Senior Data Journalist/Data Journalist, Capital.com



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  • Anywhere

We are looking for data journalists to find great stories in data, to tell those stories through interactive charts, ensuring that they look great, work on every device and can handle millions of users. This is a new activity for us so it is an opportunity to be the first to be involved and to set up systems from scratch.

Responsibilities

You will design and build data-rich applications. You will make sure our interactive infographics are clear, well-designed, and tell a clear story. You’ll help us forecast, track market activities and make complex financial information easily understood. You will create the best trading data on the internet. You will produce data-driven content

  • that brings traders back regularly
  • that traders share widely
  • that gets talked about in the market.

Key Requirements

  • A background in analysing and visualising data
  • An eye for detail
  • Knowledge of the principles of information design and typography
  • General design principles
  • Knowledge of and experience using several of these:
  • Svelte (or another similar framework like React, Vue, etc)
  • QGIS (or other GIS software)
  • AWS (Lambda, EC2, Fargate)
  • WebGL (ThreeJS, regl)
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Sketch
  • We do not expect candidates to have all of these skills. By all means, apply if you only have some of them. But we do insist on a good understanding of data, programmatic data analysis (R, Python, etc) and high competence in JavaScript and D3.js—without these skills, you won’t be able to do the job.

Nice to have

  • Experience of setting up a data journalism operation
  • Knowledge of financial markets and trading
  • Sense of humour

Applicants should contact HR Manager Natalia Kuzhelevich on: hr@capital.com.

To apply for this job email your details to hr@capital.com

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