Senior Associate – Data Visualization and Design

Senior Associate – Data Visualization and Design

Position: Senior Associate – Data Visualization and Design

Location: Chennai

Position Type: Full-Time

Start Date: ASAP

About Us

Celebrating twelve years of innovative and collaborative work, Athena Infonomics has established itself as a data-driven global consultancy that leverages social science research, data science, and technology to provide user-centric, context-specific solutions and advice to decision makers. Our multidisciplinary and multi-cultural team of 70+ professionals spread across Asia, Africa, DC and London exemplify extensive experience in designing and applying research methods to co-design and co-produce useful research that is inclusive and relevant.

Our team of data scientists apply agile programming and ICT tools in order to deliver responsive and practical data and digital solutions—making for an innovative, technology-oriented business model that sets us apart in the international development space.

The international business community is taking notice of this unique approach: in 2021 alone, Athena Infonomics was recognized on The Financial Times, Nikkei Asia, and Statista’s High-Growth Companies Asia-Pacific 2021 ranking, and was selected as one of The Economic Times and Statista’s 2021 and 2022 India Growth Champions.

Core Responsibilities

  • Developing, connecting, publishing dashboards that enable data-driven decisions in consultation with design and project managers;
  • Exploring datasets to identify new opportunities ‘art of the possible’ visualizations (presenting data insights);
  • Integrate various datasets to build data models for visualization in Power BI or using data gateways
  • Developing and maintaining databases, reorganizing data in a readable format
  • Integrate quantitative and qualitative data to communicate compelling stories to diverse stakeholders
  • Leveraging skills of Graphic Design, User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX) to create elegant, engaging and well thought out dashboards in PowerBi or Tableau;
  • Developing technical documents and handbooks to accurately represent application design and code.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Master’s degree in Mathematics or related area of study;
  • Minimum 4 years of experience on Power BI connecting to various sources both on premise and in cloud configuring and scheduling data refresh, language translations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; A diverse technical background with experience in the development of enterprise scale Business Intelligence (BI) and dashboard/reporting solutions;
  • Expertise in business analytics, data analytics and reporting; Business process knowledge to transform the data in a way that’s geared towards the needs of end users;
  • Interest in new technologies and techniques and research ongoing industry developments;
  • Advanced SQL skills or ability to shape data within Tableau/Tableau Prep Creativity and problem-solving oriented with ‘an eye’ for design, attention to detail, aesthetics, branding and visual communication;
  • Proficiency in any two of Excel, Python, R language, PowerBI, Tableau;
  • Knowledge and experience of working with Adobe InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop (preferred, not mandatory;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to communicate effectively with teams with various background;
  • Comfort working with multicultural teams across countries and time zones;
  • Ability to perform under pressure and meet deadlines.

Additional Requirements

  • This position requires successful completion of a reference check and employment verification.
  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
  • Only candidates who have India work authorization will be considered.

Athena’s Work Culture

At Athena, we function in an outcomes-based work environment with flexible hours and a high level of autonomy. Professional development and thought leadership are key elements of our business model: we support our team members’ professional growth through on-the-job training, and we encourage the cultivation of our colleagues’ personal brands through participation in panels, events, publications, and other thought-leadership opportunities. We embrace a transparent, open work environment with meaningful leadership pathways for those with inventive ideas and initiatives.


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Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for further steps.

Athena Infonomics is an Equal Opportunities Employer

Athena Infonomics is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.