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Dow Jones Graphics Reporter in LONDON, United Kingdom

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Job Description:

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a Graphics Reporter to join its award-winning visuals team based in our London office. The Graphics Reporter will work closely with other reporters, editors and visual journalists to create news graphics, interactive stories, multimedia and data visualizations with a focus on business, finance, and world news coverage.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with reporters, editors and other visual journalists to generate new ideas.

  • Create concepts for new approaches to visual storytelling.

  • Create graphics and interactives for all platforms.

  • Create graphics and interactives for both breaking news and longer-term projects.

  • Research and report original visual stories.

  • Contribute to editing other visual stories that are created in the department.

Job requirements:

  • Prior experience in a newsroom, with excellent news, data and design judgment.

  • A creative vision and willingness to share and collaborate on new ideas.

  • Strong visual journalism skills with at least one or two specialties that might include design, coding, 3D, animation or data visualization.

  • A good understanding and appreciation of business and international news.

  • Good knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript, and its libraries, especially D3.

  • An interest in data journalism and associated tools, such as Excel, SQL, R and Python.

  • Good knowledge of responsive design and best practices for designing stories for mobile devices.

  • Good knowledge of layout, typography, color and interaction design.

  • Able to work quickly and efficiently under tight deadlines.

  • Able to help reporters and editors learn new skills that will contribute to their visual storytelling.

  • The initiative to take on and learn new tasks in a fast-moving environment.

  • Curiosity and excellent communication skills.

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Business Area: NEWS/WSJ

Job Category: Art/Graphics Group

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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 38 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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Req ID: 19017

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