Interaction Designer, Data Visualization/News - New York Public Radio





DesignerUnspecified26/10/2015New York Public RadioNew York City, New York, United StatesDesignHTMLCSSSketchPhotoshopIllustratorFrame.jsInvisionJavascriptStatistics4+ years relevant work experience, including demonstrated experience in designing usable web-based interfaces (web, tablet, mobile). Expert CSS & HTML skills. Solid knowledge of Sketch or Adobe Photoshop (or Illustrator). Strong, clean visual design sense. Proven ability to act as a leader in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale, all within a user-centered design process. Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines. Understands the importance of user research and usability studies, and can drive gorilla style research Ability to swiftly tweak and troubleshoot design and interaction issues in a browser or on a mobile device. Experience with news and journalism, and the quick-turnaround nature of our business. Excellent problem-solving skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build good working relationships. Knowledge of prototyping tools (framerjs, invision, pure javascript, etc) a plus. Understanding of statistical concepts a plusNew York Public Radio seeks an interaction designer with proven information-design, data-visualization and user-experience skills with a passion for news, data, and projects that are both useful and playful. As a part of WNYC's Data News Team, you will work hand-in-hand with reporters, producers and editors to build news visualizations and interactive projects produced by WNYC News, The Brian Lehrer Show, New Jersey Public Radio and other news/information services of New York Public Radio. You will work as part of an agile team and be integrated with the product-design and developer staffs of New York Public Radio as a whole. Responsibilities: Participate in conceiving data news visualizations and interactives. Develop storyboards, mockups, prototypes and finished visuals and interactives. Assist with ongoing development to improve the look/feel and experience of WNYC News and editorial content, including building data tools and guidelines for journalists. Engage in local and open-source communities for data visualization and news-application design Maintain awareness of industry trends in technology, data news, design and media. This includes programming, content, community, user interfaces and information architectureApplyhttp://www.wnyc.orgNo