Nation Media Group Data Developer Job in Kenya

Nation Media Group seeks to recruit experienced and self-motivated individuals to fill the following vacant positions in the Editorial Department:

DATA DEVELOPER

JOB REF: HP-DO-06-2019

Reporting to the Data Editor, the Data Developer will be responsible for making large and complex data accessible and usable to a variety of audiences.

He/She will be a key member of a busy data operation working on multiple ongoing, ever evolving projects of various scales.

The successful candidate will be required to work with journalists in a manner that conforms to the NMG Editorial Policy and Guidelines and produce engaging stories for a dynamic audience.

Key Responsibilities

  • Make large and complex data accessible and usable to a variety of audiences:
  • Apply digital tools to produce interactive multimedia projects:
  • Support automation of data processes:
  • Recommend relevant data tools for newsroom adoption on an ongoing basis:
  • Develop systems to support Nation’s data journalism;
  • Turn large volumes of data into universally understandable and easy to interpret interactive visuals.

Qualifications, Experience & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree:
  • Postgraduate qualifications in statistics:
  • 3-5 years experience on data visualisation:
  • Ability to interpret numbers and provide content for our audiences:
  • Working knowledge of SEO and digital best practices.

If you meet the above criteria, apply online at http://careers.nationmedia.com on or before July 12, 2019.

Note: We shall only contact the shortlisted applicants.

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Updated: June 27, 2019 — 9:01 am