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Indigo // helping farmers sustainably feed the planet
 
Design, Full Time    Boston, MA    Posted: Friday, September 20, 2019
 
   
 
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UX Data Analyst Co-op

Please Submit applicationsby 6am on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019.

Indigo is a company dedicated to harnessing nature to help farmers sustainably feed the planet. With a vision of creating a world where farming is an economically desirable & accessible profession, Indigo works alongside its growers to apply natural approaches, conserve resources for future generations, & grow healthy food for all. Utilizing beneficial plant microbes to improve crop health & productivity, Indigos portfolio is focused on cotton, wheat, barley, corn, soybeans, & rice. The company, founded by Flagship Pioneering, is headquartered in Boston, MA, with additional offices in Memphis, TN, Research Triangle Park, NC, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, & So Paulo, Brazil. www.indigoag.com

Join a fast-paced data team that thrives on solving tough data challenges that take the business forward. Use your existing UX Design expertise to bring clarity & usability to data, analysis, & modeling prototypes. Simplify data-driven messaging to Indigos primary customers, our growers. Learn about data, manipulation, analysis philosophy, & practical industry data science from the team.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use robust UX design, understanding of colors, & chart layout to clarify messaging in data presentations.
  • Facilitate 2-3 feedback meetings per week with our Agronomists to ensure that our designs & analysis are usable & on the right track.
  • Work with the data team, end-users, & developers to mockup multiple graphic presentations that are feasible to implement.
  • Learn to use dashboarding interfaces such as Google Data Studio & Looker to summarize complex data, models, patterns, & deal with missingness.
  • Review existing dashboards & simplify messaging to our users.
  • Learn to perform data manipulations & summarizations on messy datasets.
  • Graphically represent the journey of data to the end-product.
  • Use simple SQL statements to extract data from our core databases.
  • Understand & embody our purpose & core values
    • Excited by Indigos mission; believes that Indigo can fundamentally change the agriculture industry; can clearly articulate passion for our mission & values
    • Optimistic & innovative; solution-oriented; shows no signs of cynicism
    • Will be widely viewed as someone who personifies our core values, is committed to them, & leans on them when making decisions. Specifically:
      • Demonstrates a track record of high integrity - doing the right thing, owning mistakes, conducting oneself honestly
      • Values, communicates & interacts with others with high levels of transparency & respect
    • Collaborates well across functions; creates an inspiring & collegial work environment

COMPETENCIES

  • Be familiar with UX design for dashboards, mobiles, & desktop products.
  • Background in visual design & improving the usability of data-products is a bonus.
  • Understand fundamental data analysis & dashboarding principles.
  • Able to distill complex datasets into clean & balanced graphic presentations.
  • Consistently able to work within short deadlines.
  • Able to process ambiguous requirements into actionable graphics & data presentations.
  • Have a desire to learn more about data science & the data process in the industry.
 
 
 
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