Data Visualisation Designer

Singapore Press Holdings Limited  

Job Description

Digital arm of English, Malay, Tamil MediaGroup within SPH group specialises in making the news stories exciting with the stunning interactive features. The team is looking for

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.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Experience Guidelines

  • Experience in a data visualization role
  • Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Familiar with the latest digital storytelling trends
  • Familiar with the common data APIs, facebook graph API, google API
  • Bachelor’s degree in data science, mathematics, statistics, computer science strongly preferred
  • 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
  • Experience in journalism (including internship) is an advantage

 

If you are interested, please apply with your detailed CV and design portfolio to us.


  • Permanent / Full Time
Singapore Press Holdings Limited  
Work Location
  • Toa Payoh
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