The Wall Street Journal is the most trusted news organization in America and the best source of news and analysis for ambitious people. Our reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists around the world create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting. We're using the latest technology to develop new ways of publishing our journalism on a variety of platforms, experimenting with augmented reality and cutting-edge video and mobile storytelling formats. We’re looking for great journalists and innovative minds to join our newsroom as we continue to tell the important stories and further reinvent our journalism for digital priorities.
The Wall Street Journal is seeking a creative and highly talented graphic artist to join our team in New York creating deeply informative and engaging visual storytelling on a freelance basis.
A proven ability to tell stories in creative ways using high-quality graphics, animation, illustrations and video.
Can work in partnership with text reporters and editors to develop creative visual pieces that get to the heart of the story.
Should be expert with the tools needed to create 2D and basic 3D animations from scratch, as well as have the ability to create bespoke illustrations.
Should be able to produce finalized content for different platforms, such as mobile and social.
An ideal candidate would also have an interest in new technology, such as AR, VR, as well as have an interest in the core subjects the Wall Street Journal covers.
You should be a self-starting idea generator and your reel should demonstrate vision and versatility. An interest in creating innovative styles, video series and story templates is a plus. This is a three month contract position.
Strong preference will be given to those who can display skills as an expert editor and animation artist, create well-designed motion graphics and think out of the box about mobile video formats.
We expect to see at least three examples of video work that you have shot or edited yourself.
Applications should include a resume, cover letter and clips / reel.
Requisition ID 2017-30313
Business Area NEWS
Job Area1 News