Graphics Journalist

Job Description

Reuters is looking for an innovative and energetic graphics journalist to help transform our news file in Asia. The graphics journalist will create static and interactive graphics to accompany news stories across a spectrum of topics.

The graphics journalist will be expected to work swiftly and confidently to meet tight deadlines, producing graphics commissioned by the newsroom as well as generating original ideas for graphics and visual stories. Strong design skills also desirable and the ability to create technical or artistic illustrations is a plus.

In addition to technical know-how, candidates should possess strong interpersonal skills. The post requires the ability to collaborate with graphics colleagues in New York and London as well as photo, video, and text reporters around the world.

Essential day-to-day responsibilities:

The graphics journalist 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.

This position reports to the Deputy Head of Graphics in Singapore.

Requirements:

  • Strong design skills
  • Knowledge of applications Excel, Adobe Creative suite
  • Knowledge of mapping tools such as QGIS or similar
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiasm, curiosity and numeracy
  • Illustration capabilities are a plus
  • Proficiency with HTML, CSS and javascript is desirable


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.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

To learn more about what we offer, please visit thomsonreuters.com/careers .

More information about Thomson Reuters can be found on thomsonreuters.com.

Locations
Singapore-Singapore


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