Job Opportunities, March 2012

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Below are 20 full-time multimedia opportunities across the U.S. ranging from entry-level recent grad to seasoned executive openings. Happy job hunting everyone!


Digital News Specialist at NPR in Boston, MA

We’re looking for an experienced digital journalist; someone who has a passion for local news, for disruptive technologies and unbounded curiosity for how news, technology, and people come together. For this person, communicating and sharing lessons-learned is second nature and fun. Transparency is essential. This person looks forward to discovering the unexpected and approaches life with patience, wisdom, and a quick pulse. Exploring what local news in the public media space can become excites them.

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Lead User Experience Architect at NPR in Washington, DC

A Lead User Experience Architect is responsible for identifying and articulating the needs, goals, and requirements that guide NPR Digital Media projects and translating these into workflow and interaction models that form the basis of the overall user experience. He/she oversees conceptual design, information architecture, interaction design, user-centered design, and usability engineering practices across multiple projects, including external web sites, mobile sites, mobile applications, internal editorial products, and other special projects. The Lead User Experience Architect articulates and executes best practices and standards for UX within project teams, to product management, to stakeholders, and to the NPR Community. In addition, the Lead User Experience Architect will manage all User Experience Architects, and ensure the consistency and quality of all deliverables from the group. He/she will work with other team leads to provide a cohesive user experience throughout all Digital Media platforms.

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User Experience Designer – 2012 New College Grad at LinkedIn in Mountain View, CA

Are you passionate about creating world-class user experiences? Are you looking for an opportunity to shape the direction of one of the fastest growing companies out there? Do you have a gift for building and inspiring a team of design & development professionals to engage and delight millions of users?

Responsibilities:
Create holistic design solutions that address business, brand and user requirements.
Effectively communicate conceptual ideas, design rationale and the specifics of user centered design process.
Work with web developers and engineers to deliver the final product.

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Associate Manager, Digital Planning at Time Inc. in New York, NY

Southern Living, Sunset & Coastal Living are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, focused individual to assist with all aspects of our online sales and marketing efforts. The Associate Manager will develop and manage creative, production and sales support for online advertising efforts. We are looking for a strategic thinker who can work collaboratively as a team player along with sales and marketing team. This individual should be highly detail oriented, can thrive in a deadline-driven environment and has a strong understanding of the digital space online advertising platforms and executions. This is an ideal position for a candidate with strong online advertising experience to grow within an exciting and dynamic organization. This position is based in New York.

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Lead Digital Producer at BBC America in New York, NY

Offering an expertise of website and social media best practices, the Lead Digital Producer is responsible for leading the digital media production team and working with representatives of other departments to establish priorities and to collaborate on the creation of digital content that encourages tune-in and affinity for BBC America properties. The LeadProducer will help craft the overall editorial strategy of BBC America’s digital platforms and will ensure BBC America brand adherence.

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Newsperson / Video Producer at Associated Press in Washington, DC

The Newsperson writes, edits and files video packages, ensuring a well told, clear, concise and balanced story. Primary focus is on the news AP breaks, strong enterprise and distinctive storytelling. The Newsperson is an independent thinker who works closely with multiple AP desks, including the London video desk, on developing stories. The Newsperson also monitors breaking news events and when necessary reacts by creating topical video packages. The Newsperson scripts packages for web users and television broadcasters and edits video packages using a non-linear editing system. The Newsperson sets up and/or conducts interviews and works with field crews on the necessary video and audio elements to be gathered from a news event. The Newsperson performs other duties as assigned.

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Art Director at Conde Nast in New York, NY

The Art Director will be responsible for the design and execution of all marketing and branding materials.

General responsibilities could include:

  • Managing and supervising freelancers; direct illustrators, and photographers
  • Overseeing day-to-day operations of the art department
  • Leading in-book design/production process
  • Participating in creation, production and delivery of custom creative, event design, video reels, high end premiums and special packaging
  • Design sales and marketing power point presentations

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Picture Editor / Multimedia Producer at MSNBC in New York, NY

MSNBC.com is seeking an experienced Picture Editor / Multimedia Producer in the NYC area. We are looking for a picture editor who can edit under limited supervision using the highest journalistic, ethical, quality and esthetic standards. The ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines and with a budget is a must. The ideal candidate will work with the newsroom to formulate coverage and collaborate with internal teams, parent companies and content providers. Proven news judgment, high ethical standards, writing and interpersonal skills are necessary.

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Social Editor, News at Yahoo! in Santa Monica, CA

Yahoo! News is looking for a hard-charging, forward-thinking digital journalist to be its Social Editor. The primary function will be managing Yahoo! News’s top social accounts while leading all social efforts across Yahoo! News as part of the editorial team.

