Interactive Designer - Baltimore Sun

Designer10/11/201518/11/2015The Baltimore SunBaltimore, Maryland, United StatesDesignCodingGraphicsHTMLCSSJavascriptPhotoshopIllustratorCMSPHPmySQLPythonScrapingDatavizARCview* Bachelor's degree in journalism, graphic design, web development or related field * Excellent front-end design and coding skills * Experience creating online graphics * Data visualization skills and experience * High-level HTML and CSS skills * High-level scripting skills, including JavaScript. * Intermediate to advanced skill level in Adobe CS * Experience working with Content Management Systems * Familiarity with web programming and databases, including PHP, mySQL, Python, etc * Familiarity with web scraping methods * Willingness to create print infographics * Must work well in a team, have the ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment, and adapt constructively to change * Must be technically savvy and able to quickly master new processes and software tools quickly * Proficiency in creating maps using ARCview a plus * Some weekend work hours may be required * Journalism background preferredThe Baltimore Sun is looking for a versatile Interactive Designer who can create data visualizations and graphics across all platforms and assist with general website upkeep and development tasks. - Design and execute a wide variety of graphics for online and print that help explain difficult concepts and present many layers of information at a glance. - Create data visualizations for online and print that provide context and deeper understanding of news stories. - Create interactive-only standalone graphics in addition to converting print graphics to interactive. - Work independently with reporters and editors to collect and organize information for graphics and data visualizations. - Assist in the maintenance of, and other editorial websites. - General technology and production tasks related to the news.Apply