The Boston Globe Digital Design Director

  • Job Description:
    The Boston Globe is looking for a creative, organized leader to head the design and development team for our two websites.

    BostonGlobe.com is a subscription site launched in 2011 featuring groundbreaking responsive design. It was named "World's Best Designed Website" by the Society for News Design. Boston.com, our free site, is the sixth-largest newspaper-related website in the country. The Globe is a relaxed, un-hierarchical place to work; the kind of environment where someone with ideas and energy can have real impact.


  • Position: Design Director
  • City: Boston
  • Region: Northeast
  • Duration: Full-time
  • About Our Company: Company Information: The Boston Globe is wholly owned by the New York Times Company (NYSE: NYT), a leading, global multimedia news and information company with 2011 revenues of $2.3 billion, that includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, About.com and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment. Boston.com is one of the most visited regional portals in the U.S. and is wholly owned by The New York Times Company, a leading global, multimedia news and information company with 2011 revenues of $2.3 billion, that includes The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune, The Boston Globe, NYTimes.com, BostonGlobe.com, Boston.com, About.com and related properties. The Company's core purpose is to enhance society by creating, collecting and distributing high-quality news, information and entertainment. EEO Statement: The Boston Globe is an equal employment opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, national origin, citizenship or any other protected characteristic. The Boston Globe is committed to diversity in its most inclusive sense.
  • Benefits: Full Benefit Package
  • Company: The Boston Globe/Boston.com
  • Contact Address: 135 Morrissey Blvd, Boston MA 02125
  • How to Apply: https://performancemanager4.successfactors.com/sfcareer/jobreqcareer?jobId=9144&company=nytimesco&username=
  • Job Requirements: Responsibilities: •Oversee the redesign of boston.com •Oversee the design and display of editorial content on both sites and other digital platforms including mobile and tablet apps •Oversee and help develop new interactive features working with our informational graphics team; •Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues in other departments, including product and development, to make sure the features integrate seamlessly into the site and provide a compelling user experience; •Work closely with newsroom web producers to provide tools they can use to enhance the user experience and to assure consistency of style across the site; •Directly supervise a team of two newsroom developers and data visualization specialists, and two web designers, as well as several part-time newsroom designers; •Report to the Globe's design director Qualifications: •Experience in journalism and story-telling •Experience leading creative teams •A commitment to an inclusive, collaborative work culture •Strong technical skills including working knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript
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