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Design and data visualization fellowship (FALL/WINTER)

Editorial | New York, NY | Internship

Job Description

Insider Inc. is looking for a design and data visualization fellow to join the newsroom's graphics team starting in September.

The Insider Fellowship Program is for early career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and by the end of six months are prepared for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see here.

On the graphics team, daily assignments include maps, charts, infographics, data visualizations, and story art that is both informative and engaging to our readers. To get a sense of the range of work, check out our Tumblr or this link. As a graphic design fellow, you'll gain valuable experience collaborating with journalists and designers in a fast-paced and fun work environment. You will have the creative freedom to pitch and develop your own ideas and your work will be published on a daily basis to our large audience.

For the graphics team, we’re looking for someone with:

Technical skills:

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

  • Mac proficiency

  • Experience with data visualization, especially map and chart making

  • Strong typography and layout skills

  • Experience with animation, interactive graphics, D3 JavaScript, HTML and CSS not a requirement, but a plus

Additional things we are looking for:

  • You have a passion for visual storytelling and journalism 

  • You know how to work under a deadline and juggle multiple projects at a time

  • You’re social media savvy 

  • You're a confident designer, comfortable pitching and defending your work

This is an hourly paid fellowship based out of our New York office. Fellows are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and fellowships run for six months. Start date for this position will be in September.

APPLY HERE with a portfolio, resume and cover letter if this sounds like your dream job, and specify why you're interested in working on our graphics team. Applications are due July 31.