Position: Data Visualization Engineer
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Who are we?
The Shipyard is a leading digital consultancy + agency with offices in Columbus, OH – New York, NY – Denver, CO – and Orange County, CA. We consult organizations at the highest levels on everything from digital transformation – to new business models – to national campaigns. Not only do we provide traditional agency services – we also build many of our own proprietary products in areas like user level tracking (DMP) – attribution – data activation – and multi-site analytics. We have deep partnerships with the many of the leading ad tech companies to provide us access to media inventory across ever channel. The organizational environment at The Shipyard is collaborative, innovative, and fast-paced. We’re currently working on some of the toughest problems in marketing; including first-to-last-touch data collection, custom audience clustering methodologies, attribution modeling, and marketing automation. Our work is seen all over the country (and the world) – and the things you do here will have a huge impact on what people see across mediums like the web, TV, Internet Radio, and mobile. The Shipyard provides a rare opportunity to work on both difficult, interesting problems – and have your work seen by millions. We’re looking for people with great technical ability – but also have a creative streak (this is a creative business after all). Who can come up with unique solutions to problems – and love to work with other aspirational people.
A bit about this role…
Our Data Visualization Engineer is responsible for translating data structures into web-based visualizations using tools like D3 and HighCharts and for supporting many additional tools leveraged across our enterprise to fulfill the analytics needs of the business. This position will work closely with our business partners and technical leads to ensure solutions meet their objectives, help deliver and deploy new projects, and manage day to day support activities.
Write queries and manage data transformation to enable analytics and reporting
Help analyze, visualize, and provide analytics on data to build reporting solutions to support various company initiatives
Participate in the on-going development of the business intelligence and data warehousing functions within the wider organization
Build rich and dynamic dashboards using out-of-box features, customizations, and visualizations using d3, Angular.js or equivalent
Participate in the creation and support of BI development standards and best practices
Explore and recommend emerging technologies and techniques to support/enhance BI landscape components
Keen design sense and a passion for data and data visualization. You probably have a portfolio of work you're eager to show off.
A creative and analytical mindset to present information. You'll be exploring awesome new ways to visualize data collected from cities around the world.
Experience or interest in real-time data. You'll be responsible for surfacing high-speed, up-to-the-second insights to users around the world.
Strong sense of web UX, with experience building intuitive web interfaces that present data in compelling ways.
Solid front-end architecture and coding skills, and experience in building reusable components that fit together into scalable production applications.
Interest in data pipelines, APIs and query languages. You'll have a voice in how data is processed, transformed and exposed to front-end consumers.
A motivated, self-starter who likes to own what you're working on, who is comfortable driving development from a sketch of an idea to a polished product.
Minimum 3 years industry experience
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