Interactive Graphic Editor - American Association for the Advancement of Scienc

ApplyEditorUnspecified23/11/2015American Association for the Advancement of SciencWashington D.C., United StatesJavascriptDatavizHTMLCSSD3jQueryBackbone.jsAngular.jsDjangoPHPSQLRStatisticsPhotoshopIllustratorDrupalWordPressExtensive university or college-level training leading to a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience; A minimum of 5 years of experience creating and maintaining web applications with an emphasis on front end and javascript technologies; Experience in developing front-end javascript interactive graphics on a variety of deadlines; Experience and deep understanding of development with HTML and CSS; Experience with D3, JQuery, backbone, Angular or other visualization tools; Experience with back-end technologies (RoR, Django,PHP); Practical knowledge of statistical analysis (SQL, R or other packages); Experience of mobile-first development; Good understanding and design skills with Adobe Creative Suite; Some experience with Drupal and WordPress are a plus, as well as 3d applications and video FX and editing; Familiarity with design basics like typography, color and information architecture in a storytelling context; Experience in a news/information setting is a plusThe American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) seeks a curious, energetic and creative Interactive Graphics Editor to report and illustrate complex and challenging scientific topics. The incumbent will pitch and develop useful, elegant, and compelling interactive explanatory graphics and data visualizations. The incumbent will create and maintain cutting-edge site features and applications that further enhance our interactive, social, dynamic user experience. In a content-driven, fast paced environment, the incumbent will create user features and performance optimizations; collaborate with product and project managers; collaborate with design, back-end and infrastructure teams; write scalable, reusable, highly performant, responsive front-end code.