Graphics/Multimedia Editor — Elections
The New York Times Company
 New York, NY

Job Description

The New York Times is looking for a front-end developer to join the Graphics and Upshot teams that produce interactive maps, data visualizations, statistical forecasts and election results for all publishing platforms. This is a temporary Guild position for the 2020 election year.

You'll be a part of The Times's ambitious election results operation, which is responsible for designing, building and delivering live results to a large national audience. You'll work in the newsroom alongside editors, designers and developers to conceive and execute new features.

Candidates should demonstrate excellence in the conceptualization, design and technical execution of features like interactive maps, live visualizations and the pages that display them.

As part of your cover letter, please describe or link to an example of an interactive visualization or web page you've created on deadline.

Requirements

  • Expertise in the development of interactive graphics or websites
  • Expertise in HTML/CSS and JavaScript
  • Interest in covering elections and politics
  • Skill in interface design and traditional information graphic design

This is a temporary Guild position

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