Uptake is a platform of answers built for industry, with industry. We are looking for smart, curious and insanely talented people who can help us break into new territory, take on massive problems and build fast. If that sounds like you, we’d like to hear from you.

Data Visualization Journalist at Uptake

What we do:

Uptake harnesses the power of underutilized data to empower businesses to make informed decisions. We partner with industry leaders to build a predictive analytics software platform that grows smarter in one industry because of what we learn in another. The result is a powerful platform that identifies problems before they happen, ultimately saving money, time and lives.

What you’ll be doing:

We are looking for a data visualization expert to manage a new blog for Uptake and ensure we are utilizing data visualization best practices across the organization. The role will involve developing data visualizations, drafting short stories, and publishing on a weekly basis. Additionally, this individual will work with technical leadership from across the organization on best practice guides and review of key work.

You will work with the beyond.uptake team to create an editorial calendar and share stories that help demonstrate Uptake’s leadership in the data science and data for good communities. You will also have freedom to chase down the stories and opportunities you find compelling.

What skills you need:
  • We are looking for someone who can develop creative, compelling data visualizations and stories
  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to work on deadline
  • Experience with data analysis and visualization tools like R, Python, d3.js, Processing – and a deep desire to tell the stories behind the data
  • Previously experience in a data intensive organization
  • Experience using design and prototyping tools like Axure and Adobe Illustrator is a plus

Please share your portfolio with us! We would love to see it.

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I love it here because I get to lead by example. I believe in our vision and our mission, and I get to share it everyday, both internally and externally.
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Business Development Manager
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We have access to resources the moment we need them, and we can tap into an amazing talent pool at a moment’s notice.
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I loving being the first person who welcomes new employees to the team and answer any and all of their immediate questions.
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Perks & Benefits
Health/dental/vision coverage
401(k) match
Open PTO policy
Parental leave
Commuter benefits
Philosophy class
Speaker series
Lunch stipend
Catered Friday lunch
Winter party
Happy hours

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