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Graphics/multimedia editor
at The New York Times

The New York Times is hiring a graphics/multimedia editor to join its team in New York.

The mission of The New York Times is to seek the truth and help people understand the world. That means independent journalism is at the heart of all we do as a company. It’s why we have a world-renowned newsroom that sends journalists to report on the ground from nearly 160 countries. It’s why we focus deeply on how our readers will experience our journalism, from print to audio to a world-class digital and app destination. And it’s why our business strategy centers on making journalism so good that it’s worth paying for.

Job description

The Times graphics team is looking for a creative and versatile 3D specialist who can build, animate, style and render models for breaking news, enterprise and investigative projects.

3D modeling has been the foundation of many high-profile visual stories in recent years, including:

Working closely with fellow members of the graphics team and reporters across the newsroom, you will play an important role in helping shape visual reconstructions, investigations, and stories that rely on spatial analysis or provide immersive experiences for readers.

Attention to detail and precision are essential for this job. A background in news graphics, engineering, architecture or forensic reconstruction is preferred.


  • create and build detailed and accurate 3D models from scratch, using a variety of open-source references and other material
  • analyze and interpret detailed construction plans, engineering reports, photos and videos
  • interview experts and officials to obtain details necessary to build 3D models
  • identify details in the 3D model that are important and relevant to the story
  • execute camera movements and choreograph 3D scenes on deadline.
    Composite, stylize and add polish to finished renders

Basic qualifications:

  • three plus years’ of 3D modeling experience
  • demonstrated experience with multiple levels of the 3D workflow, including modeling, animation, lighting, texturing, rendering and compositing
  • expertise in at least one of the major 3D applications, like Blender, Maya or Cinema 4D, and working knowledge of other 3D softwares
  • strong After Effects skills to composite scenes after rendering and to execute motion graphics
  • proficiency in other Adobe Suite programs

Preferred qualifications:

  • familiarity with Python and/or MEL
  • familiarity with GIS and cartography
  • familiarity with parametric modeling
  • experience working with 3-D content in a WebGL pipeline
  • ability to execute different rendering styles

This position is represented by the NewsGuild of NY.

The annual base pay salary for this role is between $109,521.19 and $136,000.00.

The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.

The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics. The New York Times Company will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. Individuals seeking an accommodation for the application or interview process should email [email protected].  Emails sent for unrelated issues, such as following up on an application, will not receive a response.

The Company will further consider qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable ‘Fair Chance’ laws.

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Salary: $109,521.19 - $136,000.00
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