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Company: Visual.ly
Position:
Seeking Writer/ Researchers
Location:
Telecommute
Job Status:  Freelance
Ad Expires: 
February 7, 2013
Job ID: 1459701

Description:

Summary: Visual.ly is expanding its team of freelance writer/researchers to work on a wide variety of data visualization/ infographic projects for our clients, which include large companies, media outlets, nonprofit and government organizations nationwide and overseas. Think of a project as researching/ writing an article, but the end product will be an infographic or data visualization that will be created by a designer, with your research/ writing or even editing input. Researchers/ Writers work with us remotely and on their own time, and get paid on a per-project basis.

The job

  • report and/ or research an assigned topic
  • mold the research into a script, which a designer will then turn into an infographic
  • work closely with a designer and/ or communicate with an infographic commissioner (this can be Visual.ly, or a Visual.ly client)

Us

  • We're a small team of people who are dedicated and have a passion for data visualizations and infographics.
  • We're nimble. That means we're following a user-centered approach; we value people's feedback and iterate quickly.

You

  • have or are pursuing a degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or any other field that involves learning to do original research
  • have worked or are working in a newsroom - online or print - reporting and researching a wide variety of topics (internships are good with us; even better: freelance experience)

About Visual.ly

Visual.ly is the largest community and publishing platform for data visualizations and infographics on the web. We partner with and facilitate the creation of data visualizations for companies (large and small), media, and non-profit and government organizations throughout the country and worldwide. 

 

To apply: please send your resume and links to two or three clips to jobs+researchwriter@visual.ly

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