Join our team

Graphicacy is looking to expand its talented team. We’re self-starters who value collaborative
and creative problem-solving skills, with the ambition to grow rapidly in responsibility.

We seek people with a range of skills, including front-end development, UX/UI, graphic design, motion graphic video, data analysis, business development, and more.  If you don’t see a position that fits but are interested in working with us full time, as a freelancer, or as an intern, send your resume to jobs [at] graphicacy [dot] com and we’ll look for opportunities to work together.

Software Developer

Graphicacy is looking for a Software Developer to join our team.

About the role:

  • Contribute to a small team’s ability to deliver technical solutions for client work.
  • Ensuring code and systems are developed with appropriate levels of quality.
  • Configuring software and infrastructure to support deployment of implemented projects.
  • Designing and implementing subsystems of the software architecture.
  • Implementing automation to support builds, deployments and code quality checks.
  • Performing release management activities.

About you:

  • You have been a Software Developer in the industry.
  • Strive to develop accessible code with comprehensive tests and thorough documentation.
  • Strive to write elegant, adaptable code.
  • Mindful of your collaborators and future contributors with each pull request.
  • You’re action-oriented, able to break complex tasks into smaller steps and seek help when needed.
  • You have a passion for learning and self-improvement.
  • You care deeply about maintaining a sustainable software development process where Product, Design, Engineering, and you collaborate.
  • Fluent in at least one of the following programming languages/environments: Javascript, PhP, NodeJS.
  • Have been involved from start to finish in at least one major project involving either Angular, React, or D3. (Bonus points if you’ve also worked with either Drupal or WordPress).
  • You know how to effectively work with remote team members and business partners.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.

About us:

Graphicacy is a multimedia design studio based in Washington, DC. We offer clear graphic solutions that help clients tell complex, data-rich stories in visual form. In addition to offering services that meet the needs of specific projects, we are also committed to developing scalable products. We are a small team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to jobs [at] graphicacy [dot] com with “Software Developer” in the subject line.


UX Designer

Graphicacy is looking for a UX Designer to join our team.

About the role:

  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.

About you:

  • Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, Adobe XD, InVision, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

Bonus points:

  • Experience with analytics
  • Experience in digital journalism
  • Any background in working with data and/or data visualization
  • Some facility with and/or understanding of Javascript frameworks like Angular
  • Some facility with and/or understanding of visualization libraries like D3

About us:

Graphicacy is a multimedia design studio based in Washington, DC. We offer clear graphic solutions that help clients tell complex, data-rich stories in visual form. In addition to offering services that meet the needs of specific projects, we are also committed to developing scalable products. We are a small team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to jobs [at] graphicacy [dot] com with “UX Designer” in the subject line.


Project Manager

Graphicacy is looking for a Project Manager to join our team.

About the role:

  • Help define and facilitate our team’s development process, whether it’s Scrum, Kanban, something in-between, or something else.
  • Optimize for collaboration and communication, helping our team remain passionate about our work from project to project.
  • Help the team resolve issues as they come up, and raise them with product and engineering management to clear blockers.
  • Be the source of truth for the state the team’s projects by reporting on key project metrics.
  • Act as our historian: help us keep our internal documentation up to date with an accurate picture of what has happened and what’s to come.

About you:

  • You have been a Project Manager in the software industry.
  • You have a deep understanding of the entire lifecycle of engineering and web development projects.
  • You are experienced at helping teams estimate their work, plan for the future, demonstrate success, and communicate timely updates.
  • You have helped multiple teams optimize and adapt their development process to succeed for different personalities and needs.
  • You have a passion for learning and self-improvement.
  • You care deeply about maintaining a sustainable software development process where Product, Design, Engineering, and you collaborate.
  • You love team building and facilitation, including leading meetings, and problem resolution/mediation.
  • You have led projects involving technical operations and new software product/service development.
  • You know how to effectively work with remote team members and business partners.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.

About us:

Graphicacy is a multimedia design studio based in Washington, DC. We offer clear graphic solutions that help clients tell complex, data-rich stories in visual form. In addition to offering services that meet the needs of specific projects, we are also committed to developing scalable products. We are a small team that works fast — as such, we want to work with people who are forward thinking, self-motivated and excited about new opportunities.

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to jobs [at] graphicacy [dot] com with “Project Manager” in the subject line.


Design Intern

Graphicacy is looking for a design intern to join us this summer to help create data-rich/interactive visual experiences via online information graphics, tools, microsites, dashboards, and motion graphic videos.

Exceptional candidates will have the potential to become full time members of our growing team. We are seeking individuals who are interested in, qualified for, and excited by this possibility.

Required:

– Experience with and/or training in UX/UI design principles and visual (graphic) design
– A working facility with the Adobe Creative Suite
– Knowledge of and/or a desire to learn wireframing and presentation tools like Sketch and InVision
– An interest in building beautiful and useful interactive data visualizations
– An active and wide-ranging curiosity and desire to learn new things paired with the ability to work collaboratively, respond effectively to feedback, and keep to deadlines
– A basic understanding of HTML, CSS and Javascript

Bonus points:

– Experience with user research and testing, prototyping
– Experience with social media and/or marketing
– Experience with analytics
– Some facility with and/or understanding of Javascript frameworks like Angular
– Some facility with and/or understanding of visualization libraries like D3
– Any background in working with data
– Motion graphic video animation and/or editing skills
– Print design skills (we also periodically create topical, large format posters)

 

Graphicacy is a creative analytic design firm with services including data visualization, interactive applications, information graphics, data analysis, graphic design, and motion graphics. Our team is a diverse group that works in a stimulating environment at the WeWork collective workspace in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington DC.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs [at] graphicacy [dot] com with “Summer Design Intern” in the subject line. Please include a link to your portfolio or any relevant work samples. We are currently hiring summer interns and will review applications on an ongoing basis.


Developer Intern

Graphicacy is looking for a developer intern to join us this summer to help create data-rich/interactive visual experiences via online information graphics, tools, microsites, dashboards, and motion graphic videos.

Exceptional candidates will have the potential to become full time members of our growing team. We are seeking individuals who are interested in, qualified for, and excited by this possibility.

 

Required:

– Skilled with front end development, including JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
– Experience with data visualization libraries such as D3.js
– Knowledge of and/or a desire to learn wireframing and presentation tools like Sketch and InVision
– Interest in information graphics and data visualization
– Experience with source/version control (e.g. Git)

 

Bonus points:

– Knowledge of Object Oriented Development
– Experience with Angular or React
– Experience working with designers
– Experience working on content management systems, eg. Drupal
– Any background in working with data

 

Graphicacy is a creative analytic design firm with services including data visualization, interactive applications, information graphics, data analysis, graphic design, and motion graphics. Our team is a diverse group that works in a stimulating environment at the WeWork collective workspace in the Shaw neighborhood of Washington DC.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to jobs [at] graphicacy [dot] com with “Summer Developer Intern” in the subject line. Please include a link to your GitHub, portfolio, or any relevant work samples. We are currently hiring summer interns and will review applications on an ongoing basis.