[FT, Remote or NYC] Data Graphics Developer @ Insider

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Skye Gould

Nov 17, 2021, 3:24:53 AM11/17/21
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Insider Inc. is hiring a Data Graphics Developer to join our editorial Graphics Team to focus on designing and developing data visualizations and interactive graphics for our newsroom’s biggest stories. These projects could range from exclusive org charts of big banks and tech companies, deep dives into big data sets, and custom site design and development for feature packages.

The ideal candidate has proven experience working with reporters and editors across a newsroom to create high-quality visual stories and data visualizations. You will be expected to create fresh, compelling, and inspired graphics, while working within the established style guidelines of Insider.

You will work closely with our Design Director and other developers on the Graphics Team to determine the best ways to create effective and informative visuals for our readers.

The ideal candidate will have the following technical skills:

  • Digital design and development experience, preferably in a newsroom
  • Experience designing and building data visualizations and interactive information graphics
  • Fluent in JavaScript (specifically D3), HTML, CSS/SCSS
  • Expert use of Github
  • Experience with frameworks such as Svelte a plus
  • Experience with cartography tools, such as QGIS and Mapbox a plus
  • Ability to use Python or R and the ability to analyze and clean large datasets a plus
  • Expert knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite

Other desired skills that will make a candidate successful in this role:

  • Knowledge of principles and standards of journalism
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and work under deadlines
  • Smart, bold, and responsive approach to design
  • Ability to think big and not always conform
  • Ability to thoughtfully communicate and make the complex, simple
  • Strong organization and communication skills

This position is remote, with the opportunity to be based out of our New York office when we reopen. Insider offers competitive compensation packages complete with benefits.

If this sounds like your dream job, apply here with a single PDF containing your resume/CV and cover letter. If you’re passionate about this role but don’t have 100% of the experience we’re looking for, apply, we still want to hear from you!

For specific questions, please contact me directly - @ sgo...@insider.com 

If using LinkedIn's "Easy apply" option, please be sure to upload a new file to the "Resume" section. This file should be a single PDF containing your resume, a cover letter, and any relevant links.

If you’d like some tips on what makes a great resume and cover letter check out our best practices guide here: https://www.businessinsider.com/why-this-is-an-excellent-resume-2013-11.

About Insider:

Insider Inc. is the global media company behind Business Insider, Insider, and an ever-growing family of brands. Our mission is to inform and inspire the digital generation and become the most influential journalism brand in the world. We reach an audience of more than 375 million users with our stories that command attention and inspire action.

Our core value is effectiveness. We make things happen. We listen to each other, learn from each other, and take risks together. We understand that a diverse set of perspectives and an inclusive environment is critical to our success. All of this helps us get better everyday. Check out our mission, values and culture page (https://tinyurl.com/y4ezpddh) to learn more.

Skye Gould

Design Director

An Insider Inc. Publication

C: 954-649-1697

One Liberty Plaza, 8th FL, New York, NY 10006

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