T Interactive Story Designer - The New York Times

DesignerUnspecified03/09/2015The New York TimesNew York City, New York, United StatesJavascriptHTMLCSSVideoAudioPhotographyGame MechanicsTypographyUX SkillsjQueryUnderscoreBackbone.jsRequire.jsDesignGitPHPRuby on RailsExpertise with web development — especially using Javascript, HTML and CSS — is required, and experience with news, video, audio, photography and game mechanics is a plus. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional portfolio demonstrating excellent visual sensibilities, a solid understanding of layout, typography and UX, as well as passion for storytelling. Expertise in client-side Web development across multiple platforms, including Javascript, HTML and CSS. Experience with Javascript frameworks such as jQuery, Underscore, Backbone and Require, and the ability to learn new frameworks. A pragmatic innovator whose solutions elicit responses that justify the effort and investment. Demonstrated ability to create presentations that intelligently incorporate audio, video, still images and text. Strong visual & interactive design skills – a clear grasp of typography, layout, color, motion, and behavior. Ability to convey interactive story ideas and complex interactions with wire-frames or prototypes. Basic knowledge of Git is a must. Experience working with server-side languages, such as PHP and Ruby, is a plus. Attention to detail and excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to meet deadlines and to adapt to change in a daily, unpredictable news production environment. Experience working collaboratively with members of a mixed-media team. Willingness to work a flexible schedule that may include nights and weekends. A keen interest in and knowledge of NYTimes.com’s competitors, both in the United States and abroad.T is looking for a technology savvy interactive story designer/editor to work closely with its story, photo and video editors to craft visually rich experiences for stories across multiple platforms. This person will be primarily devoted to T but also work closely with The New York Times digital design group, to assure best practices and fostering a team atmosphere across departments. They will need to develop compelling online presentations of core print offerings like “In the Air” and “By the Numbers,” conceive custom treatments for specialized recurring web features like “The Making Of,” and build interactive one-offs, like panoramic deep dives into the work of individual designers. We also need this person to effectively showcase our high-volume event coverage of Fashion Weeks in New York, Paris, London, and Milan, as well as other important cultural events, like art fairs and film festivals.Applyhttp://www.nytimes.com/No