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Data Journalist, Radio Farda

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: BPE3333-2201


We are looking for experienced freelance Data Journalists across the world who can work for us remotely. You will primarily focus on collecting, creating and using Iran data and graphics in order to distill complex topics (e.g. economics and corruption) into user friendly, compelling, engaging, interactive, and interesting story presentations for multiple platform use.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  •        Designs online interactives, including microsites, and design elements for feature content.
  •        Works closely with writers, editors and other designers to create visual projects under tight deadlines.
  •        Makes sense of difficult data sets and presents compelling stories around them.
  •        Develops bots, games and other tools, with a specific focus on a positive and informative experience, particularly for mobile consumption.
  •        Stays current with state‑of‑the‑art data visualization practices, including web design/mobile/tablet/desktop UI, graphic presentation, interactivity and other relevant areas; provides guidance and support in those areas.
  •        Provides design and execution for web page, web page elements, HTML emails, site promotions, partner channels, print collateral and other site features/enhancements.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

  • Educated in Graphic Design, Coding, Journalism or a related field (BA ‑ Bachelor degree desirable)

Work Experience:

  •  Experience developing multimedia visualizations, with an online portfolio of recent projects/work.

Competencies:

  •       Highly motivated and well-organized with the ability to generate original ideas consistently.
  •       Excellent teamwork and the ability to multitask and prioritize with little supervision.
  •       A proactive, can-do attitude, with excellent interpersonal skills needed to build positive relationships within RFE/RL and outside broadcasters.
  •       Extensive knowledge of JavaScript, HTML & CSS, data visualization tools and technologies.
  •       Expertise in Illustrator and Photoshop or equivalents
  •       Desire to grow professionally and an interest in general understanding of business are welcome

Languages:

  • Persian: Fluent
  • English: Written and spoken working knowledge

 

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Odpovědí na tento inzerát či zasláním Vašeho životopisu a případných dalších osobních materiálů do společnosti RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty dáváte souhlas ke zpracování a uchování Vašich osobních údajů dle Nařízení Evropského parlamentu a Rady (EU) 2016/679 ze dne 27. dubna 2016 o ochraně fyzických osob v souvislosti se zpracováním osobních údajů a o volném pohybu těchto údajů a o zrušení směrnice 95/46/ES (obecné nařízení o ochraně osobních údajů), dále jen GDPR a zákona č. 110/2019 Sb., o zpracování osobních údajů. Tento souhlas platí až do jeho odvolání písemnou formou, maximálně však po dobu 5 let.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and Washington, D.C., with 21 bureaus throughout Russia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Central and Eastern Europe. Reporting in 27 languages across 23 countries, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world, providing responsibly reported, fact-based news in countries where media freedoms are under threat or banned outright. From Iran and Pakistan to Hungary, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, RFE/RL journalists give audiences what they can't always get from their own local media: uncensored information and open debate. Reporting via digital, TV, and radio platforms, RFE/RL has a measured weekly reach of 38.1 million people. A private nonprofit, RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL's editorial independence is protected by U.S. law.

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RFE/RL is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Positions at RFE/RL are considered Public Trust Positions, with appointment contingent upon the positive outcome of a background investigation.

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