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400 North Capitol Street NW STE 890 Washington DC 20001
Washington United States 20001

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Editorial Designer


Job ID: 63147
Job Views: 1597
Location: Washington, , United States
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Job Category: Online | New Media
Employment Type: Full time
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Posted: 09.30.2021

Job Description

Confidential is a well-funded digital news startup preparing to launch in Washington, D.C. this fall. Our goal is to create a radically different publication, one that uses a distinct set of formats to deliver a nuanced and comprehensive view of the most important stories of the day.  We are hiring journalists excited to get in on the ground floor and help us shape our identity.

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.

Learn more about us here and here.


Job Requirements

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 judgment
  • 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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