Senior/Journalist, Interactive Graphics
Mediacorp
Singapore
4h ago

Description

As an interactive graphics journalist, you are expected to produce interactive features, graphics and widgets that enhance our storytelling and take it to the next level.

You will work in a cross-functional team with editorial, coding and design capabilities to help produce pieces that enrich our strong brand of journalism at CNA.

We're looking for a person who thinks there is an interesting story to tell through data and data visualisation when it comes to everything from world events to local life.

We want you to help our readers see a bigger picture and understand trends, and how it can impact them.

Requirements

  • At least 3-5 years' experience in the news industry, demonstrating news, data and design judgement
  • Ability to scrape data and visualise it in the form of charts, graphs and graphics
  • Ability to tell a story with numbers
  • A good degree in a relevant discipline
  • Ability to code (JavaScript, Python, etc); familiarity with data visualisation libraries such as D3.js and MapboxGL.js
  • Experience with GIS
  • Good knowledge of responsive design and best practices for designing and optimising stories for mobile devices
  • Good knowledge of layout, typography, colour and interaction design
  • Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines
  • Able to use coding skills to help other journalists find / verify data sources & clean and analyse data
  • Thank you for your interest and application to this role. Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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