Data Visualization Specialist at Discovery Direct-to-Consumer

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The Data Visualization Specialist will be responsible for designing, developing, and optimizing cutting-edge data visualizations used by functional groups across Discovery’s global footprint. You will work with a team of data scientists, engineers, and analysts to deliver compelling user-friendly Business Intelligence tools that make data exploration simple and efficient.

Responsibilities

  1. Implement a consistent and effective design strategy across all reports and dashboards
  2. Ensure that best practices and design principles are being followed across the team
  3. Work with stakeholders to understand to their data visualization and dashboard needs
  4. Work with data engineers to build dashboards and reports in Tableau and other BI tools
  5. Recommend industry leading tools and services and understand the benefits and drawbacks of various widely used BI tools
  6. Make large and or complex data more accessible, understandable, and usable
  7. Look at existing dashboards critically and provide constructive feedback
  8. Understand the tradeoffs between designing multipurpose dashboards vs. highly specialized reports
  9. Collaborate with other BI leads throughout the organization to coordinate tools and methods

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in UX/UI Design, Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Business Management or similar discipline
  • 2+ years’ work experience with BI visualization tools and their implementation, ideally Tableau or PowerBI and/or in dashboards design for internal or external users
  • Strong understanding of design principles and aesthetics of business dashboards, data visualization and reports (i.e. look and feel)
  • Strong understanding of UX principles and ability to work with stakeholders to understand their needs in the design process
  • Must be able to define, shape, and drive projects to completion while effectively collaborating with others
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Demonstrate an ability to solve complex problems and present recommendations to senior management effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, work ethic and the ability to work well individually as well as leading cross functional project teams
  • Ability to work with large amounts of information and see the ‘bigger picture’
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Basic data modelling and database design understanding including experience in SQL is a plus
  • Understanding of key principles of data science, statistical analysis, and experience with big data technologies and platforms is a plus
  • Experience in Media is a plus
  • Must have the legal righ tto work in the United States

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including but not limited to all local Fair Chance Ordinances.

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