The Wall Street Journal is looking for a creative, highly-proficient and news-savvy video graphics producer to join our Live Journalism team. This producer will be responsible for creating original content from our widely attended events, both virtual and hybrid.
Live Journalism at the Journal connects our readers with a diverse slate of industry leaders, thinkers and newsmakers, while igniting conversation across communities online. We currently find ourselves in a period of growth and transformation for WSJ Live Journalism, as the team has moved from producing in-person conferences and festivals to a full calendar of hybrid events. This role is a hands-on position that works alongside video and audio engineers, and our supervising producers, to help shape and execute the visuals used in our video and livestream packages.
The position will report to the Supervising Producer for Video and will be based in our New York or San Francisco office.
Work with other producers to design and create dynamic animation and graphics for original video packages to be used across platforms, such as social media and WSJ.com.
Ensure a cohesive and on-brand graphics look and feel across all WSJ Live Journalism events.
Verify the accuracy of and rights to sourced video, graphics and lower thirds used in video packages, while promoting and maintaining the highest legal and journalistic standards.
Work with speakers and news editors to curate and finalize graphics and all other content shown on screen.
Uphold WSJ style and brand identity for all assets used in video packages, including charts, graphs, headlines and lower thirds.
Ideate and design templates for freelance event producers.
Work with the Events team to ideate opening and docu-style videos that will air at our live events.
A minimum of 3 years experience in AfterEffects with proficiency in Premiere Pro.
Strong skills in illustration, motion design and graphics.
Passion for online interviews and TED-style discussion, with strong ideas for how original visuals can successfully drive audience engagement with that content.
The ability to work flexible hours, under tight deadline pressure, including breaking news.
Ideally, digital media and storytelling experience, with knowledge of audience development.
Ideally, newsroom experience.
The Journal’s reporters, editors, developers, and audio and visual journalists create important and impactful stories, firmly rooted in fact and adhering to the highest ethical standards. We report without fear or bias, and we maintain a proper sense of perspective, detachment and objectivity in our reporting.
To apply, please submit your resume, a cover letter explaining how you would approach the job and examples of your work.
Dow Jones , Making Careers Newsworthy
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets .
Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, please reach out to us at TalentResourceTeam@dowjones.com. Please put “Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line.
Business Area: NEWS/WSJ
Job Category: News/Editorial Group
Req ID: 33378