Lead Visualization Developer at Nike (Portland, OR)

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Become a Part of the NIKE, Inc. Team

NIKE, Inc. does more than outfit the world's best athletes. It is a place to explore potential, obliterate boundaries and push out the edges of what can be. The company looks for people who can grow, think, dream and create. Its culture thrives by embracing diversity and rewarding imagination. The brand seeks achievers, leaders and visionaries. At NIKE, Inc. it's about each person bringing skills and passion to a challenging and constantly evolving game.

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for a Lead Data Visualization and User Experience expert to join the Data Products & Reporting team within the larger Commercial Analytics organization.

The person in this role will mentor a team of visualization developers who sit on multi-functional agile squads responsible for delivering data products to enhance decision making across Nike's Global functions. The candidate is an effective technologist, passionate about evolving toolsets, and approaches all new development empathetic to the user experience. You will implement and support the ongoing effort to use visualization standards, tool assessment methodologies, and training approach across squads.

You drive a collaborative culture of shared standard methodologies with direct management over a team with varied strengths of development resources. You know how to enable people to be successful by removing obstacles, empowering your team, and partnering across functions. While you rely on data to prove your point, you love to think in an unexpected way and solve problems creatively. You are intellectually curious, and consistently recognize opportunities to understand and resolve business problems with data. You thrive in an entrepreneurial environment, and you are excited by the challenge of building something from the ground up. You are comfortable leading in an ambiguous environment and developing repeatable frameworks to improve team efficiency.

WHAT YOU WILL WORK ON
  • Development of sophisticated data visualization and self-service data products that lead to improved performance and accomplishment of strategic and/or operational goals
  • Own relationships with diverse business partners to understand current and future customer and business needs, elicit platform requirements, and define relevant strategic questions
  • Develop and lead data visualization professionals responsible for building and deepening an integrated view of Nike's supply chain and consumers through data and analytics
  • Support and evolve standards for all cycles of visual product development including requirements, prototyping, code development, code/asset management and versioning, documentation, and maintenance.
  • Actively evaluate and continuously improve the approach, toolset, and implementation of visual analytics and reporting
  • Partner across data science and other functional teams to accelerate and use visualization strategies, data capabilities, and insights as part of the company's integrated data offense
  • Evolve analytics capabilities and champion visualization and dashboarding standard methodologies for UI/UX development, data quality, deployment, and sustainable maintenance, including fast, iterative experimentation and measurement

WHO YOU WILL WORK WITH

As part of the Data Products and Reporting Visualization team led by the Director of Visualization and User Experience while partnering closely with Data Engineering and Enterprise Platform leaders. You will collaborate across our broader organization with business teams as well as other data, analytics and technology functions at Nike.

WHAT YOU BRING
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Technology, Computer Science, or other related fields preferred. Will accept suitable combination of education, experience and training.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience developing dashboards, data visualizations, analytical reports, and self-service tools preferred
  • 2+ years leading or mentoring teams developing analytic tools, visual analytics, sophisticated analytics, or related practices Expert level proficiency in SQL preferred
  • High business acumen, with a passion for business reporting, analysis, and working with business intelligence tools and large amounts of data
  • In-depth experience in solving sophisticated problems through data and analytics, including providing insights that are logical, data driven, simple to understand and aligned to business goals
  • Experience working hand-in-hand with key partners (teams, portfolio managers, product or merchandising managers, leaders, etc.) to design and build data visualizations to support business performance and goals
  • Ability to develop strong partnerships across a multi-layered, fast moving, results-driven organization
  • Relevant experience in user-centered design and capturing and communicating user needs and coaching developers to promote these methods
  • Experience in navigating sophisticated business relationships while ensuring products are designed for optimal user experience and have measurable criteria for success
  • Expertise with visual analysis technologies such as Tableau, Domo, Power BI, SAS, QlikView, JavaScript, or similar tools
  • Knowledge developing in cloud environments such as Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and AWS; MPP, Big Data and NoSQL technologies like Hadoop, Spark, Impala, Hive, MongoDB, HBase, or Cassandra
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills - a visual and verbal storyteller who can guide and develop these skills across the team

Preferred skills
  • Expertise in data warehousing, dimensional modeling, and the ability to drive standard methodologies in data management and governance
  • Solid understanding of various database management systems like Oracle, MySQL, Teradata, Netezza, SQL Server, or DB2, as well as proficiency in working with large data sets.


Nike requires all applicants for this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire, unless otherwise required by law. As an equal opportunity employer, Nike will make accommodations to individuals who cannot be vaccinated in accordance with applicable law.

NIKE, Inc. is a growth company that looks for team members to grow with it. Nike offers a generous total rewards package, casual work environment, a diverse and inclusive culture, and an electric atmosphere for professional development. No matter the location, or the role, every Nike employee shares one galvanizing mission: To bring inspiration and innovation to every athlete* in the world.

NIKE, Inc. is committed to employing a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or disability.
More Information on Nike
Nike operates in the Other industry. The company is located in Beaverton, OR and New York, NY. Nike was founded in 2022. It has 98694 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 245 open jobs at Nike, click here.
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