Job and internship opportunities, April 2012

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This month I have a mixture of 20 full-time media-related jobs and a few summer internship opportunities since it’s April and students should be deep into the internship search by now. (Students, make sure to check out more opportunities on InternMatch.com). Happy job hunting everyone!


Digital Regional Editor at Newsday/Cablevision in New York, NY

Cablevision’s Local Media division, which includes Newsday, MSG Varsity and News 12, is seeking a proven newsroom leader with at least 8 years experience managing an editorial news staff — preferably in the New York Tri-state area — for its new digital news operation covering Westchester, Rockland and Hudson Valley counties.

This Manhattan-based position requires a hands-on editor skilled at building and driving a team of reporters, editors, photographers and freelancers, and coordinating with other Cablevision news organizations.organizations such as Newsday, News 12 and MSG Varsity. He/she must have solid editing, writing, communications and organizational skills.

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Deputy Digital Editor at Newsday/Cablevision in New York, NY

Cablevision’s Local Media division, which includes Newsday, News 12 and MSG Varsity is seeking a Deputy Editor with at least 5 years experience managing an online editorial news staff — preferably in the New York Tri-state area — for its new digital news operation covering Westchester, Rockland and Hudson Valley counties.

This Manhattan-based position requires a hands-on editor who is skilled at overseeing news managers, producers, bloggers, photographers, freelancers and social media editors. He/she must have solid editing, writing, communications and organizational skills.

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Digital Social Media Editor at Newsday/Cablevision in New York, NY

Cablevision’s Local Media division, which includes Newsday, News 12 and MSG Varsity, is seeking a Social Media Editor with at least 2 years of professional experience to bolster and create community around our brand, shape discussion of our content and engage our audience on multiple levels for its new digital news operation covering Westchester, Rockland and Hudson Valley counties.

This Manhattan-based editor must also Blog, tweet, drive our Facebook presence and increase user-generated content.

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Multimedia Specialist at ESPN in Bristol, CT

The successful candidate will be responsible for proactively obtaining, producing, editing and distributing photography, video and audio content across multiple ESPN communications platforms, both externally and internally across several distribution vehicles around the globe. This position will help to ensure that ESPN Communications stays on the cutting edge of multimedia technology and will routinely be engaged in pushing this technology forward.

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Graphic Artist at Wall Street Journal in New York, NY

The Wall Street Journal is looking for a talented visual journalist to fill a junior position. The successful candidate will create information graphics for print and digital editions. Fluency with Adobe Creative Suite is a must, along with knowledge of coding languages, such as JavaScript and HTML. The candidate must be able to research, work with data and come up with graphics ideas independently while working under tight deadlines. Two years of experience are required, although we would consider recent graduates who have had several major internships.

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Product Designer at Facebook in Menlo Park, CA

Come be a part of a team of designers passionate about creating the very best product for Facebook’s 800+ million users. As a Product Designer, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next great product innovation to tweaking pixels right before launch. You will be expected to utilize your full range of product design, interaction design, and visual design skills, and you will own the experience for a wide area of the Facebook product.

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Interactive News Designer at USA TODAY in McLean, VA

The Interative News Designer 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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Director, Multimedia Content at Time Warner in El Segunda, CA

The Director, Multimedia Content is a visionary and strategic leader responsible for deepening the fan relationships and driving brand strength and viewership by delivering non broadcast content and leading the local sports conversation across multiple platforms (broadband & mobile). The individual in this role will create and enhance media strategies maximizing TWC Regional Sports media investments. Partners with Marketing to enhance brand recognition and increase marketing effectiveness. Collaborate with Operations & Production to deliver multi-media best practices and enhance the overall TWC Regional Sports viewer experience. Work in concert with Advertisement Sales and Affiliate Sales to manage multi-media campaigns.

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Senior Interactive Designer at Hulu in Los Angeles, CA

Hulu is looking for a talented graphic artist and storyteller to assist our marketing and advertising teams in promoting our premium online services.

This is an opportunity to help shape the way people see Hulu. In this role, you will be designing web pages, advertising promotions, and other marketing and promotional materials that will help our customers better understand our brand and offerings. A refined design aesthetic and ability to simplify will be key as you work with marketing managers to understand our communication goals and translate our message into visually compelling and effective designs.

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Multimedia Financial Reporter at TheStreet in New York, NY

The Multimedia Reporter will write, produce and report thought-provoking financial news in both print and video form. This individual will need to be versed in multimedia, including the use of Web video, podcasts, graphics and photos and social media. This is a fast-paced and innovative environment, often with multiple competing deadlines, so the ability to diligently multi-task is an invaluable skill.

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Multimedia Editor at Gannett in Lansing, MI

This position will assign, edit and manage multimedia staff and content (video, Livestream, photo, audio, etc.). This manager works with Lansing, Battle Creek and Port Huron editors and reporters to brainstorm relevant multimedia content for all platforms and ensure the optimal production schedule. This includes planning multimedia content in conjunction with existing teams or for solo digital projects. The multimedia editor is engaged with breaking news teams to create smart and sophisticated multimedia presentations. Duties include maintenance of equipment/systems/software for LSJ multimedia production, ensuring that at all three sites have efficient and current tools to meet the needs of our audiences. There is a significant training component to this position. It will focus on developing shooting and editing skills, particularly those related to iPhone videos.

