Position Designer ( Editorial Data Visualization & Infographics )
Location Manhattan
Starts January / early February 2020
Duration Full Time
Status Full Time
Rate DOE
Our client, a major name in the media / publishing world, is seeking a Designer focusing on Editorial Data Visualization and Infographics to join their team, full time.

Designer Responsibilities:
- Collaborate closely with writers and editors to concept and create information graphics and data visualizations for print and digital platforms
- Contribute to other visual stories, including custom videos, which are created in the department

Designer Requirements:
- 3+ years of experience (ideally in a newsroom), with excellent news, data and design judgment.
- Ability to push the team ( specifically writers / editors ) to think visually
- Editing and visual journalism skills with at least one or two specialties that might include design, coding, cartography, animation or data visualization
- Editorial skills to best frame opinion content and analysis in visual form
- Experience with and interest in business / economic news / interest in political news coverage, especially polling and voter data
- Knowledge of responsive design and best practices for designing stories for mobile devices
- Fluent in the Adobe Creative Suite, Excel (for data visualization) and openness to learn proprietary tools

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc197@jobalert.creativecircle.com