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Editor at Turner Broadcasting System, Inc in Atlanta, GA

Working with CNN Digital editors and others across the network to identify strategies and stories of interest to Latino audiences and to our platforms. Reporting, writing, editing and producing stories, multimedia features or blog posts. Working with others at CNN Digital and across the network to help them identify, report and produce content. Engaging with social media and other digital tools, both to identify newsworthy topics and trends of interest to the audience and to communicate with the audience. Other duties as needed.

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Front-end Designer/Developer at USA Today in Mclean, VA

The Design Developer will support the design team through development of interaction design, be a liaison to the Digital Development group and determine best practices of front-end development for information design. He or she will work closely with journalists, information designers and back-end developers to create best of breed data and story visualizations.

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Interactive News Designer at USA Today in Mclean, VA

USATODAY.com, is seeking an outstanding Interactive News Designer who will create and develop a wide range of challenging, and high-impact information design and data visualization projects.

The Interative News Designerr will help USA TODAY communicate progressive ideas through clear, compelling infographics, maps, data visualizations, and other interactive media. The Interactive News Designer must have excellent technical and design skills, but also a strong sense of visual storytelling.

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Graphic Artist at The Arizona Republic in Phenix, AZ

The Arizona Republic is looking for a graphic artist with good skills in data visualization along with strong design skills because in our presentation environment, the two are intertwined. Strong organizational and collaborative skills are important to your success in the job.

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Web Application Developer at Discovery in Atlanta, GA

The Web Application Developer will create and maintain high-quality web applications to meet the business and technical needs of Discovery’s Digital Media business including the web and mobile properties of Discovery.com and Howstuffworks.com. The Developer will primarily design, develop and maintain back-end systems and services following Lean/Agile architecture and development best practices.

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Sr. Producer at Discovery in Silver Spring, MD

The Sr. Producer is responsible for implementing the creative vision for Discovery Fit and Health (DFH) Web sites with specific focus on show- and talent-centric experiences, under the direction of the EP/Site Director. He or she will manage the overall scope of creating high-quality content, building user communities and meeting the Web sites’ growth and engagement goals. He or she will produce, maintain and manage up to a dozen or more projects at a time while directing implementation by managing efforts of matrixed writer, technical, design and product teams. The Sr. Producer will work closely with network producers, communications and marketing teams to ensure online content extends the brand, communicates a coherent message in sync with network campaigns and other digital platforms and drives viewers across all network platforms.

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Multimedia Designer at Facebook in Menlo Park, CA

Facebook is looking for a talented multimedia graphic designer who can build strong visual narratives primarily in presentation format. This is someone who can both craft compelling presentations, and also work directly with executives to contribute to the development of a given narrative. That’s because we think being an active and outspoken member of a working group is just as important as building solid information design. This is a full-time position based in Menlo Park.

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Multimedia Designer at CNN Money in New York, NY

The Multimedia Designer helps fulfill the ongoing design needs for day-to-day editorial storytelling, and is responsible for researching, editing and preparing media for stories, galleries, videos, and interactive elements. They also aide in the design and production of new digital products. Duties include and are not limited to: Work with editorial staff to understand day-to-day image needs for breaking news stories, videos, galleries and interactive elements. Research and selection of images. Preparation of media for use in stories, videos, galleries and interactive elements. Research requirements and data for charts and graphs to be used in day-to-day news stories, videos, galleries and interactive elements. Design and production of basic graphs and charts. Conceptualization and production of visual solutions for new digital products.

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Director, User Experience at Disney Interactive Media Group in Palo Alto, CA

The Disney Interactive Media Group is looking for an experienced, innovative user experience leader to guide the vision, design, and creation of interactive entertainment and learning experiences for our Guests of all ages. The right candidate will be passionate about media, games, and consumer web products and have a proven track record of creating cross-platform, high quality experiences that meet and exceed customer needs and expectations.

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UI Designer at DigiSynd (Disney Interactive Media Group) in Burbank, CA

DigiSynd seeks an experienced User Interface Designer to be responsible for defining and overseeing the creation of engaging web and internal products. This includes working closely with product managers and developers to define and design the look of products, create wire frames, and interaction specifications. Our ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and a proven track record designing and creating engaging, useful interfaces and web products, preferably with large, global brands. We welcome candidates with either agency experience, in-house or a mixture of both to apply for consideration.

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Communication Designer at Twitter in San Francisco, CA

As a member of the Corporate Design team, the Sales Marketing Communication Designer will play a important role in growing Twitter’s exciting advertising business. The Designer will be responsible for graphic design and production across a range of projects and deliverables for the Sales Organization including layouts for sales materials, product mockups, data visualizations, PPT/Keynote graphics, email templates, and print pieces. In this role the Sales Marketing Communication Designer will help elucidate the value of our platform and articulate the discursive elements of our brand.

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Also make sure to scan through our listing of February job opportunities to see if there are other openings that may be of interest to you.

Are you an employer and want to feature a job opening? Feel free to email me your listing at innovativeinteractivity@gmail.com and I’ll include it in next month’s post.


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