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Motion Graphic Designer at Swarm Interactive in Chapel Hill, NC

Swarm Interactive is searching for a talented 3D artist and animator to enhance our award-winning library of medical animations. Candidates should have experience with anatomical 3D modeling, animation, video compositing and motion graphics. Since 1998, Swarm Interactive has developed multimedia products and interactive web sites for the medical community. Swarm’s ViewMedica patient education system (which currently offers more than 880 animations) presents complex information in an easy-to-understand manner. Doctors and hospitals around the world use ViewMedica daily. Major information sites such as nationalgeographic.com and discovery.com display interactive educational content produced by Swarm.

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Directory – Digital Video Strategy at Discovery in Silver Spring, MD

Oversee all operational components of the Discovery Communications digital video business, including business requirements, product development, strategic analysis and daily operations. This position would report to VP, Discovery Digital Strategy and would have day-to-day operational oversight of digital video programming as well as providing input into product planning and strategy.

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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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Interactive Designer at The Boston Globe in Boston, MA

Join a team of designer responsible for creating email campaigns, web pages, and microsite to market The Boston Globe and boston.com products. Not only will you assist in the execution of campaigns but also you will be a team member helping develop campaigns and set the path for our department growth. Hours are flexible. At times production deadlines will require extended hours.

Our Creative Service team (Designers and copywriter) work on a large variety of campaigns for internal and external clients in all media space. Creativity and self-initiative is key for everyone on the team as concepting on projects is very open and collaborative.

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Editor, Twitter Media Site at Twitter in San Francisco, CA

Twitter is transforming TV, news, sports, music, entertainment, social good and government, and the Content & Programming team needs a creative, ambitious writer and editor to both 1) help us tell the story of that transformation and 2) support our partners in those industries with data, case studies, and best practices. This is an opportunity for someone fascinated by the future of media to help define and drive it: you’ll be writing the playbook for the next two years of innovation.

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News Application Developer at Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in Milwaukee, WI

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is seeking an experienced developer/journalist to develop digital news and information applications, help us build new digital products that grow our audience, and to work closely with reporters to boost their reporting power. The ideal candidate will be comfortable taking the lead in planning, designing and executing interactive news and data applications. This person will be involved in long-term projects but also must have the ability to work on deadline. Previous journalism experience is preferred.

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Web Application Developer at Discovery in Atlanta, GA

This position will author web applications on a Django-based platform using Python, HTML, CSS and Javascript and maintain said software in keeping with our architectural standards. This position requires coding of very highly trafficked websites such as Discovery.com, AnimalPlanet, Curiosity, HowStuffWorks and TLC.

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Digital Media Project Manager at Vanguard Communications in Washington, DC

Vanguard Communications is a Hispanic-woman owned, full-service advocacy communications company located in Washington, D.C., that develops and implements campaigns around critical social issues. We are seeking a full-time Digital Media Project Manager with a strong background in digital communication platforms who can integrate those strategies into public education and social marketing campaigns. The Digital Media Project Manager will provide expert, research-based and innovative counsel on issues related to public health, food and agriculture, energy, and education, as well as policy. When applicable, the Digital Media Project Manager will have responsibility for day-to-day project management, budgeting and client relations on multiple contracts for year-round engagement, as well as momentum-building campaigns. The successful candidate will be expected to handle both managerial and hands-on responsibilities.

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New York Daily News Video Department Internship at NYDailyNews.com in New York City, NY

The NYDailyNews.com is looking for interns to join our video department. Applicants will be
journalism, film, or mass communications majors or graduate students seeking experience in a fast-paced, breaking news environment.

You are:
-Curious, creative and eager to explore digital journalism and build your portfolio
-Meticulous, independent and deadline driven
-Can interview, shoot, and edit
-Proficient in Final Cut Pro
-Web-savvy and a newshound

You will:
-Experience shooting and editing for same day turnaround
-Cover all the boroughs of New York City and stories with a wide range of subjects including feature, politics, breaking news, sports, and celebrities with the opportunity to pitch and cover your own stories and independent projects

Logistics/ Requirements:
- Internship is for course credit
- Daily lunch / commuting stipend offered
- Minimum of 10 hours per week required; no maximum
- Must be flexible for night and weekend shifts
- Journalism, Film or Communications major required

Please submit your cover letter, resume and video/multimedia work samples to Rebecca Davis – rebeccadavis@nydailynews.com.


Graphic / Interactive Designer Intern at CBS Interactive in San Francisco, CA

Wanted: stellar interactive / ux designer to join the movies and games group at CBS Interactive for summer 2012.

Come help evolve the #1 game news, reviews and community destinations on the web. Create amazing promos and infographics for our content. Design and support our big event coverage (E3, Comic-Con, Tokyo Game Show, etc). Develop brand and identity for our growing family of gaming and entertainment sites. and much, much more.

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Graphic Intern at Pixar Animation Studio in Emeryville, CA

Pixar’s Graphic Artists provide graphic art, design & support to feature films and related projects. Execute still and motion graphics that enhance set and character elements that support general aesthetic of films and related projects.

Pixar offers an exciting internship program intended to give students valuable “hands on” experience and exposure to our unique production environment. This is an excellent opportunity for students to learn from working professionals.

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Visual Design Intern at Salesforce.com in San Francisco, CA

We’re looking for a design intern to join the User Experience team that is helping the company generate a projected $2 billion in revenue in 2012. You’ll be working with the visual design team to create beautiful designs that enrich our user experiences. Enhance your mastery of the principles of design as they relate to products and applications across multiple devices. You’ll be treated as a member of the team and will grow rapidly as you produce designs that will be integrated within our suite of applications.

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Also make sure to scan through our listing of March 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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