Lead Designer Role at Infogr8
Job Start: October 2014.
Status: Full time / 4 day week considered.
Salary: TBD based on credentials.
Location: Clerkenwell, London, UK
Infogr8 is a fully-integrated boutique information design & data visualization agency, set up in 2012 as a single need to bring static data to life; charts should be for everyone. We join data, design, and content strategy via a tried and trusted framework.
It’s been consistent growth here in our first 24 months, having worked for leading organisations and big brands for many good causes. We are 100% privately owned and managed, allowing us to set our own environment and give you freedom, responsibility and the opportunity to grow in your specialist area.
Who We Are
The team is made up of specialists in data-journalism, design management, info designers and content strategists who deliver accurate and informative visual campaigns for leaders of industry.
To eliminate the noise.
To make complex information understandable.
To present information in a way that seems effortless.
To produce complete solutions by connecting the dots in one room.
Data meets personality – striking the balance between function, beauty and play and carrying it across everything we do.
Immerse ourselves in the now, but encourage smarter thinking for the future.
We love our audience and we love our clients, who present us with the opportunity to connect with them.
We champion diversity – everyone here is different in our own quirky little way, we all have something to learn from each others experience.
Be clear first and clever second – above all else be accurate and maintain integrity.
Why Work At Infogr8?
Collaborate with specialists in the info design community, utilise the niche talents in one room to produce inspired work that gets appreciated.
Exciting projects from leading clients across varying industries every day; each with a different challenge.
Spend your day in the studio with a small, vibrant team from a diverse background in the beautiful area of Clerkenwell. The team is bursting with culture with talented members and collaborators from England, Spain, America, China, Norway, Cyprus, Macedonia, and part Grenada.
Flexibility to work one day a week from home.
Lead – lead production team to optimise workflow, hold shape, and maintain integrity across all deliverables.
Design – create stunning data visualisations, infographics and dashboards from concept to completion. Lead the design across interactives and animation projects.
Inspire – inspire and architect a blueprint art direction for the team to adopt. Set standards and determine creative direction. Wow your team, clients and the design community with your knowledge and creativity in referencing playing with different social, cultural, and fashionable design and storytelling techniques.
· A minimum of 5 years proven excellence working in design and information visualisation.
· A portfolio of proof giving evidence of compelling information design, and data visualisations across different platforms / formats.
· Advanced usage of Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign.
· A degree in art / graphic design / interaction design / or similar.
· An interest, or application of UX design.
· An expert handle on typography, layout, space, and motion.
· Experience in managing teams, and client expectations. You have a gravitas that can justify rationale to steer your clients and colleagues into a learned excellence.
· An insatiable thirst for knowledge, challenge, variety, learning, and innovation.
· You exude positivity, energy and a need to ‘ship’.
If you love data and design, and think you have what it takes; please send your resume, cover letter and a link to your portfolio to hi <at> infogr8.com telling us where you think information visualization is heading and why you think you’re the right person to lead the design team.