NBC Universal Senior Visual Journalist - NBC News Digital in New York, New York

Job Number 33592BR

Job Title Senior Visual Journalist - NBC News Digital

Business Segment NBC News and MSNBC

Sub-Business News Digital

Posting Category Digital Media

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Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New York

City New York

Responsibilities

Are you bored of how the news is being told the same way over and over again? This is your chance to break the mold. NBC News Digital is seeking an innovative Senior Visual Journalist to bring stories to life across all digital platforms and break the internet.

This is a job at the forefront of journalism’s digital future, and the ideal candidate is creative, innovative and agile, with a passion for the intersection of visual journalism and technology.

Job Duties

Working with a team of top journalists across all formats, you will create compelling digital experience, including VR/AR, data visualizations, dynamic interactive features, and rich cross-format multimedia packages.

The candidate must be able to handle projects from start to finish - from major breaking news to special enterprise packages. They should be experienced in visualizing information in compelling ways and write clean and efficient code.

The candidate will have advanced design and technical skills, expertise working as a front-end developer and a track record of conceptualizing and implementing creative digital projects. Other responsibilities include creating templates, code libraries and widgets.

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years UI/UX experiences in digital media

  • Experience with modern Web technologies (HTML, CSS, SASS, Javascript and JQuery, d3 and additional visualization libraries)

  • Expertise in digital design theories including but not limited to typography, responsive web design and color theory

  • Ability to execute creative plans, wireframes, navigation flows, and style guides.

  • Strong research and reporting background

  • Interested in VR/ARAdditional Job Requirements

  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered

  • Must be willing to work in New York

  • Willingness to work on weekends and through breaking news events

Desired Characteristics

Desired Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent experience

  • Familiarity working with APIs

  • Audio and video skills a plus

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Team player with excellent collaborative skills

  • Ability to work on deadline and under pressure on multiple projects

  • Excellent knowledge of data tools such as spreadsheets and databases

  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite

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