Data Visualisation Designer

Snaphunt Pte Ltd

Data Visualisation Designer

Snaphunt Pte Ltd


Job Nature: Permanent

Position Level: Experienced

Job Category: Editorial/Journalism , Publishing, Research & Development (R&D)

Qualification: Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

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  • Work within a leading employer in the Media & Entertainment industry

 

The Employer

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

 

The Job

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. You will be responsible for:

  • 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 judgment, 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

 

The Profile

  • 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)
  • Working knowledge of interactive data storytelling/visualization tools (Tableau, Microsoft Excel) and web infrastructure (JavaScript frameworks, including jQuery) an advantage
  • 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
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