Interactive Graphic Journalist - Bloomberg





JournalistUnspecified21/08/2015BloombergNew York City, New York, United StatesData SkillsDatavizDesignD3JavascriptHTMLCSSQGISArcGISTopoJSONIllustratorInDesignPhotoshopThree.jsWebGLPostGISStatisticsRGraphicsStrong reporting, research, and time-management skills are critical. Our team works in a newsroom and under deadline. Promising candidates will be as comfortable creating data-driven infographics for a breaking news story as they are crafting multimedia experiences for an investigative piece or feature. Whatever the project, a passion for journalism, data, and design is essential, as is a solid understanding of digital tools, trends, and infrastructure. Collaboration is a hallmark of the team. All members are expected to seek the input of colleagues and view constructive criticism as a way to improve their work. Technical chops are important. The interactive graphic journalist works closely with the R&D team to collaborate on specific interactives and to evolve our publishing platform and graphic storytelling tools. Qualifications - Bachelor's or advanced degree; journalism, design, or related discipline a plus; - 1+ year of experience working in journalism, graphics, or design, preferably for a digital property; - 2+ years of experience creating multimedia infographics; - Knowledge of data visualization and UI design; - Experience with D3, Javascript, HTML5, CSS; - Experience with QGis, ArcGIS, Topojson; - Expertise in standard design tools (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop); - Ability to work on multiple projects and manage priorities and deadline. Pluses: - Experience with Three.JS, WebGL, PostGIS, and Data Wrangling; - Experience with statistical computing and graphics software, such as RBloomberg is seeking a talented and motivated graphic journalist to create interactive infographics for Bloomberg's web and media platforms. This digital storyteller will work closely with award-winning writers, editors, designers, analysts, and coders on the Bloomberg Graphics team to create multimedia infographics, data-driven visual experiences, interactive maps, and static graphics (http://www.bloomberg.com/graphics). The interactive graphic journalist participates in all aspects of the graphic-creation process: pitching ideas, collaborating with reporters, conceptualizing and designing, analyzing data sets, storyboarding ideas, writing copy, and coding the experience.Applyhttp://bloomberg.comNo