Beyond information design you will have a passion for well thought through UX design that helps breathe further purpose into your work, alongside an appreciation for technology, which can enable it.
You have a working knowledge and confidence in Excel/Spreadsheet software where you’ve extracted data to shape understanding and visualise it. You enjoy communicating your passion for design regularly and have a considered, meticulous approach for the audience it’s intended for.
What’s more, you’re hungry to be acknowledged within the space and want to win things as part of the design team. Be that pitches or awards.
Responsibilities (in order of current priority)
Production– Assist Senior design members with project asset production such as visual stories, infographics, data visualizations and reports. Collaborate in ideation sessions and sketch concepts in higher detail with annotation to validate visuals. Follow guidelines to adopt best practice design of data visualisations and infographics to completion. We have data journalist members to support on data and prep.
Support – accounts team with client proposals, tenders and pitches both in written and verbal format. Bringing thought leadership, inspiration and innovation to the agency.
Required Skills and background:
Degree in Information Design, Art, Graphic Design or similar field.
Minimum 1 year proven experience within a creative agency / news desk.
Strong portfolio of producing a broad range of compelling information design, visual stories across different audiences, topics and objectives.
Proficient in Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Invision or similar prototyping tool.
Experience using of Excel / Spreadsheet software to aid design.
Strong handle on typography, layout, space, inherent feel for motion.
Personable, punctual, positive, reliable and self motivated.
Experience working within editorial layout, such as brochures or annual reports.
Employ a user-centered approach to data visualisation and UI design to solve complex design problems.
We’re looking for a warm and welcoming, confident, open minded, committed member with an outgoing nature. The agency has introduced a number of offerings to provide a nice working environment and balanced lifestyle, this includes the opportunity to work remote one day a week, ride to work scheme, private member club access and regular team outings.