Data Visualization/Experience Design Engineer Lead at Visa (Atlanta, GA)
Visa is a world leader in digital payments, facilitating more than 215 billion payments transactions between consumers, merchants, financial institutions and government entities across more than 200 countries and territories each year. Our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, convenient, reliable and secure payments network, enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive.
When you join Visa, you join a culture of purpose and belonging – where your growth is priority, your identity is embraced, and the work you do matters. We believe that economies that include everyone everywhere, uplift everyone everywhere. Your work will have a direct impact on billions of people around the world – helping unlock financial access to enable the future of money movement.
Join Visa: A Network Working for Everyone.Job Description
Do you love visualizing data and rapidly prototyping creative applications? Do you like working with front end technologies like React and Angular? Do you want to design and engineer accessible data experiences? Put those skills to work answering strategic questions for one of the world's most respected and innovative payments companies.
Join our fast-paced Data Experience team, working as the lead for our visualization component library Visa Chart Components (VCC). VCC is an accessibility focused, framework agnostic set of data experience design systems components for the web. VCC attempts to provide a toolset to enable developers to build equal data experiences for everyone, everywhere. You will be responsible for all aspects of VCC, from setting strategy and evangelizing, to designing and developing robust, accessible visualization components. The clean, intuitive, and beautiful components you design, and build will be used to explore and visually manipulate Visa’s unique global data assets. Through your work on VCC, you will allow users to gain new insights and tell their own data stories.
In this role, you will get to work with designers, business analysts, and engineers across various teams at Visa which leverage VCC within their respective products. Incredible volumes of data will be at your fingertips to mold and refine into elegant visualizations utilizing traditional proven graphics (e.g., bar charts) as well as inventing novel graphics concepts, yet to be seen. You will be part of a fun, humble team, always learning, thirsty for feedback, and collaborating with others to deliver cohesive data visualization experiences.
The position will be based at Visa's headquarters in Foster City, California, Visa’s Arlington, VA, or Visa’s Miami office location.
This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.Qualifications
- Bachelor’s in Computer Science or other technical/design relevant field.
- 5 or more years of relevant work experience in relevant fields, developing web applications focusing on data visualization, or data visualization component development with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 3 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 1 year of work experience with a PhD in Computer Science or other technical/design relevant field.
- In depth knowledge of data visualization design and designing for accessibility in your data experiences.
- Crafting and coding complex data interfaces and experiences
- Experience with development and/or use of web component libraries focused on Data Visualization.
- Ability to articulate your design decisions to a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.
- Comfortable working at different levels of fidelity in your designs, and switching between them.
- Detailed oriented with a keen eye to spot single pixel deformities.
- The know-how to move from pencil/paper to pixel/screen, and ultimately to code.
- 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD
Technology we enjoy using and hope you do to.
- Pencils, Markers, Crayons, Paper
- Sketch, Balsamiq, Figma
- React, Angular, Stencil, Jest
- Node, Webpack
- D3 And of course, Visa Chart Components
Bonus points for ...
- Foundational knowledge of information architecture, interaction design, design ideation and iteration, and human centered design methods.
- Working knowledge of WebGL, Python or R
- Can demonstrate abilities through shareable (public facing) data visualization experiences
- Don't know everything listed here? Good. Neither do we. Join us and we can learn together.
Visa has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees and visitors. As a condition of employment, all employees based in the U.S. are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.
Work Hours: Varies upon the needs of the department.
Travel Requirements: This position requires travel 5-10% of the time.
Mental/Physical Requirements: This position will be performed in an office setting. The position will require the incumbent to sit and stand at a desk, communicate in person and by telephone, frequently operate standard office equipment, such as telephones and computers.
Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.
Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable local law, including the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.