Job Description: The Washington Post seeks two designers for a new digital travel initiative. These roles require well-rounded visual journalists who can design, illustrate and art-direct across platforms.
Job Requirements: We are looking for designers who are excited about travel journalism. Successful candidates must be highly organized and able to produce quality work in a fast-paced environment. These designers will be expected to design or illustrate social images for several stories, plan Instagram posts and work on longer-term projects. Designers will work closely with the rest of our team, so a collaborative spirit is a must.
Ideal candidates will have a portfolio demonstrating a strong use of typography and photography, the creation of original illustration and experience directing illustrators. Front-end development skills would be a plus.
This job is based in our Washington newsroom and is not eligible for remote work.
Type of Job: Digital editorial design
Company: The Washington Post
About Our Company: The Washington Post is one of America's major daily newspapers.
How to Apply: Interested candidates should send a resume, a cover letter explaining your strengths and a PDF portfolio with six relevant examples of recent work to Amanda Finnegan (Amanda.firstname.lastname@example.org), Amy King (email@example.com), Christopher Meighan (firstname.lastname@example.org), and Tracy Grant (email@example.com) by Feb. 1. Please use the subject line “Travel Designer: Your Name.”