Director, Information Graphics

Nov 06, 2012
Dec 06, 2012
Full Time
This person will work directly with editors and designers to conceptualize, create, and coordinate graphics, both internally and with outside vendors.
• They will be responsible for adapting print graphics to digital and TV, as well as building unique interactive graphics for multiple platforms.

• Serious candidates should have extensive knowledge of sports and statistical data visualization
• Minimum of 7 years’ experience at a website, newspaper, magazine, or studio that specializes in information graphics.
• Candidates should have experience creating interactive online graphics, maps and motion graphics, as well as overseeing subcontracted graphic artists.
• Should have an interest in social networking as it pertains to data, and knowledge of all relevant software.
• Candidates should have a clean, elegant, and sophisticated aesthetic, an ability to visualize complex ideas in a clear, accurate, and intelligent manner, and most of all, they should have an obsessive-compulsive approach to accuracy.
• Proficiency in HTML5, CSS3, Java Script
• Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop;
• Some knowledge of 3D rendering
• Experience building data-driven charts, maps, and 3D modeling

• Flash knowledge is a plus
• GIS Tools
•Bachelor’s Degree

•Advanced Degrees in Design