The Ottawa Citizen is looking for full-time producer/designer and visual storyteller to play a leading role in developing content for the Citizen’s forthcoming tablet app.

The Ottawa Citizen is looking for full-time producer/designer and visual storyteller to play a leading role in developing content for the Citizen’s forthcoming tablet app.

Roles and responsibilities:

* Works closely with tablet producers to develop interactive features and ways of telling stories that are unique to the tablet

* Designs the app’s cover, top stories and complex interactive features

* Provides design and visual-storytelling guidance for tablet content to Ottawa Citizen writers, editors, photographers and designers, and staff from other Postmedia properties

Requirements:

* A passion for editorial design and storytelling that uses the tablet’s immersive and interactive qualities

* A proven ability to combine words, still and moving images, graphics and other audio and visual assets to create immersive and interactive experiences

* A proven ability to create informational graphics or data visualizations

* A collaborative style of working

* An ability to innovate and suggest new approaches as technology changes and new opportunities arise

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* An interest in and knowledge of a broad range of news and current events

* A high degree of experience using Adobe inDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

* Experience with Adobe DPS, HTML5, motion graphics or video editing is preferred

In order to be considered for this position, your resume must be received by the Human Resources Department quoting job #14-010 by noon, Friday, January 24, 2014 at the following address:

Human Resources, The Ottawa Citizen

1101 Baxter Road, P.O. Box 5020

Ottawa, ON  K2C 3M4 or email your resume to

hr@ottawacitizen.com

Please note:

  • Applications received without a job number quoted will not be considered for this position.
  • Samples of published work must be presented in a Word or PDF format, not as a link to a website.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all relevant experience and/or skills are identified on his or her resume.  Providing a link to a LinkedIn profile, website, blog or other digital presence is not sufficient. 
  • We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants considered for the position will be contacted.  No follow up calls or emails please.   Thank you.

 

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.