Illustration, photography, layout, animation, data viz — you do it all and you’re fast.

The editorial designer will work in concert alongside the editorial team to create concepts, experiences, and visual work as a component (and sometimes standalone) aspect of our storytelling. The work will help shape The Outline’s aesthetic through a distinctive but consistent style and will cover a wide-range of forms, including long-form (feature) stories, breaking news, in-depth reporting, and more.

The right candidate has strong graphics skills and is passionate about journalism, data, and storytelling. Newsroom or magazine experience is a plus. Front-end web development experience required.

You have:

  • Strong skills in layout and typography, with an understanding of modern design trends and an appreciation for foundational design concepts
  • Experience with creating projects that combine multiple elements including video, still images, audio, and text
  • Experience with client-side web development across platforms (HTML, CSS, and Javascript)
  • Experience with Javascript frameworks such as jQuery, Ember, and React
  • Mobile experience

This is a full-time position in New York City.


Independent Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. 

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