Deputy Graphics Editor

Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a talented data visualization expert to help guide its award-winning Graphics team in New York City. The candidate will primarily oversee data visualization in the newsroom, but should also be comfortable with different types of information graphics, interactive graphics and multimedia. The work will include setting standards, editing graphics, training staff and overseeing the development of data visualization tools. The ideal candidate should be familiar with working with both breaking news stories as well as deeply-reported multimedia projects.

This position is a rare opportunity to work in a world-class newsroom and drive innovative storytelling and bring life to stories in various topic areas, including global news, business, finance and markets. The ideal candidate must be passionate about conveying complex information clearly and accurately using skills in data, design and storytelling. Our work is seen by millions of people every day around the world and we are committed to the growth of visual journalism; the new Editor would continue to expand our ambitious goals.

Job requirements:

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in news visuals with a demonstrated ability to report, create and edit data visualizations.
  • Is meticulous, technical, organized and creative in a fast-paced, high-volume environment.
  • Is a team player who is a creative, flexible thinker and a problem solver.
  • Knowledge of web standards, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and relevant code libraries such as JQuery, D3.js, three.js and WebGL.
  • Comfortable representing the team to top newsroom editors and reporters, in addition to being able to give and receive feedback within the visuals team.
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.
  • Able to help reporters and editors learn new skills that will contribute to their visual storytelling.
  • The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Applications should include portfolio links, a resume and cover letter.

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Company Overview:

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

Equal Opportunity Employer:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets

Requisition ID 2017-29536

Job Locations USA-NY-NEW YORK

Job Function News/Editorial

Business Area NEWS/WSJ

Job Area1 News

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