Reporting Analyst
Oxon
£23,000 - £26,000

Information Designer

Ref: 3200| Posted: 13th Nov 20172017-11-13

Bring your analytical skills and flair for visualisation design to bear in this role and make it your own.
  • Information Designer
  • Full time | Permanent
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • Oxford
  • £23,000 to £26,000 depending on experience, with a 6-month probationary period
 
 
An independent publisher of specialist analytical business reports requires an analytical and creative Date Visualisation | Information Designer to join their team full-time at headquarters in Oxford.
Ideal for a recent graduate who is passionate about translating data into design formats that focus the reader and add value to these critical reports. Your motivation, creativity, and ability to find solutions will fit right in with this outward looking publishing company with a strong international flavour.
 
You will work closely with the Editorial, Research, Marketing and IT team on a portfolio of Digital Products, Print Publications, and Events. In pursuit of new ways to publish and deliver content, you will be an early adopter and an innovator that embraces change and development.  Building on your experience and learning all the time, this role is the perfect vehicle for you to stamp your name in this exciting sector.  
 
Responsibilities include:
  • Visualise data to create engaging information graphics. It is crucial that the data is communicated clearly and effectively with the judicious use of compelling charts and infographics that uncover patterns in the data, delivering valuable insights to readers.
  • Design of digital and print products.  Collaborate with teams and colleagues to create both print and digital design solutions for projects. 
  • Maintain a strong brand identity. Key in creating visual identities for the client's products to blend with the design and functionality of the company's existing websites and other information services.
  • Improve production processes. You will look for and develop methods to streamline production through the use of tools such as XML, InDesign scripts and third-party plugins. As part of the production team, the Designer would also participate in the design and layout of market intelligence products.      
These attributes and skills would be desirable for this a successful candidate:
  • Able to understand complex information and data, and translate into the most appropriate visual method of communicating it to readers.
  • Experience with web technologies (HTML, CSS, JS and SVG) would be advantageous.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to balance multiple ongoing projects.
  • Creative with a good eye for editing detail to produce a high-quality end product to be proud of.
  • In-depth working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator are essential.
  • A problem-solver who is positive and up for challenges.
  • Experience in a media design or similar content generation environment.
  • Experience automating InDesign and Illustrator using ExtendScript and XML would be advantageous.
If this sounds like you and you see the opportunity to engage with this role and in this progressive niche publishing company, we invite you to apply today. 
  • You will be enrolled in a company pension plan
  • Receive a 25-day per year holiday allowance.
  • Receive relevant training and be encouraged to attend industry conferences to develop you within the role
  • Opportunity to travel
C&D Group is an equal opportunities employer and promotes diversity in employment. Successful candidates will be selected solely on their ability to carry out the duties of the post.
 
Keywords: Content generation, InDesign, Information Design, Visualisation Design, web design, technical author, digital content, infographics, chart design, Oxford jobs, jobs in oxon, Oxfordshire, Water Industry
 
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