Open Data Visualization Lead

Toronto, ON

Post Date: 04/30/2017 Job ID: 11756 Category: Architect - Data/Information

Position: Open Data Visualization Lead

Duration: 9 Months

Location: Downtown Toronto 

Introduction: As part of our client' s  commitment to  Open Data, they have  created a project swat team which is tasked with the objective of developing and launching a new, citizen-centric, service-oriented Open Data web site and visualization portal by September 2017 which will provide an exceptional customer experience to citizens, businesses and communities who want to leverage our client' s  Open Data.

The Open Data Web Development Lead will drive the development of the Open Data website and visualization portal in collaboration with all relevant stakeholders to ensure that our client  releases an  Open Data web site and visualization portal which meets and/or exceeds public expectations in alignment with their  Data Master Plan


Experience and Qualifications:
  1. 5+ years' experience demonstrating the ability to participate in, co-ordinate and lead cross- functional, multi-disciplinary teams to design, develop and launch innovative web designs and data visualizations
  2. 2+ years' experience in eliciting stakeholder feedback and requirements
  3. 5+ years' experience in creating accessible and intuitive content for the web
  4. 2+ years' experience working with data and related data standards

Technical Abilities:
  1. Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills
  2. Experience work with various data visualization platforms, systems, and tools
  3. Proficiency with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  4. Knowledge of User Experience Design principles
  5. Knowledge of AODA (Accessibility) standards as applied to web content and web sites


Targeted Deliverables:

The Open Data Visualization Lead is responsible for the following deliverables:
  • Open Data visualization best practices, guidelines and requirements
  • Updates to our client' s  Open Data Master Plan
  • Strategies, requirements and implementation roadmaps for Open Data visualization products and services
  • Transition plan for migrating the our client' s  existing Open Data catalogue into the new Open Data Visualization portal
  • Process and tools for gathering information and analytics regarding the usage of Open Data sets

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