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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • London


Data Visualisation Specialist - 90230952
Primary Location:UK-GB-London-London
Job Type:Permanent/Regular
Posting Range:8 Apr 2019 - 23 Apr 2019
Job Title: Data visualization specialist
Location: London

Barclays Research produces differentiated market insights, thematic research and actionable ideas integrated across research disciplines and asset classes.
Equities Research provides market-leading fundamental views/price targets spanning more than ~1,800 companies under coverage across the Americas and EMEA.
The Credit Research franchise provides fundamental credit coverage on ~1,100 companies across developed and emerging markets, Macro Research provides an integrated offering across Economics, Rates, FX, Commodities and Emerging Markets, combining short-term market commentary with long-term thematic ideas.
 Barclays Live is the #1-ranked dealer platform, offering online access to our research, indices, market data and analytical tools.
This role is a new position within the team, and is at VP level.

What will you be doing?
• The data visualization and infographics specialist will work alongside Barclays research analysts and research production to develop engaging, high-impact and innovative visualizations that tell a compelling story. 
• The ideal candidate will combine skills in data analysis, design, layout and charting for html and print outputs.
• Collaborating with research analysts to identify the best means of depicting a story through clean design and clear visuals 
• Applying design techniques to organize the presentation of information in innovative ways for digital outputs, as well as for print
• Understanding data driven concepts in order to convert them into appropriate, visually compelling representations 
• Developing re-usable templates 

What we’re looking for:
• Familiar with data visualization best practices
• Should be very proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign/Quark XPress and be proficient in CSS, html, and html email best practices
• Understanding of working within a brand framework and how to innovate within those guidelines
• Experience with data visualization 
• Familiarity with interactive charting such as D3 or high Charts a plus.

Skills that will help you in the role:
• Experience working in a fast-moving, news driven environment with tight deadlines and multiple on-going projects
• Familiarity with interactive charting such as D3 or high Charts a plus.
• Please include a link to your online portfolio with your application

Where will you be working?

5 North Colonnade is home to our investment bank and is in the heart of Canary Wharf, just a short walk from our headquarters at Churchill Place. It boasts an array of onsite amenities such as dry cleaner as well as a deli and buffet style staff restaurant. The building is easily accessible by tube, docklands light railway and all major bus links. The atmosphere is second to none with a real buzz being created around the offices within.
Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit for more details. 
Our Values 
Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.

Our Diversity
We aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.

Our Benefits
Our customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. If you have a need for flexibility then please discuss this with us.


About the company

Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for 48 million customers and clients worldwide.

We have over 325 years of history and expertise in banking. From our beginnings in Lombard Street, London through to the launch of the world’s first ATM and innovative mobile phone payments services, find out more about our achievements to date.

Barclays is a trading name of Barclays Bank PLC and its subsidiaries. Barclays Bank PLC is registered in England and is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Registered in England. Registered No. 1026167. Registered office: 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP.

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