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Our client is Asia’s leading media organisation, engaging minds and enriching lives across multiple languages and platforms.The company's core business is publishing of newspapers, magazines and books in both print and digital editions. It also owns other digital products, online classifieds, radio stations and outdoor media.
The digital arm of the Company specialises in making the news stories exciting with the stunning interactive features. The team is looking to hire a Data Visualisation Designer
If you are passionate for journalism, data and design and take initiative to devise original and imaginative ways to tell visual stories, you may the one we are looking for. Data Visualisation Designer would be expected to work closely with journalists, developers, designers, and editors on a daily basis.
Come up with data visualisation design through interactive infographics
Carry out investigative journalism/research with journalists using data, including conducting interviews and finding/verifying data sources
Demonstrate editorial judgement, creativity and flair
Work with front-end web developers to produce interesting and innovative visual stories
Use various statistics and data science tools for data parsing, scraping and wrangling
Manage workflow and process for data-driven stories in the newsroom
Use analytics to evaluate stories and propose changes to workflow, concepts
You have a bachelor’s degree in data science, mathematics, statistics, computer science and at least 2 year's experience in a data visualization role
Experienced with one or more common databases, SQL, scripting languages (R, Python, Perl)
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Familiar with the latest digital storytelling trends
Familiar with the common data APIs, facebook graph API, google API
Experience in journalism (including internship) is an advantage