The Elevate Data Visualization Show
By Elevate Dataviz Show
The Elevate Data Visualization ShowOct 20, 2023
#17 - What would you pursue if you didn't have "serious" work?
If you were going to take a break from “serious” work to work on something just because it would be really interesting, what would you do?
#16 - 4 Dataviz Standards & Practices that We Disagree With
Today we're sharing our dataviz pet peeves. We'll each share a “best practice”, process, or way of thinking that has always bothered us in our field. What's yours?
#15 - A day in the Life of a Dataviz Designer
We take you on board with our daily routine in this episode. We talk coffee, early workout and late design sessions but also little tips & tricks we use to maintain a clear schedule.
#14 - Ethical Considerations for Data Visualization
We speak often about design considerations to make a good dataviz, what about the ethics of it? In this episode, we talk about considering context, people behind the data, data ownership, bothsideism and more...
#13 Datasets nightmares (and how to fix them)
Dirty data: common problems we encounter when we get a dataset and how we deal with it.
#12 A Candid Look at Careers and Growth in the Dataviz Field
In this episode, we share a candid look into our careers and growth in the dataviz field. How did we start out, how did things change unexpectedly, and do we see ourselves evolving out of the dataviz space?!
#11 How to Choose the Right Pricing Model for Data Visualization Freelancing
Are you struggling to figure out how to price your dataviz services? It can be overwhelming with so many pricing models to choose from. We'll talk about our experiences and the advantages and disadvantages of different models.
#10 Pitching data-driven stories like a pro
In this episode, we share how you can effectively pitch a data-driven story to a news outlet! We cover what to include, who to send it to, and what kind of response you can expect. We also touch on how a project and book proposal compare!
#9 Data Viz Freelancing: How to Get Prepared Before Going Solo
In this episode, we discuss what you can start doing TODAY to prepare yourself for a jump to freelancing (from being a full-time employee). We each share what we're glad we did before jumping, and what we wish we had done!
#8 DataViz Reimagined: A Vision for the Field's Future
In this week's episode of the Elevate Dataviz Show, we're rounding up 2022 - talking about what we've learnt this year and what we're looking forward to in 2023.
#7 Dataviz that Captivates: How to Use Emotion to Enhance Your Design
In this episode, we discuss emotion in dataviz. Should you use it? When and how do you use it?
#6 DataViz Creativity: Habits and Rituals for Staying Inspired
In this week's episode of the Elevate Dataviz Show, we share our personal dataviz and freelance habits and rituals.
#5 Creating a Killer DataViz Portfolio: Tips and Tricks
In this week's episode of the Elevate Dataviz Show, we share our top tips to building a portfolio of dataviz projects when you don't have an employer or clients! Should you do a personal project or reach out to a non-profit? Should you work for free? We share what worked for us and more.
#4 Are Data visualization Awards Useful? A debate - Elevate Data Visualization Show
In this episode, we explore the merits of dataviz awards. What value do they bring? What are the pitfalls? What's a good alternative?
#3 DataViz Roles and Titles: A Beginner's Guide with Zan Armstrong
In this episode, we explore what we call ourselves (dataviz designer? dataviz engineer? information design specialist??) and why it matters. This topic was inspired by Zan Armstrong's slack post, and she joins us on the show today to share her perspective.
#2 Data Viz Experimentation: Out-of-the-box Ideas for Visualizing Data (Part II)
In this episode, Gabby and Alli share what they're experimenting with right now and how they're integrating it into their work.
#1 Data Viz Experimentation: Out-of-the-box Ideas for Visualizing Data (Point I)
Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Elevate Dataviz Show featuring Alli Torban, Duncan Geere, Gabrielle Merite, and Will Chase. In this episode, we share what we're experimenting with right now and how we're integrating it into our dataviz practice.