Deputy Director of Data Visualization - Los Angeles Times

ApplyDirector17/11/201523/11/2015Los Angeles TimesLos Angeles, California, United StatesDatavizData SkillsHTMLCSSCodingThree.jsWebGLD3Leaflet.jsGame Engines360 VideoPythonGISRA robust portfolio of work that clearly shows creativity, conceptual clarity and an ability to communicate in a visually effective and engaging manner. Experience managing staff and daily production workflow. The ability to extract a story from data and tell it simply and effectively. Expertise in data visualization. Expertise in HTML, CSS and a programming language. Preferred skills: Three.js and WebGL; D3.js, Leaflet; Unity or Unreal game engines; 360 video production; Back-end and front-end development; Python, GIS and RWant to push the boundaries of visual storytelling with data visualization and virtual reality? Do you have a passion for telling stories that inform and entertain? Do you love the challenges of managing news coverage? The Los Angeles Times is looking for someone to help lead our team’s adventures in experimental and innovative storytelling, with an emphasis on virtual reality journalism and data visualization. The ideal candidate has a thirst for learning and a hunger to teach. We are committed to the Open Web and building experiences that work seamlessly from desktop to headset. Our goals include creating templates for streamlined production that can be open sourced for the benefit of journalism. This is the No. 2 position in the department, so you must have a track record of guiding others, collaborating with teams across disciplines and experience taking stories from pitch to publish.https://latimes.comNo