The digital arm of English, Malay, Tamil media group of SPH is looking for a creative and driven web developer to join our team in the newsroom. You would be working alongside journalists, developers, designers, and editors to create original digital content for our readers.
We are looking for someone with a strong portfolio of original visual stories so please include a link to your latest and best works so far along with your resume/CV. The ideal candidate is an experienced coder and a good designer
Come up with data visualisation design through interactive infographics
Creation of graphics requested by editors
Demonstrate editorial judgement, creativity, and flair
Work with front-end web developers to produce interesting and innovative visual stories
Use various statistics and data science tools for data parsing, scraping and wrangling
Manage workflow and process for visual stories in the newsroom
Use analytics to evaluate stories and propose changes to workflow, concepts.
Experience in a data visualisation role
Interest in building projects in augmented reality and other creative technologies to enhance our journalism is a plus.
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
Familiar with the latest digital storytelling trends
Bachelor’s degree in journalism, graphic design, data science, statistics, computer science strongly preferred
Working knowledge of interactive data storytelling/visualisation
Experience/knowledge of serverless computing (AWS)
If you have a passion for storytelling, journalism, and the craft of designing digital experiences, please apply to join our dynamic team. Please include a link to your latest and best works so far along with your application.