The Wall Street Journal is seeking a Graphics Editor to join its award-winning visuals team in New York. The Editor will focus primarily on a weekly section about the week's news in business and finance for print and digital platforms. The Editor will be responsible for generating new ideas for visual storytelling with graphics, interactives and newsroom apps.
Prior experience in a newsroom, with excellent news, storytelling and design judgement.
Experience with business news and charting.
Data is essential to our work, so the right candidate will have an interest in data journalism and associated tools, such as Excel, SQL, R and Python.
Good knowledge of responsive design and best practices for building 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.
Excellent communication skills.