Confidential is a digital media organization preparing to launch in the near future. We’re a newsroom of top-flight reporters, data experts, visual journalists and editors working in collaboration to deliver an interconnected news experience. We plan to create a new, interconnected style of journalism that helps engaged and influential audiences better understand the complex stories that matter most.  

We are seeking a skilled Editorial Illustrator that will create illustrations and designs alongside a team of specialists in data visualization, branding, and journalism. This person would be responsible for creating unique graphics and illustrations to coincide with our storytelling. They would also be expected to independently create high-end graphic designs and work with other content contributors.

Responsibilities:  

  • Organize daily requests and projects
  • Communicate with reporters, editors and the design leads on project needs and requests
  • Problem solve and interpret design feedback from the editorial team
  • Manage deadlines to ensure timely delivery of assets 
  • Concept illustrations and designs for digital publication
  • Design original illustrations for newsletters, social, and app
  • Create a positive, collaborate, supportive culture by being solution-oriented, and encouraging collaboration across the visuals department
  • Ensure that we are pushing design boundaries and reimagining solutions for every execution, from small projects to large initiatives

Qualifications:  

  • Demonstrated experience collaborating across a newsroom or for a daily publication
  • Expert in the Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Attention to detail and creative problem solving skills 
  • Strong news judgement
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Strong project management and organizational skills
  • Strategic thinking and creative presentation skills 

Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary
  • Automatic 5% Employer Contribution to 401(k) 
  • Medical, Vision, and Dental with a fully covered medical plan for families 
  • Vacation package + 10 sick days + company holidays 
  • Monthly cellphone, gym, and commuter stipend 
  • 3 months fully paid family leave 
  • Life and AD&D Insurance 
  • Access to mental health resources

 

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