Data Visualisation Developer
Reuters is looking for a front-end web developer to work with the graphics team building news-driven data visualizations. The Data Visualization Developer will create interactive graphics and multimedia packages for news stories and other forms of visual story telling.
Along with an interest in data and how to visualize it in a meaningful way, candidates should have first-class news judgment, an understanding of financial concepts and strong organizational skills. This work will be featured on Reuters.com and the products of our customers. Candidates must demonstrate a genuine understanding of design and stay abreast of new techniques and tools for presenting information visually and interactively.
This position reports to the Deputy Head of Graphics in Singapore.
Essential day-to-day responsibilities:
The developer will create visual order from disparate concepts or amorphous data sets, applying logic and research to create information designs that add clarity, tell a story and emphasize key insights.
The successful candidate will work on a wide range of subjects including political and general news, financial news, companies, sports, climate and science.
- Knowledge of mapping tools such as QGIS and TopoJSON.
- Familiarity with Less, Sass, Gulp or similar tools for compiling and minimizing CSS.
- Familiarity with back-end web technologies including Python and Ruby - web frameworks such as PHP, Rails, Django or node.js is a plus.
- The ability to collaborate with others is essential. The job requires working with graphics colleagues in New York, London and Singapore, and with text reporters, photographers and video crews around the world.
At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 25,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.
As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.
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