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The Wall Street Journal is seeking an experienced Graphics Editor to join its award-winning visuals team in New York. The editor will focus primarily on graphics related to Finance, which is a vital part of our coverage. The editor will also have opportunities to work on stories related to other coverage areas, including business, technology, U.S. and World news coverage. The editor will be responsible for working in teams to drive innovative storytelling with graphics, interactives and newsroom apps that are created for digital and print. The editor will collaborate with the broader newsroom to drive more visual and interactive storytelling and maintain high quality work on all platforms.
The editor will be responsible for generating new ideas and creating visual stories with graphics, interactives and newsroom apps.
The editor will be part of a growing focus on visual journalism at WSJ and will participate in ideas around new workflows and processes in a fast-paced and cross-platform newsroom.
As well as creating visual stories, the editor will contribute to editing graphics.
A minimum of two years of experience in a newsroom
Experience with business news graphics, charting and other data visualization techniques
Experience with data journalism and associated tools, such as Excel, SQL, R and Python
Good knowledge of responsive design and best practices for building stories for mobile devices
Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines
Able to train reporters and editors to learn new skills that will contribute to their visual storytelling
The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment
Excellent communication skills
Applications should include portfolio links, a resume and cover letter.
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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video. Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 36 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism. The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).
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