September 7, 2010

Fall internships @ New York Times

The New York Times is seeking multimedia journalism interns for the fall. The internship program is intended to further develop the skills that would enable the intern to become a producer at NYTimes.com. There are three positions available:

1) Front-end Interactive Designer: full skill-set of client-side technologies including HTML, CSS and JavaScript/Prototype. Experience with Ruby on Rails is a plus.

2) Motion Design Storyteller: working knowledge of AfterEffects and Photoshop in producing motiongraphics. Final Cut a plus. We are looking for someone to help grow the motion design side of storytelling. So applicant must have a strong sense of timing and narrative and have the ability to implement a variety of creative styles.

3) Interactive Flash Journalist: Advanced programming knowledge and experience in Flash and ActionScript 3. Experience with Photoshop and Illustrator is a plus.

"Internships in the Web Newsroom of The New York Times involve the packaging of news for the online audience at a fast-paced and in an ever-changing work environment," the ad states. "A multimedia intern will work with producers, reporters and editors who work on both the Web site and the newspaper. He or she will assist in the production of photos, graphics, audio and video for the Web site. Tasks will include producing multimedia features with audio and photographs; developing interactive features with Flash; and archiving and research tasks associated with both breaking news events and enterprise stories."

Apply online.

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