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.

 

Developer and Data Visualizer

Graphicacy, an analytic design and interactive web development studio based in Washington, DC, is looking for a Developer and Data Visualizer to join our team as a contractor to deliver innovative and exciting design solutions and products for our clients. Graphicacy works with forward-looking progressive think tanks, academic institutions, non-profits, corporations, and other clients to tell important stories visually. Graphicacy is well established, with an impressive portfolio and client roster – and we are having fun growing and continually incorporating new methods and approaches.

The ideal candidate is a proven problem solver capable of working with in a fast paced team environment to utilize design assets to create dynamic applications for our clients.

 

Responsibilities

– Conceptualize, design and implement rich interactive and responsive applications with comprehensive JS frameworks such as Angular and React.
– Build and theme custom Drupal websites and applications.
– Brings data systems to life from storage to access by connecting with relational and NoSQL databases, custom APIs, and lightweight server-side applications in Node.js, Ruby or similar.
– Interface with other team members on a daily basis including creative and backend engineering teams.

 

Position Requirements

– Experience and interest in information graphics and data visualization and familiarity with a range of front-end technologies.
– Significant development experience working on content management systems, with a strong preference for experience in Drupal.
– Highly skilled with JavaScript, HTML5, Angular and CSS3.
– Proficient in PHP
– Knowledge of Object Oriented Development a plus
– Experience with CSS preprocessors (SASS/LESS)
– Experience with source/version control (e.g. Git)
– Proficient with data visualization libraries such as D3.js
– Ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities.
– Ability to change gears quickly, see the big picture, and move at startup pace.
– Ability to work collaboratively with developers as well as editorial/creative staff
– If you can build the interactive charts on this page: http://images2.americanprogress.org/our-future-together/, we want to hear from you!

 

To apply, send a resume and a cover letter to jobs@graphicacy.com with “Developer and Data Visualizer” in the subject line.


Technical Director

Graphicacy, an analytic design and interactive web development studio based in Washington, DC, is looking for an ace Technical Director to guide our developers, set technical strategy, build great interactive experiences, and help build our business. Graphicacy works with forward-looking progressive think tanks, academic institutions, non-profits, corporations, and other clients to tell important stories visually. Graphicacy is well established – over five years in business, with an impressive portfolio and client roster – and we are having fun growing and continually incorporating new methods and approaches.

The ideal candidate for this position will be a leader who is excited about what we do, capable of working on projects from start to finish including the nitty-gritty of development, and ready to represent us to the world.

 

Responsibilities

– Leads the efforts of a small team of developers, ensuring good and timely work.
– Serves as a liaison or technical resource between Graphicacy’s clients and the development team.
– Takes ownership of technical solutions, development and delivery to production.
– Develops rich interactive and responsive applications with comprehensive JS frameworks such as Angular and React.
– Helps manage projects, including schedules, milestones, and budgets.
– Brings data systems to life from storage to access through the creation of relational and NoSQL databases, custom APIs, and lightweight server-side applications.
– Identifies competitive advantages and technological trends; exploring and evaluating the value of new and emerging web technologies.

 

Position Requirements

– Experience and interest in information graphics and data visualization and familiarity with a range of front-end technologies.
– 3 to 5 years of relevant development experience working on and leading projects using web technologies including:
– CMS’s like Drupal and WordPress
– complex front-end applications built with JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3
– data visualization libraries such as D3.js
– Business acumen, partnering, collaboration, process improvement, communication and relationship building skills.
– Strong strategic thinking, planning, organizational and interpersonal skills desirable
– Ability to lead and work effectively in a team.
– Ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities.

 

To apply, send resume and cover letter to jobs [at] graphicacy [dot] com with “Technical Director” as subject line.


 

Business Development Director

We are looking for a talented and experienced business development professional to join us. You will help promote the Graphicacy brand, develop and maintain client relationships, as well as collaborate with Graphicacy team members to identify potential business opportunities for services and products.

Graphicacy is a multimedia graphic 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.

 

Required:

– At least two years of relevant Sales or Business Development experience in an agency environment
– Ability to maintain and enrich relationships with existing clients
– Readiness and willingness to reach out to potential new clients
– Excellent communication skills

 

Bonus points:

– Design or advertising agency experience
– Social media marketing experience
– Salesforce experience
– Consulting/strategy experience

 

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


Design Intern

Graphicacy is looking for design interns to join us this winter or spring 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 “Winter Design Intern” or “Spring Design Intern” in the subject line. Please include a link to your portfolio or any relevant work samples. We are currently hiring winter or spring interns and will review applications on an ongoing basis.