Visual Journalist, Editorial Design

Axios — Company based in Anywhere

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Quick Take: Axios is a new digital media company that gets you smarter, faster with news that matters. We're hiring a Visual Journalist, Editorial Design.
 
Why it Matters: You will help shape the visual look of Axios on a day-to-day basis, using editorial illustration and photo judgement.
 
Go Deeper:  The Visuals team is part of a larger interdisciplinary design team that is embedded within the newsroom — we take the lead on everything from charts and interactives to illustrations and custom story design.
 
The Details: We all benefit from helping each other work smarter, faster. We want to delight our readers every single time they visit us. We’re looking for the following skillset:
  • Fast learner with an ability to work in a collaborative environment 
  • Passion for thinking intellectually and abstractly on a broad range of news topics 
  • Familiarity with Adobe Suite, mainly Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
  • Good eye for what makes a photo interesting, and how the right photo can put a unique angle on a news item
  • Experience with 3-D modeling is a plus
  • Past experience in the media industry is a plus
  • Basic understanding of Processing, openFrameworks and other ways to employ parametric design is a plus
 
Don't Forget:
  • Competitive salary 
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave 
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Learning and development stipend
 

How to apply

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