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Infographic Journalist

Remuneration:negotiable 
Location:Johannesburg, Industria West
Education level:Degree
Job level:Junior/Mid
Own transport required:Yes
Company:The Citizen


The Citizen has a full time, office-based vacancy in its Johannesburg (Industria West) office for an Infographic Journalist, reporting to the Deputy Editor and Creative Director. This is the ideal position for a motivated, energetic self-starter who is passionate about news and newspapers and a keen interest in current affairs.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create visual articles and infographics of international standards for print and digital platforms.
  • Conceptualise and execute across all media platforms.
  • Identify design styles and follow house CI.
  • Conceptualise ideas independently or as part of a group.
  • Research projects and find opportunities to use infographics.
  • Take responsibility for own work, as well as the quality and standards of the newspaper.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Tertiary degree in journalism or related field.
  • A background in journalism and the media environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of layout and design software, with specific reference to Adobe software
  • Advanced knowledge of In Design, Illustrator, Photoshop and scripting.
  • Must have a body of professionally published work.
  • Knowledge of multimedia software.
REQUIREMENTS
  • Strong designer
  • Great time management skills.
  • Able to collate and process large volumes of information.
  • Have a firm grasp on the English language.
  • Have good copywriting skills.
  • Able to multi-task.
  • Work according to strict deadlines.
  • Able to work as part of a team to ensure a good-quality product.
  • Be a pro-active self-starter.
  • Must pay meticulous attention to detail and have high standards of quality.
  • Get the necessary approvals for work.
  • Strong news sense
  • Willing to work shifts as per operational requirements.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and own, reliable transport.


Posted on 23 Sep 15:27, Closing date 22 Nov

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cvs@citizen.co.za

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See also: Journalist, Writer
The Citizen
The Citizen is a daily national newspaper, distributed Monday to Friday, with its core circulation in Gauteng (82%). Super Saturday Citizen appears on Saturdays.

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