Graphic Journalist - Vox

JournalistUnspecified21/08/2015VoxWashington D.C., United StatesHTMLCSSJavascriptjQueryD3IllustratorPhotoshopAfter EffectsGISMappingGraphics- Excellent news judgment; Ability to collect, research and analyze data from diverse sources - Expertise in online visualization tools, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript and relevant code libraries such as JQuery and D3.js. - Multimedia design skills; Expertise using Adobe Creative Suite tools (IIlustrator, Photoshop, After Affects) and other visualization tools. - GIS and online mapping experience. - Creativity to explore all forms of data visualization, from video to VR and from interactive maps to rich multimedia graphics. - Cooperation with our Multimedia Team and News Apps team to create motion graphics, graphic tools and data-driven graphic templates. - Capacity to react to breaking news and create infographics in tight deadlines and also to plan and edit for longer term projects.We’re looking for data-visualization journalists who can help us expand our coverage of stories that are best told through visual mediums. The ideal candidate should have a beat they are passionate about and experienced with, as well as a long list of story ideas that are best told through charts, graphs, maps, infographics, cartoons, and so on. This position also encourages writing, but in service of stories that are, first and foremost, grounded in graphics. The ideal candidate will also be a self-starter who is able to see and execute basic story ideas on their own. Cross-newsroom collaboration will be encouraged in this position, but it shouldn’t always be necessary.Apply