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Job description:

Interactive Graphic Artist

The Florida Times-Union and in Jacksonville, Fla., is looking for a graphic artist who can help us find new ways to represent and communicate data in digital and print forms. If your work shows ingenuity, risk-taking, self-reliance and overall awesomeness, then you're right for this position.


• Strong interactive portfolio showing knowledge of Adobe Flash and Action Script is required.

• Experience using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop to create graphics (maps, charts, diagrams, etc.) required.

• Illustration skills required.

• 3-D skills are a plus.

• Ability to create, query, map and analyze data required. Can work with data in Excel.

• Ability to work on the news cycle.

• Must be able to use conceptual thinking and imagination for our many topical and analysis-driven stories. Can work with a group to brainstorm ideas and execute them.

• Ability to organize information and create simple and stylish presentations.

• Strong understanding of Web/interactive design, including usability, compatibility, advantages and limitations.

• Knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, video/audio editing and Drupal is a plus.

• Understanding of different platforms including Web, mobile/iPhone and desktop apps is a plus.

• Experience with any of the following: information architecture, user experience, interactive design, wireframing, or user experience, preferred.

• Must be able to find new ways to represent and communicate data.

• Proven aptitude for quick, creative thinking with acute attention to detail on deadline.

• Ability to conduct interviews, gather research and report breaking news onsite.

• Basic copy editing skills required.• Ability to manage multiple projects and meet tight and long-term deadlines.

• Must have excellent communication, customer service and conflict resolution skills.

• College degree required.

• A minimum of two years of journalism experience preferred.


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Please include links to samples of your work in the body of your resume.

Thank you for understanding that due to the large volume of resumes received it is not possible to acknowledge receipt of each resume.


Unless otherwise instructed in the job description above, resumes and work samples should be sent to the contact name and address below:

Lorrie Washkewicz
HR Generalist
The Florida Times-Union
1 Riverside Avenue
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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Date of posting: 11/23/2010

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