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We're a team of visual journalists who work on projects ranging from breaking news to in-depth investigative projects; from infographics to data reporting; from the serious to the whimsical. Think you'd be a good fit? Let us know!

We're hiring for several positions. Updated in February 2018.

Graphics Reporters

The Washington Post is looking for curious, energetic and creative visual journalists to join its award-winning Graphics team. These graphics reporters will focus on visualizing news stories through maps, diagrams, charts and other creative story forms.

If you are the right person for this job:

  • You have a strong portfolio that is full of original, beautifully designed and intuitive visual stories
  • You have lots of ideas
  • You’ve conceived, designed and built elegant standalone information graphics on a variety of deadlines
  • You want to do ambitious work and are flexible
  • Design and build projects in collaboration with the team

The Post is a highly collaborative, creative environment, so the ability to work well with others and give and take feedback is highly valued.

We’re looking for someone who is:

  • Skilled in graphics reporting, with a nuanced understanding of how to evaluate sources, work with complex data and tell stories through meaningful visualization
  • You’re invested in finding ways to help your work reach as many people as possible, knowing that visuals have the incredible power to communicate quickly and effectively in an increasingly image-driven media landscape
  • 2+ years of experience in management of projects and/or staff and the desire to be a player-coach who leads through example

You should be comfortable in visual design programs like Illustrator and Photoshop, as well as with front-end development and data analysis (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, QGIS). These positions will require occasional night and weekend shifts.

To apply, please submit your resume, your portfolio highlighting three projects that you are particularly proud of, and a letter of interest by Feb. 23.

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1Graphics developer

The Washington Post looking for a curious, energetic and creative developer to join our award-winning Graphics team. This graphics developer will focus on pitching and producing stories using the latest technologies, and experimenting with new narrative formats.

The right person for this job has a strong portfolio that is full of innovative, original projects. We want someone who has a lot of ideas, who is always looking for new ways to tell stories and who is ambitious and flexible. This is a highly collaborative, creative environment, so the ability to work well with others and give and take feedback is highly valued.

The ideal candidate is an experienced coder and a good designer, has a track record of learning new languages and a demonstrated proficiency with the latest developments in visual storytelling. The ability to build projects in augmented reality and a desire to learn whatever technologies might come next are essential. Strong JavaScript skills and experience with 3D programming are essential. Familiarity with React or similar frameworks is a bonus.

We have identified a strong internal candidate for this role, but if you’re interested in this position, please submit your portfolio and letter of interest by Feb. 23

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