I am designer working with a publication house.My seniors want to create some interactive graphics and GUI designs for their stories.But the problem is that I dont have any specific language (i.e. java,css,c++ etc) experience. So, can anybody guide that from where I can I start to learn languages which are relevent to GUI? What are the thing should be kept in mind while learning languages? for the reference as what we want to design please see the link below:- http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2012/02/13/us/politics/2013-budget-propo...
you obviously have very good design skills - that was some very good work! the trick with designing stuff like what you see in the nyt piece you originally linked to is also a good understanding of how to present information in an informative way that is also very visually exciting.
you might want to look around at other data visualizations - here's a starting list, for example: