The Wall Street Journal is looking for a creative visual journalist to drive innovative design and illustration throughout the graphics portfolio.
You will work on both fast-turnaround and longer-term news and enterprise projects that cross a number of coverage areas, such as business, technology, finance, energy, health & science, and investigations. You will play an important role in our creative process, supporting how we showcase our work on and off-platform with engaging promotional art. You will create rich information graphics and illustrations as part of story designs and interactive stories. We're looking for someone who is endlessly curious and comfortable in a role at the intersection of digital journalism and design.
While you may start this job remotely, you will eventually be based in our New York office. You will report to one of our visual editors.
- Work with graphics team members across the department and help develop promotional art for stories.
- Create rich information graphics and illustrations that advance our design and storytelling.
- Identify and pitch visual opportunities for themes and news topics that are editorial priorities or timely off-the-news stories.
- Align the scope of work with deadline needs.
- Create smart user experiences for visual stories across WSJ platforms and external platforms.
- Help review and provide feedback on other visual stories that are created in the department.
- Help reporters and editors learn new skills that will contribute to their visual storytelling.
- Work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.
- At least two years of experience working as an editorial designer or illustrator for digital purposes.
- Expertise with Adobe design software.
- At least one or two specialties that might include 3D, animation or data visualization.
- Demonstrable expertise in design, including visual (color, typography, layout) and experience design.
- Good knowledge of responsive design, the technical nuances of the digital landscape, and best practices for designing for mobile devices.
- Flexibility to work weekends or evenings as required by news needs
- The initiative to take on and learn new tasks
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: Art/Graphics Group
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Req ID: 29575