POLITICO, Visual Web Producer

Closing date
15 Jul 2022
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Visual Web Producer


POLITICO is looking for a visual producer to join our expanding newsroom.

This full-time role will work within our Production team to enhance our use of data visualization, ensuring that our visual output is consistently creative, impactful and of the highest quality. 

The successful candidate will work as part of a wider team of producers and visual producers tasked with ensuring everything we publish is clean, correct and visually attractive for readers.

POLITICO is a pioneering and growing media company that covers the politics, policy and personalities of the European Union, with journalists in Brussels, London, Paris and Berlin.


  • Improve the quality of visual storytelling across POLITICO’s coverage on all platforms, using data visualization
  • Develop innovative, creative ways to tell stories using visuals
  • Enhance the newsroom’s capability and visual skill


  • Help to identify the most efficient way to tell a story visually — whether by infographics, maps, illustration, photo-illustration or photography
  • Research and analyze data to pitch and produce infographics across a range of topics
  • Help to guide the newsroom’s use of infographics — by producing them and by teaching reporters and editors what makes a good graphic
  • Proactively suggest new ways to tell stories and work with reporters and editors to test those ideas
  • Work within the Production team to publish and promote articles, alerts and newsletters, ensuring each piece of content is creative, impactful and of the highest possible quality
  • Work shifts and weekends on a rotational basis as part of the production team
  • Work with the Audience Development Editor and fellow producers to grow our readership and impact on social media platforms


  • Experience with data analysis/visualization/presentation tools essential; graphic design experience (Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign) and/or digital photo editing experience preferred
  • Experience working in a newsroom environment and the proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Experience with HTML or content management systems
  • Written and verbal fluency in English is a must; proficiency and/or fluency in a second language is preferred
  • Candidates should have acute attention to detail and accuracy, as well as enthusiasm to be a team player
  • POLITICO is a 24/7 publication and producers are expected to be available to work different shifts to meet publishing needs

Application Instructions & Further Details

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send a CV and motivation letter in English outlining why you’re right for this role. Priority application deadline is June 19.

Questions? Contact recruitment@politico.eu with the subject line: Visual Web Producer. Please apply, however, via the online form.

Location: Brussels
Employment level: Full-time
Type of role: Specialist

Updated: June 9, 2022
Job ID: 00192


POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy.

With publications based in Washington, D.C., New York and Brussels - and continued expansion into various state capitals in the United States - POLITICO has one of the most robust and rapidly expanding roster of journalists covering politics and policy in the world.

Since its launch in 2007, POLITICO has delivered journalism about politics and policy making that is more authoritative in its sophistication and nonpartisan perspective than any competitor; that is more useful to people with a professional interest in public affairs; and that is more fun to read for a community of people who love the drama and sheer sport of politics.

The central mission of POLITICO, from birth to our current period of growth, has been to help sustain and vastly expand nonpartisan political and policy journalism.

We all believe informing readers and holding leaders accountable is and will forever be essential to smart governance, regardless of shifts in technology and consumption habits.

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