Senior UI Designer – Amazon, located in Cupertino, Calif., is searching for an Interaction Designer to work on next-generation devices. The UI Designer will be responsible for designing the interaction flows, wireframes, interactive prototypes and aesthetics required to produce elegant and simple user interfaces. This designer will work collaboratively within a team comprised of other interaction, visual and graphic designers and engineers to develop world class user experiences. To be successful, this designer will possess an exceptional eye for detail and must embrace a highly iterative approach to design. Additionally, this designer must be articulate and possess the communication skills to persuasively convey proposals and specifications to other teams within the organization. More information, including how to apply, can be found at http://www.amazon.com/gp/jobs/150584/ref=j_sr_5_t?ie=UTF8&category=Product%20Design&location=*&keywords=&page=1.
Site Producer/ Editor – The Guardian in New York, N.Y., will launch a news website in America this September, bringing its unique style of journalism to an American audience from the UK. As part of the expansion, The Guardian is offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced site producer/editor to work for an innovative and progressive media company. This role includes the responsibility for the delivery of the Guardian America site in line with the production schedules, ensuring that style and quality is maintained across the site. The producer will oversee different types of content such as blogs, galleries and multimedia and have overall responsibility for site building. The producer will also be familiar with Web tools for editing and launching content, as you will be the expert voice for editors and writers on using these tools. Based in New York, the producer will have experience in a senior production role with a major news Website which includes managing a team of copy editors. Applicants should have a demonstrable interest in current affairs and an understanding of the editorial aims and values of the Guardian. To apply for this job, please follow the following link: http://bit.ly/qdu37Q.
Multimedia Journalist – Naples Daily News in Naples, Fla, seeks a skilled reporter who is hungry and can tell a compelling story. Focus will be on breaking news, watchdog journalism and enterprise. Web first is a must. Naples Daily News is looking for someone with daily experience, who is comfortable tackling general assignment and can find unique story angles. A level of photo/video ability would be a bonus. Job-specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, demonstration of an ability to juggle both short-term enterprise stories and longer-range in-depth or investigative work, harvesting data, digging and then conveying the information in a compelling writing style, from narrative pieces to edgy ones, writing articles, taking photographs or shooting video (or a combination thereof) as necessary to tell the story or as assigned by a supervising editor (training will be provided in photo and video areas). Other responsibilities include maintaining a close working relationship with potential news sources, realizing the importance of building sources throughout the community, especially if assigned a particular topic area, being alert at all times for breaking news and staying abreast of local news developments, generating stories on a multimedia urgency, with priority placed on posting as soon as possible, with print being secondary to the Web, and striving to maintain diversity of coverage, to give voice to all aspects of the community, not necessarily the most vocal or most prominent. Candidates must be able to work within a team concept of improving overall coverage and work nights or weekends. Please post interest and URL (or links) to samples at www.scripps.com/careers. To apply for this position, follow the following link
Visual Journalist - The Chicago Tribune is looking for a talented visual journalist to join their graphics team. The ideal candidate is a veteran artist, reporter, and team member, who is as comfortable on the street or phone gathering information, as they are inside a spreadsheet or on the mouse making graphics. The Chicago Tribune covers the economy, DC, the nation and the world. The work at the Tribune is fast, ambitious and multi-platform, with a priority to dig in to the most important stories. Resume and letter should also be included. Resumes and work samples should be sent to Jonathon Berlin, Graphics editor, Chicago Tribune, 435 Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60612.