Job Location: Atlantic Council Headquarters – Washington, DC
Employment Type: Full-Time
Seniority Level: Experienced
Job Category: Staff


The Atlantic Council is seeking an Associate Director, Data Visualization who will work closely with design leadership and cross-functional partners to develop visual storytelling. They will be a key member of the digital and data team and a strong advocate for content design. In this role they will have the opportunity to support the entirety of Atlantic Council’s digital experience, including engaging, user-friendly, high-quality design of editorial, events, and marketing content on the Council’s digital platforms.

This is a hybrid position requiring at least three days per week in our Washington, DC office. The Associate Director, Data Visualization will report to the Senior Graphic Designer. Pay is commensurate with experience, education, and organizational equity, with offers starting at $65,000.

Job responsibilities

Platform Management & Trainings

  • Execute data visualization, visual storytelling, and experiences.
  • Manage digital content platforms like Flourish and Ceros for staff to create digital first content. Provide guidance and training for staff on how to use these platforms.
  • Project manage workflow related to editorial digital products.
  • Assist centers in finding freelance data visualization designers to work on projects, provide technical and strategic guidance, and assist in the management of the process.

Design and Branding  

  • Conceptualize, design, and implement data visualization and visual storytelling projects.
  • Provide support on design projects.
  • Policy development and enforcement on data viz.  
  • Review and approve program-created data visualization in Flourish.
  • Update the data visualization style guide.
  • Contribute to digital marketing projects.
  • Collaborate with editorial on the design aspect of their digital products.


  • 4+ years experience in content-focused role in the journalism, digital marketing or design fields.
  • Experience building style guides and language systems across products and platforms.
  • A portfolio demonstrating human-centered design thinking and solutions.
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Exceptional command of grammar and punctuation.
  • Adept at “getting things done” in an environment of ambiguity and opportunity.
  • Advanced knowledge and use of design system tools (Figma, Flourish, Miro and Ceros) and project management tools (Jira,
  • Experience working in a non-profit or agency preferred.

All Atlantic Council employees are required to adhere to the Atlantic Council’s vaccination policy. All Atlantic Council employees must be fully vaccinated and boosted, and they must submit proof of both vaccination and COVID-19 booster shot on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through human resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment.

Please note: The Atlantic Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Federal civil rights law and District of Columbia civil rights regulations and policies, the Atlantic Council does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance program, political beliefs, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics covered by applicable law. The Atlantic Council provides reasonable accommodation for all qualified applicants needing assistance, employees whose disability, sincere religious belief, or other protected characteristics are protected by law, and bases all employment decisions on qualifications, merit, and business need. The Atlantic Council believes that equity and inclusion amongst our team members are critical to our success as a global organization, and seeks to recruit, develop, and advance the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Eligibility to work in the United Stated is confirmed with E-Verify; employment at the Atlantic Council is eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).