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Data Visualization Research Specialist


Apply now Job no: 502412
Position Type: Staff
Location: Boston Main Campus
Categories: College of Science

About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.

About the Opportunity:

The Data Visualization Research Specialist must possess a unique ability to represent visually complex network data prepared by an interdisciplinary group of physicists, biologists, and computer scientists using various forms of visual design and software development programs. Must be able to use creativity and professional judgment in order to resolve design and technical challenges. Must be adaptable to a constantly evolving collaborative and interdisciplinary workflow.

Responsibilities:

PRINT: Create figures ready for scientific publications, presentations, exhibitions, and sharing online (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)

INTERACTIVE: Work on a wide range of 2D and 3D interactive media including websites, data visualizations, and vr/ar applications (Html5, Css4, D3, Three.js, AngularJS, python, flask)

3D: Prepare 3D models for the 3D printing pipeline or interactive applications. Create renderings for print and video (Maya, Renderman)

VIDEO: Create time-based media to accompany and document research (Premiere, After Effects)

Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in design or a related field. 4-6 years experience with Adobe Creative Suite Software. 4-6 years experience with Web Development/Management. Experience in the complete product development lifecycle of successfully launched web and/or software applications is preferred.


Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

Salary Grade:

11

Additional Information:

Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff.  Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion. 

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other  characteristic protected by applicable law.

To learn more about Northeastern University’s commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.

 

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