Data Visualization Designer, Co-op

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Better data. Better decisions. Healthier Canadians.

In this role you will contribute to the design of data visualizations and standards to enable CIHI to communicate its data and findings clearly and effectively to users and stakeholders. As a co-op student you will be involved in a variety of activities that support priority project for our department, that help drive CIHI’s overall mandate to deliver on better data, better decisions, for healthier Canadians.

This unique opportunity will expose you to areas of: Data visualization and information design, data storytelling, visualization tools and techniques, and data models and analysis.

What you’ll do

  • Develop an understanding of CIHI products, the users, and their needs.
  • With support, create data visualizations using best practices in design and technology, based on audience and business needs.
  • Research current and emerging data visualization development trends as well as industry best-practices to help define new standards/guidelines.
  • Participate in the development of an internal Data Visualization Style Guide. Clarify and streamline the data visualization design process.
  • Coordinate data discovery sessions with CIHI program areas; provide note taking support and coordinate meetings.

What you’ll bring to the table

  • Working towards a college or university degree in data analysis or visualization, information design, or a related field, that requires Co-op as part of its educational requirement.
  • Proficient in exploring and working with data and charts in Excel.
  • Familiarity with other MS Office suite products, Adobe Illustrator, Mural, Confluence, JIRA, Everviz, , Qlik, Figma, or R are desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external stakeholders both verbally and in writing.
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills.